You are viewing a condensed mobile version of this NASPA webpage.
Switch to full version.
This page contains current and recent breaking news about NASPA.
We thank Ted Gest for succeeding Alan Stern as chair of the NASPA Club/Director Committee; and thank Alan for his past service.
We thank Sue Tremblay for joining the NASPA Club/Director Committee.
We thank John Bulten for joining the NASPA Dictionary Committee; John had previously been a valued member of the NSA Dictionary Committee.
The new words found in the Official Tournament and Club Word List, 2018 Edition have been posted on NASPA Member Services as easily printable PDFs.
The Advisory Board has determined that implementation of OTCWL2018 will be delayed from February 1, 2019 to March 1, 2019.
We thank Joshua Sokol for continuing on in his role at the NASPA Canadian Committee, and welcome first-time member Colin Viebrock, who replaces the outgoing Mad Palazzo.
The electronic text of the Official Tournament and Club Word List, 2018 Edition is now available for download from Member Services. It will take effect on February 1, 2019.
The 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship will be held in Reno, Nevada, on July 20 to 24, 2019.
Voting for the 2 contested seats - US Northeast and US Midwest - runs from June 3rd through June 30th. Jackson Smylie wins the Canada district by acclamation.
NASPA's 2017 Form 990 is now available online for review.
Elections for NASPA's Advisory Board (AB) are approaching. This year three elective seats need to be filled:
Nominations are open from May 1 through May 31, 2018. To nominate yourself or someone else, contact NASPA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank Ted Gest for joining the Club/Director committee.
We thank Mina Le for stepping in to replace the late Steve Polatnick as our International Committee cochair, and representative on WESPA's Executive Committee.
We thank Joshua Sokol for accepting the unanimous nomination of his committee to be their new chair.
As of this week, we no longer accept payment by cheque or money order in Canadian funds, but have begun experimentally accepting Canadian-denominated Interac e-Transfers.
NASPA goes to CES 2018! See what happens when Will Anderson plays a Taiwanese robot.