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* [http://www.hasbro.com/common/assets/Image/Printables/dad2884b1c4311ddbd0b0800200c9a66/53F2B5BC50569047F5706C6A5B6C7976/53F559CC50569047F5D039966DE82D37.pdf Good Sportsmanship] - Dos and Don'ts for good sportsmanship.
* [http://www.hasbro.com/common/assets/Image/Printables/dad2884b1c4311ddbd0b0800200c9a66/53F2B5BC50569047F5706C6A5B6C7976/53F559CC50569047F5D039966DE82D37.pdf Good Sportsmanship] - Dos and Don'ts for good sportsmanship.
* [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/a/a7/Top_Ten_Things_to_Know.pdf Newcomers Handout] - Top 10 things for new tournament players to know.
* [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/a/a7/Top_Ten_Things_to_Know.pdf Newcomers Handout] - Top 10 things for new tournament players to know.
* [[Official Tournament Rules]] - NASPA Tournament Rules. Detailed reference for tournament and club directors.
* [[Player Rules]] - An abridged version of the NASPA Tournaments Rules with the key details that players need to know.
* [[Media:SCRABBLE TIPS.pdf | SCRABBLE Tips]] - Tips from [[Mike Baron]] on improving your game.
* [https://scrabble.hasbro.com/upload/SchoolScrabble_TeacherToolkit.pdf Teacher's Guide to School SCRABBLE] - Guide provided by Hasbro in past years - an older version of [[How to Start a Youth SCRABBLE Club]].
== Videos ==
* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd_hNMiBKyI&list=PLhvDB0pE-3ptFJBqemMOhxe3Z625OUbDY NASPA Tournament of Champions] - All matches from the [[NASPA Tournament of Champions]] held August 20 to 27, 2020 are available to watch.
* [https://www.youtube.com/user/wranderson11 Will Anderson's SCRABBLE & Word Games Channel] - 2017 North American SCRABBLE champion [[Will Anderson]] analyzes the value of each letter in the series Better Know a Letter and offers lessons on topics such as finding bingos.

Latest revision as of 11:44, 2 October 2020


Here are examples of the forms that you may need for clubs and tournaments. You can adapt the forms to meet your needs.

  • Player Scorecard - Used for players to track game results.
  • Results Slips - Used to designate blanks, to record challenges, and to report final score.
  • Score Sheet = Used to record score for both players and optionally, to record words and tiles played.
  • Simple Score Sheet - Used to record score for both players. This score sheet provides more space to calculate the score and may be easier to use for some players.
  • Tracking Sheet - Used to track tiles played. Useful in conjunction with Simple Score Sheet.

Software and Applications

Click here to find applications that support the NASPA Word List and in some cases, the NASPA School Word List as well.

Those applications include:

  • NASPA Zyzzyva - Word judge and study.
  • Ulu - Word judge and game timer.
  • Aerolith - Word study.
  • Anagrams and other games.

Study Sheets

Click here to download study sheets with the 2- and 3-letter words, common bingos, and other useful words to learn.

If you print these on two sides of a brightly colored paper and then laminate them, the cheat sheets will last for several years.

Tips and Guides