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SOCIAL BRIDGE GAMES HAVE RESUMED.
We're pleased to announce starting Monday, March 22nd, the Sun City Grand Board of Directors have approved resumption with strict limitations of the Monday Afternoon, Wednesday Evening and Thursday Afternoon Social bridge games for club members only.
Ultimately, all the other indoor games (canasta, poker, cribbage, dominos etc) could resume when approved by SCG BOD. 
There are two very important mandates that must be absolutely observed:
All players must have proof of their completed Covid 19 vaccine regime AND must wear face masks at all times while inside the Chaparral building at the game.  (the detailed mandated BOD guidelines Version 5, March 11, 2021 are available online at Grandinfo.com)
We realize that many of us don't agree with these mandates.  They are not negotiable. Compliance must be 100% or we risk cancellation of your game.  If you do not agree, please for the sake of your fellow members, don't come to the game.  
The Bridge Club SCG BOD approval is attached to this email as a PDF and Word Document.
The follow rules are specific to the Monday and Wednesday Evening games

Notes for Resuming Social Bridge beginning March 22, 2021:               

  1. Sign up at Apache Room. 
  2. Do NOT enter the Apache room until you are told to come in.  
  3. Play begins at 12 noon Monday, 6:15 pm Wednesday and 12 noon Thursday. 
  4. It is mandatory that you wear a mask, have all your vaccine shots for COVID-19, and bring a signed SCG waiver.
  5. All players must bring proof of vaccine shots, signed SCG waiver, and CAM card. Without each document you will NOT play. 
  6. We are limited to fifteen tables. Tables are not to be moved.    
  7. You will be assigned a table number when you sign in. The team facing the window/door is stationery.  Decide among yourselves who is stationery.  If someone has a serious need to be stationery, please give them that direction.                           
  8. Please follow social distancing when possible and keep your mask on throughout the afternoon.
  9. Water is not provided.  You may bring your own water bottle. 
  10. No food in Apache Room.

Remember, these are startup rules.  They are meant to be strict.  In time they will become more flexible.   Thanks for your kind cooperation.  Have fun and enjoy your bridge!

On behalf of your SCG Bridge Club BOD,

Jim Kelso - President

ACBL Duplicate Bridge at SCG

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ALL DUPLICATE GAMES ARE CANCELLED.

PLEASE CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY.

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When SCG games resume, please check back for days and times, but hopefully,
games will be Wednesday and Sunday 1:00 pm year round and 
Tuesday at 6 pm, October through April.
ACBL members are welcome guests to our ACBL games.

Game fees: $3 members, $6 guests,
plus 
$1 or $2 for special games.

For these three ACBL games, please 
 arrive 15 minutes early so the Director 
can make seating assignments for an on time start. 

Questions About ACBL games,  email SCG Bridge Club below.
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About Our Club

Games are normally played in the Apache and Pima
rooms of the Chaparral Center located at: 
19781 N. Remington Drive, Surprise AZ  85374 


We have five Social games and three ACBL sanctioned
games weekly. (Note: The Tuesday evening ACBL
game is October through April.) Please see the schedule
of days and times at the Navigation Tabs to the left.

 For all games. For members and guests.
NO SCENTS.  NO SMOKING
.

Please be considerate of players who have

respiratory issues.  This means smoking between
rounds and during sit out rounds is not allowed. 

Marathon Bridge Info

THERE ARE NO MARATHON GAMES AT THIS TIME.
TENTATIVE RESUMPTION IS OCTOBER 2021.

Friday Marathons:

4th Friday Marathon (Jan-Oct) Marathon Chicago scoring
Play 3 rounds of 10 hands Play 12 Fridays – two 5th Fridays will be selected by the committee. Six best scores used – so team can miss some of the Fridays.

• Fees are $20.00 per year per team for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Friday Marathons and are non-refundable. 1st Friday Marathon fees do not include cost of lunch. No refunds. Teams must be paid-up members of the SCG Bridge Club for both calendar years to participate in a marathon. Members are required to get their own substitute partner, if necessary. If, however, a substitute cannot be found, a committee member shall be informed at least two days before scheduled play.

Although substitute players are not limited to the substitute list, substitutes should be members of the Sun City Grand Bridge Club. 

As an exception, a guest who qualifies within the 3-game overall limit restrictions as outlined in the bylaws of the Sun City Grand Bridge Club may act as a substitute.

Games are played in the Chaparral Center unless otherwise noted. Play for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd marathons begin at 9:00 a.m. Players are requested to arrive by 8:40 a.m. Team movement and tallies will be provided for each team. Players in the 4th Friday Marathon should arrive by 12:10 p.m. with play beginning at 12:30 p.m. Each session of play consists of three (3) rounds of either 8 or 10 hands each, except that leaders may choose other rotation methods (e.g., 4 rounds of 6 hands each). Leaders may use discretion on how to handle uneven tables. (They can call for bidders or call for a sit-out, giving 1500 points to pairs sitting out for a round.) A maximum of one (1) hour of time is allowed to play each round. Any delayed play (late play) will take place after the third round at the end of play.

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