Inter-Provincial Trials

2020 Inter-Provincial Trials

ª Intermediate © Seniors ¨ Women § Open

Due to Covid-19 the IP trials are cancelled. 

The Central Districts Committee have decided that you  can now apply as pairs or teams with your playing history. 

The cut off date will be subject to an announcement from NZ Bridge.  If you have already entered as a team we can reconsider your entry as a pair. We will advise you of the selection panel at a later date.   







 2021 Inter Provincial Trials Format

 The Regional Committee is running the trials with. some changes from the way in which they were run in 2019.

1.      All entries must state which category you are entering.

2.      Players enter as a team of 4.

3.      Intermediates may enter as a team of 4 or a pair. If entering as a pair the CD committee will endeavour to match up pairs who enter to make a team.

4.      Teams scoring will be used.

5.      The format will be finalised once numbers are known. Be prepared to play for two days.

6.      In the event of a person or pair becoming unable to play the CD Committee reserves the right to appoint a replacement person or pair.

7.     All Open Senior and Women’s pairs must have a recent history of playing together in A point tournaments, with the Open players having played in numerous tournaments.  NZ representatives can gain dispensation.  Intermediate players must also have a history of playing together In B or A point Tournaments.  A written copy of proof of tournaments played together, needs to accompany your registration.

8.      The Committee reserves the right to accept or decline all entries and if sufficient entries are not forth coming the Committee will select a team or teams. 

9.      The Regional Committee will appoint a selection committee to accept or decline entries and you will be notified by the 13 April of the final selection.


2020 Inter-Provincial Finals

The venue and dates are yet to be confirmed but they are likely to be in the last weekend of November. Accommodation will be subsidised by the Regional Committee and airfares will also be subsidised as per NZ Bridge (information may be found on NZ Bridge website).

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