Tanzania Scrabble Players Association (TASPA) was formed in June 2001. TASPA is an amateur and non-profit association for Scrabble players in Tanzania. It is registered with the National Sports Council of Tanzania. The main objectives of TASPA are:

To provide a platform to Scrabble players in Tanzania to play the game as per international rules and regulations.
To assist Tanzanian Scrabble players to participate in international Scrabble competitions.
To organize monthly tournaments.
To promote Scrabble at all levels of education institutes – from primary schools to universities.
TASPA conducts its local tournaments with the help of player’s subscriptions but relies almost solely on sponsorships for conducting or participating in international tournaments.
Since its inception TASPA has been involved in the following activities:
Organizing weekly local tournaments in Dar-es-Salaam.
Have sent a Tanzanian Scrabble player to participate in the World Scrabble Championships held in Las Vegas, U.S.A.(2001), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia(2003), London UK (2005),Mumbai, India(2007) and Johor Bahru, Malaysia (2009)
Have sent a team of 15 players to represent Tanzania in the 4th All Africa Scrabble Championships held in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2002.
Successfully hosted the first ever East and Central African Scrabble championships in Dar-es-Salaam in May 2003. Scrabble players from Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and South Africa participated.
Have recently started promoting Scrabble in eight primary schools and four colleges in Dar-es-Salaam.
Successfully hosted the first ever INTER-PRIMARY SCHOOL SCRABBLE COMPETITION in which 6 Primary schools participated.
Hosted the 6th All Africa Scrabble Championships in Dar-es-Salaam in September/October 2004.This was a very successful event and it has been unanimously acclaimed by many African Scrabble players as the best organized Scrabble event in Africa.
Hosted the 4th ECASA Scrabble tourney in 2008. This was another very successful event.

OFFICE BEARERS

FOUNDER MEMBERS:
Name Position
MR. ISAAC LANGO CHAIRMAN
MR. YUSUF JUSABANI SECRETARY
LATE MR. SUNIL VALAMBHIA TREASURER
LATE MR. SILVANO ADEL MEMBER
PRESENT MEMBERS:
Name Position
DR. MUSHTAK M. ESMAIL CHAIRMAN
MR. MASHAMBO MCHARO V. CHAIRMAN
MR. TOYO KITUA SECRETARY
MRS SHAHNAZ HIRJI TREASURER
COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Name Position
MR. ZOMBOKO MWARAMI MEMBER
MR HAMISI QUEZI MEMBER
MR. MAKBUL MANJI MEMBER

Address

PO BOX 20507
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

Phone

+255 753 780 360