Santa Barbara Bridge Center

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Welcome to Santa Barbara Bridge Center
Club Games

Welcome Back to the Santa Barbara Bridge Center

The club is open for in-person games Monday through Saturday!

Monday 9:30 0-750
Monday 1:00 Open
Tuesday 1:00 299er
Tuesday 6:30 0-2500 Upgraded
Wednesday 1:00 Open
Thursday 1:00 0-750
Friday 1:00 Open
Saturday 1:00 Open & 499er

All players coming to the Bridge Center must present Proof of Vaccination before playing. Once placed on the Vaccination Roster, no further action is needed. If a player feels sick in any way, they should stay home.

** Space is limited. Please make a reservation below: **

ACBL Number: AM
All others

Have trouble with reservation? Just come to the club and play.

Need a partner? Contact Barb Balents,

For game results and the points you have earned, go to ACBL-Live

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Local Tournament

STaC Week

All games during the week of March 20th - 25th

Compete against all players in Southern California and earn silver points.

Social Mentor Bridge

Join us for Social Mentor Bridge games on the second Sunday of each month from 2-4 p.m.
All bridge players are welcome but must show proof of vaccination.
Experienced players will be on hand to answer questions and give tips.

For further information, please contact Dennis Berg at 805-637-7942

Bridge Lessons and Workshops


Saturdays 10:00-11:30 a.m. from January 14 to March 25

  • Beginning Bridge: learn to play bridge
  • Advancing Beginners: for those who took Beginning Bridge last fall

The cost for each series is $50 for ten sessions.
Pre-register with Pat McCready 805-705-4841

Christian Gilles teaches bidding and play concepts for the Intermediate player, including two-over-one bidding principles.
Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. to noon, starting January 17.
Drop-ins welcome. $10 per session.

Nancy Trotter teaches an Enhanced Intermediate class.
Wednesdays, 9:30 to 11:30, starting February 1.
$20 per session. Contact Nancy to pre-register 805-687-0130

Please Note: new participants must show proof of vaccination on their first visit to the Santa Barbara Bridge Center.
Payment for Beginning Bridge and Advancing Beginners classes may be made by credit card or check payable to the Santa Barbara Bridge Center.


About Us


Founded in 1976, the Santa Barbara Bridge Center is a sanctioned
bridge club of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL).

Santa Barbara Bridge Center
2255 Las Positas Road 
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 

299er - STaC
Director: Chris Gillmon
2500 - STaC
Director: Nancy Leonard
Open - STaC
Director: Kathleen Drake
750 - STaC
Director: Robert Greene
Open & 499er - Club Champ
Director: Chris Gillmon
Open - Club Champ
Director: Chris Gillmon
750 - Club Champ
Director: Nancy Leonard
Mar 22, 2023
Open - STaC
SBBC 1:00
Mar 23, 2023
750 - STaC
SBBC 1:00
Mar 24, 2023
Open - STaC
SBBC 1:00
Mar 25, 2023
Open & 499er - STaC
SBBC 1:00
Mar 25, 2023
SBBC 10:00
Mar 27, 2023
SBBC 1:00
Mar 27, 2023
SBBC 09:30
Mar 28, 2023
SBBC 1:00
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