Club Directory

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 ruthhamilton@q.com

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ALASKA

Homer Scrabble Club

Director: Mike Gracz

Date/Time: Ad hoc meetings, please contact director

Contact: Mike Gracz 907-235-3788,graczstenger@gmail.com, PO Box 15301 Fitz Creek, AK 99603

 

ARIZONA

PHOENIX

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 larryrand@cox.net, ph. 480-730-5031

Website: phxscrabbleclub.wordpress.com

Facebook:  facebook.com/phxscrabbleclub

Instagram:  @PHXSCRABBLECLUB

 

TUCSON

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, jskhackney@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.tucsonscrabble.com

 

TUCSON

SuperScrabble Club

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

 

CALIFORNIA

CLAYTON

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

 

DAVIS

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.

Website: http://groups.dcn.org/scrabble

Contact: Nikhil Joshi, nikhil.joshi1974@yahoo.com, 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!

 

SAN JOSE

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

Website: www.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

 

TUSTIN

Superscrabble Club of Tustin

Director: Maliha Mendoza Mahmood

Date/Time: Bi-weekly (every other Thursday), 10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin, CA 92782

Fees: No fee. Equipment is provided.

Contact: maliha.mendoza@gmail.com, 714-544-4746 or 714-654-4308

Website: http://superscrabble.wordpress.com

 

COLORADO

DENVER/BOULDER area sessions

All of the sessions listed below have shared directorship and contacts:

Director:  James Davis thejamesdavis@gmail.com  ph.  (281) 685-2967

Other members:

Laura Scheimberg: laura@nexgeni.com, ph. 303-979-0167

Dominick Mancine dominickmancine@hotmail.com, ph. 303-506-2730

Paul McCarthy 303-347-2426

Angela Dancho: adancho72@gmail.com

Website: http://www.denverscrabble.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

 

FLORIDA

GAINESVILLE

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), laurathomley@yahoo.com

 

ILLINOIS

MUNDELEIN

Director: Doug Stone

Date/Time: 1st Thursdays 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Fremont Public Library

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/fremontwgpo/

 

KENTUCKY

LEXINGTON

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 bush3262@yahoo.com, ph. (859)358-4309

Website: http://lexscrabble.info

Blog: http://lexkyscrabble.blogspot.com

 

MAINE

GORHAM Club

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, kbarbour@maine.rr.com

 

MARYLAND

BALTIMORE  (casual club)

Contact: Linda Oliva at lindaoliva1@hotmail.com, phone (443) 340-8469

 

BALTIMORE/TIMONIUM

Director: Tobey Roland

Date/Time: Every Monday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Borders 170 W. Ridgely Rd. 21093

Contact: Tobey at tobeyroland@comcast.net, ph. 443-204-6899

 

MASSACHUSETTS

BOSTON/SOMERVILLE

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

Website: http://www.meetup.com/Scrabble-Enthusiasts-of-Boston/

Fees: $1 per session or $10/year.

 

WORCESTER Club

NASPA Club 600

Director: Chris Sinacola

Date/Time: Every Tuesday 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Nu-Café, 355 Chandler St., Worcester 01602

Fees: No fee

Contact: Chris at: cgsinacola@gmail.com

 

MICHIGAN

ANN ARBOR

Since 2004

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.

We generally play with TWL dictionary, all levels welcome.
Contact: Steve Lawrence: email SteveL800@mac.com or call Steve at 734-994-0084

 

MINNESOTA

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 dustydame@gmail.com, ph. 612-789-6076

Website: www.bachster.com/scrabble

 

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 (steve@pellpro.com), cell: 612-275-1240.

Website: www.bachster.com/scrabble

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 (steve@pellpro.com), cell: 612-275-1240.

Website: www.bachster.com/scrabble

 

NEVADA

 

LAS VEGAS

Date/Time: Every Tuesday 9am – 6pm

Location: The Paradise Recreation Center @ 4775 McLeod Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89121

Contact: Miriam Green, lvscrabbler@earthlink.net, cell. (702) 496-6136, ph. (702) 435-8213

 

RENO

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.

Location: —

Contact: Carlynn Mayer at carlynnmayer@att.net

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

MANCHESTER

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 dfinkster@aol.com, ph. 603-321-3069

 

NEW MEXICO

ALBUQUERQUE

Director: David Weiss

Date/Time: Every Tuesday  6:00 p.m – 9:30 pm

Location: IHOP, 7500 Menaul Blvd. NE (between Louisiana and Pennsylvania)

Contact: David Weiss 406-672-3895 or davidoutwest@yahoo.com

ALBUQUERQUE

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



NEW YORK

WHITE PLAINS

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 judyjudy10606@aol.com, ph. 914-288-8087 or Nancy Druskin 914-693-9464

 

OREGON

West Linn

Informal, but we play according to tournament rules

Date/time:  Fridays, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Probably at Round Table Pizza, 19121 Willamette Drive, West Linn, OR 97068.  Call or email to confirm location.

Contact:  Ruth Hamilton at ruthhamilton@q.com.  ph 503-675-7663

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

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 mmgrantnp@aol.com, ph. 803-603-2139

 

WASHINGTON

SEATTLE

West Seattle Scrabble Club

Informal, but we play according to tournament rules

Directors: Claudia Finn and Tod Taylor

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 cfinn@seanet.com or Tod Taylor todtaylor@me.com

 

SPOKANE

NASPA 589

Director: Donovan (Skip) Leasure

Website: http://www.SpokaneScrabble.org

 

WISCONSIN

MADISON

Date/Time1: 1st and 3rd and 5th Weds, 6-10pm

Location1: Attic Angels 8301 Old Sauk Road

Date/Time2: 2nd Weds., 6-10pm

Location2: Barnes & Nobles at West Towne mall

Date/Time3: 4th Weds, 6-10pm

Location: Covenant Presbyterian Church. 326 S. Segoe Rd.

Contact: Barb Besadny (608 233 7410) bbmadison53@sbcglobal.net  or Richard Lauder (608 233 2617) usstamps@charter.net

Website: http://madisonscrabble.com/

 

OSHKOSH

Director: Marty McCarthy

Date/Time: Every Monday at 6:00 pm

Location: Father Carr’s Place, East Frontage Road at Hwy 41 & 21.

Contact:  quinquennia@yahoo.com, ph. 920-299-1299

Website:  http://www.freewebs.com/effun/

Fees: $1.00 (goes to Father Carr’s Place)

 

WYOMING

CHEYENNE

Director:  Barbara Peterson

  Date/Time:  Every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:45 PM
  Location: Laramie County Library, Cheyenne, WY. Meeting room can vary, but usually in the Cottonwood Room. Ask at Info Desk if we’re not in that room.
  Contact:   Barbara Peterson, Nocturne_CVS@yahoo.com Phone 307-274-2741
  Rules: We don’t use tournament rules. No clocks, and Scrabble Dictionaries are allowed.
  Fees: There are no fees. I provide the boards and tiles, paper and writing utensils.

 

CANADA

ONTARIO

THUNDER BAY

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 tbayscrabble@shaw.ca