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2012 Word Cup – Updates

What: Six-day, WGPO Annual Word Cup tournament event.

When: Friday-Wednesday, August 3-8, 2012.

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Bloomington, Minnesota.

Contact: Steve Pellinen,

Notes: This event includes a catered reception, multiple seven-game “early birds” in a variety of formats (pairs, speed, clabbers, open), and a 31-game main event. A block of 40 rooms is set aside at the low rate of $103, and a provisional “commuters fee” of $50 is in effect.  July 1 is the deadline for entrance fee payment without a $20 late fee. See tournament flyer for important details. See also the upcoming tournaments page.

There is a Word Cup Fundraising page being set up by the Twin Cities/MN Scrabble Club to help increase prize levels and visibility for this event. Check out this site for more information.

Sue Hoehn maintains a “Roomates Needed” list. Check it out if you a looking to share a room. Contact sue at if your would like to have your roommate request listed.

See also the list of tournament entrants.

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