Decatur Elementary Gator Fest



Total players registered: 22
Total number of available spots: 118
Section Grades Max Rating Players Spots Remaining
Kindergarten Kindergarten n/a 2 22
1st Grade Kindergarten, 1 n/a 2 22
2nd Grade Kindergarten, 1, 2 n/a 6 118
3rd Grade Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3 n/a 5 118
4th Grade Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4 n/a 5 118
5th Grade Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 n/a 2 118

Registration Fee (per registrant)


Increases to:

$45.00 on Sun, January 21, 2024 at 12:00 AM

Contact Information

For registration questions please email Ben Radin, For all other questions please email Ravi Kakkad/Libin Xu: Tournament Director - Josh Sinanan:

Event Date

The event will be held at 9:00 AM on Sat, January 27, 2024.

Registration Cutoff

Registration cutoff is at 5:00 PM on Fri, January 26, 2024. After the cutoff you may register on the wait list (you will not be charged at this time).

Notes from the Event Director

A 5-Round G/30 Swiss in six grade-level sections:

♟ Kindergarten
♞ 1st Grade
♝ 2nd Grade
♜ 3rd Grade
♛ 4th Grade
♚ 5th Grade

Sections may be combined depending on attendance. Players in lower grades are welcome to play in higher grade sections.

Rd. 1 – 9:00am
Rd. 2 – 10:00am
Rd. 3 – 11:00am
Lunch Time
Rd. 4 – 12:30pm
Rd. 5 – 1:30pm
Awards Ceremony ~ 2:30pm

Trophies awarded to the top-scoring players in each section. Trophies to the top 3 finishing teams (top 4 scores from same school comprise team score) across all sections. Medals for first-timers who do not earn a trophy.

NWSRS rated. NWSRS ratings will be used to determine board order and pairings.

Open to all students in grades K-5 as of the 2023-24 school year. Out-of-state players welcome!

This tournament is a WA State Elementary Qualifier!

CLOCKS: Clocks will not be used from the start but will be placed in unfinished games after 35 minutes of play and set to 10 minutes per player with a 5-second delay.

CONCESSIONS: Pizza lunch available for pre-order only. Other refreshments available for purchase on-site.

100% preregistered, no on-site entries or payments. Entry + payment deadline Jan 26th @ 5:00pm. No registrations accepted or refunds offered after the deadline.