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2019 Draft Calendar

Applications for congresses and holidays in 2019 are now open.

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

Notes:

  • The dates of the Interstate Teams Selections are yet to be finalised. Women and Senior players have been asked to complete surveys and the dates of the WITS and SITS may change depending on the results of those surveys.

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:

Armidale Bridge Club
Blue Mountains Bridge Club Inc
Bridge with Beauchamp
Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy)
Central Coast Bridge Club
Coffs Harbour Bridge Club
Glen Bridge Club
Griffith Ex-Servicemens Bridge Club
Gunnedah Bridge Club
Holiday Bridge
Inverell Delvyn Bridge Club
Lismore Bridge Club
Maitland Bridge Club
Nambucca Valley Bridge Club
Newcastle Bridge Club
North Shore Bridge Club
NSBC@Lindfield
NSWBA
Orange Bridge Club
Parramatta Bridge Club
Peninsula Bridge Club
Pennant Hills Bridge Club
Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Taree Bridge Club
Tomaree Bridge Club Inc
Trumps Bridge Centre
Tweed Bridge Club
Wagga Wagga Bridge Club
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
December - 2018
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Festival of Bridge Festival Teams
Jan 1 (Tue) 1:30 PMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
January - 2019
ABF - Canberra
Leigh and Bianca Gold

Director: Matthew McManus
Australian Youth Championships
Jan 5-11Multi Event
ABF - Canberra
Roy Nixon
02 6239 2265 or 0423 043 220

Director: Laurie Kelso
Summer Festival of Bridge
Jan 9-20Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Open ITS Stage I
Jan 21 - Feb 11 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Open ITS Stage II
Feb 25 - Mar 11 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Open ITS Final (TBC)
Mar 16-17 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF - NSWBA
Marcia Scudder
02 9264 8111

Director: Matthew McManus
2019 Mixed Team Playoff
Jan 25-28Teams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111

Director: Matthew McManus
Matchpointed Swiss Pairs
Jan 27 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
February - 2019
QBA - Broadbeach
Tim Runting
0458 448 765

Director: Laurie Kelso
Gold Coast Congress
Feb 15-23Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
ITS Swiss Pairs
Feb 25 - Mar 11 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
March - 2019
Griffith Ex-Servicemens Bridge Club
Carolyn Marsh
0428 693 519

Director: Ian Lisle
Wine Country Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 2 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wine Country Congress Teams
Mar 3 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wellington Bridge Club
Peter Reed
02 6845 2540

Director: David Reddel
Annual Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 9 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
32 tables

Annual Congress Teams
Mar 10 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Armidale Bridge Club
TBA
Director: Trevor Strickland
Swiss Pairs
Mar 9-10 10:00 AMPairs
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Swiss Pairs
Mar 17 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
34 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
GNOT Direct Qualifier
Mar 18 - Apr 15 7:30 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Bridge with Beauchamp
Dave Beauchamp
+61405449767

Director: David Beauchamp
Fairmont Resort Leura
Mar 18-21Multi Event
13 tables

Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
0421 827 323

Director: Matthew McManus
Super Congress Pairs
Mar 22 (Fri) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 23 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Teams
Mar 24 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Inverell Delvyn Bridge Club
Geoff Ditton
02 6722 3271

Director: Bruce Tier
Entries to:
Pairs
Mar 23-24 1:00 PMPairs
16 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
TBA - Hobart
Dallas Cooper
0427 724 266
Tasmanian Festival of Bridge
Mar 28-31Multi Event
April - 2019
Bathurst and District Bridge Club - Hill EndState Novice and Restricted Pairs
Apr 6-7Pairs
Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Lewis Seychell
02 6495 2605
Swiss Pairs
Apr 6 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Apr 7 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Women's ITS Qualifying (TBC)
Apr 12 (Fri)Pairs
Women's ITS Final (TBC)
Apr 13-14Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
WITS Swiss Pairs
Apr 14 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Yamba Bridge Club
TBA
Swiss Pairs
Apr 27-28 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Tony Howes
Swiss Pairs
Apr 28 (Sun) 9:30 AMPairs
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Peninsula Bridge Club
Vivien Eldridge
0407 206 105
Teams
Apr 28 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
38 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Pairs Qualifying
Apr 29 - May 13 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
May - 2019
SABF - Adelaide
Jinny Fuss
0419 843 809

