== Membership ==
# How do I buy a NASPA membership? <br /> The [[membership]] page says how to pay online using a credit card to activate your membership right away, or submit your data and follow up with a check to have your membership activated when we receive payment.
# My credit card is being rejected, but I'm sure it is valid: what should I do? <br />As explained on the [[Payment]] page, we do not have control over the format in which our bank expects you to enter your address; please be especially careful about using the standard abbreviation for your state or province, and entering it in the correct box. These are the two most common “errors”.
tried entering my NASPA ID and password but keep being told “'re trying to connect to an unknown session. Please log on again.” <br /> We use “ browser cookies” to keep track of sessions at our website. If you see this message and use AOL as your ISP, make sure that you are using Firefox as your browser and not the default AOL browser. Otherwise, make sure that you have cookies enabled in your browser preferences.
# Do life members in the NSA get life membership in NASPA? <br /> No. The NSA and NASPA are two separate organizations. [[Life membership]] in NASPA costs $20/year of age up to age 80.
# What proof of age do I need to show to obtain [[life membership]]? <br />You can send us a copy of government-issued identification showing your date of birth, or show it to any NASPA-certified [[Director]] and ask him/her to attest to us on your behalf.
Can I buy member-only publications such as the [[ OTCWL]] from [http:// www. wordgear. com WordGear] as a NASPA member? <br /> Effective July 1, 2009, WordGear no longer restricted sales of such publications to NSA members.
# Can you send me a password to log onto the membership services section of NASPA? <br /> No, but you can send it yourself by going to the [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/services.pl membership services page], entering your member number and clicking on “Email me my password”.
# What is my membership number (NASPA ID)? <br /> You can look it up in the [http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/members.pl member database.]
# My current email address is not in the member database, how can I receive my password? <br /> Contact the [[Membership Committee]] to have your email address updated in the database.
# How do I change my password? <br /> Go to the Member Services page, then click on the “Change Password” button at the bottom of the page.
# Can you set my password to XXXXXX? <br /> No. You can change it yourself by clicking the “Change Password” button at the bottom of the Member Services page. If you don’t remember your password, enter your member number and click on “Email me my password”.
Are newcomers allowed to attend one open rated tournament before joining as members? <br /> No, but they will have an option to purchase a 6-month trial membership for US$15. # How do I change my NASPA contact information? <br /> Click on the Member Services link in the navigation sidebar, then Edit Profile. # I'm a tournament director and I need memberships for some players so that my upcoming tournament can be rated. What do I do? <br /> Click on the Member Services link in the navigation sidebar, then click on Add New Members in the Director section. Fill out the membership information for your players, then choose “ Payment with your next tournament’s participation fee” as your payment option.
== Ratings ==