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| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 6-10, 2016, Fort Wayne, IN<br>''{{#naspa:event-reg-count|NSC2016}} players now registered!''
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| class="left"|<h3>NASPA Tournament of Champions</h3>August 24-30, 2020, <br><br>
Streaming Video Begins on Tuesday!
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Congratulations to Austin Shin, winner of the '''NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble&reg; GO'''.
[https://www.twitch.tv/ggslive VIDEO STREAM] [http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nasc/build/index.html LIVE COVERAGE]
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[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl PLAYERS]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2016_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship_prizes PRIZES]
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[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH44AjFtBIqRRLv-Yr6jRBg WATCH]
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2016_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/NASPA_Tournament_of_Champions READ MORE]
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[https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/NASPA_Tournament_of_Champions READ MORE]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 PLAYERS NEEDING TO CANCEL]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl REGISTER]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 SEE WHO'S COMING]
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[https://baltimore.org/ VISIT BALTIMORE]
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2019/nasc/build/ STANDINGS]
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[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhvDB0pE-3puxpCIR5cPVIg1Prw327nFX LIVE STREAM]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ SOCIAL MEDIA]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2019_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
 
| class="left"|<h3>2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship</h3>April 9–10, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA.<br><br>
 
Congratulations to champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest!<br><br>
 
Congratulations to champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest!<br><br>
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== Current Topics ==
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[[File:Fort-wayne-t-shirt.jpg|176px|link=http://blog.scrabbleplayers.org/wordpress/]]
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<h3>2016 North American Scrabble Championships Blog</h3>
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<h3>COVID-19</h3>
[http://blog.scrabbleplayers.org/wordpress/ NASC news and player profiles]
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[[COVID-19 | Effective 2021-09-01, NASPA returned to normal operations, subject to any restrictions imposed or recommended in governmental guidance, laws or regulations.  ]]
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[[File:Streamers.jpg|176px|link=Scrabble Streaming]]
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[[Scrabble Streaming |NASPA members stream Scrabble content on Twitch, YouTube, and other online platforms. Be sure to tune in and subscribe.]]
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[[File:NWL_Books.png|176px|link=https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/shop.pl]]
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<h3>NWL2020 Book</h3>
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[https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/shop.pl The NASPA Word List is available to order from the NASPA Store.]
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[[File:WESPA_2021_Icon.jpg|176px|link=2021 WESPA Championship]]
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<h3>WESPA Championship</h3>
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[[2021 WESPA Championship| Find out how to join Team USA and Canada for this event.]]
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[[File:NASPA-Zyzzyva.png|176px|link=Zyzzyva]]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0</h3>
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[[NASPA_Zyzzyva:_The_Last_Word_in_Word_Study | NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.]]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=COVID-19]]
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<h3>NASPA News</h3>
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[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
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<h3>NASPA Community Values</h3>
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[[Community Values | NASPA CEO John Chew issues a statement on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the NASPA Word List.]]
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[[File:NASC_Mask.jpg|176px|link=2021_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship]]
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<h3>2021 NASC</h3>
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[[2021_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship|The 2021 North American SCRABBLE Championship is canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]]
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[[File:SCRABBLE Tile.png|176px|link=http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=288131&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf]]
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<h3>SCRABBLE GO</h3>
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[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=288131&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf The NASPA Word List 2020 (NWL2020) is now available in Scrabble GO, the new Scrabble mobile game.]
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[[File:Apps.jpg|176px|link=Software]]
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<h3>NWL Apps</h3>
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[[Software | Check out the apps and software licensed to include the NASPA Word List.]]
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[[File:survey.jpeg|176px|link=http://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2016_evaluation_form]]
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[[File:Teamwork.jpg|176px|link=NASPA Youth Scrabble]]
<h3>2016 NASPA Member Survey</h3>
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<h3>NASPA Youth Scrabble</h3>
[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2016_evaluation_form Take the annual NASPA Survey now]
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[[NASPA Youth SCRABBLE | The NASPA Youth Scrabble program promotes and recognizes youth Scrabble talent. ]]
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<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
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[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of harassment within the organization.]]
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[[File:Suggestion.png|126px|link=https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk]]
<h3>2016 CNSC</h3>
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<h3>NASPA Suggestion Box</h3>
[[2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship|2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship results.]]
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[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club Scrabble.]
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[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
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[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles.]]
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<h3>Current Word List</h3>
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<h3>Awards</h3>
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List OTCWL2014 took effect for NASPA club and tournament play on April 10, 2015.]
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[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles. Updated Player Titles!]]
 
