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Welcome to Nature Coast Bridge Club
Coronavirus Pandemic

From the NCBC Board of Directors:

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, and to safeguard the health of our members, the NCBC Board has decided to close the club beginning Monday March16th until further noticePlease visit our website where we will post updates as they become available.

Stay safe!

Last updated : Mar 22, 2020 15:05 EDT

Nature Coast Bridge Club

located in Spring Hill Florida

Nature Coast Bridge Club plays Duplicate Bridge. 

We are open to the public.  Come join us.


 

Last updated : Apr 14, 2020 18:30 EDT
A Couple of Items

Stardust Week has been extended by two days! That means there’s still plenty of time to win bonus masterpoint® awards in the Virtual Clubs on Bridge Base Online.
 
All club games held in Virtual Clubs this coming Monday and Tuesday (September 28-29) will be counted as Stardust Week games. Don’t miss your chance for gold points and beyond!

Points earned from any Virtual Club games this past Monday and Tuesday (September 21-22) will still be honored. Two days are being added to Stardust Week because some players may have missed their “golden opportunity” due to a technical issue.

 

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We wanted to give you a heads-up on a great deal that only comes "once in a blue moon"!

Starting this Saturday, September 26th, there will be 3 games hosted on Bridge Base Online under the direction of the great Howard Christ. The biggest news is that they are only $3!  You do have to be an ACBL member to play in them, but that is the only requirement.

We are trying out 3 different times ot see which times would be best for all our members. You can vote by playing in the game!

The games start at 10 AM, 2 PM and 6:30 PM.  Get your partner and play (or if you are missing a partner, you can be paired up with another single - or even a robot if you desire!)

 


 

Last updated : Sep 25, 2020 20:00 EDT
Guaranteed Partner

The “Guaranteed Partner” program is up and running.  We need 2-3 volunteers for first, third, and fourth Tuesdays and a volunteer for the third Wednesday.  I am delighted with the level of participation!  Remember, if you need a partner for Tuesday or Wednesday post the request on the web site first; still in need, come to the game and you will be able to play.

Margaret 

Last updated : Feb 15, 2020 15:10 EST
Guaranteed Partner Program

 

Club Members:

  1. Are expected to use calendar to post partner requests.
  2. Appear for game 30 minutes before game time if no partner.
  3. Notify director of desire to play.
  4. Agree to play with any individual coming in without a partner, first come first served.
  5. Once per month use; additional uses in that month will commit member to cover a specific “guaranteed partner” day as the guaranteed partner for each use of program over once per month but will pay the normal game fee.
  6. The guaranteed partner program will be operational on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, but could be expanded to include Monday and Friday, depending on member request and participation.

Visitors:

  1. Web site will allow posting of partner requests by nonmembers if possible.
  2. Appear for game 30 minutes before game time.
  3. Notify director of desire to play.
  4. Director will introduce visitor by name (stand up) brief information (home state, reason for visiting Florida, unique factoid, why in Spring Hill).
  5. In games with a half table visitor and partner will be assigned to half table to review convention cards.

Members acting as “guaranteed partner:”

  1. Will arrive 30 minutes before game time.
  2. Will notify director they are there as the guaranteed partner.
  3. As players (either from club or visitors) arrive will match them up to play as a pair.
  4. Will play with the “last man standing” if required, otherwise will leave.
  5. If needed as a guaranteed partner, will play for free.
  6. Will remain at game for 10 minutes past start in case of late arrivals or visitors who have problems finding location.
  7. Guaranteed partner coordinator will provide director work station with calendar containing names and dates of the scheduled guaranteed partners.

Contact Margaret Creger (352-556-5795) to volunteer

Last updated : Sep 28, 2019 18:40 EDT
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Telephone Number Change

Our telephone number has changed to (352) 549-1710.  Please change your address books.

Upcoming Birthdays

September

   1  Lu Porter

   3  Linda Zipzer

   23 Dan Von Spreklesen

   26  David Miller

October

   4  Henry Wang

   7   Cathy Weber

   9   Michael Miller

       Jan Miller

  10 Kathy Heintz

      Suzanne Sidorsky

  13  Zada Moyer

  14  Mary Ellen Vansler

  21  Cathy King

       Betty Ost

  22  Toni Schultz

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

 

 

 

 

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September 25, 2020
Open Game
Virtual Game 12:30 PM
Director: Gary Emke
September 28, 2020
Open Game
12:30 PM
Director: Marj Talbott
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