I am a member of WSDGA(West Sound) and therefore I would ordinarily not be interested in traveling for any of the Slosh Series. But I happened to be working in the Portland area for the Blue Lake #4 weekend. So I looked into what it would take to get into that one event. I saw my best chance would be to become a stumptown member. FWIW I thought the extra $10 was more than reasonable to get into the tourney. Plus the membership "in money only" would be supporting a cause I believe in, even if it is not in my backyard.
(Unfortunately, my schedule changed and I am not going to be around saturday or sunday to play...