World Bridge Federation (WBF)and European Bridge League (EBL) Events
Every even year, the WBF runs a World Junior Camp andYouth Pairs championship. These are normally held are normally held in different Zones - Europe & North America. In addition every even year the EBL runs a European Junior Pairs and Youth Camp. This year they are been run concurrently Both events are open entry and applications should be made to the Irish Youth Bridge Committee . Every odd year the EBL runs Junior, School and Girls Team Championships. The Irish Youth Bridge Committee will be running trials in September/October this year to select the teams to represent Ireland (CBAI + IBU) in next years tournament. Details will be published as soon as they are finalised.
I.B.U. Junior Trials for Junior(under 25), Girls(under 25), and Schools (under 20) European Championships will take place in Templeogue Castle Community Bridge Centre on the Bank Holiday weekend of October 28th/29th. For junior/girls participants must be under 25 as at 01/01/2007. For schools, entrants must be under 20 as at 01/01/2007.
Conditions of entry:
Fee: €40 per player. This includes dinner on the Saturday evening.
Entries to: Noreen Pender ph. 01 8492498 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
C.B.A.I. ph. 01 4929666 E-Mail: email@example.com
Thomas MacCormac ph. 086 3859953 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
John Comyn ph. 01 4946447 E-Mail: email@example.com
ENTRIES BY MONDAY 23rd.OCTOBER 2006.
Format: Pairs trials, to be scored against “open trials” datum.
Start Time: Will be confirmed at a later date to coincide with the “Open trials” on the Saturday.
Squad Training: It is a requirement that squad members attend the coaching sessions that will be provided and will number around 5 sessions. These training weekends will determine which pairs (if any) plus reserves will represent Ireland at the championships. Should squad participants fail to show for these sessions a written warning will issue and further non compliance will result in their partnership losing their squad status. Depending upon entries the top 4 pairs in each category will qualify to form squads.
Irish Youth Bridge Committee.