Recent News

 2017 Senior Olympics: Jim Carbaugh & Paul Lindauer take the gold medal

 Resources for bridge teachers

 Masterpoint races: Mid-year standings in the Mini-McKenney & Ace of Clubs

Regional winners:

  Champaign IL - 2017

  Crystal Lake IL - 2017

  Effingham IL - 2017

  St. Louis MO - 2017

  Fort Wayne IN - 2017

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Upcoming Events

Club Appreciation Month -- Oct 1-31 (Local club championships)

ACBLwide Instant Matchpoint Game --
   Wednesday, October 25 (afternoon)

Adult Bridge Bootcamp - Oct 23-26
   Lake Williamson, Carlinville IL

Fall Sectional at Clubs - Oct 30 - Nov 5

Fall NABC - Nov 23 - Dec 3
   Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego CA

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 Welcome to District 8 Online

District 8 is home to 3800 members of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). Our District includes five ACBL Units and covers parts of four Midwest states:

    Illinois  (all counties outside the Chicago metro area)

    Indiana  (northern third)

    Missouri  (eastern half)

    Kentucky  (western tip)

  District 8 North American Pair Finals 

Win gold points and a spring trip to Philadelphia !

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 1001 W. Killarney, Urbana IL   MAP

  One-day event for all three flights:  Sunday, 12:00 Noon & 4:45 pm 

The District NAP event is open to all District 8 players who qualified in any club-level NAP game in any ACBL District this summer.

Flights: Separate events will be held in three flights: A (2500+);  B (0-2500) and C (Non-Life Master, 0-500 pts.). Eligibility for each flight is determined by your masterpoint holding in June, 2017. 

ACBL prizes: The top three pairs in Flight A and the top four pairs in Flights B and C will win qualify to play in the national finals in Philadelphia PA in March 2018. The top two pairs in each flight will receive cash travel awards from ACBL. 

Entry fee: $26 per person for the two-session event. You must be a paid-up ACBL member to enter.

Directions:  From I-74 -- Take exit 183 (Lincoln Avenue) south. Turn right at the first cross street (Killarney), then left at the T. The hotel will be on your left. 
    Google map (with links for driving directions).

NAP Coordinator:  Martha Leary   Phone: 217-766-6294