Club Events

2022 Clubs Special Events Schedule (Face-to-Face) tentative, subject to change Date Day/Session Event October Club Appreciation Clubs may hold two Club Appreciation Games per sanctioned session during the month of October. Any combination of pair and team games is allowed, not to exceed two total games per sanctioned session. The games must be held at
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Nov. 24-Dec. 4

The Fall NABC is back in Phoenix, November 24 to December 4, 2022! Join us for bridge in a city full of scenic desert vistas, year-round sunshine and lots of exciting gameplay. Held three times a year, the North American Bridge Championships offer a thrilling place to join thousands of bridge fans to play, learn,
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December 20-23

‘Tis the Season for Gold Points! Snow is falling, sleigh bells are ringing and gold masterpoints are waiting for you during the upcoming online tournament, Winter Wonderland (Tues.-Fri, Dec. 20-23). Grab a cup of hot cocoa and join us on Bridge Base Online for four days of events. With stratified two-session and single-session events, there
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March 9-19, 2023

The Spring NABC returns March 9-19, 2023, in New Orleans. Join us for more than a week of bridge in a charming city with vibrant culture and one-of-a-kind dining. Held three times a year, the North American Bridge Championships offer a thrilling place to join thousands of bridge fans to play, learn, make friends and
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2022 Classes

Online Intro to Bridge Course Maybe you played it in college, or perhaps you saw it on TV or at your parents’ kitchen table – BRIDGE! It’s the ultimate card game, featuring strategy, teamwork and fun. Are you ready to learn how to play? Presenting Intro to Bridge, a new interactive online course from the
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Daily Games

Daily Games on BBO Two kinds of events are held every day on BBO – Support Your Club Games and Daylong Tournaments. Daylong Tournaments: A solo event, this kind of event is played with BBO’s robots. You have up to 24 hours to complete your game, and it doesn’t have to played all at once.
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2022 Online

All events tentative based upon BBO/ACBL IT capabilities and COVID-19 protocol changes August 1-31 North American Pairs (NAP) Qualifying September 15-18 Fall into Bridge Online Regional December 20-23 Winter Wonderland Online Regional

Director courses

Club Director Courses

  Club Director Course This comprehensive course prepares candidates for directing club and bridge cruise games. Anyone interested in becoming a club director or a director aboard a cruise ship is invited to participate. Study materials may be purchased through Baron Barclay Bridge Supply. The course fee includes the cost of the test as well.
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2022-2025 NABC

Upcoming NABCs Year Spring Summer Fall 2022 Phoenix AZ Nov 24–Dec 4 Phoenix Convention Center 2023 New Orleans LA Reservations Open September 20, 2022 March 9–19 Marriott ($225+tax per night) Sheraton ($225+tax per night) Chicago IL Reservations Open January 17, 2023 July 13–23 Sheraton (Rooms start at $204+tax per night) Atlanta GA Reservations Open May
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Learn Bridge in a Day!

You’ll nail the basics of bridge in this interactive class that has both instruction and coached play. If you’re just starting, returning to the game or wanting to “test the waters” before taking formal lessons, this course is for you. Leave the class and take on a newcomer game! Upcoming Sessions October 9, 2022 Fort
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Junior Events

Junior Events Event Dates/Time Location Info Youth NABC July 20-22, 2023 Chicago IL coming soon Collegiate Bridge Bowl July 20-22, 2023 Chicago IL coming soon

Summer Results

NABC Robot Individual— July 9-11             Beat the bots and walk away with an NABC title There’s no need to get out of your PJs when you play in the NABC Robot Individual, a three-day stratified online event hosted on BBO where you can win Red/Gold masterpoints as well as an NABC title.   Schedule
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Best Practices Teacher

Calendar Best Practices (BP) Teacher Workshop This contemporary workshop is the centerpiece of ACBL’s new Teacher Certificate Program. It engages teachers with a hands-on, small-group, interactive approach to learning the Best Teaching Practices, recommended and validated by over 400 bridge teachers in a recent survey. Training focuses on how, rather than what, to teach. The
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Online Teacher Cert

Online Teacher Cert

Online Teacher Certification Making online bridge lessons more engaging and effective is the purpose of a new “how to teach” workshop jointly sponsored by ACBL and the Education Foundation, and in consultation with the ABTA. Designed by the creator of ACBL’s Best Practices Workshop, it introduces teachers to apps/websites that offer unique teaching capabilities and
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The Longest Day

Back to Upcoming Events The Longest Day Participating Teams Participating Clubs Registration Non-Registration Participation Team Resources ACBLscore Instructions FAQ Playing Bridge to Raise Funds The Longest Day is an annual fundraising event held to support the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by the Alzheimer’s Association. This is the 10th year of our partnership with the organization,
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Bridge Bowl

July 21-23

Come Play in the 2022 Bridge Bowl in Providence July 21-23! Each summer at the Collegiate Bridge Bowl, bridge players from colleges across the continent gather to meet, play and compete for scholarships provided by the ACBL Educational Foundation. Six college teams and 12 college pairs have already won travel packages, but even if you
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