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ACBL Guidance on Resuming Club Games & Tournaments

Dear Club Managers, District/Unit Presidents and Tournament Coordinators,

Cities, states and provinces are starting to release their communities from “stay at home” orders. In an earlier email (dated March 18, 2020), ACBL advised that clubs be closed until at least May 11, 2020, based upon recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since that time, many local authorities have announced plans to gradually reopen the economy if certain guidelines are met.

It will be up to local governments to determine how and when businesses and mass gathering events will be open to the public. You should look to these authorities for details on when your club can reopen and when tournaments will be allowed to resume. Please keep in mind that your local government may require social distancing to continue, which is not possible while playing bridge in person at the table. (D5 Emphasis)

While you should follow those guidelines, the ACBL recommends that you err on the side of extreme caution given that our membership population faces an increased risk from COVID-19. It would not be unreasonable to plan to delay operations at least until the end of the summer. (D5 Emphasis)

There is not an official ACBL date for when club games and tournaments may resume. Please comply with your local government regulations. When you plan to resume operations, please notify the ACBL at least two weeks prior to that date by emailing club@acbl.org for opening clubs and tournaments@acbl.org for holding tournaments.

Thank you,
Joseph Jones
ACBL Executive Director
April 29, 2020


Ann McGilvrey Award Winners Since 2010
Year Honored Name City/State
2019
Bernie Greenspan
Beachwood OH
2018
Brian Ellis
Beachwood OH
2018
Hope Ellis
Beachwood OH
2017Cathy MarstellerNiles OH
2016Barbara Bergman 
2015
Gladys Martin
Hudson OH
2014
Sharon Robertson
Beachwood OH
2013
Barb Grzegorzewski
Meadville PA
2012
Ron Franck
Pittsburgh PA
2011
Lynn Rafferty
Columbiana OH
2010Pat Smith 
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April 17-19, 2020 Ohio Masters Sectional Rocky River [Cleveland] OH CANCELLED
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April 24-26, 2020 Unit 116 Spring Sectional Williamsville [Buffalo] NY CANCELLED
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May 2-3, 2020 District 5 GNT Final GNT Erie PA Rescheduled to August 15-16
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May 19-25, 2020 All American Regional Independence OH CANCELLED
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June 13-14, 2020 Butler--CANCELLED Sectional Lyndora PA Flyer
June 15-21, 2020 STaC Week-CANCELLED No Flyer
June 26-28, 2020 Hall of Fame--CANCELLED Sectional Canton OH Flyer
July 17-19, 2020 Pittsburgh Summer Sectional Pittsburgh PA No Flyer
August 7-9, 2020 Silver Bowl Sectional Rocky River [Cleveland] OH No Flyer
August 15-16, 2020 District 5 GNT Final GNT Erie PA Flyer
September 1-7, 2020 Roni Atkins Labor Day Regional Pittsburgh PA No Flyer
September 11-13, 2020 Unit 116 Fall Sectional Williamsville [Buffalo] NY No Flyer
September 18-20, 2020 Autumn Sectional Cuyahoga Falls [Akron] OH No Flyer
September 19-20, 2020 Great Lakes Fall Sectional Erie PA No Flyer