Below is a list of WGPO clubs. There is no fee for listing your club on the WGPO roster. If you would like to have your club listed on the WGPO Clubs roster, please contact Ruth Hamilton email@example.com
Note that there’s a Google Map out there somewhere showing WGPO clubs, but it’s not up to date.
Siri Tillekeratne 403 281 2459 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wayne Clifford 403 241 0375 email@example.com
Randall Thomas 403 220 9121 firstname.lastname@example.org
Juraj Pivovarov email@example.com
Location: West Hillhurst Community Centre, 1940, 6 Ave. NW – GoGetters in the west end of the building
Dates and Times:
Thursdays: 6.45 p.m., starting Sept. 09, 2021. Cost: $3 for 3 games
Sundays: 12.00 noon, starting Sept. 19, 2021. Cost: $5 for 5 games
Director: David Wood
Date/Time: Every 2nd Monday at 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chicago Joe’s Restaurant in the Victoria Inn, 555 Arthur St W.
Contact: David at firstname.lastname@example.org
Homer Scrabble Club
Director: Mike Gracz
Date/Time: Ad hoc meetings, please contact director
Contact: Mike Gracz 907-235-3788,email@example.com, PO Box 15301 Fitz Creek, AK 99603
Directors: Larry Rand and Barbara Van Alen
Date/Time: Every Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.
Fees: $4.00 for 4 or 5 games and $1 per game for 3 or fewer games. (new players free 1st session)
Location: Brookdale Christown, 6246 N. 19th Avenue 85015 (between Glendale and Bethany Home Roads), 602-433-6300
Contact: Larry Rand firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 480-730-5031
Director: Jeannette Kaufman
Date/Time: Every Sunday 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Pantano Villas, 260 S Pantano Road 85710 (in the Clubhouse)
Contact: Jeanette Kaufman 520-400-8861, email@example.com
Director: Naurlene Canterman
Date/Time: Every Tuesday at 5pm
Location: Sweet Tomatoes, 6202 East Broadway, Tucson. Phone# 520-747-3864
Contact: Naurlene Canterman, ph. 520-886-9528
Director: Michael Treshler
Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Carl’s Junior, 1530 Kirker Pass Rd., Clayton 94517
Contact Michael at JTresBienXXX@aol.com — ph. 925-639-1987
Date/Time: around 6pm to 11pm, every Wednesday, year-round
Location: April-October starting at the Davis Farmers’ Market and later at Crepeville. November-March at Crepeville. Both located at the corner of 3rd and C st.
Contact: Nikhil Joshi, firstname.lastname@example.org, 530-867-3694
Notes: Every person is welcome, regardless of their ability, and the club is free. We play with the Official Word List, some people like to use timers and some do not, and we play up to four person games. So come play Scrabble with great people, eat some good food, and maybe you’ll learn some new words!
Director: Bruce Tritch
Date/Time: Every Thursday at 5:30pm — whenever
Location: SpaceCat, 536 South Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123
Fees: Admission is free, but you’re welcome to spend every dollar you have in the Store of Wonders
Contact: Bruce, Scrabble@SuperSpaceCat.com
Notes: Two sections: “Social” and “Competitive”. Players in the social section play however they agree; Competitive players use standard Tournament rules. Please bring a full complement of Scrabble gear, and maybe a snack to share
Maliha Mendoza Mahmood Super Scrabble Club
Date/Time: Third Thursday of the month, 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Original Mike’s Restaurant, 100 S. Main, Santa Ana, CA
Fees: $2.00. Must buy dinner. Equipment is provided.
DENVER/BOULDER area sessions
All of the sessions listed below have shared directorship and contacts:
Laura Scheimberg: email@example.com, ph. 303-979-0167
Dominick Mancine firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 303-506-2730
Paul McCarthy 303-347-2426
Angela Dancho: email@example.com
Date/Time1(official): Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m
Location1: Perkins Restaurant, Colorado Blvd and Buchtel
Date/Time2 (unofficial): 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays 12:00 noon.
Location2: Panera, 7301 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120
Date/Time3(unofficial): 2nd and 4th Sundays, 12:00 noon
Location3: Panera, 1855 29th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
Director: William Cody
Date/Time: Thursdays (excluding holidays) 5;15 pm.check in. Clocks start at 5:30.
Location: Fort Lauderdale Bridge Club 620 NE 8th Street Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Fee: $4 for up to 4 games.
Contact:William Cody 267 301 2902
Directors: Laura Thomely, Marie Gier
Date/Time: Every Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Private address; call for info
Contact: Laura Thomley 352-375-3640 or 352-339-3926 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Doug Stone
Date/Time: 1st Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Fremont Public Library
Directors: Steve Bush
Date/Time: Every Sunday 3:00 – 6:00 (or later) p.m.
Location: Perkins Family Restaurant, 2401 Richmond Road, Lexington, 40502
Contact: Steve at email@example.com, ph. (859)358-4309
Director: Kassandra Barbour
Date/Time: Noon on the Second Sunday of each month
Location: 11 Bartlett St. Gorham, 04038
Contact: Kassandra Barbour (207) 642-8142, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director: Quinten Steenhuis
Date/Time: First and Third Sundays from 12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location: Au Bon Pain @ Davis Square, 18 Holland St., Somerville, MA 02144
Fees: $1 per session or $10/year.