Director: David Anderson
Autumn Nationals
May 2-6Multi Event
QBA - Cairns
William van Bakel
0414 430 145
Barrier Reef Congress
May 3-6Multi Event
Maitland Bridge Club
Jenny Coyle
0419 774 807

Director: Ronnie Ng
Teams
May 5 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
36 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Seniors ITS Qualifying (TBC)
May 17 (Fri)Pairs
Seniors ITS Final (TBC)
May 18-19Pairs
BAWA - Perth
Jane Reynolds
0402 074 070
Western Senior Pairs
May 18-19Multi Event
Coffs Harbour Bridge Club
Helen Blewitt
0419 523 566

Director: Tony Howes
Entries to:
Teams
May 18-19 10:00 AMTeams
28 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Youth ITS (TBC)
May 19 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
City of Sydney Teams
May 20 - Jun 3 7:30 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Pairs Championships Qualifying
May 25 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
State Mixed Pairs Championships Final
May 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
June - 2019
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Teams of Three
Jun 2 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams of Three
45 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
VBA - Melbourne
Geoff Schaller
0418 559 343
Victor Champion Cup
Jun 6-10Multi Event
Nambucca Valley Bridge Club
Gayle Keenan
02 6568 7687

Director: Ronnie Ng
Swiss Pairs
Jun 8 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Jun 9 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
SCBA - SingaporeAPBF Championships
Jun 11-20Multi Event
Newcastle Bridge Club
Jeff Biddlecombe
0407 856 736

Director: Matthew McManus
Entries to:
Swiss Pairs
Jun 15 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Jun 16 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
ANC Butler Pairs
Jun 17 - Jul 8 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Restricted & Novice Festival Swiss Pairs
Jun 22 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
34 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Restricted & Novice Festival Teams
Jun 23 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
34 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne & John Newman
Gibraltar Hotel Bowral
Jun 23-28Multi Event
North Shore Bridge Club
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Club Willoughby Bridge Festival Swiss Matchpoint Pairs
Jun 27 (Thu) 10:00 AMPairs
50 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Club Willoughby Bridge Festival Teams
Jun 28 (Fri) 10:00 AMTeams
60 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Club Willoughby Bridge Festival Watermark Swiss Pairs
Jun 29 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
60 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Club Willoughby Bridge Festival TBIB Teams
Jun 30 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
60 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
July - 2019
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Trans-Siberian by Private Train
Jul 5-23Multi Event
Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy)
TBA
Super Congress Open Swiss Pairs
Jul 6 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Restricted/Novice Swiss Pairs
Jul 6 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Teams
Jul 7 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
70 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
VBA - Melbourne
Geoff Schaller
0418 559 343
Australian National Championships
Jul 13-25Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Open Pairs Qualifying
Jul 15-22 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Bowral Bridge Club Inc - Bowral Golf Club
Rob Ward
0418 611 908
State Veterans Pairs
Jul 26-28 1:30 PMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Tony Howes
Teams
Jul 27-28 10:00 AMTeams
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Peninsula Bridge Club
Vivien Eldridge
0407 206 105
Swiss Pairs
Jul 28 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
38 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Holiday Bridge
Ron Klinger
02 9958 5589

Director: Liam Milne
Tangalooma Resort
Jul 28 - Aug 4Multi Event
NSWBA
Warren Lazer
02 9744 1555

Director: Warren Lazer
State Wide Pairs
Jul 29 - Aug 4Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Open Teams Qualifying
Jul 29 - Aug 19 7:30 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
August - 2019
Orange Bridge Club
Manda Labuschagne
02 6361 3119

Director: David Reddel
Swiss Pairs
Aug 3 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Aug 4 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wagga Wagga Bridge Club
David Brennan
02 6926 5521

Director: Martin Willcox
41st Annual Congress Swiss Pairs
Aug 10 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
25 tables
www.bridgeunlimited.com/bridge/ViewUpcomingEvent1?fdc=QBMENICHH
41st Annual Congress Teams
Aug 11 (Sun) 9:15 AMTeams
25 tables
www.bridgeunlimited.com/bridge/ViewUpcomingEvent1?fdc=QBMENICHH
Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
02 4339 3824

