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2021 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:

Armidale Bridge Club
Bathurst and District Bridge Club
Central Coast Bridge Club
Central Coast Leagues Club Bridge Club
Commercial Club (Albury) Bridge Club
Dubbo Bridge Club
Gunnedah Bridge Club
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Illawarra Bridge Association
MasterBridge Online
Mollymook Bridge Club
Muswellbrook Bridge Club
Newcastle Bridge Club
North Shore Bridge Club
NSBC@Lindfield
NSWBA
Orange Bridge Club
Peninsula Bridge Club
Pennant Hills Bridge Club
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Southern Highlands Bridge Club
Sydney Bridge Centre
Taree Bridge Club
Tomaree Bridge Club Inc
Trumps Bridge Centre
Wagga Wagga 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
January - 2021
MasterBridge Online - BBO
Nick Fahrer
0413 869 300

Director: John McIlrath
January Online Swiss Pairs

TWO sections: Open and Restricted (<300mps at 1 December 2020)

Pre-game Instructions and Information

Jan 3 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
60 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA - RealBridge
Office Manager
02 9264 8111

Director: Matthew McManus
Summer Online Swiss Pairs

RealBridge

This event is being run on RealBridge. Login details for each session will be posted on the NSWBA website under RealBridge > Seating. Note that RealBridge has more stringent browser requirements than BBO, so please read the RealBridge Setup document to ensure your set-up is OK.

Payments

Players who are members of NSWBA (trading as Sydney Bridge Centre) should pay using the SBC Pre-Pay (PP) system.
PP payments are deducted at the start of the event.

Credit card payments can be made using our secure online payment gateway (Stripe*) at the Link to Payments below.
Your Entry ID is the reference number.

Alternatively by Direct Bank Transfer: BSB:082088 Account: 039098420. Please quote your Entry ID as the reference.

*Stripe payments for entries including youth players can only be paid as individuals.

Jan 10 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
0 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
North Shore Bridge Club - RealBridge
Sue Crompton
0416 290 867

Director: Ronnie Ng
Australia Day Weekend Online Swiss Pairs
Jan 24 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
0 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Sydney Bridge Centre
Wing Roberts
0487 350 160

Director: John Newman
Australia Day Matchpointed Pairs

Novice & Restricted players will have fewer than 300 masterpoints as at 1st November 2020.

Payments

Players who are members of NSWBA (trading as Sydney Bridge Centre) should pay using the SBC Pre-Pay (PP) system.
PP payments are deducted at the start of the event.

Credit card payments can be made using our secure online payment gateway (Stripe*) at the Link to Payments below.
Your Entry ID is the reference number.

Alternatively by Direct Bank Transfer: BSB:082088 Account: 039098420. Please quote your Entry ID as the reference.

*Stripe payments for entries including youth players can only be paid as individuals.

Lunch

If you have any special dietary requirements, please include them in the Comments section

Jan 26 (Tue) 10:00 AMPairs
28 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA - RealBridge
Office Manager
02 9264 8111

Director: Matthew McManus
Online Summer Matchpointed Swiss Pairs

RealBridge

This event is being run on RealBridge. Login details for each session will be posted on the NSWBA website under RealBridge > Seating. Note that RealBridge has more stringent browser requirements than BBO, so please read the RealBridge Setup document to ensure your set-up is OK.

It is a requirement that all players on RealBridge have working video and audio connections.

Entries and Payments

This event will be piloting the new "My ABF" entry and payment system which will be gradually rolled out nationwide.
All players wishing to enter (or be entered by their partner) need to register with My ABF.

For further information prior to signing up, go to My ABF, click "View Congresses" and select the Online Summer Congress 2021 by NSWBA.  Links are available to two explanatory YouTube videos.

The document below takes you through the sign up, entry and payment processes.

