• Event Info / Registration

    When: Feb. 1, 2019
    NEW VENUE! Where: Marriott Syracuse Downtown

    Event proceeds will be used to provide literacy instruction to adults in our community.

    Scoring App

    Registration

    Register now for #2019SCRABBLEMania! To buy up to 6 tickets or a table for 8-10 players, click the link below. To sign up to be an event sponsor, call 315-471-1300 X172 or email info@LiteracyCNY.org. We can't wait to see you there!

    Number of Tickets

    Register now for #2019SCRABBLEMania! To buy up to 6 tickets or a table for 8-10 players, click the link below. To sign up to be an event sponsor, call 315-471-1300 X172 or email info@LiteracyCNY.org. We can't wait to see you there!

    Event Details

    Join us for the 9th annual LiteracyCNY SCRABBLEMania! SCRABBLEMania is LiteracyCNY's only annual friend- and fund-raising event. At the SCRABBLEMania Tournament, teams of 8-10 players compete against each other to build the highest possible scoring SCRABBLE board in 20-minute rounds of play, using all the tiles at once. Prizes will be awarded to each Round Champion, and one team will be named the Grand Champion. It is a raucous fun time! The event includes game playing, refreshments, raffle prizes, and live entertainment from internationally acclaimed jazz musician and six-time SAMMY award winner Ronnie Leigh. 93Q's Ted and Amy will return as celebrity emcees.

    Featured Sponsors

    2019 Tournament Sponsor
    Marriott Syracuse Downtown
    2019 Presenting Sponsor
    Business Journal News Network

  • Game Play

    Game Play

    Lots of Fun!

    Join us for an evening of food, fun, local celebrities, and competitive team SCRABBLE Mania!

    All for a great cause! Play three rounds of team SCRABBLE® and build your best table score to win prizes.

    Fabulous raffle prizes!

    Teams will compete against each other to build the highest scoring board in three 20-minute rounds of play. Each round will begin with a starter word or phrase – then it’s up to you to trounce the other teams! Highest scores will win prizes. The team with the highest overall tournament score will be engraved on the LiteracyCNY SCRABBLE Mania trophy!

    Eligibility

    All levels of players are welcome. Play to win or play just for the fun of it.
    For Tournament Rules, click here.

  • Friends & Family Challenge

    How To Host a Friends and Family Challenge Party

    Host a game of SCRABBLE® in your home, office, church, school, or community center and raise money to support literacy in our community. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, students, and co-workers to challenge each other to a friendly game of SCRABBLE® and ask them to make a donation to LiteracyCNY. To register your Friends & Family Challenge Party, please call the office at 315-471-1300 X172 or email our Office Manager, Betsy Lang, at info@LiteracyCNY.org.

    Donations can be $10, $25, $50, or $100 – or any amount! There is no minimum amount to host a Friends and Family Challenge party, but we encourage you to set a fund raising goal. A group that raises at least $500 for LiteracyCNY will win a complimentary table at our SCRABBLE Mania Tournament on February 1, 2019 at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown (Value: $650)! Make your plans now and join the fun!

    Step 1: Choose a date and invite your friends

    Who should you invite? Friends you don’t see enough; the regular weekend crew; your book, wine or social club members; co-workers; college pals; fellow church goers; neighbors; students; and family members.

    Pick a date any time between now and January 15, 2019! What a fun way to celebrate the year-end holidays!

    If you will have more than 25 people at your event and would like a representative of LiteracyCNY to stop by, please call the office at 471-1300 X172 to make arrangements

    Step 2: Register your Friends and Family Challenge Party

    You must register your Friends and Family Challenge party to qualify for a free table at the SCRABBLE Mania Tournament in February! Call the LiteracyCNY office at 315-471-1300 X172 to register your event.

    Step 3: Make a checklist

    You’ll need some basic supplies for your party, like game boards, pencils and paper, refreshments, and a comfortable place to play! Be sure to send us photos after the party.

    If you would like some information about LiteracyCNY to share at your party, contact our office at 471-1300 X172 or by email at info@LiteracyCNY.org and we’ll be sure to send you some.

    Step 4: During your Friends and Family Challenge Party

    Your guests will all be there because they want to make a difference and have some fun at the same time! It’s helpful to have someone who can assist you with hosting duties so that you can keep the game going and answer any questions that your guests may have. Your helper can keep refreshments flowing, drinks refilled, clean up any mishaps, and take photos for you.

    You can collect donations at any time. Checks are best, but if your participants want to donate cash, be sure to include their names and contact information when you turn the proceeds in to us. We want to thank them for their support!

    Step 5: After your Friends and Family Challenge Party

    After the party (and the cleanup!) there are a couple of things for you to do.
    Be sure to turn in your donations and contact information to LiteracyCNY by January 15, 2019 to qualify for a free table at the SCRABBLE Mania Tournament on February 1, 2019 at the Marriott.

