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<h3>Vaccinated Play</h3>
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[[Vaccinated Play | As of June 1st, small groups of fully vaccinated players can participate in sanctioned tournaments and club sessions. ]]
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<h3>NWL20 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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<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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[[Awards | NASPA recognizes player achievements with awards, including Person of the Year and Player Titles. Updated Player Titles!]]
 
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[[NASPA Youth SCRABBLE | The NASPA Youth SCRABBLE program promotes and recognizes youth SCRABBLE talent. ]]
 
  
  
 
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[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
 
[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CvfjnaoSFnJmT3p9AzEoesV9YyicDqXJSarQzN4cyNk Send us your suggestions for tournament and club SCRABBLE.]
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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> The NASPA [[Advisory Board]] has asked members to [http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/cgi-bin/vote.pl vote] on whether [[2021 Advisory Board Elections |elections]] should be held as scheduled or postponed 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.
 
<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]].
 
<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]].
 
<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.
 
<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">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.
 
<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.
 
<h3 class="date">July 8, 2020</h3> NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
 
<h3 class="date">July 8, 2020</h3> NASPA CEO [[John Chew]] issues a [[Community Values | statement]] on removing slurs from the [[NASPA Word List]].
<h3 class="date">July 2, 2020</h3> Results for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections]] are available.
 
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NASPA released updated [[COVID-19 | Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for members and directors]].
 
<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]].  
 
<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]].  
 
<h3 class="date">June 1, 2020</h3> Elections for the [[2020 Advisory Board Elections |Advisory Board]] run from June 1 to June 30.
 
<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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Top News

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.

March 18, 2021

The NASPA Advisory Board has asked members to vote on whether elections should be held as scheduled or postponed for a year.

March 18, 2021

Printed versions of the NASPA Word List 2020 and NASPA School Word List 2020 are now available to order from the NASPA Store.

March 4, 2021

The 2021 North American SCRABBLE Championship is canceled because of ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 27, 2020

NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.4 is now available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. It includes NWL2020 and NSWL2020.

October 15, 2020

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.

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.