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== Current news ==
== Current news ==
=== November 27, 2020 NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.4 Available ===
[[NASPA_Zyzzyva:_The_Last_Word_in_Word_Study | NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.4]] is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. It includes [[NWL2020]] and [[NSWL2020]].
=== October 15, 2020 NASPA Word List 2020 Effective Date ===
The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the NASPA Word List 2020 Edition ([[NWL2020]]) and the NASPA School Word List 2020 Edition ([[NSWL2020]])will take effect at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on January 6, 2021.
=== August 30, 2020 Austin Shin Wins Tournament of Champions ===
Congratulations to [[Austin Shin]], winner of the [[NASPA Tournament of Champions]] presented by Scrabble® GO.
=== August 6, 2020 NASPA Tournament of Champions ===
The [[NASPA Tournament of Champions]] presented by Scrabble® GO will be held August 24 to 30, 2020, as a virtual online tournament.
=== July 31, 2020 Recent Committee Changes ===
* [[Tournament Committee]] - [[Heather McCall]] became chair, and [[Margo Kuno]] joined. [[Mad Palazzo]] resigned from this committee as well as the [[Rules Committee]] and [[Membership Committee]]. NASPA thanks Mad for her many years of service.
* [[Dictionary Committee]] - [[Linda Iannetti]] replaced [[Timothy Bottorff]].
* [[International Committee]] - [[ Mina Le]] replaced [[Puneet Sharma]] as cochair.
=== July 27, 2020 NASPA [[IDEA Committee]] Initial Meeting ===
The NASPA IDEA Committee met for the first time. This committee has been formed to address issues of inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility within our community.
=== July 8, 2020 NASPA CEO Statement on Slurs in NASPA Word List ===
NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
=== July 2, 2020 [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] - Results available ===
Results for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
=== June 25, 2020 NASPA released updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) information ===
NASPA released updated[[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines for members and directors]].
=== June 20, 2020 NASPA CEO Statement on Community Values ===
NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
=== June 1, 2020 [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] - Voting open ===
Voting for the 2 contested seats - US Midwest and US Northeast - runs from June 1st through June 30th. [[Heidi Robertson]] wins the Canada district by acclamation. [[John Ortman]] wins the US West district by acclamation.
=== May 28, 2020 2020 NASC Canceled ===
The [[2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] has been been canceled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
=== May 14, 2020 [[NWL2018]] is now available in SCRABBLE GO ===
The [[NWL2018 | NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018)]] is now available in [https://www.facebook.com/ScrabbleGO SCRABBLE GO], the new SCRABBLE mobile game.
=== April 30, 2020 [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] - Nominations  are open ===
Elections for NASPA's Advisory Board (AB) are approaching. This year four elective seats need to be filled:
* Canada
* US Midwest
* US Northeast
* US West
Nominations are open from May 1 through May 31, 2020. To nominate yourself or someone else, contact NASPA at [mailto:info@scrabbleplayers.org info@scrabbleplayers.org].
=== March 18, 2020 NASPA suspended club and tournament activity because of COVID-19 ===
[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=14937&m=286005&t=42bfeecf990f5ae04e8a9ea793c9a29e79393ee2e6b4b72ecef1a231ef1a0fa9 NASPA has suspended all club and tournament activity because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]
=== March 10, 2020 NASPA released Coronavirus (COVID-19) information ===
NASPA released[[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors]].
=== January 30, 2020 Registration is open for the 2020 NASC in Baltimore (MD) from August 1 to 5, 2020 ===
Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship. [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2020_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship Click here to find out more.]
== Archived news ==
== Archived news ==

Revision as of 14:30, 4 March 2021

This page contains current and recent breaking news about NASPA.

See also:

  • IContact: an online archive of NASPA News (originally called Tournament Talk), a weekly newsletter, and other emails sent to the membership.
  • NASPA Bulletin: an online archive of NASPA Bulletins (not currently in publication).
  • Club news: news about activities at our sanctioned clubs
  • Member news: news about our members outside of their Scrabble lives
  • SCRABBLE in the news : Links to articles about SCRABBLE players, clubs, and tournaments.
  • Tournament calendar: upcoming tournaments
  • Tournament results: past tournaments
  • ... and our home page, which will always list the top stories.

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