Grand National Teams
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The Grand National Teams (GNT) is a grass-roots event that begins at the club level, continues with the District Finals competition in the spring, and concludes at the Summer North American Bridge Championships. Players qualify as individuals at the club level and may form new teams for the District Finals stage.
There are four flights: Open Championship Flight, Flight A, Flight B, and Flight C. The winning team in each flight at the District Finals is invited to participate in the National Finals of the GNT at the Summer NABC.
Information on venues and dates can be found in the 2017 GNT Flyer.
District 19 awards the team representing the District in each flight a subsidy to assist with transportation and lodging expenses, provided they meet conditions discussed herein. Teams that win the District Finals are expected to represent the District in the National Finals or, if they cannot, to immediately so inform the District GNT Coordinator. Captains must verify that team members will play the entirety of the National Finals; entering the event with the knowledge that one cannot compete throughout is a violation of ACBL ethics guidelines.
Prospective participants should familiarize themselves with the DISTRICT 19 GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS 2016-2017
CONDITIONS OF CONTEST. Among other things, this document provides information on masterpoint awards for the club, District Finals, and National Finals stages of the event.