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2010 Breaking news archive

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These archived news items originally appeared on the breaking news page.

January 2010

January 4, 2010: 2500 members

The number of paid NASPA members in the membership database surpassed 2500 today. Directors can download a listing of all valid members.

January 6, 2010: rules revision announced

New rules changes go into effect February 2, 2010. The updated Official Tournament Rules (along with a summary of the changes) are available now.

January 21, 2010: Bryan Pepper joins Advisory Board

NASPA is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan Pepper to the Advisory Board effective January 1. Bryan is a longtime player and director, including many years as a divisional director at Nationals. Bryan was appointed by Mary Rhoades, whose tenure just ended. Outgoing Advisory Board members are given the opportunity to appoint a replacement, a policy that NASPA adopted from the NSA.

We are grateful to Mary for her five years of service on the Advisory Board, as well as her continued service on many other important NASPA committees, and we look forward to Bryan's contributions to the Advisory Board.

January 24, 2010: bulletin published

Volume 2, Number 1 of the NASPA Bulletin is now available for member download.

January 24, 2010: new Advisory Board decisions

Advisory Board published a number of new decisions in the new bulletin, including:

  • The AB okayed a new, separate rating system for sanctioned games played using the Collins (SOWPODS) lexicon. Details will be announced on the website soon.
  • The AB enacted as NASPA policy an agreement made among tour/cruise tournament directors that their events be separated by 90 days and not the usual two weeks.

February 2010

February 1, 2010: NSC staff announcement

The division leaders for 2010 NSC have been named: John Robertson, Bryan Pepper, Dallas Johnson, Judy Newhouse and Dan Stock.

February 4, 2010: Matt Hopkins honored

Advisory Board announced that it has named Matt Hopkins its first Member Emeritus.

February 9, 2010: Stanton, CA rated

The tournament held in Stanton, CA on January 31 has finally been rated today. Consequently, the monthly rating list and tournaments results (text pic) for February were revised.

March 2010


April 2010


May 2010

May 20, 2010: Updated Incident Report Form

The Incident Report Form has been updated.

May 31, 2010: bulletin published

Volume 2, Number 2 of the NASPA Bulletin is now available for member download.

June 2010


July 2010

See the current breaking news page.