2018 Youth NABC — Atlanta GA — August 2-4

Hundreds of students will gather this summer in Atlanta to compete in the annual Youth North American Bridge Championships. From pair events to team events, players 19 and younger will play for fun, trophies and scholarships.

Players of all skill levels are welcome, with special events for those new or just learning the game, and scholarship opportunities for more serious players. Click here for the schedule of events.


Events are open only to ACBL members 19 years of age and younger with fewer than 5000 ACBL masterpoints (or equivalent) as of June 15, 2018.

Entry Fee

Entry to the 2018 Youth NABC is free to ACBL members, and membership is only $5, click here.


Please pre-register by June 15, 2018. Pre-registrations are not required, but are guaranteed to receive a welcome bag and T-shirt in their size. After June 15, participants may still register and play on site in Atlanta.

A Liability Waiver and Minor Consent/Publicity Release form must be completed, signed and submitted for each minor attending the Youth NABC. Completed and signed forms  can be scanned and sent to Education@acbl.org  or faxed to 662-253-3187.


All events will be played at the
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta GA 30303

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2018 Youth NABC Scholarships:


Baron Barclay National Youth Open Pairs Scholarship

$2,000 college scholarship provided by Baron Barclay is awarded to the winners of the National Youth Open Pairs. (Award is divided equally between the pair. Eligible through age 19).

National Youth Swiss Team Scholarship

A $4,000 college scholarship is awarded to the winners of the National Youth Swiss Teams.

$1,000 Master Point Press Youth Sportsmanship Award

A $1,000 college scholarship provided by Master Point Press is awarded to the winner. The Sportsmanship award is determined by a peer vote based on fairness, self control, respect and courtesy. The winner of the Sportsmanship Award will be a person who plays to ensure that everyone enjoys the game and the experience of playing and meeting other students who share a passion for bridge. (Eligible through age 19).