Category: General

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…

Having Trouble Accessing the WGPO Forum?

Dear members, The main pages of our website are open to the public, members and nonmembers alike. The Forum section of the website is where members must log in, since this is the page where we will be conducting all…

WGPO Directors’ Forum

Very recently the WGPO Club Roster was launched on the WGPO web site. For months now the WGPO Tournament Calendar has been up and running with links and information about the growing number of WGPO-approved tournaments around the country. Our…

Rules Committee Update

The existing North American rules are currently being used for WGPO events. The Executive Committee agreed that the committee’s focus in its first year of operations will be to develop and have adopted WGPO’s own initial tournament rules, which shall…