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== Effective August 1, 2009 ==
 
== Effective August 1, 2009 ==
  
Several rule changes become effective August 1, 2009 (not July 1, 2009, as originally announced). Please read the list of changes carefully. The rules are available in PDF format for online viewing and printing:
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Several rule changes become effective August 1, 2009 (not July 1, 2009, as originally announced). Please read the list of changes carefully.
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IMPORTANT: This is a clarification from the Rules Committee regarding rules that refer to "reporting error" when turning in result slips. This does not mean changing a score because something that was miscounted or misadded or that you forgot to add an overtime penalty before they turned in the result slip. It does mean that if they wrote a different score than what was recorded on the scoresheets, or reversed the scores, this can be changed after the result slip has been turned in.
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The rules are available in PDF format for online viewing and printing:
  
 
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/5/51/NASPARules2009aug1.pdf Official Tournament Rules, August 1, 2009]
 
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/5/51/NASPARules2009aug1.pdf Official Tournament Rules, August 1, 2009]

Revision as of 18:30, 13 September 2009

Officially sanctioned SCRABBLE® play in Canada and the United States must obey the Official Tournament Rules, edited by the Rules Committee.

See also: the NASPA Behavior Policy, which will be replaced on July 1, 2009 by the Code of Conduct.

Effective August 1, 2009

Several rule changes become effective August 1, 2009 (not July 1, 2009, as originally announced). Please read the list of changes carefully.

IMPORTANT: This is a clarification from the Rules Committee regarding rules that refer to "reporting error" when turning in result slips. This does not mean changing a score because something that was miscounted or misadded or that you forgot to add an overtime penalty before they turned in the result slip. It does mean that if they wrote a different score than what was recorded on the scoresheets, or reversed the scores, this can be changed after the result slip has been turned in.

The rules are available in PDF format for online viewing and printing:

Effective February 9, 2009

A rewritten version of rule III.A.2 took effect on February 9, 2009. Complete version of rules:

Effective February 1, 2009

A major rewrite of the tournament rules became effective February 1, 2009.