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This web page contains the original announcement of the NSSC. For coverage of the event, please see school section.

The Word Is Out: The first-ever National School SCRABBLE® Championship will take place in 2003.
 Participation details will be posted as they become available.


Welcome Reception

Friday evening, April 25th, 2003

Five-round Championship

Saturday, April 26th, 2003


Boston, Massachusetts


100 teams, totalling 200 students in Grades 5-8

For Info:

Please fill out our information request form to find out more and receive registration instructions, or e-mail Yvonne Gillispie at

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