- The draws are available. See who you play and when you play. Good luck!
- It's going to be another hot one again this year. Get drinking your water now! Over my years playing in Louisville, I've seen a lot of players struggle with cramps and the heat. Get a head start now with the water to help keep that at bay while you're playing.
- Hopefully you have your reservations at the Spring Hill Suites, the host hotel for this year's tournament. If you haven't made your reservations yet, you may still be able to get a room at the host hotel, but I think the tournament rate is long gone. You can also check out Priceline or Kayak. I would recommend staying downtown. I'm sure there are places out near the U of L to stay, but most of the players stay downtown for better access to restaurants and nightlife.
- Make sure you can get to town in time for the draw party at Starbase Q. It starts at 7:30 and goes until 9:30. This will be a great place to catch up with old friends and meet some new ones. Casey, one of the tournament players and Todd's husband (co-tournament director) manages the club. Let's show some support for a place that has always supported the tournament and welcomed players with open arms.
I'm not sure I will have another post before the tournament begins this weekend, but I will be posting daily from the tournament to keep people updated who couldn't make it to Louisville this year.
Looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend!