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      Scopa at Montreal’s 2014 Italian Week

       
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      Jun. 25, 2014

      Everyone’s favorite Italian card game returns to Montreal’s Italian Week!

      For Italians and Italian-Canadians, Scopa was and is the card game to play at social gatherings. Scopa – which translates as “broom” – is an Italian card game that is played with a standard Italian 40-card deck. The game is played between two to five individual players, or between two teams of two.

      Hosted by Italocanadese.com and the Order of the Sons of Italy in Canada, in collaboration with Montreal’s Italian Week, SCOPA @ SEMAINE ITALIENNE DE MONTRÉAL will see teams of two play in elimination rounds over a two-day period on August 16 and 17 in Montreal’s Little Italy until just one team is left – the Scopa champions of 2014.

      Be sure to visit the Scopa Tent on St-Laurent Boulevard, between St-Zotique and Dante streets. Even if you are not playing in the tournament, you can still enjoy a friendly hand of Scopa with friends or other festivalgoers.

      Teams of two can register for the tournament. To register, please email the following details to agata@redheadproductions.com:
      Team member #1
      Team member #2
      Contact person for team
      Contact telephone number and email

      Teams will be contacted one week prior to the tournament with schedule details. All participants must be able to play on Saturday, August 16 between 2:00PM to 6:00PM, and should they qualify, the following day on Sunday, August 17 between 2:00PM to 6:00PM.

      ***Registration is now closed***

      TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

      Friday, August 15, 2014
      4:00PM to 10:00PM – Scopa practice round (open to all)

      Saturday, August 16, 2014
      12:00PM to 2:00PM – Scopa practice round (open to all)
      2:00PM to 6:00PM – Scopa tournament elimination round (registered teams only)
      6:00PM to 10:00PM – practice round (open to all)

      Sunday, August 17, 2014
      12:00PM to 2:00PM – Scopa practice round (open to all)
      2:00PM to 6:00PM – Scopa tournament semi-final and final rounds (registered teams only)

      Good luck to all participants!

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