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Re: Possible location for XV?

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  • Konstantinos E. Nikolaidis
    The Watertown site looks like a good location. Plus, it would give me a homecourt advantage during the Wizard Tournament playing at Greek Orthodox Church Hall.
    Message 1 of 12 , Jun 26, 2008
      The Watertown site looks like a good location.

      Plus, it would give me a homecourt advantage during the Wizard
      Tournament playing at Greek Orthodox Church Hall.

      -K

      --- In Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com, "nix342" <navtges@...> wrote:
      >
      > Have you checked out the cultural center at the Greek Orthodox
      church
      > in Watertown? It has two adjacent rooms at 4000 square feet each.
      You
      > can check things out, including a floor plan, here:
      >
      > http://goarchangels.org/cultural_center/?
      PHPSESSID=74f7270b6a8b30ae4696eb2a36b3c0bf
      >
      > It's actually a very nice space that can probably be had for a
      > reasonable price. Watertown also has many advantages as a location.
      T
      > accessible, lots of nearby restaurants, etc.
      >
      > I also have some connections there, if you decide to pursue this
      location.
      >
      > Nick
      >
      > --- In Unity_Games@yahoogroups.com, Adam Smiles <adamsmiles@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > We need at a minimum 6000 square feet. There are very few non-
      hotel
      > venues that can accommodate that size. The seating quotes are
      usually
      > for 10 person round tables you'd find a wedding. It means that they
      > have no aisles to move down and no ring of exterior tables holding
      all
      > the games. Just pack the tables in tight and maybe make room for a
      > dance floor.
      > >
      > > For comparison, the Hotel we used in Wakefield is 6100 sq ft.
      They
      > claim they can seat 600 at 10 person rounds. There was a block of a
      > few hours at the last UG where every chair in the room was filled.
      We
      > even overflowed into the lobby area with extra tables set up there.
      > And we were barely over 300 for the day.
      > >
      > > Most of the Hotels I've spoken with who have rooms that size get
      > between $5,000 and $10,000 for the room rental alone, and usually
      > expect to make another $20-30K on food and beverage. So even if
      they
      > have the dates available, and a room rental we can could afford,
      > they'd rather book a wedding and make the extra money on food
      service
      > that we don't provide them with.We'll gladly look at any venues
      people
      > can suggest, but none of them have worked out so far.
      > >
      >
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