ANNOUNCEMENTS: $100 donation from Scott Kittsley for the Rohland Trophy, $150 in the fund now.
SCHRAMM T.D. BIDS: $100 bid from Yogi Lilly, (he pays his own lodging), MOTION to accept, (TF/BB), Carries.
2000 HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP: The dinner meeting that Mike Nietman attended had 4 others in attendance, Charles Carerros (UWM), Jan Doleschal (MPS), Lilian Carter-Pounds (Mil. Conventions), Arlen Walker.
The Milwaukee Center across from the Mecca, has a 100 x 200 room, + 5 team rooms.
Tentative dates: Apr. 12-17, 2000 May 3-8, 2000
7 rounds, 2-3-2 with speed and bughouse side events.
PROBLEMS: Fine Hosts is the official vendor for the center, which means no kickbacks from concessions. Possibly selling books, etc. at the hotels.
TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: national TDs have been contacted, all insist on having 3 NTDs. 3 Sr. TDs necessary, one for each section. 3 sections, open, Under 1300, Under 1000.
National TDs have informed Mike Nietman of various items that they feel are important, varying from organization to financial. Mike Nietman has a preliminary list of prizes/trophies. 304 trophies, 75 plaques. USCF has height requirements for trophies.
MOTION TO PURSUE CO-SPONSORSHIP OF 2000 NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH U.W. MILWAUKEE, (Feeney/Kaul), CARRIES, 9-0.
MOTION TO ADJOURN, (JN/BB), CARRIES, 9-0.