- FRIDAY PRIOR:
The first players roll into the hotel. A game or two of World Cup
play tends to happen and "Roaming ASL Gnome" Wild Bill is available to
play any early arrivals. Contact Bret Hildebran to arrange a game
versus a local such as Wild Bill.
- SATURDAY PRIOR:
The very early arrivals roll in. The Skyline Ballroom which is
the main gaming room on the 6th floor of the new hotel will be
available as the rally point for early World Cup/Open gaming.
Contact Bret Hildebran for early gunning.
- OPENING SUNDAY-TUESDAY: Early arrivals roll in. ALL play starting with Sunday is in the
Skyline Ballroom on the 6th floor of the new hotel. Open play and USA vs WORLD CUP on Sunday (and earlier), Monday and Tuesday. If arriving at the hotel before Sunday, contact Bret Hildebran (firstname.lastname@example.org) for early gunning. That will allow the early local scouts to know when/where to find you for early play.
Also Don't miss the Annual ASLOK picnic hosted by Dave Ginnard Sunday
evening as well. The picnic promises good grilling, good company & typically some exotic
Swedish alcohol. Newer players should be sure to sign up for MANEUVERS slated for sometime Tuesday (and Friday) based on need.
- WEDNESDAY: At 8:00 AM, "Mark Nixon" MINI tournament action begins. Wednesday "Mark Nixon" MINIs begin at 8:00 AM sharp and do NOT apply towards GROFAZ
[EXC: Godzilla King of the Monsters finalists will start Grofaz 2-0 as that mini
will finish on Thursday].
Plenty of OPEN action is also available. Pre-register for the
minis you prefer and do make sure to be there promptly at 8:00
AM. Also note the 2PM time limit for round 1 minis returns [EXC:
Godzilla King of the Monsters] which will be strictly enforced - all
players exceeding the time limit will be eliminated, so do not delay in
finishing round 1. You DO NOT want to be the first ASLer to be
DQ'd due to slow play in an ASLOK mini...
- THURSDAY: At 8:00
AM gunning begins in GROFAZ and Thursday THEME events where
MINI-Tournaments all began. OPEN play continues. Wed. "Mark Nixon"
MINI-Tournament winners awarded around 6:00 PM. GROFAZ 2-0 contenders
can sign-up for GROFAZ FRIDAY MINI!!!!!
- FRIDAY: GROFAZ and OPEN gaming continue. Friday "Mark Nixon" MINIs and GROFAZ MINIs kick-off promptly at 8:00 AM. Awards presented to Thursday THEME Tournament winners around 6:00 PM. Newer players can sign up for MANEUVERS for a grognard tutorial on any rules that may be ailing them.
Miss the minis or get bumped early, look to sign-up for the "Bonus Mini" from
the brand new CX Map Pack starting as we can pair from ~10 to 12...
- SATURDAY: More GROFAZ and OPEN gaming. At 8:00 AM more "Mark Nixon" MINI-Tournaments kick-off. Awards made to Friday "Mark Nixon" MINI-Tournament winners around 6:00 PM.
ASL Starter Kit mini kicks off for the first time.
- FINAL SUNDAY:
GROFAZ and OPEN gaming surge onward. Add-on MINI-Tournaments start at
8:00 AM, interest allowing. Awards presented to Saturday "Mark Nixon"
MINI-Tournament winners at about 2:00 PM. Awards presented to GROFAZ
winner, runner-up and other top finishers sometime, probably very late
Sunday or early Monday morning. Congrat-'yawn'-lations guys!
- MONDAY: GROFAZ and OPEN gaming wrap-up. All out of the arena before noon.
Catch the ASLOK going away breakfast for the late departures Monday
morning. Many thanks, happy trails, see you next year for the
next ASLOK! Already scheduled for Columbus Day Weekend back at
the Holiday Inn Airport once again...