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<h3>World SCRABBLE Championship Qualifier Series</h3>
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
[https://www.mindsportsacademy.com/news/msi-and-naspa-us-qualifier-structure.aspx?return=%2Fnews.aspx Details about the new U.S. qualification series for MSI's 2016 World SCRABBLE Champions Tournament]
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[[Membership#Impact_of_COVID-19_Moratorium_on_NASPA_Membership |Membership expiration dates have been updated to account for the moratorium.]]
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[[Vaccinated Play | As of June 21st, fully vaccinated players can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions. ]]
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[[2020_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2020 Advisory Board elections are available.]]
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[[NWL2018 | The NASPA Word List (2018 Edition) - NWL2018 - went into effect on March 1, 2019.]]
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[[File:Can-Am.jpg|176px|link=2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge]]
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[[2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge | The event will be hosted by Canada at a date to be determined. The event has been postponed from early May because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]]
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[[File:Alchemist_Cup_Team_USA_2018.jpg|176px|link=2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System]]
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[[2020 Alchemist Cup Qualification System |The 2020 Alchemist Cup will be held December 2-6, 2020, at the Genting Highland Resort in Malaysia. Find out how to qualify for Team USA or Canada.]]
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[[File:Baltimore_Night.jpg|176px|link=https://baltimore.org]]
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'''Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020!''' [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8krCU_9YrU0 Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.]
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[[File:Survey.jpeg|176px|link=https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2019]]
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<h3>NASC 2019 Survey</h3>
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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2019 Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
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[[2019_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2019 Advisory Board Elections are available.]]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0</h3>
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0 is now available for OS X, Linux, and Windows.]<br><br><br><br>
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[[File:Survey.jpeg|176px|link=https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2018]]
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<h3>NASC 2018 Survey</h3>
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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/nasc2018 Share your opinions about this and future NASC Tourneys - open to all NASPA members, not just NASC competitors]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
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[[2018_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2018 Advisory Board Elections are available]]
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[[File:Fort-wayne-t-shirt.jpg|176px|link=http://blog.scrabbleplayers.org/wordpress/]]
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<h3>2016 North American SCRABBLE Championships Blog</h3>
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[http://blog.scrabbleplayers.org/wordpress/ NASC news and player profiles]
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build/ 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Championship results.]
 