» How to sign up and enter a congress in My ABF

Jan 31 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
0 tables
https://www.myabf.com.au/events/congress/event/view-event-entries/1/1
February - 2021
MasterBridge Online - BBO
Nick Fahrer
0413 869 300

Director: John McIlrath
February Online Swiss Pairs

TWO sections: Open and Restricted (<300mps at 1st January 2021)

Pre-game Instructions and Information

Feb 7 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
60 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Sydney Bridge Centre
Wing Roberts
0487 350 160
Valentine's Day Swiss Pairs
Novice & Restricted players will have fewer than 300 masterpoints as at 1st November 2020.
Feb 14 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959

Director: Nick Hughes
Summer Teams
Feb 21 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
March - 2021
MasterBridge Online - BBO
Nick Fahrer
0413 869 300

Director: John McIlrath
March Online Swiss Pairs

TWO sections: Open and Restricted (<300mps at 1st February 2021)

Pre-game Instructions and Information

Mar 7 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
60 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Armidale Bridge Club
Ian Price
61 432 153 294
Swiss Pairs - CANCELLED
Mar 13-14 10:00 AMPairs
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSBC@Lindfield
Sue Crompton
0416 290 867

Director: Ian Lisle
Pauline Evans Swiss Pairs
Mar 14 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
02 4339 3824

Director: Matthew McManus
Mini Congress Swiss Pairs
Mar 27 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Mini Congress Teams
Mar 28 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
April - 2021
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Easter Festival Good Friday Pairs
Apr 2 (Fri) 10:00 AMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Swiss Pairs
Apr 3 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Easter Teams
Apr 4 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Gourmet Pairs (morning)
Apr 5 (Mon) 10:00 AMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Easter Festival Gourmet Pairs (afternoon)
Apr 5 (Mon) 1:30 PMPairs
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Peninsula Bridge Club
tba
Teams
Apr 18 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
WITS Swiss Pairs
Apr 25 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
May - 2021
Bathurst and District Bridge Club
Pamela Stuart-Brown
0437 270 618

Director: Emma Barnes
Pairs
May 1 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Swiss Pairs
May 2 (Sun) 9:30 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Autumn Teams
May 2 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
SITS Swiss Pairs
May 16 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Autumn Swiss Pairs
May 30 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
June - 2021
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Teams of Three
Jun 6 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams of Three
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Illawarra Bridge Association
Marie Pickering
0422 375 712

Director: Jeff Carberry
Chris Diment Memorial Congress MP Pairs
Jun 12 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Chris Diment Memorial Congress Teams
Jun 13 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
61 414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
Teams
(VCC Weekend)
Jun 13 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Newcastle Bridge Club
Jeff Biddlecombe and Julie Butel

Director: Matthew McManus
Entries to:
Swiss Pairs
Jun 19 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Jun 20 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Two Men & A Truck Restricted Teams
Jun 19 (Sat) 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Two Men & A Truck Restricted Pairs
Jun 20 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
North Shore Bridge Club
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: Matthew McManus
Bridge Festival Thursday MP Swiss Pairs
Jun 24 (Thu) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival Friday Swiss Teams
Jun 25 (Fri) 10:00 AMTeams
40 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival Saturday Swiss IMP Pairs
Jun 26 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
40 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
Bridge Festival TBIB Swiss Teams
Jun 27 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
40 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
July - 2021
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Winter Teams
Jul 4 (Sun)Teams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Peninsula Bridge Club
tba
Swiss Pairs
Jul 25 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
35 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
August - 2021
Orange Bridge Club
Manda Labuschagne
0431 558 658

Director: David Reddel
Swiss Pairs
Aug 7 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Aug 8 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wagga Wagga Bridge Club
David Brennan
02 6926 5521

Director: Martin Willcox
Walk-In Pairs
Aug 13 (Fri) 7:00 PMPairs
20 tables
bridgeunlimited.com/
Swiss Pairs
Aug 14 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
25 tables
bridgeunlimited.com/
Teams
Aug 15 (Sun) 9:15 AMTeams
25 tables
bridgeunlimited.com/
Central Coast Bridge Club
John Redfearn
02 4339 3824
Novice and Restricted Swiss Pairs
Aug 21 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Novice and Restricted Teams
Aug 22 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Swiss Teams
Aug 29 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
30 tables
https://www.northshore.bridge-club.org/bridge/lbc/upcoming-events
September - 2021
Port Macquarie-Hastings Bridge Assoc
Freya Luick
02 6584 6765

