School Bridge Program

The ACBL School Bridge Lesson Series program is designed to help you bring the joy of bridge to youth. More than 4000 youngsters participate each year in schools throughout North America. The  program is sponsored by the ACBL and includes teacher stipends and free textbooks.

Step by Step Timeline Process for School Bridge Program

Interested in learning more about teaching bridge in schools? Here is the place to start.

Welcome Letter
Teacher Guide
 (class timeline)
ACBL Youth Protection Policy
Promotional Posters
Consent & Release Form*
W9 (not required for Canadian teachers)
W-8BEN form and Instructions (Required for Canadian teachers)
Teacher Stipend Request Form**
Homework Sheet
End of Class Tournament Packet***

*The ACBL understands there are local and national laws that may prohibit the collection of this information from an entire class or a specific individual. We ask that teachers make a reasonable effort to collect the forms and information while still complying with local and national laws.

***The End of Class Tournament is required to receive a stipend and results must be submitted with other stipend request materials. Stipends will not be considered without tournament results.

With additional questions, feel free to email us at

Note: Stipend requests should be signed by the authorized faculty member and sent within 30 days of completion of the class. Requests will not be processed prior to the end of class date. Upon receipt of all appropriate and complete documentation, a check will be sent to the home address of the teacher within a few weeks.

College Bridge Program

For information on college bridge, please click here.