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BAIRNSDALE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
PAIRS

Saturday 11th and 18th December
1.00pm start

Enter pair names on list at
either Bairnsdale or Paynesville

Need A Partner?
Need A Partner?

CALL!
Jean Macleod - 51523176

Promotions
Promotions

Congratulations to the following members who have achieved Rank Promotions :

Lorraine Griffiths - Silver Life Master

 

Best Monthly Players
Best Monthly Players

 

BEST  MONDAY PLAYERS

 

BEST  FRIDAY PLAYERS
 

BEST  SATURDAY PLAYERS
 

Farewell Bev!
Farewell Bev!

Past President, Secretary and committee member Bev Stares is leaving Bairnsdale to join her family in Darwin. We would like to thank Bev for her support and contribution to the club and wish she and Peter all the very best for the future.

Bev will be at bridge on Friday, December 3rd if you wish to catch up with her before she goes. There will be afternoon tea available on this day.

 

ERBA
GRAND NATIONAL OPEN TEAMS
GRAND NATIONAL OPEN TEAMS

Carey Lang (Paynesville), Linda Peacock (Lakes Entrance), Ilse Porritt and Carol Sorby (Bairnsdale) finished 2nd at the 2019 ERBA GNOT Regional Final and will represent the Region at the Grand Final to be held in Tweed Heads in November.

Do You Know About ERBA?

 

WHAT IS ERBA?

 

Eastern Region Bridge Association [ERBA] was established in 1955 and is the umbrella organization for the seven Gippsland clubs. The charter is "to foster interest in, and promote the game of Bridge in the region."

The position of President is a two year tenure and the vice-president is selected from the next club in rotation who will become the next President for two years . All clubs will in turn, select a President.

 

WHAT DOES ERBA DO?

 

  • Promotes Annual Regional Championships which are run in rotation in the three geographical areas ie:

          Lakes Entrance, Paynesville, Bairnsdale, Traralgon, Sale, South Gippsland and Phillip Island.

  • Provides a free bus pick-up from areas 1 to 3, two years out of every three.
  • Provides financial support for entry fees and travel expenses for members in the ERBA Championships who are representing the region in major events in Victoria and Interstate.
  • Co-ordinates dates for the GNOT Heats so that one full day session is held at each of the seven clubs.
  • Contributes to the expenses of the GNOT Finalists to play in the Interstate finals.
  • Provides workshops as required and lobbies for financial assistance to run these workshops from the VBA, ABF and Future Bridge
  • Some of the subjects for these workshops are:

          Directing, Managing Red Point Events, Computer training for Major Scoring Programs, Masterpointing, Bridge Lessons and MasterClasses.

  • ERBA is financed by an annual  contribution from each of the clubs.