    Have fun and thank you for your support!

  • Sponsorship Opportunities

    We hope to see you again on Friday Feb. 1, 2019 at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown!

    Check out the #2019SCRABBLEMania Sponsorship Brochure!

    2019 Sponsorship Brochure

    Confirmed 2019 Sponsors

    Presenting Sponsor
    Business Journal News Network

    Food & Beverage Sponsors
    CNY Community Foundation
    Syracuse Marriott Downtown

    Media Sponsor
    C&S Companies

    AV Sponsor
    Visual Technologies

    Print Sponsor
    Ansun Graphics, Inc.

    Table Sponsors
    Aminy Audi
    Bankers Health Care Group
    Bowers & Co.
    Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C.
    Dannible & McKee
    Diversified Capital Management, LLC
    Hansen’s Advisory Services
    HealtheConnections 2018 Grand Champions
    Inficon
    Innovative
    Onondaga Community College
    ProLiteracy & Friends
    SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Wegmans

    Raffle and Prize Sponsors
    A-Z Massage Therapy
    Bricks4Kids
    Byrne Hollow Farm
    Cooperative Federal Credit Union
    Core Health & Fitness
    Crystal Rhode
    Gifford Foundation
    Mickey’s Bait & Tackle
    North Area YMCA
    Pastabilities
    Phoebe’s Restaurant and Coffee Lounge
    Rosamond Gifford Zoo
    Symphoria
    Syracuse Poster Project

  • FAQ’s

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is SCRABBLEMania?

    At the SCRABBLEMania Tournament, teams of 8-10 players compete against each other to build the highest possible scoring SCRABBLE board in 20-minute rounds of play, using all the tiles at once. Prizes will be awarded to each Round Champion, and one team will be named the Grand Champion. It is a raucous fun time!

    The event includes game playing, refreshments, raffle prizes, a wine pull, and live entertainment from internationally acclaimed jazz musician and six-time SAMMY award winner Ronnie Leigh. 93Q’s Ted and Amy will return as celebrity emcees.

    Be prepared! You can purchase extra tiles, 2-letter cheat sheets, and much more at the event!

    When is it?

    Friday, February 1, 2019. Doors open at 5:00 PM – the Tournament will begin at 5:30 this year.

    Where is it?

    NEW VENUE!!! Marriott Syracuse Downtown
    Parking is available at the Marriott garage for $5.

    Who is going?

    We are expecting about 400 people next year. Most of them will be playing for area businesses and organizations that have purchased a table, but individual tickets are also available for $65 each.

    Can I bring my kids?

    The event is appropriate for older children accompanied by their families, teenagers, and adults. There will not be any organized activities for small children.

    Will there be refreshments?

    Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price. You can pay by cash or credit card for alcoholic beverages.

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When: Feb. 1, 2019
NEW VENUE! Where: Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Event proceeds will be used to provide literacy instruction to adults in our community.

Scoring App

Registration

Register now for #2019SCRABBLEMania! To buy up to 6 tickets or a table for 8-10 players, click the link below. To sign up to be an event sponsor, call 315-471-1300 X172 or email info@LiteracyCNY.org. We can't wait to see you there!

Number of Tickets

Tickets

Event Details

Join us for the 9th annual LiteracyCNY SCRABBLEMania! SCRABBLEMania is LiteracyCNY's only annual friend- and fund-raising event. At the SCRABBLEMania Tournament, teams of 8-10 players compete against each other to build the highest possible scoring SCRABBLE board in 20-minute rounds of play, using all the tiles at once. Prizes will be awarded to each Round Champion, and one team will be named the Grand Champion. It is a raucous fun time! The event includes game playing, refreshments, raffle prizes, and live entertainment from internationally acclaimed jazz musician and six-time SAMMY award winner Ronnie Leigh. 93Q's Ted and Amy will return as celebrity emcees.

Featured Sponsors

2019 Tournament Sponsor
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
2019 Presenting Sponsor
Business Journal News Network

Game Play

Lots of Fun!

Join us for an evening of food, fun, local celebrities, and competitive team SCRABBLE Mania!

All for a great cause! Play three rounds of team SCRABBLE® and build your best table score to win prizes.

Fabulous raffle prizes!

Teams will compete against each other to build the highest scoring board in three 20-minute rounds of play. Each round will begin with a starter word or phrase – then it’s up to you to trounce the other teams! Highest scores will win prizes. The team with the highest overall tournament score will be engraved on the LiteracyCNY SCRABBLE Mania trophy!

Eligibility

All levels of players are welcome. Play to win or play just for the fun of it.
For Tournament Rules, click here.

