‘BRIDGE LICENSED BY THE EBU ’ CLUB DIRECTOR & COUNTY
When you see this in an advertisement
in the magazine it means: COURSES 2011–2012
• The organisers of the holiday have applied for, EBU HQ, Aylesbury Wednesday 12 October FULL
and received, a licence. Thirsk Saturday 22 October
Brighton (£37) Monday 13 August 2012
• They may choose to give master points in Additional courses are shown on the EBU website.
Dates for courses in early 2012 will be available soon.
accordance with EBU scales.
BOOK RULINGS £41
• These master points will be accepted and added Warrington
EBU HQ, Aylesbury
Sunday 2 October
Wednesday 9 November FULL
to player records. Thirsk Saturday 12 November
EBU HQ, Aylesbury Wednesday 16 November
• The bridge will be played in line with EBU Brighton (£42) Tuesday 14 August 2012
regulations and bye laws, thus affording all JUDGMENT RULINGS £41
Warrington Sunday 23 October
players the protection of playing EBU HQ, Aylesbury Wednesday 14 December
Brighton (£42) Wednesday 15 Aug 2012
within the jurisdiction of the EBU. Thirsk To be confirmed
NOTE that all County events advertised ASSESSMENT £46
Sheffield Saturday 8 October
have an EBU licence. Tunbridge Wells Saturday 8 October
Sunday 1 December
EBU HQ, Aylesbury Wednesday 18 Jan 2012
Brighton (£47) Thursday 16 August 2012
Thirsk To be confirmed
TEACHER TRAINING COURSES 2011
COUNTY TD PREPARATION COURSE
Partner Teacher Training Courses –
Saturday May 12, 2012
courses for prospective teachers
The 201 course has taken place. This one day course will be
Aylesbury EBU HQ October 14-16 FULL held at the EBU Headquarters in Aylesbury. We will use mate-
Aylesbury EBU HQ February 17-19 2012 rial from previous County courses to give people a flavour of
harder book and judgement rulings. It will also cover use of
Courses – £200 for the Full Course – the White Book (the TD Guide). There is a limit of 12 places.
include how to teach bridge, what to teach, Course fee £40. Bookings should be made through the
short teaching practice, how to recruit, how to retain Competitions Department in the usual way.
and how to turn your students into a partner club.
2012 COUNTY AND COUNTY REFRESHER COURSE
For info ( 01296 317217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Provisional date: September 15-16 2012
Hilton Hotel, Coventry, Paradise Way Walsgrave Triangle,
Club Teacher Training Courses Coventry CV2 2ST (Just off M6 J2)
NEW courses for affiliated clubs Full details on the EBU website, www.ebu.co.uk
Under the Universal Membership scheme affiliated clubs are invited to
nominate one club member in any two-year period to be trained FREE
OF CHARGE as a Club Teacher. Second and subsequent bookings from For further information, or to register for a course
the same club can be made at £102 each. ( 01296 317203 or email email@example.com
The course content will include how to teach bridge, what to teach
and a short teaching practice. Entries may only be booked by the reg-
istered secretary of the affiliated club. Courses are restricted to 12 NEW CONCESSIONS FOR AFFILIATED CLUBS
people per course and may well fill before the magazine goes to press.
Under the Universal Membership scheme affiliated clubs are
The next courses have been arranged at invited to send a second club member to a TD course FREE OF
Chichester, W Sussex – October 15/16 FULL CHARGE where the club sends a full paying member to any of
Horsham – November 26/27 the club TD courses. The offer is on a ‘like for like’ basis – so
West Midlands Bridge Club and St George’s, Darlington
when a club books a place (from one to four courses) it
are also being planned.
receives the equivalent free for another member of the same
club. To take advantage of the scheme both the paying member
For details ( 01296 317217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
and the free member must be booked at the same time and the
Any club with permanent premises which would be prepared to
booking must be made by the registered secretary of the club.
host one of the new courses is asked to contact John Pain at the (Please note this scheme does not include the County
EBU: ( 01296 317218 or email email@example.com. There are addi- Director or County Refresher courses held annually, nor the
tional concessions available for clubs hosting the courses. County Preparation day course.)
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