Category: Announcements

WGPO Board Nominations are in: Here are the Candidates

Updated December 3: The terms of four board members; Steve Pellinen, Keith Hegel, Laurie Cohen, and Helen Flores, expire at the end of the year.  Steve and Laurie are running for re-election, Helen and Keith are not.  We have three additional…

Deadline for Nominations for WGPO Board Of Directors is Approaching

The Word Game Players’ Organization (WGPO) Annual Election of Directors will be held in December 2022 Board Positions Open:  Four Board of Director positions are open for election/re-election to serve for a two-year term, 2023 – 2024. Current Board members…

Updated WGPO Sanctioned Tournament Requirements

Updated WGPO SanctionedTournament Requirements Effective: January 2, 2022 Requirement #3 Amended effective:  April 1, 2022 Requirement #2 Amended effective: May 21, 2022 Requirements #2 and #3 Amended effective: November 1, 2022 These requirements amend and supersede Updated Tournament Rules issued by…

Updated WGPO Sanctioned Tournament Requirements

The Board updated the WGPO Sanctioned Tournament Requirements again on May 21, 2022, adding vaccination requirements for players from countries outside of North America. The document linked to here supersedes the policy previously posted on the website in its entirety. Tournament Req. Amended May…

Updated WGPO Tournament Rules

Updated WGPO Sanctioned Tournament Requirements Effective: January 2, 2022 Requirement #3 Amended effective:  April 1, 2022 These requirements amend and supersede Updated Tournament Rules issued by the Board of Player Representatives (BPR), effective  September 1 – December 31, 2021. Rules apply to…

Jacobstein, Anderson, Cardia elected to WGPO board

The results are in.  It was a tight race.  Bennett Jacobstein, Will Anderson, and Jan Cardia were the top three vote-getters and will serve two-year terms on the board. The changes to the bylaws were overwhelmingly approved. View the election…

Nominations are in – We have six candidates

The election of the WGPO Board of Directors will take place from December 11 at 2 PM through just before midnight on December 15 Central Time. The WGPO board will consist of current Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives Steve Pellinen, Keith…

Word Cup 10 New Dates: Main Event July 9-13, 2022

Due to the continued uncertainty regarding the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Directors of Word Cup 10 and the WGPO Executive Committee have decided to once again postpone Word Cup until next year. The new dates for the Word Cup Main…

WGPO Election 2020

It is time for our annual election. Your vote matters. This year there is a referendum concerning the creation of an independent WGPO lexicon, as well as elections for an Executive Committee seat and 3 candidates for the two open…

Seeking Nominations

Greetings WGPO members, Nominations for the WGPO Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives are now open. There is 1 seat open on the Executive Committee and 2 seats open on the Board of Player Representatives. Each leadership position has…