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Holiday Inn Codes and Prices 201920
As in previous years, special rates have been negotiated with the Holiday Inn for events being held at the Melville. The prices vary according to the time of year. In each instance, 20 rooms are being held for a specified period at the rate quoted with the exception of the Winter 4's when 40 rooms have been allocated. Full information is given in the attached pdf document - see below. images/HolidayInnSpecialBookingRatesforSBU.pdf
National League 2019
Attached below is the allocation of teams to the two divisions - 10 in the first and 14 in the second - based on the criteria from the qualification points document previously issued. Also attached are the schedules for the two divisions - the order of play will be produced nearer the time and issued to team captains. images/NationalLeague2019Teams&Points.pdf images/FirstDivisionSchedule2019.pdf images/SecondDivisionSchedule2019.pdf...
SBU and Pianola
The SBU wishes to thank Pianola (https://www.pianola.net/) for its continuing support of the SBU Junior program. Pianola has provided the platform for the SBU Junior club for the last year and will continue to do at no cost to the SBU. Pianola gives the SBU secure handling of personal information and the juniors control of their own data. It also provides secure messaging and easy handling of junior membership with associated financial information. The juniors' website, https://site.pianola.net/sbu-juniors, has also become an important part of the junior program with coaching courses, results, training guides, and club information. Pianola has increased its...
- Venice Cup Update
Please note that the closing dates for both the Women & Seniors trials have been changed to October 27th 2019 The Women's Trial for the Lady Milne 2020 and the Europeans 2020 will be a team trial as will the trial for the Senior Camrose and Senior Europeans and the Open Europeans. The closing date for the Women & Seniors is October 27th 2019 - that for the Open is November 30th. Any team wishing to be considered for the Open event as well as one of the others should enter both. Attached below are the Supplementary Conditions of Contest for all three trials plus the General Conditions of Contest for Trials. SBU International Committee...
National League 2019
A list of entries so far is attached at the end of this article. The dates for the 2019/20 season are October 5th & 6th at the Buchanan and possibly St Andrew BC in Glasgow and November 16th & 17th at the Melville BC in Edinburgh. Copies of the General Conditions of Contest for Trials and the Supplementary Conditions of Contest for the National League are attached below as is the information about Qualification Points (3 documents). The closing date for entries is July 21st but as in previous years, late entries may be taken at the discretion of the International Committee if doing so improves the composition of the Divisions. SBU International Committee...
Trial Dates 2019/20 season
The National League weekends for the selection of the Camrose team are already on the calendar and will take place on Oct 5 & 6 in Glasgow and Nov 16 & 17 in Edinburgh. Conditions of Contest, Qualification Points etc. will be issued within the next couple of weeks once they have been given a final check over. The Lady Milne / Women's European trial will take place on Nov 30 & Dec 1. The Senior Camrose / Senior European trial will take place on Dec 13, 14 & 15. The Open European trial will take place on Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2. Although there is an intention by the EBL to hold a second Mixed event, it will not be at the same time as the Women, Senior & Open events and...
SBU Congress 2019
Marking the end of an era and saying goodbye to Peebles in style. The SBU has set out the approach to the 2019 congress in this article, that will be published in the SBU magazine. PDF Article The brochure with entry details and schedule for the SBU congress can be found here. PDF Brochure If you would like to support this event by advertising in your local clubs, congresses or at national events please see the link to an advertising flyer. The campaign team would love to hear from you as they will pushing this event across the country and it would be great to co-ordinate our efforts with the help bridge players across the UK. Advertising Flyer Any questions...