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== December 2010 ==
=== December 31, 2011: Committee changes ===
There have been a number of changes in committee rosters
during December and at the end of the year.  [[Andy Saunders]] has joined [[History Committee]].  [[Tournament Committee]] welcomed two new members, [[Ryan Fischer]] and [[Jason Keller]] to replace two resigning members.  Governance Committee and Marketing Committee have become inactive due to lack of active members.
=== December 1, 2010: John Robertson and Jeff Parsons reelected to Canadian Committee ===
Congratulations to incumbents [[John Robertson]] and [[Jeff Parsons]], who were
reelected to their seats on NASPA’s [[Canadian Committee]]. Canadian NASPA members
in good standing were eligible to vote between November 1 and 30, 2010, and 70
exercised this right.
The candidates each received the following number of votes:
* John Robertson: 64
* Jeff Parsons: 27
* Carl Madden: 25
== November 2010 ==
=== November 19, 2010: Shan Abbasi joins Ratings and Recognition Committee ===
[[Shan Abbasi]] has joined [[Ratings and Recognition Committee]].  He will be maintaining the list of official NASPA [[records]].
== August 2010 ==
=== August 27, 2010: Member list application updated ===
Certified [[directors]] have access to a concise list of current members eligible to play in tournaments, including new nonrated members. The new version of this list automatically excludes [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/list-suspensions.pl players under suspension] in addition to expired members.
* [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/list-members.pl Member list application]
=== August 16, 2010: Nigel Richards wins World Players Championship ===
The new [[2010 National SCRABBLE Championship|National Champion]] [[Nigel Richards]] makes it a double and wins the [[2010 World Players Championship]] too.  His record was 24.5-7.5 +3191.  The runner-up was the reigning [[2009 World SCRABBLE Championship|World Champion]] [[Pakorn Nemitrmansuk]] with a 24-8 +1985 record.  Congratulations!
* [http://www.poslfit.com/games/wpc/2010/32/ deciding game]
* [http://www.worldplayerschampionship.com/2010/build/standing/1/32.html final standings]
=== August 11, 2010: Nigel Richards wins National SCRABBLE Championship ===
Clinching the win with three games to go, 2008 NSC winner [[Nigel Richards]] does it again! Congratulations!
* [http://www.scrabble-assoc.com/tourneys/2010/nsc/build/standing/1/31.html final standings, division 1]
* [http://www.scrabble-assoc.com/tourneys/2010/nsc/build/standing/1/prizes.html prizewinners, division 1]
=== August 7, 2010: Dallas Johnson joins Advisory Board ===
NASPA’s [[Advisory Board]] has invited [[Dallas Johnson]] to join the board.  Johnson replaces Greg Edwards, who resigned in May.
== Archived news ==
== Archived news ==

Revision as of 03:18, 6 May 2011

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Current news

May 5, 2011: 2010 Form 990 released

On the financial reports page, NASPA has released its 2010 Form 990 (Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax) filed with the Internal Revenue Service.

April 2011

April 7, 2011: Juraj Pivovarov joins Web Committee

Juraj Pivovarov has joined Web Committee as a NASPAWiki editor.

March 2011

March 31, 2011: NSC registration open

Online registration for 2011 National SCRABBLE Championship is now open.

March 31, 2011: Bulletin published

Volume 3, Number 3 of the NASPA Bulletin is now available for member download.

March 16, 2011: CNSC QT hosts named

Canadian Committee determines the host clubs for the two regional qualifying tournaments for the 2011 CNSC: Cambridge, ON and Calgary, AB. These events will be held sometime in May. Details will follow.

February 2011

February 19, 2011: CNSC and WSC qualification

Canadian Committee establishes March 27, 2011 as the deadline for CNSC qualification and June 13, 2011 as the deadline for Canadian qualification for the 2011 World Scrabble Championship.

January 2011

January 27, 2011: Bulletin published

Volume 3, Number 1 of the NASPA Bulletin is now available for member download.

Archived news