first_imgRegistration is now underway for the thirteenth annual “SCRABBLE® Smackdown” (formerly known as Letters for Literacy SCRABBLE® Tournament) hosted by The Literacy Center. This annual event will be on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at Ivy Tech Community College’s main campus in Evansville, 3501 N. First Ave.The event is open to the public, and players of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to enter. Teams may consist of one to three players and the cost to play is $50 per team. Participants can play for prizes and recognition in the “Pro” division (formerly Competitive), Semi-Pro division (formerly Fun) or play for rule bending fun in the Rebel division. We have also added a Student division for high school and college age.Funds raised through the tournament will benefit The Literacy Center, a non-profit agency whose mission is to improve basic adult literacy in the community. The Literacy Center has been providing free reading improvement instruction for adults in the tristate area for fifty years.“We are super excited about the changes to the SCRABBLE tournament and think we have a division that will suit everyone’s competition level, “ said The Literacy Center’s Executive Director, Jennifer Wigginton. “We have some amazing items in the silent auction that takes place also and look forward to the event, rain, sleet or snow the tournament will go on.”For more information about the SCRABBLE® Smackdown Tournament or The Literacy Center, please visit www.litcenter.org or contact Jennifer Wigginton, Executive Director, at (812) 429-1222 or by e- mail at [email protected] FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more