Independent Worcester Scrabble® Club
Director: Chris Sinacola
Date/Time: Every Tuesday 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Nu-Café, 355 Chandler St., Worcester 01602
Fees: No fee
We welcome any and all Scrabble® players, as always, with the understanding that our club will continue to play with unexpurgated lists for both OWL and Collins.
Contact: Chris at: email@example.com
Director: Steve Lawrence
Date/Time: Every Wednesday 5:00 – 8:00 PM – come any time after 5
Location: Arbor Brewing Co., 114 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48104—ask the hostess where the club is
Fees: No fee. We have extra equipment so not necessary to bring a game set but sometimes helpful. Our host has food and beverages for purchase.
NORTH METRO SCRABBLE CLUB
Director: Carol Dustin
Date/Time: Every Thursday 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: La Casita Restaurant, 1925 Perimeter Rd., Roseville, Mn. 55113
Contact: Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 612-789-6076
Minneapolis Club 42
“The answer to the question of life, the universe and everything.”
One of the oldest clubs in North America, birthplace of three national champs.
Date/Time: Four games beginning shortly after 6 pm, each round starting about on the hour. Come whenever you want and we’ll fit you into the next round.
Location: Twin City Bridge Center, 6020 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis MN
Fees: to cover the Bridge Center’s per person charge, $5 for three or four games, $4 for two games, $3 for one game. Optional $1 fee for nightly fun prizes.
Contact: Steve Pellinen (email@example.com), cell: 612-275-1240.
Notes: New player benefits: Free use of 2 – 3 letter word cheat sheet, five extra minutes on clock, free challenges of opponent’s plays, up to three per game. New players may take advantage of any or all of these benefits for as long as they want, up to a year.
Twin Cities Collins Club
Word authority is Collins Scrabble® Words, current edition (the World Lexicon).
Location: Alternates location monthly between Club 42 and North Metro Club, same times and fees as those clubs. Players may opt in and out of Collins and TWL games as desired. Use of cheat sheets as long as desired, 5-point challenge penalty (instead of losing a turn on incorrect challenge.)
Contact: Steve Pellinen (firstname.lastname@example.org), cell: 612-275-1240.
Date/Time: Every Tuesday 9am – 6pm
Location: The Paradise Recreation Center @ 4775 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Contact: Miriam Green, email@example.com, cell. (702) 496-6136, ph. (702) 435-8213
Director: Carlynn Mayer
Date/Time: We generally meet once a week in the evenings at the home of one of our players, but our weekday and place change frequently.
Contact: Carlynn Mayer at firstname.lastname@example.org
NASPA club 510
Director: Don Finkey
Date/Time: Every Wednesday 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Location: KRL/Bantry Components, Inc. (cafeteria), 150 Bouchard St., Manchester, 03103
Contact: Don at email@example.com, ph. 603-321-3069
Director: David Weiss
Date/Time: Every Tuesday 6:00 p.m – 9:30 pm
Location: Chili’s, 6909 Menaul Blvd. NE, at the corner of Louisiana
Director: Stan Miranda
Date/Time: Every Saturday, Noon to 3:45 PM
Location: 1816 Illinois St NE (home of Stan Miranda)
Contact: Stan Miranda, 505-262-0087
NASPA Club #656
Director: Judy Robbins-Rosenberger, Nancy Druskin
Date/Time: Every Sunday 5:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location: 15 Oakley Rd., White Plains, 10606
Note: Call to confirm before attending (no meetings in July / Aug.)
Contact: Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 914-288-8087 or Nancy Druskin 914-693-9464
Informal. Casual and competitive players welcome.
COLUMBIA Scrabble Club
Director: Peggy Grant
Date/Time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. (call to confirm)
Location: Panera Bread, 6080 Garners Ferry Rd., Wood Hill Mall, Columbia 29044
Contact: Peggy at email@example.com, ph. 803-603-2139
West Seattle Scrabble Club
Informal, but we play according to tournament rules
Director: Claudia Finn
Date/Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesday 5-9 PM
Location: Chaco Canyon Restaurant, 3770 SW Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98126
(restaurant closes at 9)
Fees: Asking $2 per player per session, for minor expenses and to be given back as prizes
Contact: Claudia Finn firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook Group: West Seattle Scrabble Club
Director: Donovan (Skip) Leasure
Date/Time1: 1st and 3rd and 5th Weds, 6-10pm
Location1: Attic Angels 8301 Old Sauk Road
Date/Time2: 2nd and 4th Weds, 6-10pm
Location2: Covenant Presbyterian Church. 326 S. Segoe Rd.
Contact: Richard Lauder (608 233 2617) email@example.com
Director: Marty McCarthy
Date/Time: Every Monday at 6:00 pm
Location: Father Carr’s Place, East Frontage Road at Hwy 41 & 21.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 920-299-1299
Fees: $1.00 (goes to Father Carr’s Place)
Director: Barbara Peterson