July 19, 2015

Ballots have been mailed.

TCA Ballots were mailed on Saturday, July 18th to all members that can vote.  You do however still have time to become a member and get a ballot.  The deadline is Wednesday, July 22nd at Midnight CDT.  

The only way to guarantee that we receive new memberships in time is for you to sign up online. You may sign up online here.  Payment through PayPal is required.

The next Texas Knights issue will contain candidate introductions from those candidates that have provided one.  The Texas Knights July-August 2015 issue will be online around August 1st and for those that receive the magazine, it should be in your mailbox sometime within the first week of August.

If you have not received you ballot by the time you receive the new issue of Texas Knights (or see it online), and you want to vote, please contact us so that we can resend your ballot to you.

July 4, 2015

TCA Elections 2015

The Texas Chess Association (TCA) elections are upon us.   Please read below for submission requirements and deadlines.

The Texas Knights (TK) Editor MUST have any candidate nominations (and candidate contact information [specifically a phone # and best time to call] for nomination acceptance verification) no later than July 12th.  Candidate nominations will not be accepted past July 12th.

July 15th is the deadline to have any initial candidate introductions to the TK Editor so they can be published in the upcoming issue of TK, to be printed early within the first week of August.  Soon after July 15th, you will receive a sample of your formatted introductions for review and modification (so you will know exactly what your introduction will look like in the upcoming issue of TK and you will have the opportunity to revise for content and space restrictions).   Again, candidates do get 1/2 page in TK for no cost.   Any additional space can be purchased at the current advertisement rates. It is recommended that candidates include a photograph for inclusion in any introductions.

All current candidates have been renominated, if you do not accept your nomination, The TK Editor needs to know no later than July 15th.

You are welcome to send nominations and/or introductions to the TK Editor by US Mail at P.O. Box 151804, Fort Worth, TX  76108 or email to texasknightsed@gmail.com.  

Again, please note:  All nominations must be delivered by July 12th (and don't forget to provide contact information [phone # and best time to call] so that nomination acceptance can be verified).   All initial candidate introductions must be delivered by July 15th.   After midnight CDT on July 12th, it will be assumed all nominations have been received.   After midnight CDT on July 15th, it will be assumed all candidates that will be providing introductions have submitted a first draft (you will be notified when final drafts are required after July 15th).  If an initial introduction is NOT received from a candidate by July 15th, it is assumed that the candidate will NOT be providing an introduction for publication in TK.