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Jacksonville School of Bridge
3353 Washburn Rd.
Jacksonville, FL 33250
Phone: 904-223-3837

Email us using the Contact Us form in the Information section.


Bridge Lessons - Two Over One Game Force

Instructor is Peggy Higginbotham, Gold Life Master (over 3000 master points), ACBL accredited teacher with more than 20 years teaching experience.

This class will run 7 weeks on Thursday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:30, starting on October 26.

Location is The Jacksonville School of Bridge, 3353 Washburn Road, Jacksonville 32250.

Cost is $125.00 per person which includes the textbook ($20.00 value).

Deadline for registration is October 16.

This is a hands on class using text written by Audrey Grant and Eric Rodwell.  Peggy has successfully taught this course to many bridge players.  If you have any questions feel free to call Peggy at 904-527-3944.

Please mail your check to Peggy Higginbotham, 12511 Masters Ridge Drive, Jacksonville 32225.

JSOB/Duval Co. Schools Continuing Ed Bridge Lessons

New Classes Begin August 21

Beginning Bridge Monday 6:30 PM (starts 8/21) 8 weeks
2/1 Monday 2:30 PM (starts 8/21) 2 8-week courses
Play of the Hand Monday 6:30 PM (starts 10/30) 8 weeks
Beginning Bridge Wednesday 2:30 PM (starts 8/23) 8 weeks
Play of the Hand Wednesday 2:30 PM (starts 10/25) 8 weeks
Defense Thursday 6:30 PM (starts 8/24) 8 weeks
Commonly Used Conventions Thursday 6:30 PM (starts 10/26) 8 weeks


Richard Streeter:
Nancy Stein:
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Chat Bridge

Chat Bridge is very casual.  The purpose is for people beginning to play bridge to get together to play in a relaxed manner.  Instructors are on hand to help with the bidding and play of the hands.  Generally there is a theme as to the type of hands that are played.  One week, the emphasis may be on notrump bidding and the next week on overcalling.

You are encouraged to come and no partner is needed.  Chat Bridge begins at 9:30 am and runs to 12:00 most Saturdays, and from 6:30 to 9:00 PM most Tuesdays. Check the Calendar page for weekly updates.


Bridge Lessons Provided by the Club

Members of the Jacksonville School of Bridge give short lessons on:


   Play of the hand


These lessons are given before the 199er games at 9:30 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

In addition, Chat Bridge is offered on Saturdays.  Chat bridge allows the players to ask the directors on questions concerning the bidding and play of the hand.  Each Saturday, the hands played have a theme that the player can practice bidding and playing. 


Private and Group Lessons

Contact Rich Streeter (904-992-8840 or at for lessons on "Learn to Play Bridge", Play of the Hand; Defense and 2 over 1 Bidding system. Rich is an accredited ACBL Teacher.  

Peggy Higginbotham, certified by the American Contract Bridge League as an accredited bridge teacher, offers classes for beginners and intermediate players.  Peggy has successfully taught hundreds of bridge players over the past 20 years; many who have accomplished life master status. In addition to locally she has taught bridge on many cruise ships and has been guest lecturer at tournaments.  Peggy is a  Gold Life Master with over 3000 master points.  She can be reached at 904-527-3944, 904-334-5272 or