Upcoming events

Winter congress

The winter congress is to be held on Sunday August 16th.   There will be two sessions, commencing 10 am and 2 pm.   BYO lunch.   Regisiter your entry in the book at the club.   See the flyer  for more details.   NOTE:   this event is currently full.   Contact the club if you want to be placed on a reserve list.

August advanced lesson

The lesson for this month is on end plays – make the defenders solve your problem.   The lesson cost is $15.   No partner is necessary.   The lesson runs from 1000 to 1200 and the date is Wednesday 26.   Registration for this lesson is essential – it will be cancelled if numbers are insufficient.   Email officenbc@westnet.com.au to register by noon on the previous day.   Make payment on the day.

September Course on competitive bidding

This will be a four week course on competitive bidding for four Wednesdays – 2 / 9 / 16 / 23.   Find out how to match it with the best.   Each lesson runs from 1000 to 1200.   No partner is necessary.    The cost is $50 for the whole course or $15 for individual lessons.

Club pairs

The club pairs competition will be held over two Saturdays, 5th and 12th September.   Register your entry in the book at the club or enter on-line by going to events/enter event on the web site.   If you prefer, you can enter by clicking here.   To see the flyer click  2020 CLUB saturday pairs champ.

Club teams

The club teams championship is an all day event scheduled for Saturday 26th September.   This is bridge in its purest form.   Put a team together and enter in the book at the club.    See the flyer 2020 CLUB TEAMS CHAMP for further information.

September advanced lesson

This lesson will be held on Wednesday 30 on the topic of splinter bids – bid and make more slam contracts.   The cost of the lesson is $15 and it runs from 1000 to 1200.    No partner is necessary.   Registration for this lesson is essential – it will be cancelled if numbers are insufficient.   Email officenbc@westnet.com.au to register by noon on the previous day.   Make payment on the day.

Spring congress

The spring congress will be held over three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9/10/11 October.   For more information see 2020 3 DAY CONGRESS.

October advanced lesson

The lesson this month is on Wednesday 28 on the topic of the importance of trick one.    Time to put on your thinking cap.   Cost of the lesson is $15 and it runs from 1000 to 1200.   No partner is necessary.   Registration for this lesson is essential – it will be cancelled if numbers are insufficient.   Email officenbc@westnet.com.au to register by noon on the previous day.   Make payment on the day.

Melbourne cup luncheon

This is a popular event where you can come along and watch the cup, have a fine lunch and finish off the day with a game of bridge.   The date is, of course, the first Tuesday in November, the 3rd.    A prize will be given to someone attired in the most sumptuous finery.   Enter your name in the book at the club.   No partner is necessary.

November advanced lesson

This lesson is to be held on Wednesday 25 on the topic of Roman Key Card Blackwood and continuations.   Find out more about this convention.  The lesson runs from 1000 to 1200 and the cost is $15.   No partner is necessary.   Registration for this lesson is essential – it will be cancelled if numbers are insufficient.   Email officenbc@westnet.com.au to register by noon on the previous day.   Make payment on the day.

Christmas party and prizegiving

This is the formal windup day when we can congratulate those that have won events and those that have contributed to the functioning of the club during the year.   Put Saturday December 12 in your diary.   Red points will be awarded for the bridge session.

Blennerhassett pairs

This is a normal bridge session but in addition is a bonus red point day.   Make it on December 19 for the last Saturday session before Christmas.