Whistler Regional is coming up soon!

The tournament runs from Thursday Nov 3 to Wednesday Nov 9.

You will find detailed information by clicking on the following links:

For any questions, please contact Tournament Chair Marv Norden at marv.norden@gmail.com or 778-214-6278.

For partnership information, Ian Gibson at 2over1.ig@gmail.com or 778 514-5448

BridgeWhiz- a program for kids to learn bridge!

BridgeWhiz can give your child or grandchild a brighter future. As a parent, you’d do anything to give your child a happy, successful life. Now you have a wonderful opportunity to do just that – through the mind-building challenge, great fun, and competitive excitement of duplicate bridge.

The Bridge for Youth-Seattle is now registering students grades 4-12 that live in District 19 for BridgeWhiz, an ACBL Educational Foundation sponsored program. BridgeWhiz, a FREE online course, is designed to teach your children and grandchildren the essentials of a fascinating game whose benefits, intellectual stimulation, and adventure will last a lifetime. For more info, download the BridgeWhiz flyer.

Learning to play bridge will nurture your child’s team and individual competitive spirit. Build social skills. And enhance deductive reasoning and math abilities. In fact, young bridge players outscored their non-playing counterparts on the 2007 Iowa Test of Basic Skills by 39.31% in Science, 24.22% in Math, and 22.74% in Social Science.

Help spread the word. Tell your friends, neighbors, and families. Email to your Bridge club directory. Post on Facebook and Next-door Neighbor. Share with your child’s school principal.

Register now at BridgeWhiz. Live classes start Oct. 17, 2022.

Successful Penticton tournament!

The 2022 Penticton Regional was quite successful with a total of 1657.5 tables.

The local online paper, PentictonNow.com has an interesting article, with many pictures, which you can read here.

And of course, McBruce’s Daily Bulletins have all the details, including table counts, masterpoint leaders and more!

Tournament chair Marv Norden informs us that five COVID cases were reported, four from Idaho attendees and one from a Victoria player. If you are experiencing any symptoms, please take appropriate action, such as self-testing and informing your partners and teammates.

D19 tournament survey report now published

All District 19 members in good standing were emailed an invitation to complete a short tournament survey on March 17.

By March 20 we had received 865 responses. We kept the survey open for another week and received a few more submission.

The survey is now completed.  The report can be read or downloaded here.

Thank you, all of you D19 members who participated!  The results will be very useful to tournament organizers in planning future sectionals or regionals.

 

Register your team for the GNT Finals!

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. 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. In 2022, the Summer NABCs will be in Providence, RI, and the GNTs Championships will be July 13-17.

Our District Finals will be held in April 2022.

Click here to register.
You’ll need a valid credit card (except for flight C, which is free).

For more information, including the April schedule, go to our GNT page.