Online Partnership Curator
Click here to pull up the online partnership request spreadsheet. Call Mike Mocella if you have any questions on how to use this site.
If you come upon an issue that involves conduct or ethics and you wish to report it either confidentially or not, please click on this article to pull up a form for you to fill out and submit to Russ Pearly, our Club Recorder. This is an additional procedure set up to supplement the Zero Tolerance card to help maintain a friendly atmosphere at the bridge table.
Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club. Our club is located in The Villages (Florida's Friendliest Hometown) which is in central Florida. Our ACBL sanction number is #217489. We are in District 9, Unit 128.
This is an invitational club so guest passes must be obtained for a guest to play. All regular game fees are $3 per person for a resident and $5 per person for a guest. We are a non-smoking club and adhere to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy.
Our web site has a lot of information and you should scroll down the home page first to find out what you want and then click on the special menu buttons to obtain additional information on a specific subject.
At the January 15 Board of Directors Meeting, the following members were elected for the following positions for 2019:
Congratulations to all of them
The Board has just established a reservation system policy which players are asked to follow to make this system work smoother for both the players and directors. Please click on this article to view this new Board policy.
Our club has announced the following temporary venue or game changes:
Attached are the results of the Clubs Fall series games. These results report the players with the highest 6 game averages for each respective game from October 1 - December 31, 2018. Awards are based on the total number of tables played at each game during that period. The Winter Series games started January 1 and will continue until March 31, 2019. Click on the appropriate link below to see your results.
Our club offers all sorts of education classes to help our members improve their game. Some of the classes coming up very shortly that have not been filled or closed include:
Click on the link Class Schedule Rev 7 to view a listing of all the classes offered in 2018 for reference. The 2019 Class Schedule has not been released yet.
General information about our classes can be found by clicking on the Education menu button link on the left. If you still have questions that aren't answered, you can email Bob Matthews at email@example.com or Susan Fraser at firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition, Neil Timm will be submitting a bridge "Topic of the Month" article for your review and study. Click on Bergen Raises for his January topic. This is a good review for basic and intermediate players and worth spending a few minutes to review.
Congratulations to the 26 members of our Club who achieved a new Rank Status as of December 2018. Click on this article to view the details. Click on the Milestones menu button to view previous months.
Click on this article to view the January 2019 Special Games Schedule.
Pre-registering is desirable to aid the Director is setting up the game but not mandatory. Walk-ins are welcomed. All games are held at 1:00 pm at Sea Breeze.
We are now using the reservation system for most of our games and your help is appreciated. Please scroll down to the Game Schedule and if the game you are playing in has a link, then simply click on "reserve a seat" and you will be taken to the correct site. Please make sure you are playing in the correct game. Either a game with LIMITED masterpoints or an OPEN game.
In order to help the director, PLEASE make a reservation if you are playing in one of the games where the system is in effect. IF, you can't or don't want to, then please contact the director and they will happily do this on your behalf. Thank you for your cooperation.
If you do NOT have an ACBL number, then please email Janetmatthewsusa@gmail.com to get set up.
If you have made a reservation, you do not need to be at game until 20 minutes prior to game time.
If you cannot attend PLEASE cancel by 10:00 am on the morning of the game.
Make a Reservation
Reserve with Rick
Staff > Director menu button to obtain contact information.
BJ will be covering Joanie's partnership responsibilities from Jan 18 to Jan 25.
In 2017 we had grown to become the 2nd largest ACBL club in North America. Click on the History - A Growth Story menu button for the history of our club.