Thursday, June 26, 2008
What to expect at the SPNI
2008 Annual Susan Polgar National Invitational for Girls
July 27 - August 1 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas
All games will be played at the beautiful Frazier Alumni Pavilion. Players who choose to stay on campus will be at Gordon Hall which is about 2-3 minutes (walking) to the playing hall. It is also right near (a few minutes walking) a major street (University) with many restaurants and shops. All players will have access to the Rec Center at Texas Tech University (swimming, tennis, basketball, etc.)
Click http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/2008/06/what-to-expect-at-spni.html to see the pictures of Gordon Hall, Frazier Pavilion and the Rec Center.
Rules and conditions can be found here: http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/2008/06/rules-and-conditions-for-spni.html
Some available community amenities at Gordon Hall include: Kitchens, dining areas, ping pong tables, laundry facilities, plasma TV, wireless Internet (in community areas inside Gordon Hall or bring your own ethernet cables for room Internet access), etc. Each room has its own bathroom and living room area. Sheets, pillow cases, towels, soaps, etc. will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own additional personal items as you wish.
For parents who rent cars, the rate for parking on campus will be a little more than $5 for the entire tournament. Parking pass can be obtained at check in at Gordon Hall. Meal tickets (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are available for parents, coaches and other family members at $22 per person per day (buffet style and include drinks). Please let Mr. Dewain Barber (firstname.lastname@example.org) know in advance if you wish to take advantage of the meal discount tickets.