Director: John McIlrath
Novice Congress Swiss Pairs
Aug 10 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Novice Congress Teams
Aug 11 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Individual
Aug 11 (Sun) 10:00 AMIndividualwww.nswba.com.au
Open
Coffs Harbour Bridge Supercongress Association
Phil Houlton
0419 486 333
Coffs Coast Gold Congress
Aug 13-18Multi Event
BAWA - Perth
Hilary Yovich
0409 082 920
Swan River Swiss Open Pairs
Aug 24-25Pairs
Tweed Bridge Club
Mary Rawson
07 5524 4849
Birthday Congress Teams
Aug 25 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
24 tables

NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Teams
Aug 25 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
34 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Men's and Women's Pairs
Aug 26 - Sep 2 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Blue Mountains Bridge Club Inc
Ian Maclean
0411 479 744

Director: Ed Barnes
Bygone Beautys Swiss Pairs
Aug 31 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Bygone Beautys Teams
Sep 1 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
September - 2019
NTBA - Alice Springs
Eileen Boocock
0409 677 356
Territory Gold Bridge Festival
Sep 4-8Multi Event
Lismore Bridge Club
TBA
Teams
Sep 8 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872
Sydney Spring Nationals
Sep 11-19Multi Event
NSWBA
Michael Wilkinson
0459 981 124

Director: Matthew McManus
GNOT Metropolitan Final
Sep 21-22 10:00 AMTeams
Glen Bridge Club
Camilla Gilder
0429 822 233
Pairs
Sep 21-22 10:00 AMPairs
22 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NZCBA - Hamilton
Richard Solomon
+64 09 232 8494
New Zealand National Congress
Sep 28 - Oct 5Multi Event
October - 2019
BFACT
John Brockewell
Canberra in Bloom Bridge Festival
Oct 4-7Multi Event
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872
Labour Day Pairs
Oct 7 (Mon) 9:30 AMPairs
34 tables
www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
BAWA - Perth
Lynne Milne
0414 400 219
Hans Rosendorff Memorial Congress
Oct 12-13Pairs
Pennant Hills Bridge Club
Trish Grigson
02 9484 2996

Director: John McIlrath
Teams
Oct 13 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
50 tables
www.pennanthillsbridge.org.au/events.htm
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Matchpoint Swiss Pairs
Oct 14-28 7:30 PMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
WBF - SanyaWorld Teams
Oct 18 - Nov 2Multi Event
Gunnedah Bridge Club
Frances Dunn
0427 423 622

Director: Ian Lisle
Swiss Pairs
Oct 26 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 27 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Taree Bridge Club
Judy Scott
0408 481 524

Director: Tony Howes
Teams
Oct 26-27 10:00 AMTeams
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Spring Teams (incorporating the State Open Teams Metropolitan Final) (TBC)
Oct 27 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Tomaree Bridge Club Inc
Amber Noonan
0429 847 576

Director: John mcIlrath
Swiss Pairs
Oct 26 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
36 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 27 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
36 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
November - 2019
Parramatta Bridge Club
Margaret East
02 9639 1364

Director: Matthew McManus
Foundation Day Teams
Nov 3 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
42 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Mixed Teams
Nov 4-18 7:30 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF2020 Open Team Playoff
Nov 9-14Teams
Armidale Bridge Club
TBA
Director: Trevor Strickland
Teams
Nov 9-10 10:00 AMTeams
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
02 4339 3824

Director: John McIlrath
Almost Summer Teams
Nov 10 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
BAWA - Mandurah
Allison Stralow
Golden West Swiss Pairs
Nov 15-17Pairs
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
John Arkinstall State Open Teams Finals
Nov 15-17 7:00 PMTeams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Summer Swiss Pairs
Nov 17 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Holiday Bridge
Ron Klinger
02 9958 5589

Director: Matthew McManus
Norfolk Island Bridge Holiday
Nov 17-24Multi Event
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Schaufelberger Teams
Nov 25 - Dec 16 7:30 PMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
ABF - Tweed Heads
Ray Ellaway
GNOT Finals
Nov 29 - Dec 2Multi Event
December - 2019
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Under 100MP Finals
Dec 1 (Sun)Pairs
ABF2020 Seniors' and Women's Teams Playoffs
Dec 7-12Teams
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
State Youth Championships Pairs
Dec 7 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
State Youth Championships Teams
Dec 8 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open