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'''2017 National SCRABBLE Championship'''<br>
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'''2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship'''<br>
July 22&mdash;26, 2017, New Orleans, LA
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August 4&mdash;8, 2018, Buffalo, NY
  
[[File:NSC2017-will-happy.jpg|link=2017_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship]]
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[[File:Buffalo_CC.jpg|620px|link=2018_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship]]
  
Congratulations to the 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion, '''Will Anderson'''!
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Registration is now open for the 2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship!
  
[http://bit.ly/nsc17 LIVE COVERAGE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2018_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl?event_id=NSC2018 REGISTER]  
  
 
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== News ==
 
== News ==
  
* 2017-08-01 [https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2017_evaluation_form NASC 2017 Survey] Share your opinions about this and future North American SCRABBLE Championships - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors.
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* 2018-07-02 Results for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] are available: congratulations to [[Cornelia Guest]], [[Jackson Smylie]], and [[Troy Thompson]].
* 2017-07-26 [https://www.facebook/NASPAScrabble/ NASC 2017 on Facebook] Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!
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* 2018-01-09 NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
* 2017-07-15 [[Player Titles]] NASPA creates the new titles of SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.
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* 2017-12-06 On November 28, 2017, the NASPA Advisory Board unanimously approved an update to the [[Code of Conduct]] to include specific descriptions of what constitutes sexual and gender-based harassment.  
* 2017-07-01 [[2017 Advisory Board Elections|AB Elections Results]] are available: congratulations to [[Josh Greenway]], [[Mike Willis]] and [[Bruce D Ambrosio]].
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* 2017-07-26 [http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
 
 
  
 
And more...
 
And more...
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* [[Monthly message]] &mdash; visit our archive of monthly messages from [[Chris Cree]]
 
* [[Monthly message]] &mdash; visit our archive of monthly messages from [[Chris Cree]]
 
* [[Records|Official records]] &mdash; highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
 
* [[Records|Official records]] &mdash; highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
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* [[Awards]] &mdash; Person of the Year, most games played, most wins, Rose Award, ...
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* [[Club news]] &mdash; recent news from your local club
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* [[Member news]] &mdash; recent news about our members in their regular lives
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &mdash; learn a new word each day and up your game
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &mdash; learn a new word each day and up your game
  
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* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &mdash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
 
* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &mdash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
 
* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
 
* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
* [[Club news]] &mdash; recent news from your local club
 
  
 
== Tournaments ==
 
== Tournaments ==
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* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &mdash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
 
* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &mdash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
 
* [[Championships]] &mdash; major events, past and future
 
* [[Championships]] &mdash; major events, past and future
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* [[Ratings]] &mdash; track your playing strength at tournaments
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** [[Initial rating]] &mdash; how you get your first rating
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** [[Rating system overview]] &mdash; and how it changes from there
  
 
== Members ==
 
== Members ==
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &mdash; look up your current tournament rating
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &mdash; look up your current tournament rating
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &mdash; access to member-only services
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &mdash; access to member-only services
* [[Suggestions]] we welcome new ideas from our members
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* [[Players|Player resources]] scoresheets and other free downloads
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* [[Payment]] &mdash; pay an outstanding balance on your member account
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* [[Suggestions]] &mdash; we welcome new ideas from our members
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
  
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** [[Rules]] &mdash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
 
** [[Rules]] &mdash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
 
** [[Director Manual]] &mdash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
 
** [[Director Manual]] &mdash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
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** [[How lexicons are compiled]] &mdash; including our Official Tournament and Club Word List
 
** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &mdash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
 
** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &mdash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
 
** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; restricted-access publications such as word lists
 
** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; restricted-access publications such as word lists

Latest revision as of 21:57, 9 July 2018

2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship
August 4—8, 2018, Buffalo, NY

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Registration is now open for the 2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship!

READ MORE REGISTER

 

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News

And more...

  • Breaking news — every major and minor news item gets posted here first
  • IContact — subscribe to our weekly email message
  • Monthly message — visit our archive of monthly messages from Chris Cree
  • Official records — highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
  • Awards — Person of the Year, most games played, most wins, Rose Award, ...
  • Club news — recent news from your local club
  • Member news — recent news about our members in their regular lives
  • Word of the Day — learn a new word each day and up your game

Play SCRABBLE

  • Competitive SCRABBLE play — what it is, and how it differs from kitchen-table Scrabble play
  • Find a club — find one nearby and practise for tournaments.
  • Find a tournament — find one nearby and show off your skills.
  • Membership — join the association to compete in tournaments and buy exclusive gear
  • Rules — how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
  • Code of Conduct — what standard of behavior is expected of association members

Shopping

We carry a selection of competition-grade equipment at the online NASPA Store, including timers, tiles, racks, and the official word list. Anyone can browse the catalogue, but you must be a member to make purchases.

Clubs

  • About clubs — what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
  • Find a club — find one nearby and practise for tournaments

Tournaments

Members

  • Membership — membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
  • Life membership — $20/year to age 80 gets you a lifetime membership and special benefits
  • Apply for membership — join the association
  • Renew membership — renew your membership (early for a discount)
  • Referrals — sign up a new full-year member and get a free month’s membership for yourself
  • Your Rating — look up your current tournament rating
  • Member Services — access to member-only services
  • Player resources scoresheets and other free downloads
  • Payment — pay an outstanding balance on your member account
  • Suggestions — we welcome new ideas from our members
  • Code of Conduct — what standard of behavior is expected of association members

Directors

Committees

Media

About Us

FAQ

  • FAQ frequently asked questions
  • Contact ... or ask us your infrequently asked ones