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Software plays a major role in organized SCRABBLE® activities.
The Technology Committee evaluates and certifies word judge software for use at tournaments and clubs.
Certification and licensing are separate processes; software may be either, neither, or both. Uncertified, unlicensed software is listed here only for information purposes, and not as an endorsement.
NASPA recommends that tournaments and clubs use laptops running word adjudication software to process challenges in competitive games. The following Software Self Lookup (SSL) programs were evaluated by the Technology Committee and are approved for use in club and tournament situations as noted below.
Tournament management software assists the director in pairing players, recording game results, generating pairing reports and standings for printing, and generating final tournament data for submission to NASPA for rating of tournaments. There is not yet a certification process for this category of software.
There is at least one popular software package not listed below, at the request of its publisher.
The following software contain licensed copies of NASPA word lists, but have not been certified for competitive use.
The following software is neither certified nor licensed, but may be of interest to our members.
Software that is no longer actively supported, or has not been updated to current standards, can be found in a separate list of legacy software.