2011 - NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS
Qualifying N.A.P. Dates: June 1 - August 31
Flights: A (Open), B (0-2000
Master Pts), C (0-500 Master Pts and Non-Life Master)
Championship Finals will be held at the Spring 2012 NABC in Memphis Tennessee
The monetary award will be available on site. Qualifiers must play in the national level event until eliminated to receive the award.
There will be no entry fee for the national level of the event.
The winning pair of EACH flight will receive a subsidy from Unit 194-230 which will be the net proceeds from the District finals after expenses.
The American Contract Bridge League offers each District an opportunity to send players to the Spring Nationals to participate in the NATIONAL NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS EVENT.
There are THREE flights available.
ª Flight “A” (open) is available for ALL members of the A. C. B. L.
ª Flight “B” is limited to players with LESS THAN 2000 Masterpoints
ª Flight “C” is limited to Non-Life Master players with less than 500 Masterpoints
limits as of May 6th, 2011
YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT FINAL UNLESS YOU QUALIFY AT THE CLUB LEVEL. Club level games are held from June 1st to August 31st ONLY!!
Check your local bridge calendar and see when you have an opportunity to QUALIFY to win a trip to the Nationals and represent the Maritimes in the FINAL EVENT.
District - 1 Finals are 2 sessions ( 1 day event ) only as follows:
ª Entry Fee is $ 50.00 per pair
Your finish in your District's NAP Finals has earned
you an opportunity to represent your District in the National Finals of the
North American Pairs in
Districts are entitled to three pairs in each of the
three flights (Open, 0-2000 and under 500 Non-Life Master).
Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15: 1:00
PM and 7:30 PM
Flights B&C: Saturday, March 24: 1:00 PM and 7:30 PM and
Sunday, March 25: 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM
The monetary prizes for 2011 – 2012 are as follows:
No individual may collect two concurrent prizes.
The monetary award will be available on site.
Qualifiers must play in the national level event until eliminated to receive the
There will be no entry fee for the national
level of the event.
If any pair in any eligible position declines to
participate, their prize be will forfeited and will be awarded to the next
finisher in line who accepts the invitation. For example, if the 2nd
place finishers decline to participate, the original 3rd place
finishers will move up to 2nd place and receive the $300.00 prize.
The original 4th place finishers will be invited to participate with