Winnipeg Scrabble® Club #498 is a member of the North American Scrabble┬« Players Association (NASPA).

The club meets every Thursday evening 6:00 – 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 Winnipeg Transit.

Club Rules

  • There are no membership requirements. Fee is $6.00 per night, or blocks of 5 or 10 nights for $30 or $60 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 challenged.
  • 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 tournaments are usually held once a year. Check our News page or subscribe to our mailing list for any announcements.

Mailing List

To keep up-to-date on club play, upcoming tournaments, and closures (e.g. over holidays, etc.), subscribe to our mailing list. (We only send out notices once every few months, but you can always unsubscribe at any time.)


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