NJ Elementary and Junior High School Championships

State Championship Event
Brookdale Community College - Student Life Center

Event Overview

A state scholastic event for grades K-9 for players both from and beyond New Jersey.  New organizers!

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Arrive: Please arrive by 9:15 AM.

Rounds: 10 AM, Noon, 1:30, 3:00, and 4:30.  Awards ceremony to follow.

Format: 5 round Swiss, G/25 d5

Location: Brookdale Community College, Student Life Center near parking lots 6 and 7.  Approx. 1 mile from Parkway exit 109A.  

By train: North Jersey Coast Line to Red Bank station, 4 miles away. 

Sections: K-2, 3-6, and 7-9.  Players wishing a challenge may select a higher section during registration; this cannot be undone on the day of the event. 

Equipment:  Only boards and sets are provided; players should bring their own clocks.

Teams: A school's top 4 scores in each section (3 for K-2) will make up the team score.

Individual Prizes: The top 15 players in each section will receive a trophy.

Team Prizes: The top 5 teams in each section will receive a trophy.

Byes: One half-point bye may be requested for round 1-4. It must be requested in writing at least one hour before scheduled round start.

Entry fee: $40 if submitted online or postmarked by February 16; $55 after.  

Registration: Online at njscf.org, or by mail to Stephen Lorimor, 50 Springholm Drive, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 (include name, section, school, grade, date of birth, USCF ID and expiration date, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, and entry fee).  Make checks out to NJSCF.  Registration closes February 25, 8pm.  No onsite registration.  

Chief TD: Stephen Lorimor

For more information: Click here to show mail address.


Just past lots #5-6
Arena Drive
Lincroft, NJ 07738
United States

Sections: 3
Grand Prix Points:
Prize Fund:
FIDE Rated: No
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Residency Restriction: No
Online Event: No

Organizer Overview

New Jersey State Chess Federation
Email: tournaments.njscf@gmail.com
Phone: tournaments.njscf@gmail.com