Author Topic: BSDT @ Rochester - Updates Wave 1 -- Please Read-- Significant Changes to Invite  (Read 2720 times)


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In this email:

1.        Significant Change to the Invitation – Please read this
2.        Directions / Maps
3.        Early Registration
4.        Strikes
5.        Weather


The tournament will NOT be headquartered in Hoyt Auditorium. This year we are located in the Lander and Hubble Auditoriums in the Hutchison Building. Food, Pairings, Registration, Awards, Etc., will be in the Hutchison Building.

We DO NOT suggest that you park in the Library Lot – you will have a very long walk to Hutchison.

DO park in the lot off of Trustee Road, or in the InterCampus Drive Lot near Hutchison .


2.        Directions / Maps

Maps of the U of R, and Directions to campus can be found here:

Remember – We are on the “RIVER CAMPUS”

Directions can be found here:

If you wish to create a Google Map, we suggest using this address for the River Campus:

252 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14627

If you are coming from the tournament Hotel(s), you are coming from the South. Get back to I-390 and:

I-390 (North) to Exit 16 (W. Henrietta Rd.); cross W. Henrietta to East River Rd., right onto Kendrick Rd., bear left onto Elmwood Ave.; next right onto Wilson Blvd. You are now on Campus. Right at the stop sign onto Trustee Road. To your left is the backside of Hutchison.

3.        Early Registration

When your team is on the road, please send a text message to Ken Johnson to confirm that you are all safely on your way. Please text him at: 585-781-0040.

We will collect registration fees on Friday at the Days Inn from 8pm-10pm.

Others can register on Saturday Morning from 7:00am-7:30am in the auditorium in Huchison.

4.        Strikes

(Policy Only) As we mentioned in the invitation, we will not use MPJ. We are working to get you more than 2 strikes. The official # of strikes will be announced by Gordie tomorrow.

5.        Weather

It will feel like Seattle in the winter. 50 High, 40 low, Rain rain rain rain rain. Luckily, the campus Starbucks will be open to give you a late afternoon warm-up.

We are looking forward to hosting everybody. We will have over 100 teams representing both World’s and Policy formats.

Kind Regards,


Ken R. Johnson
Director of Forensics
Morey 521
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York