If you need to spend
the night of Friday, April 29, 2005 in Providence, accommodations
can be arranged, although we suggest that you bring your own
sleeping bag, pillow, and towel. We ask that you arrive in
Providence at the Johnson & Wales campus by 9pm at the latest.
Please be sure to let us know by Monday, April 17, 2005 how
many spaces you need (and any special considerations). We ask that
you mail, call, or email your housing requests on time---space is
limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Email your housing requests to
Airport Hotel Providence
Road, Warwick Rhode Island 02886, US
Reservations: (800) 333-3333
Telephone: (401) 739-3000 Fax: (401) 732-9309
Taunton Avenue Seekonk, MA 02771
The venue this year
is at the Johnson & Wales Harborside Recreation & Athletics
Center. There is ample free parking located
on the street right outside the
venue. The parking lot is reserved for Johnson & Wales
students, we are currently working on allowing competitors to use
the parking lot.
from Hartford & points west
Take Route 6 East to the Route 295 South on-ramp in Rhode
Island. At the end of the on-ramp to Route 295, stay to the
right and take Exit 5 (Route 6 East, Providence). Follow for
four miles to Route 10 South (Cranston) exit. Follow Route 10
South to the end to Route 12 East. Take a left onto Route 12
East, then follow "From Route 12 East" directions below.
from I-195 west (cape cod)
Connect with Interstate 95 South in Rhode Island (you will
bypass Exit 1 off I-195 West in Rhode Island), then follow "From
I-95 South" directions below.
from I-95 south Take
Interstate 95 South to Exit 16 (Route 10). Follow off-ramp to
the Park Avenue exit. Follow the expressway to the end. Take
left onto Route 12 East (Park Avenue), then follow "From Route
12 East" directions below.
from I-95 north Take
Interstate 95 North to Exit 16 (Route 10, Cranston). When
exiting, bear right at the fork (to Elmwood Avenue) and follow
exit ramp to the bottom. At light, bear right onto Elmwood
Avenue (Route 1 South). At the next light, take left onto Park
Avenue (Route 12 East), then follow "From Route 12 East"
from route 12 east
Follow Route 12 East for approximately one mile. At the light at
the intersection of Route 12 and Warwick Avenue (Route 1A), take
a left. Follow Warwick Avenue to the second traffic light.
Proceed across intersection between Sovereign Bank and Brooks
Pharmacy onto Norwood Avenue. Follow Norwood Avenue to the end.
At the light, take a left onto Narragansett Boulevard and follow
for 0.4 mile to the Harborside Campus entrance (just before
Shell Gas Station on right). Take right and continue for 0.4
mile; take a left onto Shipyard Street. Parking lot entrance is
on the left.
center is the large building to the right, after you enter the
5. Harborside Recreation