Valuable resources to assist you in managing and publicizing your tournaments. For additional assistance, contact the ACBL Tournament Department

Online Sanction Applications

Online sanction applications for sectional or regional tournaments are available only through unit or district tournament coordinators. Who is your coordinator?

To sanction unit games, unit charity games, Grand National Teams and North American Pairs, click here.

Guidelines and Procedures


Tournament Tools


Tournament Publicity

To have your tournament schedule or flier posted on the tournament calendar page send the information in file format to Please note any schedule advertised in the ACBL Bulletin will be posted.


Tournament Email Notices

Due to unit/district ownership of Marketing Solutions, powered by Pianola, ACBL will no longer send emails about tournaments on behalf of units, districts and tournament chairs as of January 1, 2020.

If you would like to send an email promoting your tournament with Marketing Solutions, your unit/district may work directly with Pianola. It’s a fast, simple way to reach members in your area. You can learn more and sign up today at