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'''2017 National SCRABBLE Championship'''<br>
 
July 22&ndash;26, 2017, New Orleans, LA
 
  
[[File:NSC2017-will-happy.jpg|link=2017_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship]]
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'''2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship'''<br>
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July 20-24, 2019, Reno, NV
  
Congratulations to the 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion, '''Will Anderson'''!
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[[File:Silver Legacy.jpg|620px|link=2019_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship]]
  
[http://bit.ly/nsc17 LIVE COVERAGE]
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Registration is now open for the 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship!
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[http://bit.ly/nsc2019 LIVE COVERAGE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2019_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ SOCIAL MEDIA]  
  
 
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== News ==
 
== News ==
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* 2019-07-14 NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.1, which includes [[CSW2019]], is now available for the Windows, macOS, and Linux platforms.
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* 2019-06-06 Results for the [[2019 Advisory Board Elections]] are available: congratulations to [[Josh Greenway]], [[Michael Willis | Mike Willis]], and [[Andy Hoang]].
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* 2019-04-18 NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now also available for the Linux platform.
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* 2019-03-01 The NASPA Word List 2018 Edition ([[NWL2018]]) went into effect for sanctioned tournament and club play today.
  
* 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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And more...
* 2017-07-26 [https://www.facebook/NASPAScrabble/ NASC 2017 on Facebook] Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!
 
* 2017-07-15 [[Player Titles]] NASPA creates the new titles of SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.
 
* 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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* [[Breaking news]] &mdash; every major and minor news item gets posted here first
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* [[IContact]] &mdash; subscribe to our weekly email message
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* [[Monthly message]] &mdash; visit our archive of monthly messages from [[Chris Cree]]
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* [[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
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &mdash; learn a new word each day and up your game
  
And more...
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== Play SCRABBLE ==
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* [[Competitive SCRABBLE play]] &mdash; what it is, and how it differs from kitchen-table Scrabble play
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* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments.
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* [{{SERVER}}/tourneys/calendar.html Find a tournament] &mdash; find one nearby and show off your skills.
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* [[Membership]] &mdash; join the association to compete in tournaments and buy exclusive gear
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* [[Rules]] &mdash; how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
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* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
  
* [[Breaking news]] &ndash; every major and minor news item gets posted here first
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== Shopping ==
* [[IContact]] &ndash; subscribe to our weekly email message
 
* [[Monthly message]] &ndash; visit our archive of monthly messages from [[Chris Cree]]
 
* [[Records|Official records]] &ndash; highest-scoring play, game, or other superlative achievements
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/wotd.pl Word of the Day] &ndash; learn a new word each day and up your game
 
  
== Play SCRABBLE ==
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We carry a selection of competition-grade equipment at the online
* [[Competitive SCRABBLE play]] &ndash; what it is, and how it differs from kitchen-table Scrabble play
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[{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/shop.pl NASPA Store], including timers, tiles, racks,
* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &ndash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments.
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and the official word list. Anyone can browse the catalogue, but you
* [{{SERVER}}/tourneys/calendar.html Find a tournament] &ndash; find one nearby and show off your skills.
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must be a member to make purchases.
* [[Membership]] &ndash; join the association to compete in tournaments and buy exclusive gear
 
* [[Rules]] &ndash; how to play the game and what to do when someone makes a mistake
 
* [[Code of Conduct]] &ndash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
 
  
 
== Clubs ==
 
== Clubs ==
* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &ndash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
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* [[Clubs|About clubs]] &mdash; what kinds of clubs there are, and how to start one
* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &ndash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
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* [[Club roster|Find a club]] &mdash; find one nearby and practise for tournaments
* [[Club news]] &ndash; recent news from your local club
 
  
 
