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| class="left"|<h3>2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship</h3>August 1-5, 2020, Baltimore, MD<br><br>
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| class="left"|<h3>NASPA Tournament of Champions</h3>August 24-30, 2020, <br><br>
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Congratulations to Austin Shin, winner of the '''NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble&reg; GO'''.
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[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH44AjFtBIqRRLv-Yr6jRBg WATCH]
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/NASPA_Tournament_of_Champions READ MORE]
  
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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[https://scrabble.formstack.com/forms/naspa_toc REGISTER]
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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]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl REGISTER]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/register.pl REGISTER]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 SEE WHO'S COMING]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/reglist.pl?event=NSC2020 SEE WHO'S COMING]
 
[https://baltimore.org/ VISIT BALTIMORE]
 
[https://baltimore.org/ VISIT BALTIMORE]
  
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[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2019_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship READ MORE]
 
[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>
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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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<h3>COVID-19</h3>
[[2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge | The 2020 Can-Am SCRABBLE Challenge will be held May 9-10, 2020, in Montreal, QC. Find out how to qualify for Team USA or Canada.]]
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[[COVID-19 | NASPA Club and tournament activity is suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic. ]]
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[[File:Community_Values.jpg|176px|link=Community Values]]
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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: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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<h3>2020 NASC</h3>
[[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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[[2020_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship|The 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.]]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=IContact]]
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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 Player Titles!]]
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[[File:NASPA_News.jpg|176px|link=COVID-19]]
 
<h3>NASPA News</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA News</h3>
 
[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
 
[[IContact | NASPA sends out a weekly newsletter with the latest info on tournament and club play.]]
  
  
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[[File:Teamwork.jpg|176px|link=NASPA Youth SCRABBLE]]
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<h3>NASPA Youth SCRABBLE</h3>
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[[NASPA Youth SCRABBLE | The NASPA Youth SCRABBLE program promotes and recognizes youth SCRABBLE talent. ]]
  
  
 
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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 2018 (NWL2018) is now available in SCRABBLE GO, the new SCRABBLE mobile game.]
  
  
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[[File:TWL18.jpeg|176px|link=NWL2018]]
 
<h3>NWL2018</h3>
 
[[NWL2018 | The NASPA Word List (2018 Edition) - NWL2018 - went into effect on March 1, 2019.]]
 
 
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<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1</h3>
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.]
 
[http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/Zyzzyva NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.]
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<h3>Awards</h3>
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<h3>NWL2018 Apps</h3>
[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles.]]
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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:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
 
[[File:Saam logo-tealribbon.jpg|176px|link=Community Advocate]]
 
<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
 
<h3>NASPA Community Advocate</h3>
[[Community Advocate | The Community Advocate looks into cases of sexual harassment within the organization.]]
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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]]
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<h3>NASPA Suggestion Box</h3>
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[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
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[[File:Wotd.gif|176px|link=http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl]]
 
[[File:Wotd.gif|176px|link=http://scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/wotd.pl]]
 
<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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<h3>NASPA Suggestion Box</h3>
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<h3>Advisory Board Elections</h3>
[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
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[[2020_Advisory_Board_Elections|Results for the 2020 Advisory Board elections are available.]]
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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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<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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[[File:GeocacheLogo.jpg|176px|link=Official_Tournament_and_Club_Word_List]]
 
<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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== Top News ==
 
== Top News ==
 
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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">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]].
 
<h3 class="date">January 30, 2020</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">January 30, 2020</h3>
 
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!]
 
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!]
<h3 class="date">July 24, 2019</h3>
 
 
<h3 class="date">October 1, 2019</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">October 1, 2019</h3>
 
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.]
 
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">March 3, 2019</h3>
 
<h3 class="date">March 3, 2019</h3>
 
NASPA [[Zyzzyva]] Release 3.2.0, which includes [[NWL2018]], is now available for the Windows and macOS platforms.  
 
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>
 
<h3 class="date">January 4, 2019</h3>
 
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.
 
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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NASPA Tournament of Champions

August 24-30, 2020,

Congratulations to Austin Shin, winner of the NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO.

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Top News

August 30, 2020

Congratulations to Austin Shin, winner of the NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO.

August 6, 2020

The NASPA Tournament of Champions presented by Scrabble® GO will be held August 24 to 30, 2020, as a virtual online tournament.

July 27, 2020

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 John Chew issues a statement on removing slurs from the NASPA Word List.

July 2, 2020

Results for the 2020 Advisory Board Elections are available.

June 25, 2020

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

June 20, 2020

NASPA CEO John Chew issues a statement on important community values and discusses the issue of removing slurs from the NASPA Word List.

June 1, 2020

Elections for the Advisory Board run from June 1 to June 30.

May 28, 2020

The 2020 North American SCRABBLE Championship has been been canceled because of ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

May 14, 2020

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