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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:

  • Subject to committee confirmation the dates of the Interstate Teams Selections will be as published.

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
Ballina Bridge Club
Batemans Bay Bridge Club
Blue Mountains Bridge Club Inc
Bridge with Beauchamp
Brisbane Water Bridge Club (Woy Woy)
Central Coast Bridge Club
Coffs Harbour Bridge Club
Commercial Club (Albury) Bridge Club
Dubbo Bridge Club
Forbes Bridge Club
Glen Bridge Club
Grafton Bridge Club
Great Lakes Bridge Club
Griffith Ex-Servicemens Bridge Club
Gunnedah Bridge Club
Holiday Bridge
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Illawarra Bridge Association
Ingleburn RSL Bridge Club
Inverell Delvyn Bridge Club
Leeton Soldiers Bridge Club
Lismore Bridge Club
Maitland Bridge Club
Mollymook 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
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Sapphire Coast Bridge Club
Southern Highlands Bridge Club
Tamworth Bridge Club
Taree Bridge Club
Tomaree Bridge Club Inc
Toronto Bridge Club
Trumps Bridge Centre
Tweed Bridge Club
Wagga Wagga Bridge Club
Wellington Bridge Club
Wollstonecraft 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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CONGRESSES IN NSW

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
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111

Director: Matthew McManus
Matchpointed Swiss Pairs
Jan 27 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
February - 2019
Great Lakes Bridge Club
Sylvia Goodwin
0431 066 388

Director: Tony Howes
Teams
Feb 9-10 10:00 AMTeams
40 tables
www.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
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Summer Teams
Mar 3 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Forbes Bridge Club
Judith Kerr
0408 426 115

Director: David Reddel
Swiss Pairs
Mar 3 (Sun)Pairs
16 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Batemans Bay Bridge Club
Karen Creet
0448 473 028

Director: John McIrath
Entries to:
Welcome Pairs
Mar 8 (Fri) 7:00 PMPairs
15 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Swiss Pairs
Mar 9 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Teams
Mar 10 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
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
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Freya Luick
02 6584 6765

Director: Ronnie Ng
March Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 16 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
March Congress Teams
Mar 17 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Ballina Bridge Club
Marjorie Askew
0459 023 907

Director: Chris Snook (TBC)
Swiss Pairs
Mar 16 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Mar 17 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
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
Tamworth Bridge Club
David Cohen
0428 664 441 or 02 6766 3216

Director: Trevor Strickland
Teams
Mar 30-31 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
April - 2019
Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
0421 827 323

Director: Matthew McManus
Super Congress Swiss Pairs
Apr 6 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Super Congress Teams
Apr 7 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
56 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
WITS Swiss Pairs
Apr 14 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Easter Festival Good Friday Pairs
Apr 19 (Fri)Pairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Swiss Pairs
Apr 20 (Sat)Pairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Easter Teams
Apr 21 (Sun)Teams
32 tables
www.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
May - 2019
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
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Autumn Teams
May 5 (Sun)Teams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
Leeton Soldiers Bridge Club
Helen Taylor
0488 048 458

Director: David Reddel
Swiss Pairs
May 25 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
May 26 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
June - 2019
Illawarra Bridge Association
Jill MacRae
02 4284 8151

Director: Jeff Carberry
Chris Diment Memorial Congress
Jun 1 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Chris Diment Memorial Congress
Clashes with the Teams of Three
Jun 2 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Teams of Three
Jun 2 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams of Three
45 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
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
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
0414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
Teams
Jun 16 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.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
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
Grafton Bridge Club
Frances Hiatt
0418 799 575

Director: Trevor Strickland
Swiss Pairs
Jun 29-30Pairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
July - 2019
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
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
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
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Winter Teams
Aug 4 (Sun)Teams
32 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
Ingleburn RSL Bridge Club
Leigh Matthews
0435 484 040
Teams
Aug 11 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Toronto Bridge Club
Hans Tiller
02 4943 2131
Teams
Aug 18 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Tamworth Bridge Club
David Cohen
0428 664 441 or 02 6766 3216

Director: Trevor Strickland
Swiss Pairs
Aug 24-25 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
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
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Freya Luick
02 6584 6765

Director: Ronnie Ng
September Congress Teams
Sep 7-8 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Lismore Bridge Club
TBA
Teams
Sep 8 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Geoff Lawson
0418 934 048
Teams
Sep 8 (Sun)Teams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Glen Bridge Club
Camilla Gilder
0429 822 233
Pairs
Online entries will be open early August 2019
Sep 21-22 10:00 AMPairs
22 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Mollymook Bridge Club
Kevin Tant and Pam Date
02 4455 6331

Director: Bruce Crossman
Swiss Pairs
Entries will open May 1. Payment for entry is required 21 August. see the flyer for payment details
Sep 21 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Teams
Entries will open May 1
Sep 22 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Illawarra Bridge Association
Erica Gray
0418 275 460

Director: Jeff Carberry
Swiss Pairs
Sep 29 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
October - 2019
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
0414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
Pairs
Oct 6 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
Commercial Club (Albury) Bridge Club
Richard Harman
0413 010 478

Director: Martin Willcox
Pairs
Oct 11 (Fri) 7:00 PMPairs
40 tables
www.bridgeunlimited.com/
Swiss Pairs
Oct 12 (Sat) 11:00 AMPairs
40 tables
www.bridgeunlimited.com/
Teams
Oct 13 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables
www.bridgeunlimited.com/
Dubbo Bridge Club
Jane North
02 6882 5107
Pairs
Oct 12 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 13 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
Great Lakes Bridge Club
Sylvia Goodwin
0431 066 388

Director: Tony Howes
Annual Congress Swiss Pairs
Oct 19 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Annual Congress Teams
Oct 20 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Spring Teams
Oct 20 (Sun)Teams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
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
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
Armidale Bridge Club
TBA
Director: Trevor Strickland
Teams
Nov 9-10 10:00 AMTeams
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Southern Highlands Bridge Club
Alison Minchin and Craig Curry
02 4868 3738

Director: John McIlrath
28th Annual Congress Swiss Pairs
Nov 9 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
28th Annual Congress Teams
Nov 10 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Summer Swiss Pairs
Nov 17 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
December - 2019
Central Coast Bridge Club
Norm Berger
0415 657 566

Director: John McIlrath
Summer Teams
Dec 1 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
0414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
Swiss Pairs
Dec 8 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Derrick Browne
Festival of Bridge Swiss Pairs
Dec 26 (Thu) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Open and Restricted Pairs
Dec 27 (Fri) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Festival Pairs
Dec 28 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Australian Bridge Teams
Dec 29 (Sun)Teams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Gourmet Pairs (morning)
Dec 30 (Mon) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Gourmet Pairs or 1-session Pairs (night)
Dec 30 (Mon) 7:30 PMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Gourmet Pairs (morning)
Dec 31 (Tue) 10:00 AMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Gourmet Pairs (afternoon)
Dec 31 (Tue) 1:30 PMPairs
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Festival of Bridge Festival Teams
Jan 1 (Wed) 10:00 AMTeams
32 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open