2017 K-8 Illinois Championship

Prairieland Elementary/Parkside Junior High Prairieland

2017 Scholastic Chess Tournament 

Date: Saturday, January 28th, 2017 

Site: Parkside Junior High School,

         101 N. Parkside Road, Normal, IL 


Parking: There is plenty of parking at the school lots. 

Sections, Number of Rounds, and Time Limits: 

Lower Primary (K-1), Upper Primary (2-3), Elementary (4-5):  5 rounds G/30 Delay 5 

Junior High (6-8): 4 rounds G/45 Delay 5 

Registration Limit: Registration is limited to the first 270 entries. 

Entry Fee: $15, checks made payable to Prairieland Chess Club. Please register online at http://www.bnasc.info/bnasc.org. Registration deadline is 6:00 p.m., Friday, January 27th, 2017, or until limit of 270 entries is met.  Any players added AFTER registration deadline will NOT be paired for first round and receive a 0.5 point bye. 

Registration is now closed!  We have hit the maximum number of players for this tournament.

Registration (coaches only): Check in and all changes are due by 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. You must be checked in by 8:30 or you will not be paired for the first round. The first round will start at 9:00 a.m. with subsequent rounds to follow as soon as possible. 

USCF Registrations: USCF membership required, JTP acceptable for K-3. Please check that your USCF registrations are current through 1/28. USCF can be purchased on site. 


  • Trophies for top 5 teams per section (top 3 Junior High) 
  • Top 5 Individuals in each section 
  • Class trophies in each section 
    • Lower Primary - Top player in 400s, 300s , 200s and 100s, unrated. 
  • Upper Primary - Top player 600s, 500s, 400s, 300s, 200s, 100s, unrated. 
  • Elementary - Top player in 800s, 700s, 600s, 500s, 300-499, 100-299, unrated. 
  • Junior High - Top Class D and Class E and Class F and Class G, under 600s, unrated. 
  • Participation awards for all K-1 
  • Biggest upset trophy in each section 


Food Service:  Breakfast Items, Gondolas, Vegetarian Gondolas, Pizza, Snacks and Beverages will be available. 

Questions or for more information: Please send an email to Ken Ewing, Prairieland Chess Club Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Day of tournament phone: (309) 825-7053