49th Australian Youth Bridge Championships
Canberra Bridge Club
7 - 13 January 2017
• General Information
The 2017 Australian Youth Championships (AYC) are open to all players born in 1987 or later. International participants are very welcome. Australians must be ABF Members. To qualify for the Australian Junior Team Selection Butler event, players must satisfy eligibility requirements including being born on or after 01/01/1992.
Therer are three major events:
There will be a test match between New Zealand and the Australian team, as selected, on Saturday 14 January, to contest the "Stern-Cornell Trophy".
The format of the Australian Youth Team selection Butler (11-13 January) will be be determined by the number of entries received, but the fiinal will "likely" be contested between the the 10 top qualifying pairs. The TOP THREE PAIRS AT THE END OF THE BUTLER FINAL will qualify as the Australian Youth team for 2017.
2017 AYC Program (Provisional)
The program is subject to change dependent on entries. The events listed in italics are for participants not playing in the Butler and are given as a guide only.
Accommodation is not provided but there are many options available.
Transport to and from the Championships will normally be cheaper if booked early on the web. Canberra is serviced by Virgin, Qantas and Tiger flights and by Greyhound and Murrays buses. Please let us know if you need to be picked up from the airport or bus station. Some players typically drive to Canberra from Sydney and Melbourne.
The ABF Youth Committee and the Australian Youth Bridge Championships organisers and officials take no responsibility for passenger safety for any transport arranged for players.
Lunches (normally; assorted sandwiches, fresh fruit, fruit juice) will be provided daily for the event, free of charge. There will a B-B-Q evening on Friday 13 January. Any participants with dietary requirements (gluten intolerance; allergies; etc) should contact the organiser when entering.
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