It looks like my performance at the Bay Area Open was good enough to get me an invite to the Nova Open Invitational Tournament.
So what is the Invitational Tournament? It is some of the best players who won tournaments that received an invitation to compete in a one-day, 5-round tournament that is on the Friday before the regular Nova Open.
So what did I have to do to play in this tournament? I had to change my flight which is a $78 charge for Airtran, and $30 for Orbitz, then I had to book an extra day at the Hotel which is $109 and the last thing is that I have to pay $50 for the tournament. So to add it up, to play on Friday I have to pay $267+ (That is not counting the flight and the hotel room for the rest of the Nova Open). Lucky for me the prize is $1000 so I better win it!
Oh, here is another funny thing. The Invitational starts its first game at 8:00am. So to get up and shower and to have some breakfast that means that I have to wake up around 7:00am. Now I will be flying in from the west coast the day before so that means that I will be waking up at 4:00am Pacific time. What you may not know is that I work evenings, and I normally go to bed at around 2:00am at night. So that would be like most people playing at a tournament at 3:00am in the morning. I am going to be tired!