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Executive Director's Announcement: WSC Funding

May 17th, 1999
Greenport, NY

On Friday afternoon, May 14th, John D. Williams Jr., the Executive Director of the National SCRABBLE® Association, received word that Hasbro has agreed to underwrite expenses for the American and Canadian teams to travel in November to Melbourne, Australia, for the 1999 World SCRABBLE® Championship.

The National SCRABBLE® Association will allocate $3,000 per US team member. Canadians will receive stipends in Canadian dollars from Hasbro Canada.

Details will appear in future issues of SCRABBLE News

HASBRO is the owner of the registered SCRABBLE® trademark in the United States and Canada. © 2011 HASBRO. All rights reserved. "SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game" is the proper way to refer to this unique group of word games and related properties marketed by HASBRO. "SCRABBLE®" is not a generic term. To use it as such is not only misleading but also does injustice to the company responsible for the trademark's longtime popularity. All we ask is that when you mean SCRABBLE® Brand Crossword Game, you say so. 

The SCRABBLE® trademark is owned by J.W. Spear and Sons, PLC, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. outside of the United States and Canada. 

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