Category: Announcements

2012 WGPO Election Results

The Nominations and Elections Committee has reviewed the election results, and unanimously agreed to certify them as posted. We thank all of the candidates for their willingness to serve. Keith Hagel is elected to the Executive Committee, Bennett Jacobstein and…

2012 WGPO Election Update #1

Laurie Cohen has resigned her position on the Board of Player Representatives (BPR).  The BPR has decided to fill the vacancy via a vote of the members.  This means that there are three BPR positions to be filled in the…

2012 WGPO Elections

Nominations are now open for the election of officers to lead our organization.  Any member in good standing may place nominations by e-mail or US Postal Service to a member of the Nominations and Elections Committee. They are: Ruth Hamilton,…

Logo and Name Contest

Announcing an enhanced logo and name contest, with entries due before May 15, 2012.  Please read carefully and completely, including the expanded explanation at the end.  We understand that some of you couldn’t care less about names and logos.  That’s…

2012 Word Cup – Updates

What: Six-day, WGPO Annual Word Cup tournament event. When: Friday-Wednesday, August 3-8, 2012. Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Bloomington, Minnesota. Contact: Steve Pellinen, steve@pellpro.com. Notes: This event includes a catered reception, multiple seven-game “early birds” in a variety of formats…

Inaugural WGPO Word Cup 2011

The WGPO is proud to announce its inaugural championship, the WGPO Word Cup, which will be held July 1-6, 2011, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada.  The tournaments are being organized by Jeff Widergren and the WGPO, and…

Official WGPO 2011 Election Results

The Nominations and Elections Committee has reviewed the election results, and unanimously agreed to certify them as posted. We congratulate all of the candidates for their participation and their high standard of campaigning, and look forward to a productive period…

Rules For Campaigning (January 2011)

Campaigning by and/or for any candidate on the ballot for WGPO office will be permitted during the election period, starting with the publication of the final ballot on January 17, 2011. Any member in good standing is eligible to submit…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR WGPO OFFICES

Nominations are now open for the new election of officers to lead our organization, subsequent to the nullification of the December vote, which was voided due to the determination that notice of that election did not reach a majority of…

WGPO Bylaws Ratified

The proposed WGPO Bylaws have been ratified resoundingly by the members, by a vote of 68-3, or 96 percent. The 71 players who cast votes represented about 15% of the total membership. The Official WGPO Bylaws is now filed under…