When: Saturday 23 March 2019, 1 PM
Where: The Clubhouse at the Pleasanton Hotel, 855 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566
NorCal STC’s 2019 Grammar Games!
Do you have a strong preference between the Chicago Manual of Style and the Microsoft Manual of Style?
Do you cringe when people use there/their/they’re incorrectly?
Do you use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation in text messages?
Then this event is for you: the inaugural NorCal STC Grammar Games!
Come to what will surely go down in tech comm history as the greatest battle royale of grammar geeks! Topics competitors will be tested on are: grammar basics; misspelled words; punctuation; common mixups; titles; progressives; pronouns; hyphenation; and etymology.
Think you have the literary chops for the Grammar Games? Then dust off your Elements of Style and get ready to go head-to-head with your fellow writers in this battle of the brains!
Oh and prizes. Winners will receive prizes!
Register now to reserve your spot!
Extra points to anyone who discovers any typos or grammatical errors in this event description…any errors were surely intentional…
We encourage all attendees to arrive by 1pm to do some informal networking (regardless of whether or not your ticket includes dinner). Bring business cards and a smile!
- 1:00 pm: Lunch and informal networking
- 1:45 pm: Break
- 2:00 pm: GRAMMAR GAMES!
|In-Advance Member||STC Member, purchased online, in advance||$6|
|In-Advance Nonmember||Not a member of STC, purchased online, in advance||$10|
|In-Advance Student/Low Income||Current Student, unemployed, purchased online, in advance||$3|
|At-the-door Member||STC Member, purchased at the door||$10|
|At-the-door Nonmember||Not a member of STC, purchased at the door||$15|
|At-the-door Student/Low Income||Current Student, unemployed, purchased at the door||$6|
Lunch is not included. Attendees are on their own to purchase lunch and beverages directly from the restaurant.
The Clubhouse at the Pleasanton Hotel
855 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566