Get your team together for the

District 8 Grand National Teams
May 3 & 4, 2008
IL Education Assn., Springfield IL

  Saturday, May 3:   1:00 & TBA  -- 2-Session qualifying

  Sunday, May 4:   10:30 am (or TBA) -- Knockout finals        

Trips to Las Vegas -- and regional-rated gold points -- are featured in the 2008 District 8 finals of this national team event. Any team of four, five or six District 8 members can enter in one of four separate flights:

Championship:  Open

Flight A:   0-5000 masterpoints

Flight B:   0-2000

Flight C:   0-500 (non-LMs)

The winning team in each flight will receive a travel award from the District Board to play in the national finals in Las Vegas NV in July.

Your flight eligibility is determined by the number of masterpoints you held on September 1, 2007. 

Directions: The site is the Illinois Education Association (IEA) Professional Development Center at 3440 Liberty Drive. From I-55, take I-72 West, then take the first exit (Route 4/Veteran's Parkway north). At the first stoplight, turn left into the Walmart/Walgreen's complex (Lindbergh Blvd.). Go straight through the first light and first stop sign, then bear left around the next corner. The IEA is the first building on the left, behind Walmart. 

Reservations requested:  Please notify GNT Coordinator Georgia Heth by phone (309-263-0242) or email ( if you plan to play. In your message, indicate which flight you'll be entering.