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American Contract Bridge League
Balboa Unit 515
Serving Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Irvine, and Newport Beach in Orange County, California.
“No matter where I go, I can always make new friends at the bridge table.”
– Martina Navratilova
Tournaments
  1. Morbi nunc odi
    Unit Games
    1st SUNDAY of MONTH
    Unit games are held the first Sunday of the month at the Halecrest Swim & Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Ln, Costa Mesa Announcements will be made should the Unit Game be changed to a different date or cancelled.
  2. Morbi nunc odi
    Club Games & Tournaments
    VARIOUS TIMES
    Extra masterpoints can be earned in the special games, i.e. club championships, charity games, & STaC (Sectional Tournaments at Clubs) games. Silver points can be earned in the STaC games, which are held 3X per year. See the inside back page of the ACBL Bulletin for dates in dist. 22.
  3. Morbi nunc odi
    Unit Sectional Tournament
    YEARLY
    Once a year, usually in the May-June time frame, Unit 515 sponsors a sectional tournament, where silver masterpoints can be earned. Look for flyers at the club games or look for the ad in the Contract Bridge Forum. The ACBL Bulletin also lists the unit sectional under Tournament Directory.
  4. Morbi nunc odi
    Regional Tournaments
    VARIOUS TIMES
    Regional tournaments, where red and gold masterpoints can be earned, are held each year in San Diego, Riverside, Irvine, Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, and Ventura. For dates, see the Tournament Directory in the ACBL Bulletin.
  5. Morbi nunc odi
    NA Bridge Championship
    THREE TIMES/YEAR
    The North American Bridge Championships (NABC) are held three times a year in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Only national rated events are held at these 11 day ACBL tournaments, but are flighted to allow qualifying players at all levels to participate.
  6. Morbi nunc odi
    North American Pairs (NAP)
    YEARLY
    A National Bridge Championship called the North American Pairs (NAP) is held at The Spring ACBL NABC.
  7. Morbi nunc odi
    Grand National Teams(GNT)
    YEARLY
    A National Bridge Championship called the Grand National Teams (GNT) is held at The Summer ACBL NABC.