SA Championship and National Women’s Championship 2023

Book your place now for the South Australian Scrabble Championship. Join in the battle for Scrabble SA’s biggest title.

The SA Scrabble Championship 2023 starts Saturday 11 March at the Prospect Primary School Gymnasium, 27 Gladstone Rd, Prospect. The Championship will again be an open tournament over 2 days (March 11-12) with 16 games, directed by James Gunner. Registration on Saturday is 8:00-8:30 am. We will play 9 games on Saturday and 7 games on Sunday.

The dictionary will be the unexpurgated CSW19. This tournament is an excellent warm up for the National Scrabble Championship.

The Championship is open to people of all playing abilities. There are prizes for first to 5th places and also for High Word, High Game and a rating band prize  (aka Best of the Bottom Half or the Tilde Prize). There will also be a novelty word competition where you can win a chocolate bar.

Tea, coffee and light snacks will be provided. Lunch is available from shops on Prospect Road which is short walk from the venue.


All participants and guests are welcome to attend our Saturday dinner which will be held at a venue to be announced.


The entry fee will be $60 for members of a state Scrabble association and $70 for non-members. 

Payment of your entry fee can be made by bank transfer (before Friday 10th March). 

Bank transfer can be made to:
BSB: 105 077
Acc: 299040440
“Australian Scrabble Association of SA” or just “Scrabble SA”
Please use a description in your bank transfer which identifies who you are. If you are paying on the day, please bring the correct money. 

Australian Women’s Championship

If you identify as the appropriate gender please consider entering the Australian Women’s Championship. This will be held the day after the State Championship on Monday, March 13 at the same venue. The entry fee for the Women’s Championship is $30 for members and $35 for non-members.


March is the festival season in Adelaide, so there are plenty of side-activities to keep you entertained during your stay:

Adelaide Fringe:

Adelaide Festival:

Adelaide Cup:


If you are intending to come to the  tournament and are not on the list below please reply to this email.  If you have any questions about this tournament please also contact me.

Antony Kimber
Phone: 0487 122 347

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