Santa Barbara Bridge Center
Welcome to Santa Barbara Bridge Center
Club Games

Welcome to the Santa Barbara Bridge Center

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

Monday 9:30 799er
Monday 1:15 Open
Tuesday 1:00 299er
Tuesday 6:30 0-2500
Wednesday 1:00 Open & 49er
Thursday 1:00 0-750
Friday 1:00 Open
Saturday 1:00 Open & 499er

October is Club Appreciation Month.
All games from October 2nd through 14th award extra points.

Any player feeling sick in any way should stay home. The club recommends vaccination against infectious diseases.

To help us with planning, please make a reservation below:

ACBL Number: AM
All others

We are aware of the flaws in the reservation system. We have no control over it.

When it does not work, 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

Gold Points at the Ventura Regional

Monday, October 23 - Sunday, October 29
the Marriott Beach Resort in Ventura (Seaward Exit off 101)

For details, visit

Bridge Lessons and Workshops

Fall 2023 Bridge Classes

Beginning Bridge with Pat McCready: Saturdays September 16 to November 4. 9'30 - 11:30 a.m.

Advanced Beginning Bridge with Christian Gilles: Saturdays September 23 to November 18 (no class on Saturday October 28), 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

$50 for 8-Week Series. Payment may be made by credit card or check payable to the Santa Barbara Bridge Center.
Pre-register with Pat McCready 805-705-4841

Card Play with Christian Gilles: Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Five classes on Declarer Play and five classes on Defense. $10 per class.
Bring a bag lunch and stay for the 1:00 p.m. 299er Game


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.
Experienced players will be on hand to answer questions and give tips.

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

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 (click for direction)
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Open - Club Appreciation
Director: Kathy Drake
799er - Club Appreciation
Director: Charles Patrick
Open & 499er - Club Champ
Director: Chris Gillmon
Open - Club Champ
Director: Kathy Drake
750 - Club Champ
Director: Charles Patrick
Open & 49er - Club Champ
Director: Chris Gillmon
299er - Club Champ
Director: Chris Gillmon
2500 - Club Champ
Director: Nancy Leonard
Oct 3, 2023
299er - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:00
Oct 3, 2023
2500 - Club Appreciation
SBBC 6:30
Oct 4, 2023
Open & 49er - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:00
Oct 5, 2023
750 - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:00
Oct 6, 2023
Open - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:00
Oct 7, 2023
Open & 499er - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:00
Oct 9, 2023
Open - Club Appreciation
SBBC 1:15
Oct 9, 2023
799er - Club Appreciation
SBBC 09:30
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