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| class="left"|<h3>2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD<br><br>
 
| class="left"|<h3>2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD<br><br>
  
Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)!
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With the coronavirus pandemic still affecting the daily lives of so many of us, the Championship Committee has concluded it would be both unwise and irresponsible to move forward with this summer’s event. '''We are, therefore, canceling the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC).'''
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Those of you who have registered have the option to be issued a refund or to roll your registration over to next year’s event, which we do plan to hold in Baltimore.
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[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/nasc-cancel.pl CANCEL]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2020_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2020_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 PLAYERS NEEDING TO CANCEL]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl REGISTER]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl REGISTER]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 SEE WHO'S COMING]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 SEE WHO'S COMING]
 
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[https://baltimore.org/ VISIT BALTIMORE]
  
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<h3>COVID-19</h3>
 
<h3>COVID-19</h3>
[[COVID-19 | NASPA Club and tournament activity is cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ]]
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[[COVID-19 | NASPA Club and tournament activity is suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ]]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=COVID-19]]
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<h3>NASPA News</h3>
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<h3>NASPA Community Values</h3>
  
[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
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[[Community Values | NASPA CEO John Chew issues a statement on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the NASPA Word List.]]  
 
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[[File:Elections.jpg|176px|link=2020_Advisory_Board_Elections]]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
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[[2020_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2020 Advisory Board elections are available.]]
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[[File:Trophy-award-icon.jpg|176px|link=Awards]]
 
<h3>Awards</h3>
 
[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles. Updated!]]
 
 
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[[File:TWL18.jpeg|176px|link=NWL2018]]
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[[File:SCRABBLE Tile.png|176px|link=http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=288131&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf]]
<h3>NWL2018</h3>
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<h3>SCRABBLE GO</h3>
[[NWL2018 | The NASPA Word List (2018 Edition) - NWL2018 - went into effect on March 1, 2019.]]
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[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=288131&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf The NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018) is now available in SCRABBLE GO, the new SCRABBLE mobile game.]
  
 
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[[File:Wotd.gif|176px|link=http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl]]
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<h3>NASPA Word of the Day</h3>
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<h3>NWL2018 Apps</h3>
[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
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[[Software | Check out the apps and software licensed to include the NASPA Word List (2018 Edition).]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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[[File:Can-Am.jpg|176px|link=2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge]]
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<h3>2020 Can-AM</h3>
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<h3>Awards</h3>
[[2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge | The 2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge will be held May 9-10, 2020, in Montreal, QC. Find out who will be playing for Team USA or Canada.]]
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[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles. Updated!]]
 
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[[File:Alchemist_Cup_Team_USA_2018.jpg|176px|link=2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System]]
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<h3>2020 Alchemist Cup</h3>
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<h3>NASPA News</h3>
[[2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System |The 2020 Alchemist Cup will be held December 2-6, 2020, at the Genting Highland Resort in Malaysia. Find out how to qualify for Team USA or Canada.]]
 
  
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[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
 
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[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
 
<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
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[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of harassment within the organization.]]
 
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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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[[File:Wotd.gif|176px|link=http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl]]
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[[NWL2018 | The NASPA Word List (2018 Edition) - NWL2018 - went into effect on March 1, 2019.]]
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[[2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge | The event will be hosted by Canada at a date to be determined. The event has been postponed from early May because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]]
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[[2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System |The 2020 Alchemist Cup will be held December 2-6, 2020, at the Genting Highland Resort in Malaysia. Find out how to qualify for Team USA or Canada.]]
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== Top News ==
 
== Top News ==
 
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<h3 class="date">July 2, 2020</h3> Results for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">June 20, 2020</h3> NASPA CEO [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/John_Chew John Chew] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
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<h3 class="date">June 1, 2020</h3> Elections for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections |Advisory Board]] run from June 1 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">May 28, 2020</h3>The [[2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] has been been canceled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
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<h3 class="date">May 14, 2020</h3>The [[NWL2018 |NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018)]] is now available in [https://www.facebook.com/ScrabbleGO SCRABBLE GO], the new SCRABBLE mobile game.
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<h3 class="date">April 30, 2020</h3>Nominations for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2020.
 
<h3 class="date">March 18, 2020</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">March 18, 2020</h3>
 
[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=14937&m=286005&t=42bfeecf990f5ae04e8a9ea793c9a29e79393ee2e6b4b72ecef1a231ef1a0fa9 NASPA has suspended all club and tournament activity because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]
 
[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=14937&m=286005&t=42bfeecf990f5ae04e8a9ea793c9a29e79393ee2e6b4b72ecef1a231ef1a0fa9 NASPA has suspended all club and tournament activity because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]
 
<h3 class="date">March 10, 2020</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">March 10, 2020</h3>
 
NASPA released[[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors]].
 
NASPA released[[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors]].
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Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl Register now!]
 
Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl Register now!]
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.  
 
NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.  
 
 
 
 
 
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<h3 class="date">January 4, 2019</h3>
 
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.
 
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.

Latest revision as of 14:27, 2 July 2020

2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship

August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD

With the coronavirus pandemic still affecting the daily lives of so many of us, the Championship Committee has concluded it would be both unwise and irresponsible to move forward with this summer’s event. We are, therefore, canceling the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC).

Those of you who have registered have the option to be issued a refund or to roll your registration over to next year’s event, which we do plan to hold in Baltimore.


CANCEL READ MORE PLAYERS NEEDING TO CANCEL

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Top News

July 2, 2020

Results for the 2020 Advisory Board Elections are available.

June 20, 2020

NASPA CEO John Chew issues a statement on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the NASPA Word List.

June 1, 2020

Elections for the Advisory Board run from June 1 to June 30.

May 28, 2020

The 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship has been been canceled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

May 14, 2020

The NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018) is now available in SCRABBLE GO, the new SCRABBLE mobile game.

April 30, 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Advisory Board Elections will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2020.

March 18, 2020

NASPA has suspended all club and tournament activity because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 10, 2020

NASPA released Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors.