ACBL has approximately 3000 affiliated clubs whose focus is duplicate bridge. Throughout America, a club for that purpose is almost always available to the players of the community.
ACBL issues sanctions to club managers authorizing them to run duplicate games at regularly scheduled times and locations and to award masterpoints at those games in accordance with ACBL rules and regulations.
It also is the ACBL’s responsibility to provide clubs with prompt and efficient customer service and to assist them in marketing and promoting the game of bridge.
This area of the ACBL website includes specifications and downloads, as well as special instructions to submit a club report, update your club database, report special games and post your game results on the Internet. There’s also a listing of frequently asked questions. New versions are issued regularly with the latest updates.