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[[File:NSC-2017-02-144px.png|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.0.4</h3>
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva is now available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux.]
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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
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[[2018 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship|Congratulations to '''Eric Tran''', 2018 Canadian SCRABBLE Champion!]]
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<h3 class="date">May 27, 2016</h3>
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<h3 class="date">September 30, 2021</h3> [[NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0]] is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. This version adds support for [[SOWPODS | CSW21]], which will become effective for Collins play at NASPA clubs and tournaments on December 1, 2021.
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/d/dc/2015_Form_990.pdf NASPA's 2015 Form 990 tax filing is now available]
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<h3 class="date">July 22, 2021</h3> NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=302035&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf change] in NASPA's relationship with Hasbro as of August 1, 2021.
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<h3 class="date">July 1, 2021</h3> NASPA will end the [[COVID-19 | COVID-19 moratorium]] and resume normal operations on September 1, 2021.
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<h3 class="date">July 1, 2021</h3> The NASPA [[Executive Committee]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=301502&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf restructuring of the NASPA management team].
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<h3 class="date">June 17, 2021</h3> As of June 21st, 2021, we are removing the cap on the number of [[Vaccinated Play |fully vaccinated players]] who can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.
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<h3 class="date">May 20, 2021</h3> As of June 1st, 2021, small groups of [[Vaccinated Play |fully vaccinated players]] can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.
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<h3 class="date">April 28, 2021</h3> Members voted to postpone [[2021 Advisory Board Elections |Advisory Board elections]] for a year. Terms of current members will be extended for a year.
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<h3 class="date">March 18, 2021</h3> Printed versions of the [[NWL2020 | NASPA Word List 2020]] and [[NSWL2020 | NASPA School Word List 2020]] are now available to order from the [https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/shop.pl NASPA Store].
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<h3 class="date">March 4, 2021</h3> The [[2021_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship|2021 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] is canceled because of ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
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<h3 class="date">November 27, 2020</h3> [[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]].
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<h3 class="date">October 15, 2020</h3> 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.
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<h3 class="date">August 30, 2020</h3> Congratulations to [[Austin Shin]], winner of the [[NASPA Tournament of Champions]] presented by Scrabble® GO.
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<h3 class="date">August 6, 2020</h3> The [[NASPA Tournament of Champions]] presented by Scrabble® GO will be held August 24 to 30, 2020, as a virtual online tournament.
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<h3 class="date">July 27, 2020</h3> 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.
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<h3 class="date">July 8, 2020</h3> NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
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<h3 class="date">July 2, 2020</h3> Results for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">June 25, 2020</h3>
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NASPA released updated [[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for members and directors]].
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<h3 class="date">June 20, 2020</h3> 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]].
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<h3 class="date">June 1, 2020</h3> Elections for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections |Advisory Board]] run from June 1 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">May 28, 2020</h3>The [[2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] has been been canceled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
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<h3 class="date">May 14, 2020</h3>The [[NWL2018 |NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018)]] is now available in [https://www.facebook.com/ScrabbleGO SCRABBLE GO], the new SCRABBLE mobile game.
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<h3 class="date">April 30, 2020</h3>Nominations for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2020.
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<h3 class="date">March 18, 2020</h3>
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[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.]
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<h3 class="date">March 10, 2020</h3>
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NASPA released[[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors]].
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<h3 class="date">January 30, 2020</h3>
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Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl Register now!]
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<h3 class="date">October 1, 2019</h3>
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Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8krCU_9YrU0 Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.]
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<h3 class="date">July 24, 2019</h3>
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2019/nasc/build Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!]
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<h3 class="date">July 22, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Executive Committee]] announced a [http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=277480&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf restructuring of the NASPA management team].
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<h3 class="date">July 14, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.1, which includes [[CSW2019]], is now also available for the Linux platform.
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<h3 class="date">June 26, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.1, which includes [[CSW2019]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.
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<h3 class="date">June 6, 2019</h3> Results for the [[2019 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">May 2, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the [https://www.collinsdictionary.com/scrabble/ Collins Official SCRABBLE Words 2019] will take effect for Collins play at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on July 1, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">April 29, 2019</h3>Nominations for the [[2019 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">April 18, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now also available for the Linux platform.
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<h3 class="date">March 3, 2019</h3>
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NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.
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<h3 class="date">January 4, 2019</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] voted last night to change the effective date for the [[Official Tournament and Club Word List]] (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 - from February 1 to March 1, 2019 for sanctioned tournament play.
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<h3 class="date">December 13, 2018</h3>
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The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] decided that the [[Official Tournament and Club Word List]] (2018 Edition) - OTCWL2018 -  will take effect at sanctioned clubs and tournaments on February 1, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">November 5, 2018</h3>
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Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the [[2019 WESPA Championship]].
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<h3 class="date">October 3, 2018</h3>
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The 2019 North American SCRABBLE Championship will be held in Reno, Nevada, on July 20 to 24, 2019.
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<h3 class="date">August 8, 2018</h3>
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2018/nasc/build Congratulations to 2018 North American SCRABBLE Champion Joel Sherman!]
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<h3 class="date">August 2, 2018</h3>
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[[Lila Crotty]], [[Jennifer M Lee | Jennifer Lee]], and [[Ezekiel Markwei]] have been appointed to the NASPA [[Advisory Board]].
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<h3 class="date">July 2, 2018</h3> Results for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
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<h3 class="date">June 2, 2018</h3> Elections for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] run from June 3 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">April 26, 2018</h3>Nominations for the [[2018 Advisory Board Elections]] will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2018.
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<h3 class="date">January 9, 2018</h3>
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NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
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<h3 class="date">December 6, 2017</h3>
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On November 28, 2017, the NASPA Advisory Board unanimously approved an update to the [[Code of Conduct]] to include specific descriptions of what constitutes sexual and gender-based harassment.
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<h3 class="date">July 26, 2017</h3>
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[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2017/nasc/build Congratulations to 2017 North American SCRABBLE Champion Will Anderson!]
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<h3 class="date">July 1, 2017</h3>[http://www.icontact-archive.com/-eBE1BTTRFaArP3qIeNvGFEtBtQtSG8v?w=3/ Advisory Board Election results are now available.]
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<h3 class="date">June 2, 2017</h3> Voting for the [[2017 Advisory Board Elections]] runs from June 3 to June 30.
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<h3 class="date">May 24, 2017</h3>
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NASPA's [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/wiki/images/a/ae/2016_Form_990.pdf 2016 Form 990] is now available online for review.
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<h3 class="date">May 4, 2017</h3> Nominations for the [[2017 Advisory Board Elections]] are open.
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<h3 class="date">May 4, 2017</h3> Early registration for the [[2017 North American SCRABBLE Championship]] has been extended through May 31, 2017.
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<h3 class="date">February 27, 2017</h3> [[Rules]] errata have been posted.
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<h3 class="date">May 16, 2016</h3>
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/cnsc/build Congratulations to 2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Champion Adam Logan!]
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/cnsc/build Congratulations to 2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Champion Adam Logan!]
 
<h3 class="date">April 10, 2016</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">April 10, 2016</h3>
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build Congratulations to 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest]  
 
[http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2016/nassc/build Congratulations to 2016 North American School SCRABBLE Champions Jem Burch, Cooper Komatsu, and coach Cornelia Guest]  
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September 30, 2021

NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. This version adds support for CSW21, which will become effective for Collins play at NASPA clubs and tournaments on December 1, 2021.

July 22, 2021

NASPA CEO John Chew announced a change in NASPA's relationship with Hasbro as of August 1, 2021.

July 1, 2021

NASPA will end the COVID-19 moratorium and resume normal operations on September 1, 2021.

July 1, 2021

The NASPA Executive Committee announced a restructuring of the NASPA management team.

June 17, 2021

As of June 21st, 2021, we are removing the cap on the number of fully vaccinated players who can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.

May 20, 2021

As of June 1st, 2021, small groups of fully vaccinated players can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions.

April 28, 2021

Members voted to postpone Advisory Board elections for a year. Terms of current members will be extended for a year.