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Tournament Management

Valuable resources to assist you in managing and publicizing your tournaments. For additional assistance, contact the ACBL Tournament Department

Online Sanction Applications

Online sanction applications for sectional or regional tournaments are available only through unit or district tournament coordinators. Who is your coordinator? Click here for units. Click here for districts.

To sanction unit games, unit charity games, Grand National Teams and North American Pairs, click here.

Guidelines and Procedures

Resource Guide for Planning Sectional and Regional Tournaments

IN Tournament Planning Guide

Caddy Master’s Guide for Training Tournament Caddies

Recorder Regulations

Player Memo

Tournament Tools

Convention Charts

Shop ACBL for Tournament Supplies

Tournament Publicity

The Bridge Bulletin Rate Card - Four colors, two colors or black and white—now all for the same low price.

ACBL Sectional and Regional Tournament Calendars
Link your flyer, unit and/or district web site and contact information. Flyers are posted automatically if you advertise in The Bridge Bulletin. For other links, you need to contact

Resource Guide for Planning Sectional and Regional Tournaments

Sample Tournament Press Release

E-mail Advertising


Sample E-mail Advertisement