Events

Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League Semi Finals

National Museum of American Jewish History (101 South Independence Mall East) 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia

The teams who placed in the top four will compete in the semi-finals and finals round of the Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League Tournament. To be eligible for the Finals, players must have competed in at least one previous regular season match. While the Elementary and Middle School Tournaments meet separately from the High School Tournaments, […]

Middle School Debate Tournament

Carver High School of Engineering and Science (1600 W Norris St.) 1600 W Norris St., Philadelphia

Middle school students who participate in ASAP Debate clubs, compete in monthly tournaments at a local high school utilizing a topic that changes every few months. Winter Topic: "Resolved: The United States should increase the minimum wage to $15." For more info contact debate@phillyasap.org or 215-545-2727 ext. 16

Philadelphia Scholastic Debate League Match

Central High School (1700 W. Olney Ave.) 1700 W. Olney Ave., Philadelphia

ASAP coordinates the Philadelphia Scholastic Debate League, where high schoolers from across the city compete in weekly debate matches with topics selected by the National Speech and Debate Association. February Topic: "Resolved: The United States should replace means-tested welfare programs with a universal basic income."\ For more information email debate@phillyasap.org or call 215-545-2727 ext. 16

Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League Finals

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104) 3260 South St., Philadelphia

The teams who placed in the top four in the Wildcard matches and the Semi-Finals will compete in the Philadelphia Scholastic Chess League Finals, sponsored by Lindy Communities, with additional support from the Horner Foundation and School District of Philadelphia. To be eligible for the Finals, players had to compete in at least one previous […]

ASAP Scrabble 101

This Thanksgiving season students treated to a healthy serving of word games Last week, ASAP brought together more than 90 Philadelphia K-4th graders for word games galore at the annual ASAP Scrabble 101 event. This year's Scrabble 101 was presented by Wells Fargo and hosted at the Free Library of Philadelphia in the lovely Skyline room. Smiles and laughter filled the room as new Scrabble […]

ASAP Game Night

1520 Locust St., Suite 1104, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1520 Locust St., Philadelphia

Enjoy sinking battleships? Ever catch Colonel Mustard in the library with the candlestick? Are you always the top hat in Monopoly? Then come join other board game lovers at ASAP’s first-ever Game Night on Thursday, April 2nd! This fun-filled event (ages 21+) will help ASAP raise much needed dollars to send our students to Chess, Debate and Scrabble National Championships, and support […]

Support South Philly Scrabble duo at ASAP Game Night: Bregy Elementary School Scrabble Team

1520 Locust St., Suite 1104, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1520 Locust St., Philadelphia

As we approach ASAP's first ever Game Night Fundraiser on April 2nd, ASAP is profiling students and teams preparing to represent Philadelphia at upcoming Chess, Debate & Scrabble National Championships. Support South Philly Scrabble duo at ASAP Game Night: Bregy Elementary School Scrabble Team After going up against the best young wordsmiths at last year's […]

Volunteer Orientation

ASAP's Office (1520 Locust St., Suite 1104, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1520 Locust St., Philadelphia

ASAP's monthly Volunteer Orientation invites interested community members to learn more about ASAP's programs (Chess, Debate, Drama and Scrabble) and volunteering as a club leader. At this session, participants will learn about ASAP's history and mission and fill out paperwork for the required clearances to work with youth. For more information and to register, please […]

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African American Museum of Philadelphia (701 Arch St.) 701 Arch St., Philadelphia

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ASAP's Office (1520 Locust St., Suite 1104, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1520 Locust St., Philadelphia

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Scrabble Club Leader Training

ASAP Scrabble club leader trainings are led by John Green, a professional Scrabble player and long-time coach.  This interactive training is sure to excite new club leaders as they learn strategies for teaching Scrabble to youth, as well as methods for structuring a successful Scrabble club adapted for the virtual classroom. All ASAP materials, trainings, […]

New Chess Club Leader Training

Do you want to start a new Chess Club at your school or community site?Attend ASAP Chess's New Club Leader Training. Because ASAP is virtual this fall, the training will be over Zoom. The training will cover how chess pieces move, chess strategies, and chess tactics. When you complete the training, you will receive a […]