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Partnership Contacts

Open

Joanie Colbert

(352-430-3503)

399er

BJ Chiota

(352-751-4095)

Online Partnership Curator

Mike Mocella

(484-354-0152)

If you come upon an issue that involves conduct or ethics and you wish to report it either confidentially or not, please click on this article title to pull up a form for you to fill out and submit to Russ Pearly, our Club Recorder.  This is an additional procedure set up to supplement the Zero Tolerance card to help maintain a friendly atmosphere at the bridge table.

I will be away The Villages from June 27th through early October.  I can be reached at my usual email address (rousel51@yahoo.com), my cell phone (610-360-1901) or at 11 142nd St, Unit 215, Ocean City, MD 21842.  I will continue to conduct my Club Recorder responsibilites.

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club
Welcome
Welcome

Welcome to The Villages Duplicate Bridge Club.  Our club is located in The Villages (Florida's Friendliest Hometown) which is in central Florida.  Our ACBL sanction number is #217489.  We are in District 9, Unit 128.

This is an invitational club so guest passes must be obtained for a guest to play.  All regular game fees are $3 per person for a resident and $5 per person for a guest.   We are a non-smoking club and adhere to the ACBL Zero Tolerance Policy.

Our web site has a lot of information and you should scroll down the home page first to find out what you want and then click on the special menu buttons to obtain additional information on a specific subject.

Last updated : Nov 28, 2018 10:03 EST
Important Changes Affecting Some Limited Games
Our Head Director Rick Gauthier is happy to announce that we are making a seasonal adjustment to some of our Limited games to open them up to more players. The following games will all be 0-300 mps from now until October 1:
 
  • Thursday 4:30 pm game at Rohan
  • Friday 6:15 pm game at Laurel Manor will be 0-300 and Open
  • Saturday 9:00 am game at Miona
Last updated : Jul 5, 2019 07:10 EDT
Temporary Venue/Game Changes

Our club has announced the following temporary venue or game changes:

  • No venue or game changes at this time.
Last updated : Aug 19, 2019 07:43 EDT
Educational Classes

Our club offers a variety of education classes to help our members improve their game.  Click on the link Class schedule - 2019 version 7 to view a listing and description of all the classes offered for this year so far.

General information about our classes can be found by clicking on the Education menu button link on the left.  If you still have questions that aren't answered, you can email Bob Matthews at bobmatthewsusa@gmail.com or Susan Fraser at ronsusanf@yahoo.com 

Neil Timm is submitting a bridge "Topic of the Month" article for your review and study.  Click on Stayman - New and Expanded for Neil's September online lesson.

Last updated : Aug 21, 2019 08:28 EDT
Upcoming Sunday Games

Pre-registering is desirable to aid the Director is setting up the game but not mandatory.  Walk-ins are welcomed.  All games are held at 1:00 pm at Sea Breeze.

Last updated : Aug 18, 2019 21:38 EDT
If You Would Like To Make A Reservation

For information on how to use the Reservation System please click Reservation Instructions

For a very informative video on how to use the system please click Here 

And this is part 2 showing how to change reservations and some FAQ’s  Click Here

Please contact Janet Matthews for any questions or problems at janetmatthewsusa@gmail.com 

Last updated : Mar 14, 2019 09:29 EDT
Regular Game Schedule for week Starting Monday, August 19th
Day Time Location Type Director   Note

 

Make a Reservation

          

                    Director Contact
Monday  1:00PM Laurel <299 MP’s Kelley Dryden

    Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 954 707 1494
Monday  1:00PM Seabreeze Open Pairs

Rick Gauthier

    Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 413 531 3020
Monday  5:30PM Seabreeze < 50 MP's Pairs Janet Matthews     Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 283 4914
Monday  6:15PM Laurel Open Pairs Bev Magnuson     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN game 561 385 9016
Tuesday  12:45PM Lake Miona Open Pairs Jon Williams     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 561 6044
Tuesday  1:00PM Eisenhower < 750 MPS Pairs Jack Lahoud     Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 391 7823
Wednesday            8:30AM Eisenhower < 20 MPS Pairs Marilyn Schmidt     no reservation needed 413 329 3779
Wednesday 8:30AM Eisenhower <50 MPS Pairs Marilyn Schmidt     Reserve a seat in the < 50 MP Game 413 329 3779
Wednesday  1:00PM Lake Miona < 399 NLM Pairs John Quinn

    Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 802 989 0157
Wednesday  1:00PM Mulberry Open Pairs Bruce Thiher     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 643 0121
Wednesday  6:15PM Seabreeze Open Pairs Bev Magnuson     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 561 385 9016
Thursday  9:00AM Rohan Open Pairs

Kelley Dryden

 

 

Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 446 3705
Thursday  1:00PM Mullberry Open Pairs Bruce Thiher     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 643 0121
Thursday  4:30PM Rohan <300MP's Pairs John Quinn     Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 802 989 0157

Friday 

 

09:00AM

Sea Breeze

Open Janet Matthews     Make a Reservation in the OPEN Game 352 283 4914

Friday

 

09:00AM

Sea Breeze

< 399 MP's Janet Matthews     Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Gane 352 283 4914
Friday 1:00 PM Eisenhower Open  Jim Strazzere     Make a Reservation in the OPEN Game 352 446 3705
Friday 6:15PM Laurel Open  John Kuyper

Make a Reservation in the OPEN Game

352 661 7031

Friday

6:15PM Laurel <300MP's Pairs John Kuyper Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Game 352 661 7031
Saturday  09:00AM MIONA <300MP's Pairs John Quinn     Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Game 802 989 0157
Saturday 1:00PM MIONA Open Sandy Booke     Make a Reservation in the OPEN GAme 585 224 6975
Saturday 1:00PM Colony <750MP's John Kuyper     Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Game 352 661 7031

Sunday

August 18th

1:00PM Sea Breeze Mentor Novice Jim Strazzere        
Sunday August 25th 1:00PM Sea Breeze

Open Swis

      Email Rick  



 

Last updated : Aug 19, 2019 19:29 EDT
Temporary Venue Changes are in RED.
Temporary Director Changes are in BLUE
   Brief lesson before game
  Question & Answer after game
   
     
 
If you need to contact a Director, click on the 

Staff > Director menu button to obtain contact information.

   
 
 
Last updated : Dec 22, 2018 07:42 EST
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Last updated : Aug 14, 2019 08:40 EDT
Top Clubs in ACBL

In 2018 our club maintained it's size position as the 2nd largest ACBL club in North America.  Click on the History - A Growth Story  menu button for the history of our club.

Last updated : May 8, 2019 16:07 EDT
Results
Wednesday Morning Session
Director: Marilyn Schmidt
1 PM Mulberry NAOP Q
Director: Bruce Thiher
6:15 PM SB (REVISED)
Director: Bev Magnuson
Lake Miona 399er
Director: John Quinn
1 PM Miona NAP Qual
Director: Jon Williams
Eisenhower (REVISED)
Director: John Lahoud
1 PM Laurel 299ers NAP
Director: Kelley Dryden
6:30 PM Newcomer
Director: Janet Matthews
6:15 PM Laurel Open
Director: Bev Magnuson
1 PM Seabreeze (REVISED)
Director: Rick Gauthier
1 PM SB Mentor Revised
Director: Jim Strazzere
Saturday Morning Pairs
Director: John Quinn