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Important events coming up over the next weeks:

Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs: 7th April(No7), 21st April, 5th May, 18th May, 2nd June, 16th June 

March 28 - Paynesville Open & Restricted

Friday 6th April - Winter Pairs hosted by Lakes Entrance Bridge Club. This will be held at Bairnsdale starting at 10am. Lunch will be provided. No table fees. Pre-entry is essential for catering purposes - please put your name down on the form provided on the notice board.

April 10 - Foundation Members' Pairs, Lakes Entrance

30th April/7th May Riviera Teams Bairnsdale

Best Monthly Player
Best Monthly Player

Ann Gibbs 61.82%

Dot Lawrence and Trish Brown 58.85%

Ilse Porritt 55.63%


Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :

Brian Sampson State Master

Dawn Wallace National Master*

Welcome to the Bairnsdale Bridge Club - Duplicate Bridge Monday, Friday and Saturday
Bairnsdale Bridge Club
Bairnsdale Bridge Club

Bairnsdale Bridge Club runs duplicate bridge sessions on Monday evening 7.15pm, Friday 12.00 noon and Saturday 1.00pm. The club runs regular Nationwide Pairs as well as other red and gold point pairs and teams events. Table fees are $5.00 per player per session. Tea and coffee provided all day, hot and savoury food provided on special event days and after play on Nationwide days. Come along and relax in a pleasant and comfortable atmosphere and enjoy a game of Bridge.

Bairnsdale Bridge Session Times

A friendly reminder of the Bridge Session times for Bairnsdale.

Monday: 7.15pm

   Friday:   12.00noon

Saturday: 1.00pm

Please  arrive at least 10 minutes before play. If you know you will be late, phone the club on 51522258 and let someone know.

Open/Restricted Pairs 2nd/9th March 2018
Open/Restricted Pairs 2nd/9th March 2018

Congratulations to the Winners of the Open Pairs competition: Ron Wilson (left) and Dot Lawrence (right). Pictured with President Ann Gibbs (middle) who presented them with engraved pens.

Open/Restricted Pairs 2nd/9th March 2018
Open/Restricted Pairs 2nd/9th March 2018

Congratulations to the Winners of the Restricted Pairs competition: Nick Nadebaum (left) and Robyn Owen (right). Pictured with President Ann Gibbs (middle) who presented them with the Jan Sharp Annual Restricted Trophy.

David Luckes Reward Program

Bairnsdale Bridge Club is a member of the "Rewards Program" offered by David Lucke's Fresh Food, Bairnsdale.

Pick up a tag at the club and each time you shop at the store, scan it, and reward points will be awarded to the club. 

Periodically we receive vouchers that are used to buy supplies for our special events.

It works two ways:

1. You are supporting a local 

2. You are helping in the provision of goodies for the club.

2018 Committee

President:  Ann Gibbs
Vice President: Alison Farthing
Secretary: Jean Macleod
Treasurer: Brian Sampson
Masterpoint Secretary: Ann Gibbs
Elaine Newcomen, Robin Cotton, Kerry Haywood, Christa Riedacher, Margaret Hillier, Dawn Wallace 

System Cards

We would like to inform you that system cards are now required when playing at Bairnsdale

Missing Glasses

Jean Macleod has lost her prescription sunglasses. They are in the Blues Brothers style and may have been mistakenly picked up on Friday or Saturday last week. 

Masterpoints Matter

Don't be alarmed if you notice a shifting in your MPs this month. ie some coming off and being reinstated.

This is because we had to delete a January session due to a scoring error and subsequently recalculate the best players for January.

Please be assured you have your full MP entitlement. smiley

Need A Partner?

Jean Macleod - 51523176

Seven No Trump

Don't Hold Back! Bid and make 7NT and you and your partner will be rewarded with free entry to the next available bridge session you attend in Bairnsdale.

Mon 19th March 2018
Bairnsdale Duplicate Session
Fri 23rd March 2018
Bairnsdale Duplicate Session
Sat 24th March 2018
Bairnsdale Duplicate Session
Bairnsdale Nationwide Pairs 6
Bairnsdale Duplicate Session
Bairnsdale Duplicate Session