2008 - NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS

 

 

Final District 1 Results:

 

Flight "A" Finals 

Flight "B" Finals 

Flight "C" Finals 

 

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Qualifying NAP Dates: June 1-August 31

Masterpoints:

Club qualifying games 50/50 red and black at sectional rating
One-session unit qualifying games sectional rated red
Two-session unit qualifying games include percentage of gold for overalls.
District finals award gold for section firsts and overalls.  Flight C is 25% gold for overalls. Other masterpoints in all flights are red.

 

Flights: A (Open), B (0-2000 Master Pts), C (0-500 Master Pts and Non-Life Master)
District winners in each flight will be recognized on the web site.

Championship Finals will be held at the Spring 2009 NABC in Houston, Texas


A highly prestigious "grass roots" event, the North American Pairs starts at the club level in June, July and August. Club-level qualifications may be earned at any club in any unit in any district. A player may qualify as often as desired and with as many different partners as desired. Unit-level qualifiers are optional and held after Sept. 1 and before the district final, which may be held after the unit final until the third week in January.  At the district final, both players must have qualified at the club level and must be members of the parent district.  A fixed amount prize will be awarded in all flights as follows:

 

  1. In districts with three qualifiers, the 1st place qualifiers will receive $700 per person and the 2nd place qualifiers will receive $300 per person. The 3rd place qualifiers will be invited to participate in the national level finals, but will not receive any prize.
  2. In districts with four qualifiers, the 1st and 2nd place qualifiers will receive $700 per person and the 3rd place qualifiers will receive $300 per person. The 4th place qualifiers will be invited to participate in the national level finals, but will not receive any prize.
  3. Invited defenders will receive $700 per person.
  4. No individual may collect two concurrent prizes.

The monetary award will be available on site.  Qualifiers must play in the national level event until eliminated to receive the award.

There will be no entry fee for the national level of the event.

Check with your district to learn whether it provides additional funding.  Some districts provide additional funding

Each District holds a District Final in the months of October or November.  The winning pair of EACH flight will receive Airfare and Accommodations for the National Finals in Houston, Texas  

 

 

Club Qualifiers - Bridge Studio:

 

Flight "A" Qualifiers 

Flight "B" Qualifiers 

Flight "C" Qualifiers 

 

 

District 1 Finals:

 

Note: YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT FINAL UNLESS YOU QUALIFY AT THE CLUB LEVEL.  Club level games are held from June 1st to August 31st ONLY!!

Check your local bridge calendar and see when you have an opportunity to QUALIFY to win a trip to the Nationals and represent the Maritimes in the FINAL EVENT.

District - 1 Finals are 2 sessions ( 1 day event )  only as follows:

      Entry Fee is $ 50.00 per pair 

Flight A

 (Open) Sunday October 26th  (Starting time 11:00 am) at

 The Bridge Studio, Halifax, N. S. 

 

 For more information contact: Kathie Macnab 902-443-4676

Flight B

 (0 to 2000 M. Pts)  Saturday November 15th at 11:00am

Lions Club, St. George Street , Moncton , NB

 For more information contact: Mike Hartop 506-384-7272

Flight C

 (Non-life Masters with less than 500 M. Pts.)  

 Saturday October 25th  (Starting time 12:00 noon) at

 The Bridge Studio, Halifax, N. S. 

 

 For more information contact: Kathie Macnab 902-443-4676

 

National  Finals:

 

Dates for Flight A finals are: March 11th to 12th, 2009). Event Named: "Baldwin Pairs"

Dates for Flight B finals are: March 21st to 22nd, 2009 ). Event Named: "Golder Pairs"

Dates for Flight C finals are: March 21st to 22nd, 2009 ). Event Named: "President's Cup Pairs"

 

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