Director: Ronnie Ng
September Congress Teams
Sep 4 (Sat) 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
September Congress Swiss Pairs
Sep 5 (Sun) 9:00 AMPairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Yamba Bridge ClubButler Pairs
Sep 11-12Pairs
0 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Hunters Hill Bridge Club
Geoff Lawson
02 9810 7374
Teams
Sep 12 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
50 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Mollymook Bridge Club
Kevin Tant
02 4455 6331

Director: Bruce Crossman
Swiss Pairs
Sep 18 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Teams
Sep 19 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Central Coast Leagues Club Bridge Club
Louis Koolen
0419 281 725

Director: Alan Bustany
Swiss Pairs
Sep 25 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
44 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Sep 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
44 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Illawarra Bridge Association
Jill Macrae
0414 900 239

Director: Jeff Carberry
Swiss Pairs
Sep 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
61 414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
Pairs
Clashes with Central Coast Leagues Teams
Sep 26 (Sun) 10:00 AMTeams
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
October - 2021
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Spring Teams
Oct 3 (Sun)Teams
25 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSBC@Lindfield
Mike Prescott
0435 528 872

Director: John McIlrath
Labour Day MP Pairs
Oct 4 (Mon) 10:00 AMPairs
30 tables
https://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 8 (Fri) 7:00 PMPairs
30 tables

Swiss Pairs
Oct 9 (Sat) 11:00 AMPairs
40 tables

Teams
Oct 10 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
40 tables

Dubbo Bridge Club
tba
Entries to:
Pairs
Oct 9 (Sat)Pairswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 10 (Sun)Teamswww.nswba.com.au
Open
Muswellbrook Bridge Club
Emil Battista
0448 928 919

Director: Nick Hughes
Pairs
Oct 9 (Sat) 10:30 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 10 (Sun) 9:15 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Pennant Hills Bridge Club
Cevat Emul

Director: John McIlrath
Entries to:
Teams
Oct 10 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
45 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Gunnedah Bridge Club
Frances Dunn
0427 423 622
Swiss Pairs
Oct 30 (Sat) 10:00 AMPairs
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 31 (Sun) 9:00 AMTeams
24 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Tomaree Bridge Club Inc
Sue Grice
0418 261 183

Director: John McIlrath
Swiss Pairs
Oct 30 (Sat) 9:30 AMPairs
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
Teams
Oct 31 (Sun) 9:30 AMTeams
30 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
November - 2021
Southern Highlands Bridge Club
Craig Curry
02 4883 6510

Director: John McIlrath
Entries to:
29th Annual Congress Swiss Pairs Open and Restricted
Nov 6 (Sat) 9:45 AMPairs
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
29th Annual Congress Swiss Teams Open and Restricted
Nov 7 (Sun) 9:45 AMTeams
40 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Taree Bridge Club
Jenni Saunders
0459 239 380

Director: Ronnie Ng
Teams
Nov 6-7 10:00 AMTeamswww.nswba.com.au
Closed
Armidale Bridge Club
Ian Price
61 432 153 294
Teams
Possible clash with State Open Teams FInals
Nov 13-14 10:00 AMTeams
18 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
SOT Swiss Pairs
Nov 14 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
36 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
NSWBA
Office Manager
02 9264 8111
Spring Swiss Pairs
Nov 21 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
26 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Closed
Wollstonecraft Bridge Club
Nick Hughes
61 414 601 175

Director: Nick Hughes
IMP Pairs
Nov 28 (Sun) 10:00 AMPairs
20 tables
www.nswba.com.au
Open
December - 2021
Trumps Bridge Centre
Derrick Browne
02 9969 5959
Festival of Bridge
Dec 26 - Jan 2Multi Event
0 tables