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2000 NSC Schedule

The 2000 NSC will be held on August 5-10, 2000 at the Rhode Island Convention Center at 1 Sabin Street in Providence, R.I. After registration and a reception on Saturday, August 5th, competitors will play a total of 31 rounds from Sunday, August 6th to Thursday, August 10th. Unless otherwise indicated, all events listed below will take place at the Rhode Island Convention Center.

 

Saturday, August 5 12:00 noon to 4:30 P.M.
Registration
3:00 P.M. Computer Personnel Meeting
Ballroom, Convention Center
4:00 P.M. Committee Meeting
Meet at the Rotunda near registration.
5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Opening Gala Reception
Grand Ballroom, 17th floor
Providence Biltmore Hotel
Sunday, August 6 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Breakfast for Contestants and Committee,
Exhibit Hall D, Convention Center
8:55 A.M. to 9:05 A.M. Players set up games; count tiles
9:05 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Opening remarks
9:15 A.M. to 1:15 P.M. Rounds 1-4
1:15 P.M. to 2:45 P.M. Lunch
2:45 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Count tiles; remarks
3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Rounds 5-7
6:00 P.M. to Midnight After-Hours Playing Room
Bacchante, Biltmore Hotel
Monday, August 7 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Breakfast for Contestants and Committee,
Exhibit Hall D, Convention Center
9:00 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Players set up games; count tiles
9:15 A.M. to 1:15 P.M. Rounds 8-11
1:15 P.M. to 2:45 P.M. Lunch
2:45 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Count tiles; remarks
3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Rounds 12-14
8:30 P.M. to 10:30 P.M. Town Meeting
Garden Room, Biltmore Hotel
6:00 P.M. to Midnight After-Hours Playing Room
Bacchante, Biltmore Hotel
Tuesday, August 8 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Breakfast for Contestants and Committee,
Exhibit Hall D, Convention Center
9:00 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Players set up games; count tiles
9:15 A.M. to 1:15 P.M. Rounds 15-18
1:15 P.M. to 2:45 P.M. Lunch
2:45 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Count tiles; remarks
3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Rounds 19-21
8:00 P.M. Directors' Meeting
(chaired by Mary Rhoades)
Garden Room, Biltmore Hotel
6:00 P.M. to Midnight After-Hours Playing Room
Bacchante, Biltmore Hotel
Wednesday, August 9 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Breakfast for Contestants and Committee,
Exhibit Hall D, Convention Center
9:00 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Players set up games; count tiles
9:15 A.M. to 1:15 P.M. Rounds 22-25
1:15 P.M. to 2:45 P.M. Lunch
2:45 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Count tiles; remarks
3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Rounds 26-28
Advisory Board Meeting
(closed meeting)
6:00 P.M. to Midnight After-Hours Playing Room
Bacchante, Biltmore Hotel
Thursday, August 10 7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. Breakfast for Contestants and Committee,
Exhibit Hall D, Convention Center
9:00 A.M. to 9:15 A.M. Players set up games; count tiles
9:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Rounds 29-31
12:30 P.M. to 1:45 P.M. Lunch
2:00 P.M. to 3:15 P.M. Awards Ceremony

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