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Halloween Sectional
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Halloween Sectional

Join us for another fun sectional at our popular Bothell location, with nearby restaurants and plenty of free parking. On Saturday, this sectional features a two session open pairs, designed to mimic the popular NABC event.  Qualifying pairs from the afternoon move on to the evening finals, and a consolation/side pairs is offered for anyone playing in the evening.

Click here for flyer, schedule, and results when available.

Click here for entry fees (i.e., how much it costs to play).

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Fall Non-Life Master Sectional
Oct
14
to Oct 15

Fall Non-Life Master Sectional

Newer players, this tournament is just for you!  (Experienced players, tell your newer friends!) All events are limited to non-life masters with less than 500 masterpoints, and there are special 99er and 199er events as well. Play will be friendly to those still getting the hang of bidding boxes, duplicate scoring, and other tournament procedures.

Click here for the event flyer, which includes the schedule and other details.

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Suntan Sectional
Jul
14
to Jul 16

Suntan Sectional

We hope you'll join us for a casual summer weekend of fun duplicate bridge, featuring a "daylight" schedule on Saturday and Sunday and IMP pairs on Friday evening. We are returning to Forest Ridge School in Bellevue.  Please remember that smoking on Forest Ridge campus is NOT allowed, and this prohibition applies to parking lots as well as all outdoor areas on the campus. 

Schedule, flyer, and results (when available) are posted here.

Click here for entry fees (i.e., how much it costs to play).

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Knockout Sectional
May
26
to May 29

Knockout Sectional

We hope you'll join us for a holiday weekend of fun duplicate bridge. This sectional focuses on Knockout team events, but many event types are offered. Our location is wonderful, with nearby hotels & lodges, as well as lots of great restaurants to enjoy.

Flyer and schedule details are posted here: http://tournaments.acbl.org/schedule.php?tourid=33493

Click here for entry fees (i.e., how much it costs to play).

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Sweetheart Sectional
Feb
17
to Feb 19

Sweetheart Sectional

Our first sectional of the year will kick off on Friday with pairs and a special BAM Teams event in the evening.  (Learn more about BAM Teams.) Bothell's Union Hall was top-rated as a location for tournaments in our unit, with free on-site parking, easy access from I-405, and nearby restaurants. 

Click here for schedule, flyers, and results when available on ACBL.org.

Click here for entry fees (i.e., how much it costs to play).

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Fall Non-Life Master Sectional
Oct
8
to Oct 9

Fall Non-Life Master Sectional

Newer players, this tournament is just for you!  (Experienced players, tell your newer friends!) All events are limited to non-life masters with less than 500 masterpoints, and there are special 99er and 199er events as well.  Events use a "daylight" schedule (10:30am and 4pm starts on Saturday, 10:30am and 3:30pm starts on Sunday). Play will be friendly to those still getting the hang of bidding boxes, duplicate scoring, and other tournament procedures.

Click here for schedule, flyer, and results when available on ACBL.org.

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Fall Sectional
Sep
16
to Sep 18

Fall Sectional

Our Fall sectional takes us south of Seattle. Kent Commons offers free on-site parking and lots of nearby restaurants.  In addition to stratified events, each session includes a 0-200 limited session, with 0-750 pairs offered during Saturday's sessions.  On Saturday, this sectional features a two session open pairs, designed to mimic the popular NABC event.  Qualifying pairs from the afternoon move on to the evening finals, and a consolation/side pairs is offered for anyone playing in the evening.

Click here for schedule, flyers, and results when available on ACBL.org.

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Knockout Sectional
May
27
to May 30

Knockout Sectional

Get the schedule, flyer, and results when available at ACBL.org.

A holiday weekend means more time for Bridge! This sectional includes a mix of pairs and team "knockout" events running Friday through Monday.

If you've never tried a knockout before, they can be a fun and different event from the typical pairs/club game. Knockout teams are a team of 4-6 players. Teams are "bracketed" into divisions by masterpoint totals. Each bracket comprises a separate event with its own masterpoint awards, so you play against teams of roughly the same skill (as judged by masterpoint totals) as your team. Instead of playing lots of different pairs, you play one pair from one other team for an entire session. This lets you adjust to a given pair's style of play as well as enjoy each other's company more than the typical table-switching in pair movements. After you've played a session against a team and compared scores, you either win or you're "knocked out" and free to play in other events. In this way, a knockout is often considered a "win-win" event. Either you win the match (and thus some amount of masterpoints) and advance or you are free to play a different event!

A unit meeting will be held before the Saturday evening session (~6:45pm).
 

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Spring Non-Life Master Sectional
Apr
16
to Apr 17

Spring Non-Life Master Sectional

Get the schedule, flyer, and results when available on ACBL.org.

If you're new to playing duplicate or new to Bridge entirely, this is the event for you. The tournament is designed to be welcoming and friendly to new players who are still getting familiar with duplicate-style play as well as conventions and bidding. Experts will be available to discuss hands and provide insights on improving your game.

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