Scholastic Committee Report
October 15, 2001
By Tony Gavelis
Fall Foliage Fest, scheduled for October 21, 2001
Flyers mailed and promotional material distributed.
Trophies ordered and expecting to pick up this week.
Approximately 40+ entries received to date.
Chief TD: Alan Hodge
Asst. TD: ?
Vounteers: Helen Thomas
Site Facilitator: Ron Rice
School parents will be present to help.
Committee Volunteers: ?
St. John’s High Tournament, scheduled for November 18, 2001
Flyer ready to go to print this week.
Requesting mailing labels for MACA juniors.
To be mailed @ October 25th.
Some flyers being distributed locally. More will be distributed in FFF.
Tony G. Compiling list of surrounding schools for flyer circulation.
Tony G. spoke with school chess coach. We will consolidate arrangements.
Trophies ordered and arriving this week.
Entries arriving already from web announcement.
Chief TD: none. – Need a TD -
Volunteers: Helen Thomas
Site Facilitator: Steve Dann ?
Committee Volunteers: ……….
Flyers to be printed this week for distribution during FFF.
Central MA Scholastic Open ( Q1 ), January 5, 2002
Western MA Singles Championship ( Q2 ), January 13, 2002
Eastern MA Scholastic Open ( Q3 ), February 3, 2002
Gus Gosselin Grade Championship, March 10, 2002
State Championship, March 10, 2002
MA Team Championship, April 7, 2002
TLA for School Mates, December issue sent in for all but the State Championship, which is invitational.
TLA for Chess Life, December issue sent in for Central MA Scholastic Open and Eastern MA Scholastic Open. The advance TLA is due to tournaments being early in the month. Follow up TLA’s to Chess Life & Chess Horizon’s are prepared and ready.
Sites are confirmed for all but the April 7, team tournament. There will be a site cost of $450 - $600 for that day at Natick High School. Need board approval to commit.
There may also be site costs for JFK Middle School due to recent change in Administration down town. A meeting with principal is planned next week.
Central MA Scholastic Open: Chief TD, Frank DelBonis
Western MA Scholastic Open: Frank has offered.
GGG Frank has offered.
St. Championship ?
Team Championship ?
Expenses to date:
FFF & St.Johns combined: $344. promotional (reimbursed by MACA)
100. Sage School rent
122. TLA’s (includes qualifiers)
$1366. (includes some championship costs to date). There have been start up costs in the above numbers. Future costs will be lower on average per tournament. I will be speaking with last year’s sponsor about Championship trophies & awards.
Lets hear from some Committee & Volunteers.
I’m not assuming anything.
Who will be at what tournament & when to do what?
End of report.