Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Welcome to Sussex County Contract Bridge Association

Read about our players' achievements.

Apply for competitions by clicking on Entry Forms.

Find out how to get your friends, children and grandchildren involved in learning and playing via the Promoting Bridge page or by contacting one of the teachers of bridge in Sussex.

Access information about your local club or link to national and global websites.

For Sussex matters, please feel free to contact SCCBA Chairman Andy Ryder.

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Elisabeth North Trophy
Elisabeth North Trophy

Congratulations to the West Sussex team of Tony Harris, Judy Harris, Ivan Yeatman, Catherine Yeatman, Hazel Beveridge, David Williams, Bridget Keates and Ed Barter who won the Elisabeth North Trophy at Horsham on Sunday March 26th.  This 'teams of 8' competition is for club members who have less than 25,000 Master Points and 25 Green Points.

Many thanks to Horsham Bridge Club for hosting the event, to director & scorer Keith Norman and to organiser Gerry Stanford.
 

SCCBA Spring Congress - April 21st-23rd

This year's SCCBA Blue-Pointed Spring Congress takes place at Uckfield on April 21st-23rd.  As usual, there are various types of event - Multiple Teams and Mixed Pairs on the Friday, Swiss Pairs on the Saturday and Swiss Teams on the Sunday.  For players with less experience, there's a Basic Bridge Pairs event (open to non-members) on the Friday.  There's also a Welcome Pairs for bridge students on the Saturday.  See Entry Forms.

EBU Teacher Training Course at Horsham

A 2-day teacher training course will be held at Horsham on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June.

For more information or to book, please see the English Bridge & Development web-site or contact Lisa Miller on 01296 317217.
2017 SCCBA AGM

The 2017 SCCBA AGM will take place at 11:30 am on April 23rd, i.e. on the Sunday of the Spring Congress at Uckfield Civic Centre. The relevant papers are :-

As required by the constitution, the independently examined annual accounts will be presented for endorsement by the Management Committee at its meeting on 10 March. Copies of the endorsed accounts will be provided at the AGM where adoption will be sought under agenda item 4.1.

Forthcoming SCCBA Events

Among the next SCCBA events are :-

  • the Blue-Pointed Spring Congress - Friday April 21st to Sunday April 23rd
  • the SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs at St. Leonards - Saturday May 6th
  • the EBU/SCCBA Green-Pointed Swiss Pairs - Saturday May 20th
  • the SCCBA Blue-Pointed Sussex Candles - Sunday June 4th
  • the SCCBA Golf/Bridge Day at Cooden Beach - Thursday September 21st

You can enter most events by using an on-line entry form and paying via Internet or Telephone Banking or you can print off an entry form and post it with your cheque.  Why not go to the Entry Forms section and make your choice now?

SCCBA Individual Final
SCCBA Individual Final

Congratulations to Hayes Dockrell who won the SCCBA Individual Final at Patcham Bridge Club on Sunday February 19th.  Well done also to Claire Grimes who was 2nd and Eric Finney who was 3rd.

Many thanks to director Peter Langston, to Patcham BC for hosting the event and to competition organiser Peter Bates.

EBU Club Director Courses at Hastings

The following EBU courses for club directors will be held at Hastings in 2017 :-

  • Sunday April 9th - Essentials
  • Sunday May 14th - Book Rulings
  • Sunday June 11th - Judgement Rulings
  • Sunday July 2nd - Assessment

For further details or to register for a course, please see the English Bridge & Development web-site and the current schedule for all Club Tournament Director Training Courses.

Other County News

Read Richard Fedrick’s latest (February 20th) update to see how Sussex Teams are doing nationally

The draft minutes of the March 10th Management Committee meeting are now available for viewing.  Alternatively, you can access the minutes of all available SCCBA committee meetings and AGMs.

Results
28th Mar 2017
Invitation Pairs - Round 1
26th Mar 2017
Elisabeth North Teams of 8
19th Feb 2017
SCCBA Individual Final
15th Feb 2017
Open Simultaneous Pairs
5th Feb 2017
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final
29th Jan 2017
David Pavey Trophy Final
16th Jan 2017
Charity Simultaneous Pairs
15th Jan 2017
Sussex Pairs Final
8th Jan 2017
New Year Swiss Teams
27th Nov 2016
Hills Trophy
12th Nov 2016
East Grinstead Basic Bridge Pairs
1st Nov 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 8
Calendar
2nd Apr 2017
SCCBA Club Teams of 8
Eastbourne 1:00
8th Apr 2017
National Pairs Final
TBA 8-9th
12th Apr 2017
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
21st Apr 2017
Blue-Pointed SCCBA Spring Congress
Uckfield 21st-23rd
MPs: BLUE
 Click for more information
23rd Apr 2017
SCCBA AGM
Uckfield TBA
26th Apr 2017
Avenue Teams League
Avenue 7:30
27th Apr 2017
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
Eastbourne 7:30
6th May 2017
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
St. Leonards 11:00
7th May 2017
Blue-Pointed Swiss Teams
St. Leonards 1:00
 Click for more information
10th May 2017
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30

Read Richard Fedrick’s latest (February 20th) update to see how Sussex Teams are doing nationally

The draft minutes of the March 10th Management Committee meeting are now available for viewing.  Alternatively, you can access the minutes of all available SCCBA committee meetings and AGMs.

Results
28th Mar 2017
Invitation Pairs - Round 1
26th Mar 2017
Elisabeth North Teams of 8
19th Feb 2017
SCCBA Individual Final
15th Feb 2017
Open Simultaneous Pairs
5th Feb 2017
SCCBA Mixed Pairs Final
29th Jan 2017
David Pavey Trophy Final
16th Jan 2017
Charity Simultaneous Pairs
15th Jan 2017
Sussex Pairs Final
8th Jan 2017
New Year Swiss Teams
27th Nov 2016
Hills Trophy
12th Nov 2016
East Grinstead Basic Bridge Pairs
1st Nov 2016
Invitation Pairs - Round 8
Calendar
2nd Apr 2017
SCCBA Club Teams of 8
Eastbourne 1:00
8th Apr 2017
National Pairs Final
TBA 8-9th
12th Apr 2017
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30
21st Apr 2017
Blue-Pointed SCCBA Spring Congress
Uckfield 21st-23rd
MPs: BLUE
 Click for more information
23rd Apr 2017
SCCBA AGM
Uckfield TBA
26th Apr 2017
Avenue Teams League
Avenue 7:30
27th Apr 2017
Invitation Pairs - Round 2
Eastbourne 7:30
6th May 2017
SCCBA Basic Bridge Pairs
St. Leonards 11:00
7th May 2017
Blue-Pointed Swiss Teams
St. Leonards 1:00
 Click for more information
10th May 2017
Avenue Non-Swiss Pairs
Avenue 7:30