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The Intermediate-Newcomer (IN) Program

The NABCs are a showcase for the ACBL IN Program, the best opportunity for the newer tournament player to enjoy the NABC experience! Download the Welcome Guide for even more information.

The IN Program consists of bridge activities designed especially for the newer player in a special playing area. Each day the IN players meet in the program area and get to know one another. This environment allows the ACBL to create a home away from home for first-time tournament players.

Schedule of events for the IN Program:

Thursday, July 17

International Fund 299er Stratified Pairs

1:00 p.m.

Educational Foundation 299er Stratified Pairs

8:00 p.m.

Friday, July 18 *** 0 to 5 masterpoint players play free today

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 0-20 & 0-5 Newcomer Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 0-20 & 0-5 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 19 SUPER SATURDAY - (Entry Special Today*)

Stratified 299er Pairs & Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

9 a.m.

***Free 2-hour Lesson with Jerry Helms

9:45 a.m.

Free Bridge Plus+ Game (0 to 5 mps play 14 hands)

1 p.m.

299er,199er, 99er, 49er, 0-20 & 0-5 Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 20 SUPER SUNDAY - (Entry Special Today*)

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 0-20 & 0-5 Newcomer Pairs

9 a.m.

***Free 2-hour Lesson with Barbara Seagram

9:45 a.m.

Free Happy Bridge Game (0 to 49 mps play 14 hands)

1 p.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 0-20 & 0-5 Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 21

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 22

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 23

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 24

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Gold Points! NABC 199er Pairs

1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 25

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 26

Stratified 299er Pairs

9 a.m.

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Pairs

1 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 27

299er, 199er, 99er, 49er, 020 & 05 Newcomer Pairs

10 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

Stratified 299er Swiss Teams

10 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

* ENTRY SPECIAL 0 to 100 mp pairs can buy a regular entry on July 18, 19 and 20 and receive a price entry good on July 25, 26 or 27.

PARTNERSHIPS Partners are guaranteed for players who sign up one hour before game time.

CELEBRITY SPEAKERS Free half-hour lessons are available twice a day throughout the tournament.