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Past President: Arthur Berdusco (705)-325-3032

President: Shannon Berdusco (705) 325-3032

Vice President: Janice Upenieks (705) 242-0845

Treasurer: Elaine Proudfoot (705) 812-0949

Secretary: Sandy Merelaid (705) 331-8163

Membership: Jean Belfour (705) 323-4944

Club Manager: Tim Jackson (705) 259-0098

Chief Games Director: Jane Foster (249) 880-4624

Web Master: Bill Belfour (705) 326-0931

Education Co ordinator: Toni Lawson (289) 228-9495






Therese Lessons

Beginner and Basic Bridge Refresher Coaching/Lessons available on an hourly basis for a minimum of two people by appointment.

Call Therese Campbell at 705-259-5666

Welcome to Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club - Guests always Welcome
Temporary Club Closing (Mar 15/2020)

The Board has decided in the interest of our members health and safety regarding Covid-19 virus that we are immediately closing our Bridge Club for an initial period of two weeks and will reevaluate at that time.
We will keep everyone updated on the Website .

UPDATE - MARCH 23/20-- Club will remain closed for an extended time - an email will be sent when it is to reopen and it will be posted here as well.

A number of members have been using BBO (see below) to play during our absence from the club. There are a number of BBO play options besides the ACBL connection with a lot of them being free.


Last updated : Mar 23, 2020 14:45 EDT
Play on Line


Last updated : Mar 19, 2020 21:47 EDT
Scoring differences

Scoring Differences Between “No Play” Boards, “Average” Boards, and “Passed Out” Boards

·         Sometimes, usually because of slow play, a table isn’t able to play one of their boards. In terms of scoring, a “No Play” board simply erases the board from the computer’s calculations for that pair and the players’ score is unaffected. This is also more or less what happens when a pair misses boards because they have a sit-out.

·         When a pair is assigned a score of “Average” on a board, perhaps because their table has fouled a board, then each pair is awarded half of the matchpoints available for that hand. This will affect their overall score. If, for example, they are doing well with a 60% game to that point, an average board will push down their percentage – and vice versa.

·         When a board is passed out, the players' scores for that board depend on what happens at the other tables. A passed-out board is a zero, falling between the N/S pluses and the E/W pluses. If you are E/W and all the N/S pairs at the other tables go plus, by passing out the board you would get a top and your opponents would get a bottom.

Last updated : Oct 24, 2019 10:35 EDT
Bridge rules when arriving
Bridge rules when arriving

Please make every effort to be at the club 10 minutes before game time to allow the director time to get the game set up and started on time.

Please remember to turn your cell phones off (offenses will be penalized) and keep discussions quiet.

Bridge hands are a timed event.  It is unfair to all if constant slow play is used.  Play with speed each round to avoid late plays or other penalty situations.

Be aware of the club's Zero Tolerance Policy that is posted on this page.

Last updated : Jul 21, 2019 16:55 EDT
Scent free

Reminder:  Our club has a scent free policy.

Please respect those who suffer from this sensitivity

Last updated : Sep 1, 2017 16:18 EDT
Game Times
Game Times
Monday         1:00pm   Open Pairs
Tuesday        1:00pm   Open Pairs & 299er pairs 
Wednesday  1:00pm   299er Pairs (no partner required)
Thursday      1:00pm   Open Pairs
Last updated : Nov 27, 2018 10:33 EST
About Our Club
About Our Club

Orillia Duplicate Bridge Club is an ACBL sanctioned club with a membership of  about 200. The club offers duplicate bridge games for all skill levels.  Our membership skill profile varies from newbies to Emerald Life Masters.


If you are a bridge player and have just moved to Orillia or even if you are just visiting; please drop by and enjoy a very friendly, competitive game.  We extend a warm welcome to all. We have a scent-free policy.









Last updated : Mar 26, 2019 21:04 EDT
Mon October 5, 2020
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Tue October 6, 2020
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Tue October 6, 2020
299er Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Wed October 7, 2020
299er Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Thu October 8, 2020
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall 1 PM
Thursday Afternoon Session
Director: Jane Foster
Director: Jane Foster
Tuesday Afternoon Session
Director: Tim Jackson
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Tim Jackson
Open Pairs
Masonic Hall
Director: Jane Foster