Guelph Bridge Club



Guelph Bridge Club is a non-profit, membership-run club serving the bridge needs of Guelph and surrounding communities.

LEARN, PLAY and ENJOY the many facets of the world's greatest card game!
We have games and lessons for players of all levels.

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We provide:
* Bright, comfortable facilities
* Guaranteed play
* ACBL Sanctioned games
* Hand Records
* Novice game
* Stress-free lessons
* Full accessibility
* Free parking
* Free hot beverages
* Lending library


To download a membership application form, please click here



Announcements
Calling all 0-99ers! This is for you!
          Come play in our new 0-99 game on Thursdays from 1-4 pm, starting on October 24. The cost is $5 per game, if you are a member of the Guelph Bridge Club, or $8 if not. While you do not need to be a member of the ACBL to play, if you wish to get credit for your points, you must join the organization.
Annual General Meeting
          The Annual General Meeting will be held at the club on Tue. Nov. 12 at 5:30 pm.
GRBC/GBC Team Challenge
          The GRBC/GBC Team Challenge will be held on Sat. Nov. 16 from 10 am to 4 pm. The fee is $100/team - a fun day of cards and food at the Grand River Club, 2481 Kingsway Dr, Kitchener. To register, please click here.
New Results Page
          Results are now being displayed using ACBL Live for Clubs. To view the results of your game, please click here.  A link to the hand record is also available on the results page. For the results of games played before Sep. 15th, please click here.
Ray Millie Memorial Tournament
          The Ray Millie Memorial Tournament will be held on Sat. Nov. 2nd, starting at 10 am. For more information, please click here. To register for the open section, please click here. To register for the 299er section, please click here.
Patti Lee Seminar in London
          Patti Lee will be offering a seminar at the London Bridge Centre on Oct. 19th. For more information, please click here. To get a registration form, please click here.
Education Courses
          Details of the Fall 2019 courses are available here. The following motion was recently passed by the unit 249 board "Upon completion of a beginning series of bridge lessons which is their first bridge course, each person be given three free plays for a sanctioned club withing the unit." This applies for Beginner I courses after January 2019.
Tom Ramsay will not be offering the Introduction to Defensive Play workshops.
Construction at Imperial and Woodlawn
         It's probably a good idea to avoid Imperial and Woodlawn until sometime in October. For more information on the closures, please click here.
North American Pairs
          A highly prestigious “grass roots” event, the North American Pairs starts at the club level in June, July and August, with district finals held in the fall and the ACBL finals held at the Spring NABC tournament in Columbus, Ohio. There is an extra fee of $1 for each of these games. The contest is run as a flighted event: Flight A (Open), Flight B (fewer than 2500 masterpoints as of the June 2019 masterpoint cycle) and Flight C (Non-Life Master with fewer than 500 masterpoints as of June 2019). For more information, please click here. To view the list of District 2 Qualifiers, please click here. The NAP District 2 Finals will be held on Sun. Nov. 17th starting at 10:30 am at the Tillsonburg Seniors Centre, 45 Hardy Ave, Tillsonburg, ON N4G 3W9. For more information on the District 2 Finals, please click here.
Information about Shuttles and a potential new location
          To read the information about shuttles to the club, please click here. Thank you to the many members who came to the open house at the potential new location at Grange and Victoria. The location is about 3000 square feet and has ample free parking. To view a photo of the building, please click here.
Additional Parking at the Club
          Additional parking spaces are now available near the club. If you have any questions, please call Lynn Campbell 519-823-4514. The spaces are available at the Carpet Store across the street. The spaces behind the auto parts store north of the club are no longer available. Please do not park there or you may be towed. To view the location of the available spaces, please click here. There are also 23 parking spaces at Community Living Guelph, 8 Royal Road, just 1.1 kilometres from the Club. These spaces are available for car pooling. To see a map of the parking spaces available at this site for our members, please click here. The spaces are at the north end of the lot and are outlined in yellow on the map.
Ridesharing to the Guelph Bridge Club
          To register for ridesharing to the Guelph Bridge Club, please click here.  As people register, information will be available in the members' area of the website.
Youth Bridge
          For information on Youth Bridge, please click here.
Emergency Contact Information
          To provide your emergency contact information, please click here.
Newsletter
          To read the current newsletter, please click here. To view the current newsletter as a pdf, please click here.
Friday Afternoon Open Section
          The pairs open section will continue on Friday afternoon as long as there are at least 3 tables. There are no masterpoint restrictions for this section. Until the numbers are consistently over 3 tables we ask you to pre-register to play in this section either by signing at the Club or emailing Pat - pat.fung@sympatico.ca. We will hold the Friday session for an open team game as long as there are 4 pairs. Preregistration is still required.
Wednesday Afternoon 299er section
          There is no longer a need to preregister for the Wednesday afternoon 299 game. We however ask that you come with a partner as we cannot guarantee a partner for the game.