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The 12th 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 13-15, 2024

Saturday, January 13: Registration at 8:30am. Games begin by 9:30am, 8 games with break after 4 games

Sunday, January 14: Games begin at 9:30am, 8 games with break after 4 games

Monday, January 15: 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 Current WGPO dictionary 

Some games may be livestreamed. Should NWL players consent to being broadcast on our live stream, the expurgated word list (NWL2020) will be used. NWL dictionaries used with permission from NASPA Games.

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.

COVID-19 policy: None at this time.

This is subject to change based on public health guidance. Any changes will be announced to conveyed to players by email and Facebook event.

Entry Fee: $140 


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