Category: General

Notes from WGPO EC/BPR Meeting

Notes from WGPO EC/BPR Meeting Minneapolis, MN August 7, 2012, 1 pm The WGPO Executive Committee was represented by Stephanie Steele (MN), Keith Hagel (CO), and Rick Wong (CA).  The Board of Player Representatives attendees were Steve Pellinen (MN), Susi Tiekert…

Donations and tournament fees

August 16, 2013 To:  WGPO Tournament Directors CC:  WGPO Membership From:  WGPO Executive Committee & Board of Player Representatives Topic:  Donations and tournament fees At our meeting in Bloomington, MN, the topic of yearly dues, donations and tournament fees was…

Amendment to the Bylaws

WGPO members recently APPROVED two proposals to change Article IX of the bylaws: Proposal 1. WGPO tournament directors may offer approved invitational tournaments (with further definition and approval requirements to be determined). Proposal 2. WGPO tournament directors may offer WGPO…

A Call to Vote on Bylaws Amendment

ANNOUNCEMENT By vote of 5-0, the Board of Players Representatives has recommended a change in the by-laws to liberalize the rules for individual competition and provide greater operational latitude to club directors in the conduct of tournaments.  This proposal has…

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…

2012 Word Cup

As a start to the goal of moving the WGPO Word Cup around the continent, the 2012 version will be held in Bloomington, Minnesota, on August 3 – 8. Event details still need to be worked out, but there likely…

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…

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to work on the Rules Committee, chaired by Susi Tiekert. The goal of the Rules Committee at this time is to simplify and clarify the existing NSA/NASPA rulebook in order to create a WGPO rulebook. If you…

WGPO T-shirts

WGPO T-shirts will be available for purchase in the February Phoenix tournament. I have limited sizes, so if you are interested in reserving a shirt, email your size. The shirt pictured is the women’s style.  The men’s t-shirt is the…