DATE: March 17, 2018
LOCATION: Olympic High School
4301 Sandy Porter Road
Charlotte, NC 28273

Online registration is preferred; registration and payment via Paypal (credit card or bank account) will be accepted through 8:00 p.m. on March 16th, 2018.

Registration on site is between 8:00 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. on the date of the tournament.

Registration after 8:45 a.m. will result in a 1st round bye. Cash, credit card, and checks accepted.


K-3; K-5; K-8; K-12.


Grades K-3; K-5: Saturday 9:15 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 12:00 p.m.; 1:15 p.m.; 2:30 p.m.

Grades K-8; K-12: Saturday 9:15 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 1:00 p.m.; 2:45 p.m.

Award Ceremony follows completion of final round.

TIME CONTROLS: Grades K-5; K-3: Game/30.
Grades K-8; K-12 : Game/45.
FORMAT: Swiss System

$20.00 if pre-registered by March 16th, 2018. $25.00 before 8:45 a.m. on the date of the tournament.


Trophies to top 5 individuals in K-3, K-5; Medals will be presented for individuals tied for 5th place in K-3 and K-5;

Trophies to top 3 individuals in K-8 and K-12 sections; Medals will be presented for individuals tied for 3rd place in K-8 and K-12.

1 Top Player in Girls in Sections K-3, K-5, K-8 and K-12.

Additionally - USCF membership for one year is provided for all trophy winners.

Top 3 individuals from each section get to play all paid tournaments free of cost for 2018-19.


One half-point bye allowed, except in the last round. Registration after 8:45 a.m. uses this bye for round one. We must be notified in advance of byes. Byes will be posted for pre-registrations on the web and on the wall charts after each round; correction requests are the responsibility of the player.


All participants must be new to USCF rating and should not have played any rated tournaments.
No need of USCF membership to participate in this tournament.

PLAYERS TO BRING THEIR OWN CHESS SETS, CLOCKS AND NOTATION PADS. Concessions and chess equipment will be available for purchase on site.

*** USCF membership is NOT REQUIRED to participate in this tournament ***

To register online, please use following link.

"Unrated Scholastic Championship Registration"

Please complete all sections in their entirety.

For a list of pre-registered entries, click here:

Unrated Scholastic Championship Pre-Registrations

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