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2020 Draft Calendar

Any queries about the calendar should be sent to the Congress and State Events Co-ordinator:

Notes:

To apply for a congress/holiday fill in the online application form: Online Congress and Holiday Application Form

Applications have been received and processed from the following clubs:

Blue Mountains Bridge Club Inc
Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy)
Central Coast Bridge Club
Commercial Club (Albury) Bridge Club
Glen Bridge Club
Helane K Tours
Holiday Bridge
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Illawarra Bridge Association
Inverell Delvyn Bridge Club
Leeton Soldiers Bridge Club
Moree Bridge Club
Nambucca Valley Bridge Club
Newcastle Bridge Club
North Shore Bridge Club
NSBC@Lindfield
NSWBA
Peninsula Bridge Club
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Taree Bridge Club
Trumps Bridge Centre
Wellington Bridge Club
Yamba Bridge Club

Congresses and holidays for which applications have been received should appear on the draft calendar below.
All dates are draft and are subject to change.

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Club and Contact DetailsEvent & CommentsDateStart TimeType / TablesOnline Entries
January - 2020
Helane K Tours
Helane Knespal
0404 083 913

Director: Derrick Browne
South Pacific Cruise
Jan 4-14Multi Event
ABF
Edmond Lee, Will Jenner-O'Shea and John Newman
Australian Youth Week
Jan 4-10Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Summer Teams
Jan 5 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
45 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Pairs Qualifying
Jan 6-20 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF
Jane Reynolds
0402 074 070
Summer Festival of Bridge
Jan 8-19Multi Event
ABF
Marcia Scudder
02 9264 8111
2020 Mixed Team Playoff
Jan 24-27Teams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Matchpointed Swiss Pairs
Jan 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
February - 2020
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Open ITS Stage I
Feb 3-17 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Open ITS Stage II
Mar 2-16 7:15 PMPairs
Open ITS Final
Mar 21-22 10:00 AMPairs
Helane K Tours
Helane Knespal
0404 083 913

Director: Pam Deverall
Tasmanian Bridge Cruise
Feb 4-12Multi Event
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Summer Teams
Feb 16 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
QBA - Broadbeach
Tim Runting
0458 448 765
Gold Coast Congress
Feb 21-29Multi Event
March - 2020
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
ITS Swiss Pairs
Mar 2-16 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Wellington Bridge Club
Peter Reed
02 6845 2540

Director: David Reddel
Annual Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 7 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Annual Congress Teams
Mar 8 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
Northern Suburbs Inter Club Teams Challenge
Mar 8 (Sun)Teams
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Freya Luick
02 6584 6765

Director: Ronnie Ng
March Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 14 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
March Congress Teams
Mar 15 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Swiss Pairs
Mar 15 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
35 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Holiday Bridge
Ron Klinger
02 9958 5589
2020 Crystal Symphony Cruise
Hong Kong - Taipei - Kagoshima - Tokyo - Shanghai - Hong Kong
Mar 16-31Multi Event
Orange Bridge Club - Orange BC
Peter Reed
02 6845 2540
State Novice and Restricted Pairs
Mar 21-22 9:30 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
City of Sydney Teams
Mar 23 - Apr 6 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
TBA - Launceston
Catherine Elliott
0407 535 197
Tasmanian Festival of Bridge
Note new venue: Grand Chancellor Hotel
Mar 26-29Multi Event
April - 2020
Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Lewis Seychell
02 6495 2605

Director: John McIlrath
Swiss Pairs
Apr 4 (Sat) 12:00 PMPairs
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Apr 5 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Central Coast Bridge Club
Sally Clarke
0404 043 028

Director: Matthew McManus
Super Congress Swiss Pairs
Apr 4 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Teams
Apr 5 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Inverell Delvyn Bridge Club
Norma Tom
02 6722 1739

