551 Already: Online Registration Now Closed For K-8 Championships; Sign Up Available On-Site 'Til 9pm Friday
- Written by Bill Feldman Bill Feldman
With 551 signed up so far, the competition should be fierce at the 2017 Illinois K-8 Championships in Normal this weekend.
Online registration is now closed -- but don't despair -- walk-up registrations can be accomplished at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center from 7pm through 9pm Friday, March 10. A complete listing of registrants can be seen at the BNASC.org site -- which will also provide any last-minute change information.
Check in Saturday morning is NOT required according to BNASC -- unless there are corrections to what is listed on the website.
For those matters, please arrive in order to get your player / team changes processed from 8:00am to 9:30am Saturday morning.
Blitz and Bughouse side events will be held Friday evening with over 100 registrations so far!
Check the BNASC.org site for the onsite registration information for the side events.
Many attendees are accustomed to enjoying the Marriott for accommodations at past K-8's -- but this should serve as a reminder that ALL EVENT ACTIVITY will be at the Hotel & Conference Center this timel no aspect of the event is occuring at the university (but you can still visit the home of the Redbirds if you so wish!).
With 91 entries in the K-1 section, 167 in Grades 2-3, 165 in Grades 4-5 and 128 signed up for Grades 6-8, can anyone guess the eventual winners in all four sections?
The ICA applauds the BNASC organization for their exemplary teammwork in bringing us yet another impressive state championship.
We hope to provide ample coverage during the event and afterwards for posterity.