The 19th Edition of the National Sports Festival is slated for the 6th - 16th of December 2018.
The Nigeria Scrabble Federation will be using the ratings after Owerri as cut off for the festival.
Masters 1500 and Above.
Intermediate 1200 to I499
Open unrated to 1199
The events to be competed for are
A total of 33 games to be played over five days.
6th - Arrival (All-States)
7th - Accreditation (All States)
8th - Briefing with NSF Technical Officials, VIP Lounge Abuja National Stadium Package A, 12noon.
9th - Briefing with State Officials, VIP Lounge Abuja National Stadium Package A, 12noon.
10th- Open Competition (Registration N1,000) Five Games.
11th- Singles Event (Masters, Intermediate & Open Men and Women) - 8 Games
12th- Singles Event (Masters, Intermediate & Open Men and Women) - 7 Games
13th- Doubles Event (Masters, Intermediate & Open Men and Women) - 5 Games
14th - Doubles Event (Masters, Intermediate & Open Men and Women) - 5 Games
15th - Team Event (Masters, Intermediate & Open Men) - 8 Games
All athletes must have their complete equipment to participate.
This edition is open to all based on state representation, no restrictions whatsoever.
Umar Faruq Baba-Inna (Technical Director NSF)
Scrabble Kenya and the Pan African Scrabble Association (PANASA) invites all member federations to the 13th (thirteenth) edition of the Africa Scrabble Championship holding in Kenya.
The event is based on country representation.
The event will be held from the 28th November to 2nd December 2018 in Kirinyaga County. Kirinyaga County is a county in the former Central Province of Kenya. Its capital is Kutus and its largest town is Wanguru. In 2009, the county had a population of 528,054 and an area of 1,205.4 km². It is a one to two hours journey from Nairobi.
Each country will field the qualified fifteen players following the country-specific selection process (an additional 5 wildcards can be fielded in consultation with the PANASA secretariat).
The registration fee is $250 per player with country registration at $100 per federation. A total of 32 games will be played over 4 days with awards for the top 10 and country trophies.
To this end, the Nigeria Scrabble Federation has written to the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development for sponsorship.
Team Nigeria will depart for Kenya on Monday 26th November to defend her title won in 2016 (Ghana) by Saidu Ayorinde.