How To Host a Friends and Family Challenge Party

Host a game of SCRABBLE® in your home, office, church, school, or community center and raise money to support literacy in our community. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, students, and co-workers to challenge each other to a friendly game of SCRABBLE® and ask them to make a donation to LiteracyCNY. To register your Friends & Family Challenge Party, please call the office at 315-471-1300 X172 or email our Office Manager, Betsy Lang, at info@LiteracyCNY.org.

Donations can be $10, $25, $50, or $100 – or any amount! There is no minimum amount to host a Friends and Family Challenge party, but we encourage you to set a fund raising goal. A group that raises at least $500 for LiteracyCNY will win a complimentary table at our SCRABBLE Mania Tournament on February 1, 2019 at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown (Value: $650)! Make your plans now and join the fun!

Step 1: Choose a date and invite your friends

Who should you invite? Friends you don’t see enough; the regular weekend crew; your book, wine or social club members; co-workers; college pals; fellow church goers; neighbors; students; and family members.

Pick a date any time between now and January 15, 2019! What a fun way to celebrate the year-end holidays!

If you will have more than 25 people at your event and would like a representative of LiteracyCNY to stop by, please call the office at 471-1300 X172 to make arrangements

Step 2: Register your Friends and Family Challenge Party

You must register your Friends and Family Challenge party to qualify for a free table at the SCRABBLE Mania Tournament in February! Call the LiteracyCNY office at 315-471-1300 X172 to register your event.

Step 3: Make a checklist

You’ll need some basic supplies for your party, like game boards, pencils and paper, refreshments, and a comfortable place to play! Be sure to send us photos after the party.

If you would like some information about LiteracyCNY to share at your party, contact our office at 471-1300 X172 or by email at info@LiteracyCNY.org and we’ll be sure to send you some.

Step 4: During your Friends and Family Challenge Party

Your guests will all be there because they want to make a difference and have some fun at the same time! It’s helpful to have someone who can assist you with hosting duties so that you can keep the game going and answer any questions that your guests may have. Your helper can keep refreshments flowing, drinks refilled, clean up any mishaps, and take photos for you.

You can collect donations at any time. Checks are best, but if your participants want to donate cash, be sure to include their names and contact information when you turn the proceeds in to us. We want to thank them for their support!

Step 5: After your Friends and Family Challenge Party

After the party (and the cleanup!) there are a couple of things for you to do.
Be sure to turn in your donations and contact information to LiteracyCNY by January 15, 2019 to qualify for a free table at the SCRABBLE Mania Tournament on February 1, 2019 at the Marriott.

Have fun and thank you for your support!

We hope to see you again on Friday Feb. 1, 2019 at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown!

Check out the #2019SCRABBLEMania Sponsorship Brochure!

2019 Sponsorship Brochure

Confirmed 2019 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Business Journal News Network

Food & Beverage Sponsors
CNY Community Foundation
Syracuse Marriott Downtown

Media Sponsor
C&S Companies

AV Sponsor
Visual Technologies

Print Sponsor
Ansun Graphics, Inc.

Table Sponsors
Aminy Audi
Bankers Health Care Group
Bowers & Co.
Brown Duke & Fogel, P.C.
Dannible & McKee
Diversified Capital Management, LLC
Hansen’s Advisory Services
HealtheConnections 2018 Grand Champions
Inficon
Innovative
Onondaga Community College
ProLiteracy & Friends
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Wegmans

Raffle and Prize Sponsors
A-Z Massage Therapy
Bricks4Kids
Byrne Hollow Farm
Cooperative Federal Credit Union
Core Health & Fitness
Crystal Rhode
Gifford Foundation
Mickey’s Bait & Tackle
North Area YMCA
Pastabilities
Phoebe’s Restaurant and Coffee Lounge
Rosamond Gifford Zoo
Symphoria
Syracuse Poster Project

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SCRABBLEMania?

At the SCRABBLEMania Tournament, teams of 8-10 players compete against each other to build the highest possible scoring SCRABBLE board in 20-minute rounds of play, using all the tiles at once. Prizes will be awarded to each Round Champion, and one team will be named the Grand Champion. It is a raucous fun time!

The event includes game playing, refreshments, raffle prizes, a wine pull, and live entertainment from internationally acclaimed jazz musician and six-time SAMMY award winner Ronnie Leigh. 93Q’s Ted and Amy will return as celebrity emcees.

Be prepared! You can purchase extra tiles, 2-letter cheat sheets, and much more at the event!

When is it?

Friday, February 1, 2019. Doors open at 5:00 PM – the Tournament will begin at 5:30 this year.

Where is it?

NEW VENUE!!! Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Parking is available at the Marriott garage for $5.

Who is going?

We are expecting about 400 people next year. Most of them will be playing for area businesses and organizations that have purchased a table, but individual tickets are also available for $65 each.

Can I bring my kids?

The event is appropriate for older children accompanied by their families, teenagers, and adults. There will not be any organized activities for small children.

Will there be refreshments?

Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the ticket price. You can pay by cash or credit card for alcoholic beverages.