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| class="left"|<h3>2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 4-8, 2018, Buffalo, NY<br><br>
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Registration is now open for the 2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship!
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Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!
 
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2018_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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[https://bit.ly/nsc18 LIVE COVERAGE]
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[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhvDB0pE-3pvPJAwmdVmYml56B30vYfHX STREAMING]
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[http://bit.ly/FBNASPA SOCIAL MEDIA]
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2019/nasc/build/ STANDINGS]
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[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhvDB0pE-3puxpCIR5cPVIg1Prw327nFX LIVE STREAM]
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| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
 
| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
 
Congratulations to champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest!<br><br>
 
Congratulations to champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest!<br><br>
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== Current Topics ==
 
== Current Topics ==
 
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[[File:Survey.jpeg|176px|link=https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2017_evaluation_form]]
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[[File:Baltimore_Night.jpg|176px|link=https://baltimore.org]]
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<h3>NASC 2020 - Baltimore</h3>
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'''Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020!''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8krCU_9YrU0 Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=IContact]]
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<h3>NASPA News</h3>
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[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
  
<h3>NASC 2017 Survey</h3>
 
  
[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2017_evaluation_form Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
 
 
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[[File:NSC-2017-02-144px.png|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
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[[File:Alchemist_Cup_Team_USA_2018.jpg|176px|link=2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System]]
<h3>2017 NASC </h3>
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<h3>2020 Alchemist Cup</h3>
[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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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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[[File:NOLA.jpg|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
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[[File:TWL18.jpeg|176px|link=NWL2018]]
<h3>2017 NASC </h3>
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<h3>NWL2018</h3>
[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Follow the action this weekend in New Orleans at the Crescent City Cup - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[[NWL2018 | The NASPA Word List (2018 Edition) - NWL2018 - went into effect on March 1, 2019.]]
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[[File:Will_Robot.JPG|176px|link=CES 2018]]
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[[File:NASPA-Zyzzyva.png|176px|link=Zyzzyva]]
<h3>CES 2018</h3>
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1</h3>
[[CES 2018 | See what happens when Will Anderson takes on a robot in Las Vegas.]]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.]
 
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[[File:Trophy-award-icon.jpg|176px|link=Player Titles]]
 
[[File:Trophy-award-icon.jpg|176px|link=Player Titles]]
 
<h3>Player Titles</h3>
 
<h3>Player Titles</h3>
 
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
 
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
 
 
 
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[[File:NASPA-Zyzzyva.png|176px|link=Zyzzyva]]
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[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0</h3>
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<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0 is now available for OS X, Linux, and Windows.]<br><br><br><br>
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[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual 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:Survey.jpeg|176px|link=https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2019]]
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<h3>NASC 2019 Survey</h3>
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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2019 Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
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[[File:Elections.jpg|176px|link=2019_Advisory_Board_Elections]]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
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[[2019_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2019 Advisory Board Elections are available.]]
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[[File:NASPA-Zyzzyva.png|176px|link=Zyzzyva]]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0</h3>
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0 is now available for OS X, Linux, and Windows.]<br><br><br><br>
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[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
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[[File:Survey.jpeg|176px|link=https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2018]]
<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
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<h3>NASC 2018 Survey</h3>
[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2018 Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
 
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
 
<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are available.]
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[[2018_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2018 Advisory Board Elections are available]]
 
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<h3>2016 CNSC</h3>
 
[[2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship|2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship results.]]
 
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List OTCWL2014 took effect for NASPA club and tournament play on April 10, 2015.]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List OTCWL2014 took effect for NASPA club and tournament play on April 10, 2015.]
 
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[[File:MSI_image.png|176px|link=https://www.mindsportsacademy.com/news/msi-and-naspa-us-qualifier-structure.aspx?return=%2Fnews.aspx]]
 
<h3>World SCRABBLE Championship Qualifier Series</h3>
 
[https://www.mindsportsacademy.com/news/msi-and-naspa-us-qualifier-structure.aspx?return=%2Fnews.aspx Details about the new U.S. qualification series for MSI's 2016 World SCRABBLE Champions Tournament]
 
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[[File:NASSC2016winners-small.jpg|176px|link=2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship]]
 
[[File:NASSC2016winners-small.jpg|176px|link=2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship]]
 
<h3>2016 NASSC</h3>
 
<h3>2016 NASSC</h3>
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[[File:NOLA.jpg|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Follow the action this weekend in New Orleans at the Crescent City Cup - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[[File:CNSC_2018.jpg|176px|link=2018 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship]]
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<h3>2018 CNSC</h3>
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[[2018 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship|Congratulations to '''Eric Tran''', 2018 Canadian SCRABBLE Champion!]]
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== Top News ==
 
== Top News ==
 
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<h3 class="date">October 1, 2019</h3>
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Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8krCU_9YrU0 Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.]
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<h3 class="date">July 24, 2019</h3>
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2019/nasc/build Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!]
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<h3 class="date">July 22, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Executive Committee]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=277480&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf restructuring of the NASPA management team].
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<h3 class="date">July 14, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.1, which includes [[CSW2019]], is now also available for the Linux platform.
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<h3 class="date">June 26, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.1, which includes [[CSW2019]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.
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<h3 class="date">June 6, 2019</h3> Results for the [[2019 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">May 2, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the [https://www.collinsdictionary.com/scrabble/ Collins Official SCRABBLE Words 2019] will take effect for Collins play at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on July 1, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">April 29, 2019</h3>Nominations for the [[2019 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">April 18, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now also available for the Linux platform.
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<h3 class="date">March 3, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.
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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.
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<h3 class="date">December 13, 2018</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the [[Official Tournament and Club Word List]] (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 -  will take effect at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on February 1, 2019.
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Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the [[2019 WESPA Championship]].
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<h3 class="date">October 3, 2018</h3>
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The 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship will be held in Reno, Nevada, on July 20 to 24, 2019.
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2018/nasc/build Congratulations to 2018 North American SCRABBLE Champion Joel Sherman!]
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[[Lila Crotty]], [[Jennifer M Lee | Jennifer Lee]], and [[Ezekiel Markwei]] have been appointed to the NASPA [[Advisory Board]].
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<h3 class="date">July 2, 2018</h3> Results for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">June 2, 2018</h3> Elections for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] run from June 3 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">April 26, 2018</h3>Nominations for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2018.
 
<h3 class="date">January 9, 2018</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">January 9, 2018</h3>
 
NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
 
NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
 
<h3 class="date">July 1, 2017</h3>[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are now available.]
 
<h3 class="date">July 1, 2017</h3>[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are now available.]
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2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship

July 20-24, 2019, Reno, NV

Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!


STANDINGS LIVE STREAM SOCIAL MEDIA READ MORE

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Top News

October 1, 2019

Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.

July 24, 2019

Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!

July 22, 2019

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

July 14, 2019

NASPA Zyzzyva Release 3.2.1, which includes CSW2019, is now also available for the Linux platform.

June 26, 2019

NASPA Zyzzyva Release 3.2.1, which includes CSW2019, is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.

June 6, 2019

Results for the 2019 Advisory Board Elections are available.

May 2, 2019

The NASPA Advisory Board decided that the Collins Official SCRABBLE Words 2019 will take effect for Collins play at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on July 1, 2019.

April 29, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Advisory Board Elections will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2019.

April 18, 2019

NASPA Zyzzyva Release 3.2.0, which includes NWL2018, is now also available for the Linux platform.

March 3, 2019

NASPA Zyzzyva Release 3.2.0, which includes NWL2018, is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.