Log In   ·   Become A Member

Scrabble Tournament With A Twist To Support East End Students’ North American School Scrabble Championship Trip

Nicole Barylski

Proceeds will support students' trip to the 2018 North American School Scrabble Championship. (Photo: www.facebook.com)

Calling all East End word wizards. Put your spelling skills to the test during the 9th Annual Scrabble "Fun"Raiser, held in support of the Hampton Bays Middle School Scrabble Club, on Sunday, March 10.

Once again, the Hamptons-based Scrabble team has made the cut and will be competing against fellow students during the New England School SCRABBLE Championship and North American School Scrabble Championship. Proceeds from the 9th Annual Scrabble "FUN"Raiser will benefit the Hampton Bays Middle School Scrabble teams attending North American School Scrabble Championship in Philadelphia.

This year's competitors hail from Hampton Bays Schools and East Quogue School district. Contenders will include 10th grader Holly Anderson, 8th grader Christian Pensa, and 7th graders Matthew Papajohn, John Hilbert and Taylor Tureski.

"Join us for an afternoon of classic word game fun with a twist - while helping teams from Hampton Bays and East Quogue Schools on their way to the New England School Scrabble Championship and North American School Scrabble Championship in April," Kathy Hummel relayed.

The friendly competition, which will be held from 12 to 4:30 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Middle School Cafeteria, isn't your average Scrabble throw down. Participants will play as a team of two. It can be two students, two adults, or even a combination. Teams will compete in three games, and if you don't have a partner, the event organizers will match you with one.

And, that's not the only twist. Those that pre-register will be privy to special word lists and playing tips. The final mix up will be offered during the tournament. When a team gets stuck, they can purchase a vowel, a sneak a peek at the word list or even get a tip from an expert.

The tournament is open to the community (those in 4th grade and older). The suggested donation is $15 per person and $30 per team for advanced registration. On the day of, the entry fee is $20 per person or $40 per team, which includes lunch.

Hampton Bays Middle School Cafeteria is located at 70 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays. To pre-register, contact Kathy Hummel at 631-872-8434 or jkkhum@aol.com.


Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is a firetruck?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1213.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2229.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2374.gif
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.

Burner Law Group, P.C.
Burner Law Group, P.C. are full service elder law attorneys concentrating in the areas of Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and Litigation, Special Needs Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law. Offices in East Setauket‚ NY, Westhampton Beach, NY, and New York, NY.

Aimee Fitzpatrick Martin, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Considered a West of the Shinnecock Canal expert with a 5-star Zillow ranking, Aimee specializes in the luxury and waterfront markets in Quogue, Westhampton Beach, Remsenburg, East Quogue and Hampton Bays. With exceptional communication skills and a buttoned-up approach to every deal, she is highly skilled in the art of the negotiation process. Understanding the nuances of buying and selling waterfront homes, especially on Dune Road, is a specialty.