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The '''Tournament Committee''' is a [[NASPA]] [[committees|committee]] established to
 
supervise sanctioned North American [[SCRABBLE]] [[tournaments]].
 
  
To contact the Tournament Committee send an email to [mailto:naspa-tourney@yahoogroups.com naspa-tourney@yahoogroups.com].
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{{#naspa:committee-data-top|tourney}}
  
== Current Members ==
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== Help wanted ==
  
It currently consists of the following:
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The committee is looking for new members. Please [[Tournament Committee Help Wanted | read more here]] if you are interested in joining.
  
* [[Andy Saunders]] (chair)
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== Duties ==
* [[Carol Dustin]]
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On an ongoing basis, supervise tournament directors, including:
* [[Joe Edley]]
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* Sanctioning [[tournaments]]
* [[Dallas Johnson]]
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* Maintaining the tournament [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/tourneys/calendar.html calendar]
* [[Mary Rhoades]]
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* Receiving and processing [[Incident Report]] forms, passing them up to the [[Advisory Board]] as necessary
* [[Rebecca Slivka]]
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* Maintaining a list of [[Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled Players]]
* [[Siri Tillekeratne]]
 
 
 
The Tournament Committee is currently capped at 9 members (including ex officio members).
 
  
 
== Agenda ==
 
== Agenda ==
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The committee has the following items on its agenda:
 
The committee has the following items on its agenda:
  
* Determine term lengths for Tournament Committee members, in addition to the succession process for Tournament Committee members
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* Consider and revise the process for handling incident reports
* Decide on a certification process for tournament directors in coordination with a similar process for club directors being developed by the [[Club Committee]]
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* Consider and revise the process for handling requests for accommodations
* Debate whether certification can be suspended for directors who take longer than a week to submit ratings data
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* Improved communications with players and directors about how committee processes function
* Liaise with the WESPA Tournament Committee
 
* Review the existing criteria for [[Tournaments|sanctioning tournaments]], consider in particular whether there should be limits on the number of events a director can list or how far in advance an event may be listed, and the status of "invitational" events; prepare options for the [[Advisory Board]] to choose from
 
* On an ongoing basis, supervise tournament directors, including
 
** Maintaining the tournament [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/tourneys/calendar.html calendar]
 
** Receiving and processing incident reports, passing them up to the [[Advisory Board]] as necessary
 
** Making sure that tournament directors receive the news and information they need to perform their function
 
** Overseeing the mentor/apprentice system when it is implemented
 
  
 
== Tools ==
 
== Tools ==
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* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/xml-edit.pl?config=tcal Tournament Calendar editor]
 
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/xml-edit.pl?config=tcal Tournament Calendar editor]
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* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/membership.pl View Membership List]
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Additional lists (accommodations, suspensions, etc.) are accessible by Committee Members through the [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] page, including tools to:
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* add to the list of accommodations for players with [[special needs]]
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{{#naspa:committee-data-bottom|tourney}}
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[[Category:Committees]]
 
[[Category:Committees]]

Latest revision as of 10:03, 25 July 2021

The Tournament Committee is a NASPA committee. Its mandate is to oversee officially sanctioned NASPA tournaments. To contact the committee, please send an email message to tournament@scrabbleplayers.org.

Members

The following members currently belong to the committee:

[photo of John Chew]
ex officio
2012-08-20~
[photo of Heather McCall]
chair
2020-07-17~
[photo of Michael Bassett]
2015-08-15~
[photo of Judy Cole]
2015-08-15~
[photo of John Karris (EX)]
2019-07-06~
[photo of Margo Kuno]
2020-07-31~


Help wanted

The committee is looking for new members. Please read more here if you are interested in joining.

Duties

On an ongoing basis, supervise tournament directors, including:

Agenda

The committee has the following items on its agenda:

  • Consider and revise the process for handling incident reports
  • Consider and revise the process for handling requests for accommodations
  • Improved communications with players and directors about how committee processes function

Tools

The committee has access to the following web tools:


Additional lists (accommodations, suspensions, etc.) are accessible by Committee Members through the Member Services page, including tools to:

  • add to the list of accommodations for players with special needs


Past Members

The following members have served past terms on the committee:

[photo of John Chew] John Chew
chair
2009-02-15~2009-06-17
[photo of John Chew] John Chew
2009-06-18~2012-08-19
[photo of Joe Edley (SM)] Joe Edley (SM)
2009-02-15~2013-10-31
[photo of Chris Cree (SM)] Chris Cree (SM)
ex officio
2009-02-15~2019-07-22
[photo of Siri Tillekeratne] Siri Tillekeratne
2009-04-15~2015-03-14
[photo of Andy Saunders] Andy Saunders
chair
2009-06-02~2009-12-12
[photo of Andy Saunders] Andy Saunders
cochair
2009-12-13~2010-12-03
[photo of Carol Dustin] Carol Dustin
2009-06-02~2010-05-23
[photo of Mary Rhoades] Mary Rhoades
2009-06-18~2012-08-19
[photo of Mary Rhoades] Mary Rhoades
ex officio
2012-08-20~2014-04-08
[photo of Dallas Johnson] Dallas Johnson
2009-06-23~2009-12-12
[photo of Dallas Johnson] Dallas Johnson
cochair
2009-12-13~2010-12-03
[photo of Dallas Johnson] Dallas Johnson
chair
2010-12-03~2015-05-01
[photo of Dallas Johnson] Dallas Johnson
2015-05-01~2015-08-15
[photo of Rebecca Slivka (EX)] Rebecca Slivka (EX)
2009-06-23~2012-04-23
[photo of Nancee Mancel] Nancee Mancel
2010-05-27~2010-12-26
[photo of Jason Keller (SM)] Jason Keller (SM)
2010-12-26~2015-05-01
[photo of Jason Keller (SM)] Jason Keller (SM)
chair
2015-05-01~2017-04-15
[photo of Ryan Fischer (EX)] Ryan Fischer (EX)
2010-12-26~2015-12-31
[photo of Paul Avrin] Paul Avrin
2013-10-31~2014-09-14
[photo of Kurt Davies] Kurt Davies
2013-10-31~2015-08-01
[photo of Pete Zeigler (EX)] Pete Zeigler (EX)
2013-10-31~2015-08-01
[photo of Rich Baker] Rich Baker
2013-10-31~2016-01-24
[photo of Rich Baker] Rich Baker
cochair
2016-01-24~2017-04-15
[photo of Rich Baker] Rich Baker
chair
2017-04-15~2019-12-10
[photo of Mad Palazzo] Mad Palazzo
2015-08-15~2019-12-10
[photo of Mad Palazzo] Mad Palazzo
chair
2019-12-20~2020-07-03
[photo of Betsey Wood] Betsey Wood
2016-07-23~2019-06-20
[photo of Heather McCall] Heather McCall
2018-08-20~2020-07-17
[photo of Kevin Gauthier] Kevin Gauthier
2019-07-06~2021-12-31