Scrabble Australia
International: World Youth Scrabble Championships

Selective events 2017

Selecting Australia's World Youth Scrabble team for 2018

The 2018 World Youth Scrabble Championship will be held in 2018, somewhere on planet Earth. Australia is entitled to send 10 young players who get free entry. However all suitable players are welcome, provided they play an entry fee.

For more information about Youth Scrabble in the international context, including reports of the previous WYSC events please visit

For news about the Youth Scrabble happenings in Victoria (and often news about Youth Scrabble in a wider context), have a look at

Selection process

This is an invitational event where players are selected by each participating country. For Australia the selection is done by the Council of Australian Scrabble Players Association. The rules for selection for free entry (ie the Australian quota places) in 2018 are:

The secondary criterion is number of rated games within the qualification period. If two players have the same peak rating, the one with the greater number of games in the qualification period is ranked higher.

Please inform Karen Richards ( if you are aware of any other young Australian Scrabble players.