NSF Calendar

2022 Calendar: Nigeria Scrabble Federation

 QUARTER OF YEARS/NO.ACTIVITYSUMMARY DETAILSVENUEDURATIONDATERESPONSIBILITIES 
FIRST QUARTER1REGISTRATION/ LICENSING/ AFFILIATION1. Registration of Clubs (Old and New) with NSF 2. Licensing of Players for 2022 Scrabble Season 3. Payment of State Association dues.ALL STATES & FCT11 Weeks17th January - 31st MarchCLUBS/ STATES & FCT
2NSF BOARD MEETINGInaugural Board Meeting of the Scrabble Federation (for 1st Quarter of the year)ABUJA (Nigeria)1 Day15th JanuaryNSF
3GBADE SANDA VETERANS' TOURNAMENTSponsored National Invitational Scrabble Tournament for Veteran Scrabble Players in Nigeria in memory of Elder Gbade Sanda.AKWA IBOM1 Day29th JanuaryVETERANS' ADVISORY BOARD
4MGI SCRABBLE PREMIER LEAGUEMind Games International (MGI) Scrabble Premier League - Match Day 1LAGOS1 Day19th FebruaryMGI
5KANO OPENSZonal Scrabble Championship open to all Scrabble Players (within and from outside Nigeria)KANO (Nigeria)2 days26th & 27th FebruaryNSF/ NORTH-WEST ZONAL COORDINATOR
6NSF GENERAL ASSEMBLYGeneral Assembly Meeting for Scrabble Stakeholders (NSF BoardScrabble Player's Representatives and other Identified Key Stakeholders).DELTA (Nigeria)1 Day25th MarchNSF/ PLAYER'S REPS/ OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
7SOUTH-SOUTH OPENZonal Scrabble Championship open to all Scrabble Players (within and from outside Nigeria)DELTA (Nigeria)2 days26th & 27th MarchNSF/ SOUTH-SOUTH ZONAL COORDINATOR
SECOND QUARTER8NSF INTER-CLUB CHALLENGEState Qualifiers for NSF Challenge commences and concludes.ALL STATES & FCT9 Weeks (10 Weekends)2nd April - 29th MayCLUBS/ STATES & FCT
9PREPARATION FOR ECOWAS SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIP1. Qualifier for selection of Players to represent Nigeria at the ChampionshipNIGERIA (exact venue yet to be determined)2 days9th & 10th AprilNSF
2. Pre Tournament Camping of Qualified representativesNIGERIA (exact venue yet to be determined)3 days20th - 22nd AprilNSF
10JOS OPENZonal Scrabble Championship open to all Scrabble Players (within and from outside Nigeria)JOS (Nigeria)3 Days14th - 17th AprilNSF/ NORTH-CENTRAL ZONAL COORDINATOR
11WEST AFRICAN SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIPScrabble Tournament open to Players from Wset African Countries only.GHANA4 Days25th - 28th AprilECOWAS SCRABBLE FEDERATION/ NSF
12MGI SCRABBLE PREMIER LEAGUEMind Games International (MGI) Scrabble Premier League - Match Day 2ABUJA (Nigeria)1 Day7th MayMGI
13PROFESSOR OLORODE OPENSponsored National Scrabble Tournament by Professor Olorode in collaboration with NSF.IBADAN (Nigeria)2 Days14th & 15th MayNSF/ PROFESSOR OLORODE
14EMMANUEL EGBELE OPENSponsored Scrabble Tournament by Mr. Emmanuel Egbele - "Emmanuel Egbele Annual Scrabble Tournament" (EEAST)LAGOS (Nigeria)2 Days3rd & 4th JuneMR. EMMANUEL EGBELE
15NSF BOARD MEETINGBoard Meeting of the Scrabble Federation (for 2nd Quarter of the year)? ? ?1 Day???? JuneNSF
19KEBBI OPENZonal Scrabble Tournament open to all Scrabble Players (within and from outside Nigeria)KEBBI (Nigeria)3 Days10th - 12th JuneNSF/ NORTH WEST COORDINATOR
17NSF INTER-CLUB CHALLENGESub-Zonal Qualifiers for NSF Challenge commences and concludes.Sub-Zonal Group (exact venue yet to be determined)2 Weeks (3 Weekends)11th - 26th JuneCLUBS/ NSF ZONAL REPS
THIRD QUARTER18PREPARATIONS FOR NATIONAL SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIPState Qualifiers for Selection of State representatives to the National Championship.All STATES & FCT2 weekends2nd - 10th JulySTATES/FCT
19MGI SCRABBLE PREMIER LEAGUEMind Games International (MGI) Scrabble Premier League - Match Day 3BENIN (Nigeria)1 Day23th JulyMGI
20NATIONAL SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIP1. Training Workshop for Tournament DirectorsAll STATES & FCT2 Days3nd & 4th AugustNSF/ STATES & FCT
2. NSF General Congress Meeting1 Day5th August
3. FINAL of the National Scrabble Championship.2 Days6th & 7th August
21AUSTIN ISIEKWE OPENSponsored National Scrabble Tournament by Mr. Austin Ishekwe in collaboration with NSF.ABUJA (Nigeria)1 Day13th - 14th AugustNSF/ AUSTIN ISHEKWE
22NSF INTER-CLUB CHALLENGEZonal Qualifiers for NSF Challenge holdsA venue within the Zone (Geo-Political) (exact venue yet to be determined)2 Days19th - 20th AugustCLUBS/ NSF ZONAL REPS
SOUTH-EAST OPENZonal Scrabble Championship open to all Scrabble Players (within and from outside Nigeria)Location yet to be determined2 Day???? SeptemberNSF/ NORTH EAST COORDINATOR
23NSF BOARD MEETINGBoard Meeting of the Scrabble Federation (for 3rd Quarter of the year)Location yet to be determined1 Day???? SeptemberNSF
FOURTH QUARTER24MGI SCRABBLE PREMIER LEAGUEMind Games International (MGI) Scrabble Premier League - Match Day 4 & FINALLAGOS (Nigeria)2 Days7 & 8th OctoberMGI
25NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVALCompetition for Scrabble Players during the National Sports Festival convened by the Federal Ministry of Sports and Youth Developmentin collaboration with NSF.DELTA (Nigeria)2 Days2nd - 15th NovemberNSF
26AFRICAN SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIP (ASC)Final of African Scrabble Championship - Tournament open to Players from all countries within the African Continent.ZAMBIA4 Days24th - 28rd NovemberNSF/ PANASA/ WESPA
27NSF BOARD MEETINGBoard Meeting of the Scrabble Federation (for 4th Quarter of the year)Location yet to be determined1 Day???? DecemberNSF
28KING OF CHAMPIONS TOURNAMENTSponsored National Invitational Scrabble Tournament for Nigerian Scrabble Championsin collaboration with NSF.BENIN (Nigeria)3 Days9th - 11th DecemberWORDS & WITS INC. / NSF

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