== Tournaments ==
 
== Tournaments ==
* [[Tournaments|About Tournaments]] &ndash; who plays in them, who runs them, and why
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* [[Tournaments|About Tournaments]] &mdash; who plays in them, who runs them, and why
* [{{SERVER}}/tourneys/calendar.html Upcoming Tournaments] &ndash; where you can play your next event
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* [{{SERVER}}/tourneys/calendar.html Upcoming Tournaments] &mdash; where you can play your next event
* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &ndash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
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* [[Tournament results|Past Results]] &mdash; who won, and how many rating points did they get
* [[Championships]] &ndash; major events, past and future
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* [[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 ==
* [[Membership]] &ndash; membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
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* [[Membership]] &mdash; membership benefits, including playing in tournaments, and online shopping
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Join Membership ] &ndash; join the association
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* [[Life membership]] &mdash; $20/year to age 80 gets you a lifetime membership and special benefits
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew Membership ] &ndash; renew your membership (early for a discount)
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Apply for membership ] &mdash; join the association
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &ndash; look up your current tournament rating
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew membership ] &mdash; renew your membership (early for a discount)
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &ndash; access to member-only services
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* [[Referral|Referrals]] &mdash; sign up a new full-year member and get a free month&rsquo;s membership for yourself
* [[Code of Conduct]] &ndash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/ratings-byname.pl Your Rating] &mdash; look up your current tournament rating
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Member Services] &mdash; access to member-only services
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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
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* [[Code of Conduct]] &mdash; what standard of behavior is expected of association members
  
 
== Directors ==
 
== Directors ==
* [[Directors]] &ndash; how to become a director, start a club and run a tournament
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* [[Directors]] &mdash; how to become a director, start a club and run a tournament
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &ndash; access to director-only services
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** [[Tournament listing request]] &mdash; sanction a new tournament
** Membership-related
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* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; access to director-only services
*** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/members.pl?show_login=1 Member search] &ndash; enhanced access for directors
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/members.pl?show_login=1 Member search] &mdash; enhanced access for directors
*** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Create memberships] &ndash; and charge them to your director account
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Create memberships] &mdash; and charge them to your director account
*** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew memberships] &ndash; and charge them to your director account
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/renew.pl Renew memberships] &mdash; and charge them to your director account
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/list-accommodations.pl List accommodations] &mdash; for players with special needs
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/list-suspensions.pl List suspensions] &mdash; for players under disciplinary sanctions
 
* Publications
 
* Publications
** [[Rules]] &ndash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
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** [[Rules]] &mdash; annually updated official rules for competitive play
** [[Director Manual]] &ndash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
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** [[Director Manual]] &mdash; procedural manual for directing competitive events
** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &ndash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
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** [[How lexicons are compiled]] &mdash; including our Official Tournament and Club Word List
** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &ndash; restricted-access publications such as word lists
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** [[Directors#Resources_for_directors|Director resources]] &mdash; other publicly available documents, such as scoresheets
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** [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/services.pl Director Services] &mdash; restricted-access publications such as word lists
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* [[Ratings]] &mdash;  research member ratings and explain how they work
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* [[Software]] &mdash;  download tournament management software
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== Committees ==
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* [[Committees|Committee list]] &mdash; who does what in the association
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* [[Committee rules]] &mdash; how committees and their members should function
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* [[:Category:Procedures|Committee procedures]] &mdash; how specific committees function
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** [[General inquiry procedures]] how we respond to general inquiries
  
 
== Media ==
 
== Media ==
 
* [[Social media]] Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr....
 
* [[Social media]] Facebook, Twitter, Twitch, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr....
* [[Media relations]] &ndash; we&rsquo;re happy to answer media questions
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* [[Media relations]] &mdash; we&rsquo;re happy to answer media questions
* [[History of NASPA]] &ndash; where we came from
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* [[History of NASPA]] &mdash; where we came from
* [[Records|Official records]] &ndash; what the highest score ever was
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* [[Records|Official records]] &mdash; what the highest score ever was
  
 
== About Us ==
 
== About Us ==
 
* [[Membership]] what it means to be a NASPA member
 
* [[Membership]] what it means to be a NASPA member
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* [[North American Word Game Players Association|Nonprofit status]] we are a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation incorporated in Texas
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Join NASPA] become a NASPA member
 
* [{{SERVER}}/cgi-bin/join.pl Join NASPA] become a NASPA member
 
* [[Mission statement]] what we do and why
 
* [[Mission statement]] what we do and why

Revision as of 19:26, 20 July 2019

2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship
July 20-24, 2019, Reno, NV

Silver Legacy.jpg

Registration is now open for the 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship!

LIVE COVERAGE READ MORE SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Most Popular Links

 

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