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The VBA has been invited to field a team at the 2018 Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships (CNBC) in the Trans-National Championship Category which will be contested at the Gold Coast from 14-18 February 2018
The Ocean Grove Bridge Club recently hosted 4 members from the Melton Bridge Club for lunch and an afternoon of Bridge. The Melton Bridge Club recently lost all of their Bridge equipment in a fire in their community centre and the Ocean Grove Bridge Club were pleased to hand over a cheque for $500 to assist a fellow Bridge Club in time of need.
Joan Butts Is Coming Back! Following the success of her visit in September, the VBA is delighted to welcome Joan, the national Director of Teaching of the ABF, for another continuing teacher development day on Saturday 11th November. Participation counts towards ABF accreditation as a bridge teacher. All interested in becoming a teacher of bridge and all teachers throughout Victoria are most welcome.
You may have heard that the Melton Club recently lost a lot of their equipment in a fire. While Melton is a young and growing club, there was still about $1000 worth of damage to tables, clothes, boards, cards, etc. Club Secretary Rosemary Hare said it was lucky she had taken the computer & bridgemates home or they would also have been lost.
Theodor Herzl October Congress Sunday Oct 29th 2017
Annual Swiss Pairs event from 10am on Sunday 19 November 2017. Play bridge at the prestigious Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club and enjoy a delicious two course silver service lunch.
The Victorian Bridge Association Limited is the governing body for Bridge in the State of Victoria. In addition the VBA runs a bridge club from its premises in Murrumbeena. It represents over 60 Affiliated Clubs and over 5000 players in Victoria and is actively involved in promoting the game of bridge throughout Victoria and fostering interest in the game. It organises and conducts championship and other tournaments and works with all interested parties to ensure the effective and efficient administration and promotion of bridge. The VBA aims to promote Bridge within Victoria by enabling: Advice and support to affiliated club; Directing and Teaching seminars; Mentoring and recruiting new directors and teachers; Assistance to new and emerging clubs; Starter Pack for newly affiliated clubs
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