Second Qualifying event brackets:

Day 1

Day 2


Here are the final results of the second qualifying stage:

University of Chicago 27 VPs
Carleton College 21 VPs
Columbia 12 VPs

Northwestern 25 VPs
Harvey Mudd 24 VPs
Rice University 11 VPs

The top two teams from each bracket have qualified for the finals in Toronto. The following is the complete list of qualifiers from both competitions:

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of California, Berkeley
Georgia Tech University
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Chicago
Northwestern University
Harvey Mudd College
Carleton College

WannaPlayBridge.com
High School Bridge Camp 2017
Sunday, June 11 – Saturday June 17
Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph, MO

For more information, click here.

Mary Lynch, a middle school teacher at North Star Charter School, taught the school bridge program to a class of 30 students. They ended the quarter long class with a duplicate tournament hosted by the Duluth Duplicate Bridge Club in Duluth Minnesota.

Each student received an ACBL neon yellow backpack at the end of the quarter and trophies were awarded the top three pairs.

To read the article from the Duluth Budgeteer, click here.

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Evan Berman, a senior at Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School, talks about what fuels his interest in the card game of bridge. For the full article click here.
For the full article from the Washington Post, click here.
For the full article from Sports Illustrated, click here.
Youth and Junior entries
Coupons will be made available for Junior members in good standing for entry into events at NABCs:

  1. Any player under the age of 21 years will be entitled to coupons that can be used for any event. These coupons will have a value of $10 per session.
  2. Any player 19 years and under will be granted free plays for each session of regionally rated events.
  3. Players under the age of 26 years named to teams to represent Zone 2 NBOs in world competitions for NABCs occurring between the time they are named to the team and the world championship will receive free plays at NABCs when playing with members of their team or members of another team representing a Zone 2 NBO.
  4. Players under the age of 26 years named to teams to represent Zone 2 NBOs in world competitions for NABCs occurring between the time they are named to the team and the world championship will receive free plays at NABCs when playing with members of their team or members of another team representing a Zone 2 NBO.
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