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The 13th Annual Crescent City Cup

$2,500 top prize in Open Divisions! 

Co-presented by the Word Game Players Organization (WGPO) and the Collins Coalition (CoCo)

Organizing Team: Tim and Lila Crotty, Tim and Kate Fukawa-Connelly, Austin and Lindsay Shin, Christian Kay, and Andrew Kay

Dates: January 18-20, 2025

Saturday, January 18: Registration at 8:30am. Games begin by 9:30am, 8 games with break after 4 games

Sunday, January 19: Games begin at 9:30am, 8 games with break after 4 games

Monday, January 20: Games begin at 9:30am, 4 games followed by awards ceremony 

Venue: Drury Plaza Hotel New Orleans

Drury Plaza Hotel - 820 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Back-up hotel block: TBD

No commuter fee for players opting to stay at alternate locations.

Format:  20 games, Open & Lite Divisions

Word Lists: CSW21 and WOW24 

Some games may be livestreamed. Should WOW players consent to being broadcast on our live stream, a short list of slurs will not be allowed. The list will be available for reference at the streaming table.

Sponsorship: Thanks to WGPO and CoCo!

WGPO has generously donated $5,000 to the tournament.

CoCo has generously donated funds to cover newcomer discounts, transaction fees, and CoCo member discounts.

We welcome donations for other prizes or general tournament support! Contact if you're interested.

Entry Fee: $145


Contact Lindsay Shin, tournament director, or chat with us on the Facebook event page.