Director: Bruce Tier
Pairs
Apr 4-5 1:00 PMPairs
16 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Easter Festival Good Friday Pairs
Apr 10 (Fri) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Swiss Pairs
Apr 11 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Easter Teams
Apr 12 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Goumet Pairs (morning, afternoon and night)
Apr 13 (Mon) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Men's and Women's Pairs
Apr 14-21 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF - Perth
Robina McConnell
0400 943 367
APBF Congress (The Joseph Greenfeld Congress)
Apr 15-22Multi Event
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Tony Howes
Teams
Apr 18-19 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Peninsula Bridge ClubTeams
Apr 19 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Women's ITS
Apr 24-26 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
WITS Swiss Pairs
Apr 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Autumn Teams
Clashes with WITS Swiss Pairs
Apr 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Masters Teams
Apr 28 - May 5 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
SABF
Jinny Fuss
0419 843 809
Autumn Nationals
Apr 30 - May 4Multi Event
May - 2020
QBA - YeppoonBarrier Reef Congress
May 1-4Multi Event
Yamba Bridge ClubTwelfth Annual Butler Pairs
May 2-3Pairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
ANC Butler Pairs
May 11 - Jun 1 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Seniors ITS
May 15-17 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
BAWA
Jane Reynolds
0402 074 070
Western Senior Pairs
May 16-17Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
SITS Swiss Pairs
May 17 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Pairs Championships
May 23-24 10:30 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Autumn Swiss Pairs
May 24 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Leeton Soldiers Bridge Club
Amanda Arnold
0448 538 400

Director: David Reddel
Swiss Pairs
May 30 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
May 31 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Teams of Three
May 31 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams of Three
45 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
June - 2020
VBA
Geoff Schaller
0418 559 343
Victor Champion Cup
Jun 4-8Multi Event
Nambucca Valley Bridge Club
Robert Marshall
0403 306 609 | 02 6569 7446

Director: Ronnie Ng (TBC)
Swiss Pairs
Jun 6-7 10:00 AMPairs
23 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Newcastle Bridge Club
Jeff Biddlecombe
0407 856 736

Director: Matthew McManus
Swiss Pairs
Jun 13 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Jun 14 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Open Teams Qualifying
Jun 15 - Jul 6 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Illawarra Bridge Association
Marie Pickering
Entries to:
Chris Diment Memorial Congress Match Point Pairs
Jun 20 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Chris Diment Memorial Congress Teams
Jun 21 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Two Men and a Truck Novice and Restricted Teams
Jun 20 (Sat) 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Two Men and a Truck Novice and Restricted Swiss Pairs
Jun 21 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
35 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Bowral Holiday
Jun 21-26Multi Event
North Shore Bridge Club
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: Matthew McManus
Bridge Festival 2020 Thursday Swiss Pairs
Jun 25 (Thu) 10:00 AMPairs
50 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival 2020 Friday Teams
Jun 26 (Fri) 10:00 AMTeams
50 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival 2020 Saturday Swiss Pairs
Jun 27 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
50 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival 2020 TBIB Teams
Jun 28 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
60 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
July - 2020
Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy)
Peter Hume
0416 138 698

Director: Matthew McManus
Entries to:
Super Congress Open Swiss Pairs
Jul 4 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Restricted/Novice Swiss Pairs
Jul 4 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Open Teams
Jul 5 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Restricted/Novice Teams
Jul 5 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
SABF - Adelaide
Adel Abdelhamid
Australian National Championships
Jul 11-23Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Open Pairs Qualifying
Jul 13-20 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Bowral Bridge Club Inc - Bowral Golf Club
Rob Ward
0418 611 908
State Veterans Pairs
Entries open 1 February 2020
Jul 24-26 1:30 PMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Peninsula Bridge ClubSwiss Pairs
Jul 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
GNOT Direct Qualifier
Jul 27 - Aug 24 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
August - 2020
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Ronnie Ng
Teams
Aug 1-2 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Warren Lazer
02 9744 1555
State Wide Pairs
Aug 1-7Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Individual
Aug 1 (Sat) 10:00 AMIndividualwww.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Winter Teams
Aug 2 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Moree Bridge Club
John Temperley
0419 248 399

