Sussex County Contract Bridge Association
Competition Rules

The current version of the Competition Rules was approved by the SCCBA Management Committee (MC) meeting on November 25th, 2016.

The most recent changes are :-

  • the incorporation of updated guidance from the EBU together with some further clarifications (approved by November 25th, 2016 MC meeting);

  • (a) lists of qualifiers will always be published on the county web-site instead of just 'normally'; (b) clubs are requested to action lists of qualifiers promptly; (c) in an emergency, the Tournament Manager can only change Competition Rules with the agreement of a majority of Tournament Commitee members; (d) there should be no pairs playing without standing in semi-finals or finals; (e) in the list of Chairman's Cup invitees, the Ardingly winners are replaced by the best-placed Sussex pair in the Green Point Swiss Pairs (all approved by March 18th, 2016 MC meeting);

  • updated to include current status of Mixed Heats (approved by July 18th, 2014 MC meeting);

  • addition of Correction Periods appendix  (approved by May 10th, 2012 MC meeting);

  • clarification of entry qualifications to SCCBA events and addition of procedure for updating the Competition Rules (approved by August 10th, 2011, October 13th, 2011 and January 13th, 2012 MC meetings);

  • introduction of Mixed Heats (approved by May 15th, 2011 MC meeting).