Past Playoffs

Playoffs for Selection of Australian Representative Teams

2012 Playoffs PQP Team Calculator

Open | Women's | Seniors

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2012 Open and Women's Playoffs

Dates: Saturday to Thursday, March 31 - April 5, 2012



Augmentation of Women's Team - 2012

Target events: The World Bridge Games, Lille, France, August 9-23. read more...

Regulations: 2012 Open and Women's Playoffs - Supplementary Regulations (updated March 22)

Tournament Organiser: David Stern
Mobile : 04 1111 1655
Email :

Venue : Sydney University Village Conference Centre 90 Carillon Ave (near Missenden Rd) Newtown. Find in Google Maps.


Saturday & Sunday:
  • Parking is available in the Western Ave carpark in the Sydney University Campus. Enter via Western Ave off Carillon Ave. $6 per day. Do not park in bays 1-20.
  • Parking on site at SUV is subject to availability as there is limited parking. It is $15 per day. Tickets need to be validated at the S.U. Village conference centre.
Monday-Thursday :
  • Parking is available at Secure parking. Tickets can be validated at SUV reception for $22 per day.
  • Parking in the Western Ave carpark is at a flat rate of $24 per day (and it's likely there won't be any spaces left by 9.30am).
Parking in the street is metered ($1.10 per hour) and limited to 4 hours.


  • Sydney University Village -
  • The Royal Hotel - Pub style from $35 dorm style accommodation to $79 for single or twin share 370 Abercrombie St, Darlington NSW 2008 (02) 9698-8557
  • Jay's Garden Apartment self-contained, 1BR apartment, part Victorian terrace in historic Newtown rates around $140 217 Wilson St, Newtown (02) 9550-5947
  • Medina Classic Chippendale 74-80 Ivy Street Darlington NSW 2008 (02) 9311-8800 - well priced serviced apartments around $150 per night
  • Rydges Camperdown Hotel 9 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050 (02) 9516-1522 - traditional 3.5 star hotel with room rates between $150 and $200 per night
  • Quest Apartments 23-33 Missenden Road, Camperdown (02) 9557-6100

2012 Open and Women's Playoffs - Frequently Asked Questions

Youth Players

Any player who is eligible to be a member of the ABF Youth Club in any year (even if he/she is not) is entitled to a 50% reduction in the fees payable to enter any stage of the Open/Women Playoffs.

Open and Women's Playoffs' Entries

Entry fees are due on March 12 (consult the Supplementary Regulations for details) and Convention Cards for all partnerships must be uploaded by March 16. The formats and session times will be finalised by Wednesday 14th March and posted on the website.

Ranked Entries: Open | Women's

 Convention Cards

Convention cards for the 2012 Australian Team Selection Playoffs must be created using the ABF Convention Card Editor available on the System Cards page of this website and then the two datafiles must be uploaded to the website using the Upload ABF Convention Card link below.

Brown Sticker Conventions are not allowed. See Notices for details.

Upload ABF Convention Card

Convention Cards: Open | Women's | Seniors'

2012 Seniors' Playoff


Accepted teams for the Seniors' Playoff: Ranked Entries

Details of the 2012 Seniors' Playoff can be found on the

2012 Seniors' Playoff Website

See note about Convention Cards above.

Changes to 2013 Playoffs

The 2013 Playoffs to select the 2013 Australian Open and Women's representative teams will move forward to December 2012.


WBF Codes and Regulations

Successful teams from the playoffs should be aware of the following codes and regulations which apply to players participating in WBF events.


Eligibility to represent Australia
Information for successful Australian Representatives and NPC's
ABF Laws and Regulations
Trophies for the Playoffs
Training papers