Conditions of Contest

The USBF General Conditions of Contest contain rules applicable to all USBF tournaments.

Each player in a USBF competition must sign the USBF Competitor's Agreement.

The United States Bridge Championship is governed by the Special Conditions of Contest for the USBC. Conditions of Contest in Word format are available for download for 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012, 2013. Conditions of Contest in PDF format are available for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, as are 2019 Draft Conditions of Contest.

 

The Special Conditions of Contest for the USBC are designed and edited by the ITTC. The Committee does much of its work by email, and welcomes members to join those discussions by joining the ITTC Forum on BridgeWinners. To join, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and she will make you a member (you need to be a BridgeWinners member).

The Women's United States Bridge Championship is governed by the Special Conditions of Contest for the WUSBC. Conditions of Contest in PDF format are available for 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017; also Draft Conditions of Contest for 2019.

The WUSBC Conditions of Contest are formulated and reviewed by the WITTC . All interested people are welcome to attend the WITTC meetings.

The United States Junior Bridge Championship is governed by the Special Conditions of Contest for the USJBC. In 2004 the USJBC was held as a Pairs Trials. In 2005 the USJBC was a Team competition and a Pairs Trial selected players for the Schools (under 21) championships.

Conditions of Contest for the 2011 U26 Online Pairs Trials for Croatia are available for download in PDF formet. 

Conditions of Contest for the 2011 U26 Team Trials for the 2012 Patino Cup and the 2011 U21 Team Trials for the 2012 Damiani Cup are available for download in PDF format.

Conditions of Contest for the 2013 Junior USBC, the 2015 Junior USBC and the 2017 Michael Seamon Junior USBC are available for download in PDF format.

The Senior United States Bridge Championship is governed by the Special Conditions of Contest for the SUSBC. Conditions of Contest in PDF format are available for download for 20112012, 2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017.Also available are Draft Conditions of Contest for 2019.

The first Mixed USBC was held in 2016. There were no World Mixed Team championships for which USBF needed to choose team(s) in 2017 or 2018, so the second Mixed USBC will be held in 2019. Conditions of Contest for the 2016 Mixed USBC and Draft Conditions of Contest for the 2019 Mixed USBC are available in PDF format.