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Cairns Bridge Club

18th to 20th October 2024


Organiser:William van Bakel
Phone: 0414 430 145
Chief Tournament Director:Julie Jeffries


QBA regulations:

Cairns Bridge Club  

Malanda Bridge Club

Tablelands Bridge Club

Atherton International Club


1. Participants must enter via my ABF.

2. Entries close 5:00pm Friday, 11 October 2024 or prior if places filled.  If the Congress is full prior to this date, further entries will be on a waitlist. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Director. 

3. Visitors with current ABF membership  are welcome.

4. The QBA System and Alerting Regulations will apply.

5. Each player must have an approved ABF Systems Card.

6. Green and Blue Systems and Brown Sticker Conventions and Treatments are permitted.  It is the players' responsibility to ensure the correctness of their system classification.

7. Entry fee includes finger food  for lunch on Saturday. 

There will be one field, but prizes will be awarded for each category:

  •  OPEN
  •  INTERMEDIATE:     under 750 masterpoints
  •  RESTRICTED:          under 300 masterpoints*
  •  NOVICE:                   under 100 masterpoints* 

*Eligibility for masterpoint requirements as at 31 July 2024.

Friday 18 October 4pm  Walk - in Pairs $20 per pair.   

Morning & afternoon tea provided - finger food lunch on Saturday included in entry fee

Matchpoint Swiss Pairs:  

Session 1  Saturday 19 October  9.30am

Session 2 Saturday 19 October   1.30pm

Session 3 Sunday 20 October     9:00am

Followed by presentations 

Red Points are awarded in the Swiss Pairs event.  Red points are awarded in the Walk-in Pairs.

Mobile phones are NOT ALLOWED to be used during session times.  Please see the Tournament Director to look after your phone If you are expecting an urgent call.  

Participants wishing to find a partner can contact Andy Mathieson on 0479 168 228

Location - International Club


Finger food for Saturday lunch is provided, and unlimited tea and coffee.  

Additional Information


Event Full entry fee per player Day Time Total entries Action
Matchpoint Swiss Pairs80 credits Saturday 19-10-2024 - 9:30am & 1:30pm 4 Enter
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Sunday 20-10-2024 - 9am

This is a Congress jointly hosted by  Cairns Bridge Club, Malanda Bridge Club and Tablelands Bridge Club.

Organiser phone enquiries: William van Bakel Ph. 0414 430 145 Margaret Azar Ph. 0428 775 671 Malcolm Wyburn Ph. 0428 913 512

Bank Transfer Details

Paying for entries:

Direct Deposit - BSB 633-000    A/c 195 577 085 (Ref: ABF Number & Name on all transfers)

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