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Congratulations to the 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion,<br>'''Will Anderson'''!
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[https://bit.ly/nsc18 LIVE COVERAGE]
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| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
 
| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
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== Current Topics ==
 
== Current Topics ==
 
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<h3>NASPA News</h3>
<h3>NASC 2017 Survey</h3>
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[https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/IContact NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]
 
 
[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2017_evaluation_form Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
 
 
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[[File:NSC-2017-02-144px.png|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
 
<h3>2017 NASC </h3>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
 
  
 
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<h3>Player Titles</h3>
 
<h3>Player Titles</h3>
 
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
 
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
 
 
 
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0 is now available for OS X, Linux, and Windows.]<br><br><br><br>
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0 is now available for OS X, Linux, and Windows.]<br><br><br><br>
 
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[[File:Wotd.gif|176px|link=http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl]]
 
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[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
 
[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
 
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[[File:Suggestion.png|126px|link=https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk]]
 
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[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
 
[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
 
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[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
 
[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
 
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<h3>NASC 2018 Survey</h3>
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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2018 Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
 
<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are available.]
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[[2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship|2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship results.]]
 
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List OTCWL2014 took effect for NASPA club and tournament play on April 10, 2015.]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List OTCWL2014 took effect for NASPA club and tournament play on April 10, 2015.]
 
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<h3>World SCRABBLE Championship Qualifier Series</h3>
 
[https://www.mindsportsacademy.com/news/msi-and-naspa-us-qualifier-structure.aspx?return=%2Fnews.aspx Details about the new U.S. qualification series for MSI's 2016 World SCRABBLE Champions Tournament]
 
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<h3>2016 NASSC</h3>
 
<h3>2016 NASSC</h3>
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Follow the action this weekend in New Orleans at the Crescent City Cup - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[[2018 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship|Congratulations to '''Eric Tran''', 2018 Canadian SCRABBLE Champion!]]
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<h3 class="date">January 4, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] voted last night to change the effective date for the [[Official Tournament and Club Word List]] (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 - from February 1 to March 1, 2019 for sanctioned tournament play.
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<h3 class="date">December 13, 2018</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the [[Official Tournament and Club Word List]] (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 -  will take effect at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on February 1, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">November 5, 2018</h3>
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Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the [[2019 WESPA Championship]].
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<h3 class="date">October 3, 2018</h3>
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The 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship will be held in Reno, Nevada, on July 20 to 24, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">August 8, 2018</h3>
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2018/nasc/build Congratulations to 2018 North American SCRABBLE Champion Joel Sherman!]
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<h3 class="date">August 2, 2018</h3>
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[[Lila Crotty]], [[Jennifer M Lee | Jennifer Lee]], and [[Ezekiel Markwei]] have been appointed to the NASPA [[Advisory Board]].
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<h3 class="date">July 2, 2018</h3> Results for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">June 2, 2018</h3> Elections for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] run from June 3 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">April 26, 2018</h3>Nominations for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2018.
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NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
 
<h3 class="date">July 1, 2017</h3>[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are now available.]
 
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Revision as of 22:41, 4 January 2019

2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship

August 4-8, 2018, Buffalo, NY

Congratulations to 2018 NASC Champion Joel Sherman!

READ MORE LIVE COVERAGE STREAMING SOCIAL MEDIA


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Top News

January 4, 2019

The NASPA Advisory Board voted last night to change the effective date for the Official Tournament and Club Word List (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 - from February 1 to March 1, 2019 for sanctioned tournament play.

December 13, 2018

The NASPA Advisory Board decided that the Official Tournament and Club Word List (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 - will take effect at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on February 1, 2019.

November 5, 2018

Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the 2019 WESPA Championship.

October 3, 2018

The 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship will be held in Reno, Nevada, on July 20 to 24, 2019.

August 8, 2018

Congratulations to 2018 North American SCRABBLE Champion Joel Sherman!

August 2, 2018

Lila Crotty, Jennifer Lee, and Ezekiel Markwei have been appointed to the NASPA Advisory Board.

July 2, 2018

Results for the 2018 Advisory Board Elections are available.

June 2, 2018

Elections for the 2018 Advisory Board Elections run from June 3 to June 30.

April 26, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Advisory Board Elections will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2018.

January 9, 2018

NASPA goes to CES 2018! See what happens when Will Anderson plays a Taiwanese robot.