Richmond Bridge Association

Welcome to the Official Site for the Richmond Bridge Association, Unit 109, part of District 6 of the American Contract Bridge League! Here you will find information on duplicate bridge in central Virginia.

Where is Unit 109?

RBA Annual Meeting May 8

Join us for the RBA annual membership meeting, May 8 at the ACCA Temple, 1712 Bellevue Avenue. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by the meeting and awards at 6:15 p.m.There will be both a 0-300 and open game at 7:00 p.m. This is a non-election year, but various award winners will be recognized.

There will be a vote on a by-law change. Article VIII, Section B currently reads “No Officer shall be re-elected to the same office for more than two consecutive terms.” The proposed change will read “The President shall not be elected to more than two consecutive terms.”

The change allows for more continuity for the positions of Secretary and Treasurer.

The cost for dinner and game is just $15.00. Sign up at the Bridge Center or send a check made out to the RBA to Chris D’Ambra, 611 Muirfield Clourt, Richmond, VA 23236.

Barry Fratkin,
President, RBA

Memorial Day Regional

Richmond hosts a regional tournament every other year (odd years). Make your plans to attend Monday, May 20 to Sunday, May 26.

DoubleTree by Hilton
Richmond-Midlothian
(804) 379–3800
10800 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Bridge rate of $92+ tax until May 7
Call early – hotel will sell out!

2-night minimum when booking Friday night. Reservations for more than one night that are canceled after cut-off date are subject to one-night charge.

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For more information go to https://tournaments.acbl.org/schedule.php?sanction=1905087

New Friendly Bridge Class, March 17

 

Friendly BridgeThe new Friendly Bridge class for newcomers began again on Sunday, March 17, 2019. No registration required. Just show up at the Bridge Center (1911 Bishop Road, behind Krispy Kreme just west of Staples Mill and Broad) on Sunday between 5:30 and 5:45. The lessons are from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. You will receive a FREE BOOK, and the first 4 lessons are FREE! At week 5, you will pay $4.00 per week. Please come and try bridge out. You will learn a new skill while meeting some very nice folks. It might be the best decision you ever made! Feel free to come join us any time.

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