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| class="left"|<h3>2018 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 4-8, 2018, Buffalo, NY<br><br>
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| class="left"|<h3>2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD<br><br>
  
Congratulations to 2018 NASC Champion '''Joel Sherman'''!
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Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)!  
 
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2020_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
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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://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2018_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
 
[https://bit.ly/nsc18 LIVE COVERAGE]
 
[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhvDB0pE-3pvPJAwmdVmYml56B30vYfHX STREAMING]
 
[http://bit.ly/FBNASPA SOCIAL MEDIA]
 
  
  
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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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| 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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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/IContact]]
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[[File:Warning.jpg|176px|link=COVID-19]]
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<h3>COVID-19</h3>
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[[COVID-19 | NASPA Club and tournament activity is suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ]]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=COVID-19]]
 
<h3>NASPA News</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA News</h3>
[https://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/IContact NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]
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[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
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[[File:Elections.jpg|176px|link=2020_Advisory_Board_Elections]]
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
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[[2020_Advisory_Board_Elections|Nominations for the 2020 Advisory Board Elections are open from May 1 to May 31.]]
 
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[[File:Trophy-award-icon.jpg|176px|link=Player Titles]]
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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]]
<h3>Player Titles</h3>
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<h3>SCRABBLE GO</h3>
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
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[http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=1384631&f=6038&s=10116&m=288131&t=650b9db00f5228ee57432048f1967e4ef1b454e708354ae751c2b95d07c97caf The NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018) is now available in SCRABBLE GO, the new SCRABBLE mobile game.]
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[[File:NASPA-Zyzzyva.png|176px|link=Zyzzyva]]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1</h3>
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0</h3>
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<h3>NWL2018 Apps</h3>
[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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[[Software | Check out the apps and software licensed to include the NASPA Word List (2018 Edition).]]
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[[File:Trophy-award-icon.jpg|176px|link=Awards]]
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<h3>Awards</h3>
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[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles. Updated!]]
 
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<h3>NASPA Word of the Day</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA Word of the Day</h3>
 
[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
 
[http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl See today's word of the day.]
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[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
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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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<h3>NWL2018</h3>
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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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<h3>2020 Can-AM</h3>
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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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<h3>2020 Alchemist Cup</h3>
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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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'''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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[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.1.0</h3>
[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
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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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<h3>Current Word List</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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[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Relive the action in New Orleans - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
  
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[[File:NOLA.jpg|176px|link=https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/]]
 
<h3>2017 NASC </h3>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/NASPAScrabble/ Follow the action this weekend in New Orleans at the Crescent City Cup - pix, videos, and more!]</div>
 
 
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<h3>Player Titles</h3>
 
[[Player Titles | NASPA awards the titles SCRABBLE Expert, SCRABBLE Master, and SCRABBLE Grandmaster to recognize player excellence.]]
 
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== Top News ==
 
== Top News ==
 
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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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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.
 
<h3 class="date">November 5, 2018</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">November 5, 2018</h3>
 
Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the [[2019 WESPA Championship]].  
 
Registration is now open to represent the United States and Canada at the [[2019 WESPA Championship]].  
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<h3 class="date">January 9, 2018</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">January 9, 2018</h3>
 
NASPA goes to [[CES 2018]]! See what happens when [[Will Anderson]] plays a Taiwanese robot.
 
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>
 
<h3 class="date">December 6, 2017</h3>
 
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.  
 
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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2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship

August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD

Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)!

READ MORE REGISTER SEE WHO'S COMING VISIT BALTIMORE

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Top News

May 14, 2020

The NASPA Word List 2018 (NWL2018) is now available in SCRABBLE GO, the new SCRABBLE mobile game.

April 30, 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Advisory Board Elections will be open from May 1 to May 31, 2020.

March 18, 2020

NASPA has suspended all club and tournament activity because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 10, 2020

NASPA released Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for members and directors.

January 30, 2020

Registration is now open for the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC)in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! Register now!

October 1, 2019

Save the date - the 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship (NASC) will be in Baltimore (MD) from Aug 1 to 5, 2020! Watch the announcement on NASPA Tonight.

July 24, 2019

Congratulations to 2019 North American SCRABBLE Champion Alec Sjoholm!