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Surfs Up Sectional This Weekend!

The Surfs Up Sectional is this weekend, September 14-15 at the Mid-County Senior Center in Capitola. Here's a map.

There's a two-session Open Pairs on Saturday, play either session or both. For 299er players, there's a separate section with morning and afternoon sessions. Sunday is stratified swiss teams. The sectional is a great opportunity to win your silver points.

Co-Chairs John Oppenheimer and Steve Smith have put together a terrific event. The flyer can be accessed here. If you need a partner contact Ginger Stone at (831) 706-7075.

Additional information is on this website, click the Surfs Up icon in the left menu bar.

Dolores Abrams Memorial Game

The Dolores Abrams Memorial Game is Saturday, November 16 with lunch, cake & "bubblies" provided by the Unit. There are two sections: Open and 299er. The maximum number of tables is 20. Please sign-up for priority seating.

Note: This game was originally scheduled for September 21.

The game starts at 10A. There will be a short break for lunch, to celebrate "Dee" and remembering the SCBC members who passed away during the year. Please email with questions, partner request or to sign-up.

Player & Partner Game Averages

A new, secure application, "Average" is now available to SCBC members who have created their account on the website. Here's some questions Average answers:

  • How you do with each of your partners?
  • How you compare to others in Open games or NLM games?
  • Who are the leaders in the year-long 299er race? (see Average Game % under Accolades for previous years)

Any many more. Just click "Average" in the authorized app box and follow the directions. If you have questions, email Ken L; he'll answer them as quickly as possible.

Unit 550 Board of Directors Election

Please consider joining the Board or a committee. You do not need to be an expert player or a long-time member of Unit 550. Your ideas and enthusiasm are all that is required.

The Board deals with all aspects of running our Santa Cruz Bridge Center to create an overall bridge experience for our members that is entertaining and educational while maintaining a friendly, competitive environment. We work with Club Owners to operate and manage the SCBC facility.

Contact Ken Llacera or any member of the Board or reply to this email to put your name in for election to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors or to learn more. The deadline for accepting nominations for the official ballot is Monday, October 14th; write-in candidates are also accepted. The election results will be announced during the Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14th.