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(2018-03-01 - Populated 2017 Breaking News Archive page)
These archived news items originally appeared on the Breaking news page.
On November 28, 2017, the NASPA Advisory Board unanimously approved an update to the Code of Conduct to include specific descriptions of what constitutes sexual and gender-based harassment.
A lighter-weight, mobile-friendly look to NASPAWiki has begun testing. If you are looking at our website from a smartphone, you should automatically be seeing the new look. For more information, see Mobile issues.
Congratulations to the 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion, Will Anderson! Revisit event coverage.
Voting for the 2 contested seats - At Large and US South - runs from June 3rd through June 30th. Bruce D'Ambrosio wins the US West district by acclamation.
NASPA's 2016 Form 990 is now available online for review.
Congratulations to Jason Broersma on his recent appointment as Treasurer of the World English-language Scrabble Players Association.
Elections for NASPA's Advisory Board (AB) are approaching. This year three elective seats need to be filled:
Nominations are open through May 31, 2017. To nominate yourself or someone else, contact the Advisory Board at email@example.com.
The Early Registration deadline for the 2017 NASC has been extended to May 31st. After May 31st, the registration fee increases by $50.
This extension also applies to the $2000 incentive to be shared by the 1st 20 players with a rating below 1300 to register for the Collins division and to complete the tournament.
Our reciprocal membership agreement with the Malaysian Scrabble Association has been ratified.
We thank Jesse Matthews for his service as Social Media Committee chair, and Judy Cole and Josh Greenway for jointly replacing him; thank you too to Marcia Richards for her contributions to the committee.
An errata sheet for the Rules, to take effect immediately, has been published.