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JUNIOR EVENTS IN LAS VEGAS PDF Print E-mail

ACBL and USBF are holding three Junior team events immediately before and during the first two days of the Summer NABC in Las Vegas. This will be a wonderful opportunity for young players to compete in 2, 4 or 6 days of team competition, with the possibility of winning a trip to Beijing, China or Lodz, Poland. The events, their dates and rules are:

1. USBF “WBF Trials” will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 15 and 16. This will be a team competition for teams of 4, 5, or 6 players. All members of the team must have been born in 1982 or later. The USBF has agreed to nominate the winning team as the United States team in the Patino Cup competition in Beijing, Oct. 4-18, 2008. If there are fewer than 6 players on the winning team, additional players will be added in order that the US team in the Patino Cup has 6 players. Players who compete in the “WBF Trials” and who were born in 1987 or later may be chosen for the United States team for the Damiani Cup competition in Beijing.

2. ACBL Intercollegiate Championship finals will be held on Thursday and Friday, July 17 and 18. Teams must consist of players from United States universities who have qualified for the finals. For more information, see the ACBL website .

3. USBF “FISU Trials” will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20. This will be a team competition for teams of 4, 5, or 6 players. All members of the team must have been born between 1980 and 1990, must be affiliated with a FISU member college or university and must be United States citizens. The USBF has agreed to send the first and second place teams to the FISU Championships to be held in Lodz, Poland, Sept. 3-8, 2008. Players in the Intercollegiate finals are encouraged to play in the FISU Trials, either with their Intercollegiate team or with a team of players  from more than one college.

For more information about the USBF events, please contact either USBF Junior Committee Chair This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or USBF President This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Conditions of Contest and entry information will be available shortly after the Detroit NABC.

 
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