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This page contains current recent '''news''' about [[NASPA]].
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This page contains current and recent '''breaking news''' about [[NASPA]].
  
 
See also:
 
See also:
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/ NASPA home]: contains the most recent tweets.
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* [[IContact]]: an online archive of NASPA News (originally called Tournament Talk), a weekly newsletter, and other emails sent to the membership.
* [[NASPA Bulletin]]: an online archive of NASPA Bulletins.
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* [[NASPA Bulletin]]: an online archive of NASPA Bulletins (not currently in publication).
* [[Memeber news]]: news about NASPA members.
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* [[Club news]]: news about activities at our sanctioned clubs
* [[Newsletter Committee]]: working on the first NASPA Newsletter.
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* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/tourneys/calendar.html Tournament calendar]: upcoming tournaments
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/tourneys/calendar.html Tournament calendar]: updoming tournaments
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* [[Tournament results]]: past tournaments
* [[cross-tables.com]]: tournament results
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* ... and our home page, which will always list the top stories.
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== Current news ==
 
== Current news ==
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=== July 22, 2021 Relationship with Hasbro ===
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NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=302035&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf change] in NASPA's relationship with Hasbro as of August 1, 2021.
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=== July 1, 2021 Resumption of Normal Operations ===
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NASPA will end the [[COVID-19 | COVID-19 moratorium]] and resume normal operations on September 1, 2021.
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=== July 1, 2021 NASPA Management Restructuring ===
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The NASPA [[Executive Committee]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=301502&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf restructuring of the NASPA management team].
  
=== June 17, 2009: News page created ===
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=== June 17, 2021 Removal of Participant Cap for Vaccinated Players ===
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As of June 21st, 2021, there is no cap on the number of [[Vaccinated Play |fully vaccinated players]] who can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.
  
This page was created today (some earlier recent items are included for convenience).
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=== May 20, 2021 Resumption of Play for Vaccinated Players ===
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As of June 1st, 2021, small groups of [[Vaccinated Play |fully vaccinated players]] can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.
  
=== June 15, 2009: PayPal unavailable ===
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=== April 28, 2021 NASPA Advisory Board Elections Cancelled ===
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Members voted to postpone [[2021 Advisory Board Elections |Advisory Board elections]] for a year. Terms of current members will be extended for a year.
  
Payments to NASPA through PayPal are temporarily unavailable.
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=== March 18, 2021 NASPA Advisory Board Elections ===
The manual payment fee for [[2009_National_SCRABBLE_Championship NSC]] registration has been waived.
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] has asked members to [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/vote.pl vote] on whether [[2021 Advisory Board Elections |elections]] should be held as scheduled or postponed for a year.
  
=== June 5, 2009: Reno sanctioned ===
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=== March 18, 2021 Printed NASPA Word List 2020 Edition ===
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Printed versions of the [[NWL2020 | NASPA Word List 2020]] and [[NSWL2020 | NASPA School Word List 2020]] are now available to order from the [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/shop.pl NASPA Store].
  
The Reno tournaments starting July 1, 2009 are going to be NASPA events.
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=== March 4, 2021 2021 NASC Canceled ===
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The [[2021_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship|2021 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] is canceled because of ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
  
=== June 3, 2009: New Bulletin available ===
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== Archived news ==
  
The newest bulletin can be downloaded [http://scrabbleplayers.org/bulletin/200905.pdf here].
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* [[2020 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2019 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2018 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2017 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2016 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2015 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2014 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2013 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2012 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2011 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2010 Breaking news archive]]
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* [[2009 Breaking news archive]]

Latest revision as of 22:55, 23 July 2021

This page contains current and recent breaking news about NASPA.

See also:

  • IContact: an online archive of NASPA News (originally called Tournament Talk), a weekly newsletter, and other emails sent to the membership.
  • NASPA Bulletin: an online archive of NASPA Bulletins (not currently in publication).
  • Club news: news about activities at our sanctioned clubs
  • Tournament calendar: upcoming tournaments
  • Tournament results: past tournaments
  • ... and our home page, which will always list the top stories.


Current news

July 22, 2021 Relationship with Hasbro

NASPA CEO John Chew announced a change in NASPA's relationship with Hasbro as of August 1, 2021.

July 1, 2021 Resumption of Normal Operations

NASPA will end the COVID-19 moratorium and resume normal operations on September 1, 2021.

July 1, 2021 NASPA Management Restructuring

The NASPA Executive Committee announced a restructuring of the NASPA management team.

June 17, 2021 Removal of Participant Cap for Vaccinated Players

As of June 21st, 2021, there is no cap on the number of fully vaccinated players who can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.

May 20, 2021 Resumption of Play for Vaccinated Players

As of June 1st, 2021, small groups of fully vaccinated players can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.

April 28, 2021 NASPA Advisory Board Elections Cancelled

Members voted to postpone Advisory Board elections for a year. Terms of current members will be extended for a year.

March 18, 2021 NASPA Advisory Board Elections

The NASPA Advisory Board has asked members to vote on whether elections should be held as scheduled or postponed for a year.

March 18, 2021 Printed NASPA Word List 2020 Edition

Printed versions of the NASPA Word List 2020 and NASPA School Word List 2020 are now available to order from the NASPA Store.

March 4, 2021 2021 NASC Canceled

The 2021 North American SCRABBLE Championship is canceled because of ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Archived news