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Kent's Blue Pointed Congress is being held at TWBC over the weekend of 27th/28th October.
Please click here for the Congress entry form with further information.
Entries may also be made online - Swiss Pairs Swiss Teams
This year's Congress will also feature a Real Easy event, run concurrently with the main Swiss Pairs event, on Saturday 27 October at 2pm. This NO FEAR event is aimed at all those who have learned to play bridge in the last few years and would like a taste of the Congress. Please click here for an entry form with further information
Surrey are offering the following training activity
23-25 November - Learn & Play Bridge Weekend - Counting & Competitive Bidding
The County’s Constitution lists the overall objectives for the Association. The first and most important of these is “To promote and assist in the development of duplicate contract bridge in the county of Oxfordshire”.
The Management Committee recognises that this is a joint responsibility of county and affiliated clubs and needs to cater for the whole county geographically and for players of all ability and experience. It has set up teams responsible for carrying out the plan for the development of duplicate bridge in Oxfordshire.
These teams and their individual overall aims, approved by the Management Committee, are as follows (please click on the highlighted headings to view more detailed objectives):
Education Team: To ensure the provision throughout Oxfordshire of bridge education appropriate to all levels from beginner to county standard. To encourage and support individuals and groups to play bridge and minibridge and to help those wishing to progress to duplicate bridge.
Leader – Alison Nicolson
Others - Ian Mitchell, Dave Watkins, Judy Wesselbaum, Gaye Kyle, Ken Langdon.
Selection & County Team Management: To improve the performance of all the county teams while ensuring that county-level bridge is fully integrated with other bridge activity in the county.
Leader - Alan Wilson
Ex officio - Alan Wilson as captain and Nick Smith as Chairman of the Selection Committee
Competition Team: To ensure that county level competitions meet the needs of Oxfordshire’s duplicate bridge players throughout Oxfordshire at all levels of experience and ability
Leader - John Rowe
Members : Nigel Wilkes: Competitions Secretary (also Wessex League) , Chief TDs: John Rowe (Organising), Kathy Talbot (Consulting), Sandra Claridge: Chester Cup and Presidents Cup/PlateOrganiser, Claire McDonagh: (money/catering) Geoff Nicholas: Seniors, John Slater: Ladders & Premiership, Sandra Nicolson: Honours boards & trophies
Youth Team: To encourage and support children to play bridge and mini bridge
Team members: Joan Bennett, Alison Nicolson and Holly Kilpatrick.
Social: To promote playing and learning opportunities appropriate to those who see duplicate bridge primarily as a social rather than competitive experience
Leader - Annabel Wade
Infrastructure Team: To manage the finances, premises, communication and people needed to realise the aims of the other teams
Leader – Robert Procter
Ex officio members - Peter Litchfield as Treasurer, Stephen Brown as Website Officer