Director: Nick Hughes
Pairs
Aug 8-9 1:00 PMPairs
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Central Coast Bridge Club
Sally Clarke
0404 043 028
Novice and Restricted Swiss Pairs
Aug 8 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Novice and Restricted Teams
Aug 9 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Coffs Harbour Bridge Supercongress Association
Phil Houlton
0419 486 333
Coffs Coast Gold Congress
Aug 11-16Multi Event
BAWA
Hilary Yovich
0409 082 920
Swan River Swiss Pairs
Aug 22-23Pairs
NTBA - Darwin
Neil Williams
Territory Gold Bridge Festival
Aug 26-30Multi Event
Glen Bridge Club
Sandra McBain
0407 420 660

Director: Alan Gibson
Pairs
Aug 29-30 9:00 AMPairs
23 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Teams
Aug 30 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
35 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Teams
Aug 31 - Sep 21 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
September - 2020
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Freya Luick
02 6584 6765

Director: Ronnie Ng
September Congress Teams
Sep 5-6 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Blue Mountains Bridge Club Inc
Ian Maclean
0411 479 744

Director: Ed barnes
Bygone Beautys Congress Swiss Pairs
Sep 5 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Bygone Beautys Congress Teams
Sep 6 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
BAWA
Lynne Milne
0414 400 219
Hans Rosendorff Memorial Congress
Sep 12-13Teams
NSWBA
Michael Wilkinson
0459 981 124
GNOT Metropolitan Final
Sep 12-13 10:00 AMTeams
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Geoff Lawson
0418 934 048
Open Teams
Sep 20 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
34 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Restricted/Novice Teams
Sep 20 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
16 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NZCBA - Hamilton
Richard Solomon
+64 09 232 8494
New Zealand National Congress
Sep 26 - Oct 3Multi Event
Illawarra Bridge Association
Jill MacRae
0414 900 239

Entries to:
Swiss Pairs
Sep 27 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
October - 2020
BFACT
Justine Beaumont
0414 637 075
Canberra in Bloom Bridge Festival
Oct 2-5Multi Event
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Labour Day MP Pairs
Oct 5 (Mon) 10:00 AMPairs
35 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Commercial Club (Albury) Bridge Club
Ann Rice
0402 302 299

Director: Martin Willcox
Welcome Pairs
Oct 9 (Fri) 7:00 PMPairs
30 tables

Swiss Pairs
Oct 10 (Sat) 11:00 AMPairs
40 tables

Teams
Oct 11 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables

NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Matchpoint Swiss Pairs
Oct 12 - Nov 2 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872
Sydney Spring Nationals
Oct 14-22Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Jacaranda Teams (incorporating the State Open Teams Metropolitan Final)
Oct 25 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
November - 2020
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Tony Howes
Swiss Pairs
Nov 1 (Sun) 9:30 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF2021 Australian Open Team Playoff
Dates TBC. Decisions about the timing of the 2021 Mixed Playoff may alter the schedule for the Open, Seniors' and Women's playoffs
Nov 7-12Teams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Swiss Pairs
Nov 9-23 7:15 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
BAWA
Allison Stralow
0403 153 823
Golden West Swiss Pairs
Nov 13-15Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
John Arkinstall State Open Teams Finals
Nov 13-15 7:00 PMTeams
Central Coast Bridge ClubState Novice and Restricted Teams
Nov 14-15Teamswww.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
SOTF Swiss Pairs
Nov 15 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Open Pairs Championship
Nov 21-22 10:30 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Under 100MP Finals
Nov 23-29Pairs
ABF
Ray Ellaway
Grand National Open Teams Finals
Nov 27-30Multi Event
Central Coast Bridge Club
Sally Clarke
0404 043 028
Summer Teams
Nov 29 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
27 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Schaufelberger Teams
Nov 30 - Dec 21 7:15 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
December - 2020
ABF2021 Australian Seniors’ and Women’s Teams Playoffs
Dates TBC. Decisions about the timing of the 2021 Mixed Playoff may alter the schedule for the Open, Seniors' and Women's playoffs
Dec 5-10Teams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Youth Championships Pairs
Dec 12 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
State Youth Championships Teams
Dec 13 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Festival of Bridge
Dec 26 - Jan 3 10:00 AMMulti Event
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open