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QBA - Barrier Reef

3rd to 6th May 2024

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Tournament Organiser:Diane Morgan
Phone: 0427574328
Chief Tournament Director:Jan Peach
Senior Director:Peter Busch
Geoff Taylor
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Diane Morgan

0427 574 328


Diane Morgan 

0427 574 328

Accommodation Enquiries:     For flight & accommodation packages please contact Johanna Wood at Helloworld Mackay. Ph: 07 4969 3680 or email:                      


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Walk-in Pairs commence Friday 3rd May at 9.30am - Payment ($30.00 per pair) at the session

Swiss Butler Pairs - Open, Restricted and Novice (subject to sufficient numbers) commence 2.00pm on Friday 3rd May; Second session 9.30 am on Saturday 4th May.

Swiss Teams (Open & BRC 300) - Match 1 commences 1.30pm Saturday 4th May and Match 8 finishes around 12.30pm on Monday 6th May 2024. 

Entry Fees:   Walk-in Pairs -  $30;  Swiss Butler Pairs  -  $160;  Swiss Teams   $580 (1point = $1)

Gold Points are awarded in the Swiss Butler Pairs and Swiss Teams events.  Red Points are awarded in the Walk-in Pairs.

The ABF Tournament Regulations as modified by the ABF Supplementary Regulations will apply.

Entries close on Monday 24nd April 2024. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Chief Director

Conditions of Entry - please refer to the attached Barrier Reef Congress Manual for full details.

Eligibility for Restricted Events - Masterpoint requirements as at 31 December 2023.  Please see BRC Manual for additional limitations.

    • Novice Pairs: both players must have fewer than 100Mps
    • Restricted Pairs:  both players must have fewer than 300mps
    • BRC 300:  average masterpoints per player must not exceed 300mps nor any individual have more than 500mps.  Team members who are Life Masters may not play together in a partnership.

    Mobile phones are NOT ALLOWED to be used during session times.  Please see the Tournament Organiser, Diane Morgan to look after your phone If you are expecting an URGENT call.

    The following finishing times are provided solely as a guide to players and may change depending on event formats and other circumstances:

    Pairs                            Saturday, 4th May, 1.00 pm

    Teams                          Monday, 6th May, 12.30 pm

    Location - Mackay Showgrounds Milton Street, Mackay


    Free off street parking is available. Entry via Milton Street.

    Due to other events being held in the showgrounds, please park between the 500 Pavilion and Shakespeare Street inside the grounds.


    Lunch will be able to be ordered Saturday & Sunday. 

    Farewell drink and lunch will be provided on Monday after play.

    Water will be provided at stations in the playing area.


    Event Entry Fee Day Time Total Entries Action
    Barrier Reef Pairs - Novice (under 100 Mps)160 credits Friday 03-05-2024 - 2pm 8 Enter
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    Saturday 04-05-2024 - 9:30am
    Barrier Reef Pairs - Restricted (Under 300 MPs)160 credits Friday 03-05-2024 - 2pm 13 Enter
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    Saturday 04-05-2024 - 9:30am
    Eric Parsons Pairs - Open160 credits Friday 03-05-2024 - 2pm 58 Enter
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    Saturday 04-05-2024 - 9:30am
    John Brockwell Teams - Open580 credits Saturday 04-05-2024 - 1:30pm 34 Enter
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    Sunday 05-05-2024 - 9:30am & 1:30pm
    Monday 06-05-2024 - 9am
    Barrier Reef 300 Teams ( under 300MPS)580 credits Saturday 04-05-2024 - 1:30am 10 Enter
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    Sunday 05-05-2024 - 9:30am & 1:30pm
    Monday 06-05-2024 - 9am

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