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The NASPA Word List 2023 Edition (NWL2023) is the third word list developed and edited by NASPA, and will be the official lexicon governing competitive play in the United States and Canada on February 29, 2024. It replaces NWL2020.
For licensing reasons, this book is a members-only publication, available only through the NASPA Store. As of 2023-09-28, the first publication date has not yet been scheduled.
NASPA members may download the word list and related files through Member Services in the following format:
It will be available for electronic study and tournament adjudication purposes in the NASPA Zyzzyva program, starting with version 3.4.0.
NASPA members who offer free software to our community are welcome to include NWL2023 in their products with appropriate credit and links, and should contact us for details.
Commercial developers are invited to contact us to discuss licensing terms.
The Advisory Board has determined that this edition will take effect on February 29, 2024.