2019 Canadian Bridge Championships

MAY 4 - MAY 12, 2019

Venue Information

The Delta Burnaby Hotel
4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby, British Columbia

Bridge Room Rate: $139 + tx per night based on double occupancy
Reservations

Event Information

  • The Canadian Bridge Championships include both national and regional level events.
  • CBF membership is only required to participate in any of the National Championships. If you are not a CBF member you can join on www.cbf.ca: Click here.
  • The Championship team events, Canadian National Team Championships (CNTC) A, B and C, Canadian Senior Team Championships (CSTC), Canadian Womens Team Championships (CWTC), Canadian Mixed Team Championships (CMTC) all require pre-registration. Pre-registration is not required for Canadian IMP Pairs Championship (CIPC), Canadian Open Pairs Championships (COPC) or any Regional event.
  • For the conditions of contest of all national championships: click on English or Français.

Registration

  • Registration must be received by the CBF office by February 22, 2019. A late registration may be accepted only in the situation where it improves the event.
  • To register a team for any of the team championships: Click here.
  • You can register on the CBF website with a credit card. You will need to sign in and therefore you must have a password for the CBF website. If you do not want to use a credit card online, you can also send an e-transfer to canbridge@rogers.com or mail a cheque payable to the Canadian Bridge Federation.
  • You can change your team members up to April 19, 2019. Keeping in mind that the entry fee is non-refundable, you can register with less than a full roster if necessary.
  • Frequently asked questions about registration (Foire aux questions): click on English or Français.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Note: Any of the Nationl Team Championships may be cancelled if fewer than 6 teams register by the specified pre-registration deadline.

CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (CNTC)

FLIGHT A - Saturday MAY 4– Friday MAY 10
  • Open event with no masterpoint restrictions
  • Team Entry Fee: $540 per team for the 3-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 22, 2019
  • Each player must have earned club qualification, or qualification can be purchased from the CBF Office, for a $100 fee.
  • For more information about the CNTC-A, click on English or Français.
FLIGHT B - Saturday MAY 4 – Tuesday MAY 7
  • Restricted to players with fewer than 2,500 masterpoints as of September 2018 masterpoint cycle (run by ACBL data processing on August 6, 2018)
  • $1,500 cash prize for the winning team
  • Team Entry Fee: $360 per team for the 2-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 22, 2019
  • Each player must have earned club qualification, or qualification can be purchased from the CBF Office, for a $50 fee.
  • For more information about the CNTC-B, click on English or Français.
FLIGHT C - Saturday MAY 4 – Tuesday MAY 7
  • Restricted to players with fewer than 1,000 masterpoints as of the September 2018 masterpoint cycle (run by ACBL data processing on August 6, 2018)
  • $1,000 cash prize for the winning team
  • Team Entry Fee: $360 per team for the 2-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 22, 2019
  • Each player must have earned club qualification, or qualification can be purchased from the CBF Office, for a $30 fee.
  • For more information about the CNTC-C, click on English or Français.
CANADIAN WOMEN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (CWTC) - Saturday MAY 4 - Tuesday MAY 7
  • Team Entry Fee: $360 per team for the 2-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 22, 2019
  • For more information about the CWTC, click on English or Français.
CANADIAN SENIORS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (CSTC) - Tuesday MAY 7 – Friday MAY 10
  • All teams players must be born 1958 or earlier
  • Team Entry Fee: $360 per team for the 2-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 22, 2019
  • For more information about the CSTC, click on English or Français.
CANADIAN MIXED TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIPS (CMTC) - Thursday MAY 9 - Sunday MAY 12
  • Team Entry Fee: $360 per team for the 2-day Round Robin
  • Team pre-registration is required by February 23, 2019
  • For more information about the CMTC, click on English or Français.
CANADIAN IMP PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS (CIPC) - Wednesday MAY 8
  • Two session event
  • Pair Entry Fee: $80 per pair
  • Cash prizes per pair (1st - $400, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $150)
  • For more information about the CIPC, click on English or Français.
CANADIAN OPEN PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP (COPC) - Saturday MAY 11 - Sunday MAY 12
  • A player who has not participated in the CNTC, CWTC or CSTC must have earned club qualification to play in the COPC, or qualification can be purchased from the CBF Office, for a $25 fee.
  • Qualifying Saturday 11 - Entry fee: $80 per pair
  • Final Sunday 12 - Entry fee: $80 per pair
  • Cash prizes per pair (1st - $1,500, 2nd - $750)
  • For more information about the COPC, click on English or Français.

REGIONAL EVENTS - Entry Fee: $15/Session

Click here for the flyer - Gold and red points awarded

  • Monday May 6:             Stratified Pairs - Gold Rush Pairs* - 199er Pairs*
  • Tuesday May 7:             A/X Pairs - Gold Rush Pairs*
  • Wednesday May 8:     Stratified Pairs - Gold Rush Pairs* - 199er Pairs*
  • Thursday May 9:         Thursday/Friday KO - Single Session Swiss (2) - Gold Rush Pairs*
  • Friday May 10:             Stratified Pairs - Knockouts Semi & Finals - 199er Pairs*
  • Saturday May 11:       Stratified Pairs - Gold Rush Pairs*
  • Sunday May 12:           International Fund Swiss Teams: Stratified Swiss Teams - Gold Rush Swiss Teams

* Single session entries accepted.