Welcome to North Orlando Bridge Center
Location

Location:           Venue on the Lake - Maitland Civic Center

641 S. Maitland Ave., Maitland FL 32751

Phone:               407-435-5123 (Glen Martin)

                           407-808-7900 (Perry Poole) 

E-mail:               northorlandobridge@gmail.com 

Susan K. Rowley School of Bridge

Improve your knowledge of Bridge by attending one of the following classes:

  • Review of Laws / Director’s Course – Wednesday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30 until Sep 12. Glen Martin leads a workshop for those interested in directing games or who just want to understand the Laws of Duplicate Bridge better.  There is no fee for the sessions but donations for snacks and rent are always welcome. 
  • Conventions Class with Perry Poole – Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 until Sep 7.  This week’s convention will be PASSED HAND BIDDING.  When you have passed and partner opens the bidding, he or she is either a 3rd seat or 4th seat opener. After passing a 10-12 point hand, how do you get to the correct contract? You will know after this workshop. The cost of each workshop is $10. Workshop booklets are still available at $5 each.
  • Beginning Bridge with Marsha Wicks – Monday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 from Sep 10 to Dec 3 (skip Nov 19).  Twelve sessions that teach you the basics of how to Bid, Play, and Defend in todays’ bridge games.  The cost is $100 payable up front. 
  • Beginning Bridge with Marsha Wicks – Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 from Sep 12 to Dec 5 (skip Nov 21).  Twelve sessions that teach you the basics of how to Bid, Play, and Defend in todays’ bridge games.  The cost is $100 payable up front.
  • Play of the Hand Class with Glen Martin – Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 from Sep 13 to Nov 15.  Ten sessions that teach you how to take all the tricks you are entitled to take when Declarer.  The cost is $100 payable up front.  
  • Fundamentals Class with Perry Poole – Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 from Sep 14 to Dec 14.  Perry will cover topics that will improve your game. The cost is $10 per session. 
  • Advanced Series with David Loeb – Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 from Sep 19 to Nov 14.  David will cover bidding tools that the experts use to maximize their results. The cost is $10 per session.

To assist us in preparing enough boards and handouts, please make reservations for these classes or the workshops on our website (northorlandobridge.com) by clicking on the menu option "Make a Reservation" OR, send an e-mail to northorlandobridge@gmail.com specifying the class of workshops you wish to attend, and we will register for you.

REDUCED MEMBERSHIP FEE

The NOBC membership fee has been reduced to $25.00.  Visitors - join (or renew) now and save $2.00 each time you play. 

Did you know that if you are an NOBC Member, you may have access to a Membership Roster with member’s rank, master points and phone numbers?  It is available on our website under the Membership button.  [Note: You must have a valid e-mail address on file with us to access this.  If you don’t, send us an e-mail and we will add it.]  The first time that you use the "Members Only" area, enter your e-mail address and click [Set/Reset Password].  It will send you an e-mail allowing you to establish a password with which to log in.

To view the list, you must log in and click on the “Member List” tab.  You can search the list or scroll through all the names.  Click on the Account tab on this page to update your information or if you wish to opt out of displaying your information in the list.  We encourage all members to review and correct their information as it easily becomes out of date.

 

2019 BRIDGE CRUISE

Enjoy one full week on the spectacular Oasis of the Seas sailing from nearby Port Canaveral to the Western Caribbean while you earn Master Points playing bridge. Visit Labadee Haiti, Falmouth Jamaica, Cozumel Mexico, while experiencing the incomparable activities and entertainment of the Oasis of the Seas. There will be Ten Sessions with Lessons under the direction of Marsha Wicks.

Prices are per person based on double occupancy and include all taxes, port fees and gratuities. ln addition each cabin receives an onboard credit of $50. Deposit of $250 per person due within 30 days of cabin selection.  Deposit is fully refundable until final payment is due October 22,2018.  Bridge fee is $75 per person and is due to Marsha Wicks by October 22, 2018.  Book early for best value and location. 

If interested in joining Marsha and Glen on our bridge cruise January 20-27, Contact - NANCY PETERS @ 407 831 3031 or nkp221@gmail.com 

 

 

Special Events

NORTH AMERICAN PAIRS COMPETITION

Our last North American Pairs qualifier will be this WednesdayEvening, August 22nd.  This game will cost an extra dollar and will award sectionally rated red/black points.

WEDNESDAY EVENING 299r GAME

Starting Sept 12th, we will offer a 299r game alongside the Open game whenever we have 3 or more tables of 299rs.  

FUN BRIDGE GAMES

FUN BRIDGE GAMES are offered at Noon on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYs and now also on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS.  These games are open to ALL.  The Wednesday Evening game runs from 7:00 to 9:30 pm alongside our open game.  Come about 20 minutes early for a free Bridge topic.  

 

Memberships

423 Members in 2018 (new or renewed as of Today)

Badges for those new members who joined before August 3rd are in.  Pick up yours now. 

Calendar
August 20, 2018
Noon Open and 0-299er game
Maitland Noon
Director: Geoff Jones
August 20, 2018
FUN Bridge game
Maitland 12:15 pm
Director: Marsha Wicks
August 22, 2018
Noon Open game
Maitland Noon
Director: Glen Martin
Results
10 am Open and 0-299er STaC,
Maitland
Director: Andy Wilkin
Noon Open and 0-299er STaC
Maitland
Director: Geoff Jones III
Noon Open and 0-299er STaC
Maitland
Director: Geoff Jones III