Winnipeg Scrabble® Club #498 is a member of the
North American Scrabble® Players Association (NASPA).
The club meets every Thursday evening 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. at the
Canadian Mennonite University - South Campus, Room C09,
600 Shaftsbury Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
(on the south-west corner of Grant and Shaftsbury).
Parking is available in the "N" lot of the campus. The university is also served by
- There are no membership requirements. Fee is $5.00 per night, or blocks of 5 or 10 nights for $25 or $50 respectively.
- North American Scrabble® Players Association rules are followed, but are relaxed for new players.
- Clocks are used with each player getting 25 minutes for their turns in the game.
- A computer word judge (e.g. Zyzzyva) or dictionaries are consulted when a play is
- New players have the option of being provided with a list of allowable 2- and 3-letter words, until they are comfortable playing without it.
- Usually 4 games are played per night, with the last 3 games sometimes being a round-robin format.
- Tournament quality equipment is provided, plus some players bring their own.
- A fragrance-free environment is encouraged.
Officially sanctioned (NASPA rated) tournaments are held once a year.
NASPA requires a membership fee of $30 US upon entering a sanctioned tournament.
For more information contact any of the following:
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