16 competitors will be selected to go head to head in a battle of letters Tuesday near the tri-way intersection of University, Union, and Boylston. Someday, planners would like to see a park at the location. Next week, you’ll see double and triple word scores.
The “street Scrabble” tournament is part of the First Hill Public Realm Action Plan, a Seattle Department of Transportation, Department of Planning and Development and Seattle Parks collaboration with the First Hill Improvement Association to “develop a new public space network in First Hill.” You can read more about the plan here.
Seattle’s first ever Street Scrabble Tournament will be held August 12th from 4 to 7 PM. Here’s how to enter the lottery to be one of the lucky 16:
Sixteen participants will be chosen by lottery to play in this life-sized speed Scrabble tournament. Each round will be timed to 20 minutes, and a referee will ensure rules of the game are respected. To sign up to be in the lottery, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.