These socks, when completed, will be in the silent auction
Word Cup 8 is scheduled for July 7-11, 2018, at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, California.
The fundraising committee has ambitious plans for a silent auction. You can help now by pledging to donate an item. See details here: word-cup-2018/request-for-donations. And be prepared to browse through some interesting and unique items at the tournament.
Bennett Jacobstein organized and conducted a memorable road trip. We visited four ballparks, toured Amish country, enhanced friendships, and played a 17-round tournament.
Here are some pictures from Peggy Grant:
Note the appropriate 9-letter word
At Camden Yards, home of the Orioles
Tournament results at Baseball 2
Julia and Peggy in Amish country
In Amish country
From Dave Postal:
We had 48 players, ice cream and cookies, a 203 point play (Ken Louie playing JUNIPERS)….No ties in the first 3 rounds and then 3 ties in round 4, a first time winner (Maxine Marcus) and a whole lot of fun.
Division A Winners
Division B winners
Division C winners
Division D winners
Division E winners
Division F winners
From Dave Postal:
The winner of the Word Cup 8 T-shirt design contest is Deborah Komatsu from Los Angeles, California.
Here’s the design…she won a free entry to the tournament (courtesy of Dave Postal and Yuki Loritz).
T-shirts will be included in your entry fee!
Larry Rand, Phyllis Gelb, Sarah King, Dave Engelhardt, Zarrine Banerji, Linda Oliva, Linda Wancel and Fran Reich.
This intrepid group played 16 games while cruising the Caribbean. Tournament results: Cuba results.
But it wasn’t all games. Photos from vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com
Our players find letters everywhere
Our players get high
All participants got a commemerative hat
Thirty players celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, by playing 13 tournament games, followed by 10 more on the 18th. This was a replacement for the much-loved 30+ game Redeye. We all enjoyed the games, the opponents, and the plentiful food. Mike Johnson directed. Division winners were Lisa Odom, Dave Postal, and Pat Yovonovitz. Results: Greeneye Results