Scrabble contest for youths set for August

The Guyana Association of Scrabble Players will be staging a Junior Scrabble contest for students on August 21 at the Malteenoes Sports Club.

Competition starts at 9.30am. The tournament is open to students between the ages of 11 and 18-years-old and will comprise four rounds, each lasting about an hour with a 30-minute break between the first two rounds.

Participants must bring their school badges to compete. Only the first 30 registrants will be allowed to play and $50,000 in cash and prizes will be up for grabs. The Association said the tournament is part of its agenda to introduce the game in schools.

Interested persons can register by calling the following telephone numbers: 600-2870, 621-8176, 623-9568. Registration closes August 18.

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