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NSWBA - Coffs Gold

8th to 13th August 2023

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         ABF website                                                                                         Coffs Harbour Bridge Club website                                                                                  NSWBA website


OrganiserPhil Houlton                                                        Brian Salisbury
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Chief Director.
Dr Laurie Kelso     Directors: Matthew McManus, Ronnie Ng, Jan Peach.



You will need to be registered with myABF to enter the congress.   Guidance for players as to how to register is available on the link below.

Guidance for players  as to how to make entries, payments etc can also  be found on the link below

Here is the link           myABF Resources page 




If you are prevented from making an entry after this date, please contact the Tournament Organiser

Convenor Helen Blewitt    Neah Williams                          

Maximum Table numbers .90  There is important information regarding entries below

Play will be in a Restricted/Intermediate field and an Open field.

ENTRY FEES:                 Pairs $400 per pair ($200 each - 2 lunches )           Teams $700 per team ($175 each - 1 lunch)

ACCOMMODATION:    bookings can be made through      Jon Doland 0407904600    follow this link    BOOK NOW


Both Pairs and Teams events are stand alone.   There is no preferential entry for players entering both.

The entry cut-off is activated automatically by the system.   

There will be Prizes awarded in Restricted, Intermediate and Open fields.

All players in the Restricted/Intermediate events must have fewer than 750 MPs as at 1-4-2023 (See Supplementary Regulations for eligibility conditions.)

There will not be a dedicated Youth or Seniors field.

All masterpoints awarded apart from the walkins, will be GOLD

The ABF Tournament Regulations together with the ABF Supplementary Regulations will apply.

Proof of Double Vaccination may still  be required for all players entering the congress.

Payment through myABF at the time of entering will confirm the entry

As an alternative, payment will also be accepted by direct bank transfer, to NAB   BSB 082551  Acc 301775782

The Friday morning Directors Forum will be conducted by    Laurie Kelso

The Friday morning education session will be conducted by Liam Milne and Jessica Brake

For information about the workshop, visit "downloaded files"

Attendance will be complimentary for all registrants. Non registered attendees are welcome, but will be required to pay $10

Please ensure that mobile phones are on silent during play.   You can leave your phone with the Convenor if you are expecting an urgent communication.


Location - Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour


There is no public transport available.   Taxis from the airport are in plentiful supply, and Uber is available


At the time of entering, please ensure that the organisers are aware of any dietary requirements

Pairs:                  Lunch is included in entry fee on Wednesday and Thursday.

Teams:               Lunch is included in entry fee on Saturday

Tuesday cocktail party complimentary:    Champagne prizegiving with snacks on Thursday and Sunday complimentary

Other times: coffee and tea available in hotel foyer ($3) and bar and coffee facilities available downstairs

Additional Information

 For further information about Opal Cove resort, follow this link          Opal Cove Resort

For Accommodation Booking follow this link                                           Book Accommodation now


Event Entry Fee Day Time Total Entries Action
Open Pairs400 credits Wednesday 09-08-2023 - 10am 104 Entries closed on Wednesday 26 Jul 2023View Entries
Intermediate/Restricted Pairs400 credits Wednesday 09-08-2023 - 10am 68 Entries closed on Wednesday 26 Jul 2023View Entries
Intermediate/Restricted Teams700 credits Friday 11-08-2023 - 2:15pm 28 Entries closed on Wednesday 26 Jul 2023View Entries
Open Teams700 credits Friday 11-08-2023 - 2:15pm 58 Entries closed on Wednesday 26 Jul 2023View Entries

Note:   1 Credit = $1

NAB   BSB 082551  Acc 301775782

Bank Transfer Details

NAB   BSB 082551  Acc 301775782

Please provide name, ABF#,  and the event you are entering

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