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Happy 2024 and welcome to the Year of the Dragon, District 21! As we embark on another year of bridge adventures, it’s time to deal out the latest D21 news and updates.
This month, we bring you not one, but two Tournaments Reports! Sigrid Price, our outgoing Tournament Committee Chair, looks back, and our incoming Tournament Committee CoChairs, the dynamic duo of Anne Wilson and Brenda Hatton, look forward. We are grateful to them all for ensuring D21 has great Regional tournaments.
Registration for Grand National Teams is open! Think about competing this year. The top team in each flight will represent D21 at the Toronto NABC in July. It’s a fun way to play with all your favorite partners as a team and compete against great competition. For more info, see Grant’s report or click on the following links for info and to register your team:
For all you online players, EDGAR is in the building (or at least on BBO)! To find out more about EDGAR and other important changes to the ACBL Code of Disciplinary Regulations, be sure to read Jackie Zayac’s report. The results are in…congratulations to the winners of the D21 2023 Mini-McKenney, Ace of Clubs, and the new Ace of Virtual Clubs awards. Well done!
Anne Hollingsworth, President, D21 Board of Directors, updates us on District news and initiatives. She also congratulates the winners of the NAP qualifiers who will represent the District at the NABC in Louisville.
Sigrid Price,Chair, Tournament Planning Committee, makes her last report as Chair of the Committee. She recaps the successes from Monterey and passes the baton to our new Tournament Co-Chairs.
Anne Wilson and Brenda Hatton, D21 Co-Chairs, Tournament Planning Committee, have hit the ground running and provide useful information about the District’s upcoming regionals. Make your plans now!
Grant Vance,D21 GNT Coordinator, reports that registration for the D21 Grand National Teams is open! Grant reminds us that GNT knock-out events are often described as the purest form of the game. Your team and their team, head-to-head for 24 or 60 boards, winner take all. Don’t miss your chance to represent D21 at the Toronto NABC (and earn a nice stipend from D21 towards your teams’ expenses)!
Jackie Zayac, Region 12 Director on the ACBL Board of Directors representing D20 and D21, shares updates on her committee assignments on the ACBL Board of Directors and summarizes recent changes to the ACBL Code of Disciplinary Regulations (CDR), including the implementation of EDGAR. If you don’t know who EDGAR is, you’ll have to read Jackie’s report!