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Partnership Contacts

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Joanie Colbert

(352-430-3503)

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BJ Chiota

(352-751-4095)

Online Partnership Curator

Mike Mocella

(484-354-0152)

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
Temporary Venue/Game Changes

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

  • Thur July 4 - Rohan 9:00 game is on as ususal but the 4:30 game is cancelled due to venue closure (4th of July).
  • Sat July 13 - Lake Miona games cancelled due to venue closure.  0-750 & Open Sections game will be held at Colony at 1:00.  The 9:00 game venue is being researched.
  • Sat July 20 - Colony game cancelled due to venue closure.  0-750 & Open Sections game will be held at Lake Miona at 1:00.  The 9:00 morning game at Lake Miona is on as usual.
Last updated : Jun 16, 2019 16:30 EDT
Educational Classes

Our club offers a variety of education classes to help our members improve their game.  Some of the classes coming up very shortly that have not been filled or closed include:

  • None to be highlighted at this time. See link below.

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 Carding Agreement for Convention Card Rev 1 for Neil's June online lesson.

Last updated : Jun 13, 2019 09:04 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 : Jun 16, 2019 16:31 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, June 17th
Day Time Location Type Director   Note

 

Make a Reservation

          

                    Director Contact
Monday  1:00PM Laurel Manor <299 MP’s Caroline Davies

    Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 633 8505
Monday  1:00PM Seabreeze Open Pairs

Rick Gauthier

    Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 4135313020
Monday  5:30PM Seabreeze < 50 MP's Pairs Paul Matheson     no reservation needed 352 259 4627
Monday  6:15PM Laurel Manor 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 Caroline Davies     Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 633 8505
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 321 961 9015
Thursday  1:00PM Mullberry Open Pairs Bruce Thiher     Reserve a Seat in the OPEN Game 352 643 0121
Thursday  4:30PM Rohan <149 MP's Pairs Paul Matheson     Reserve a Seat in the LIMITED Game 352 259 4627

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 352 661 7031
Friday 6:15PM Laurel Open  John Kuyper

Make a Reservation in the OPEN Game

352 661 7031

Friday

6:15PM Laurel <100MP's John Kuyper Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Game 352 661 7031
Saturday  09:00AM Miona <199MP's Pat Holmes     Make a Reservation in the LIMITED Game 248 931 4003
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 1:00PM Sea Breeze Handicap Open Swiss Rick Gauthier     Email Rick 413 531 3020



 

Last updated : Jun 16, 2019 18:14 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
Alert Message

Thanks to everyone that participated and especially to those that helped out in running our very successful Pat Ford Memorial Sectional.

Last updated : Jun 16, 2019 16:27 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
Sunday Session
Director: The Villages, FL
Saturday Morning Session
Director: The Villages, FL
Saturday Afternoon Session
Director: The Villages, FL
Friday Morning Session
Director: The Villages, FL
Friday Afternoon Session
Director: The Villages, FL
1 PM Mulberry NAOP Qual
Director: Bruce Thiher
Th PM 149er Pairs
Director: Pat Holmes
Thursday Morning Revised
Director: Kelley Dryden
1 PM Mulberry NAOP Qual
Director: Bruce Thiher