Nov 23–Dec 3

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Hotels



Reservations open May 23, 2023

Host Hotel

Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 521-0000
$155 + tax


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Parking


Tournament Fees
All players must have an ACBL member number to participate in any event (ACBL member numbers are valid for life, even if your membership is inactive). Not a member? Join now!
Entry Fees (per person/per session)

All fees are subject to change without notice.

Events ACBL Members* Inactive members**
NABC+ (Platinum points)
$1.50 per entry benefits the International Fund
$30 Not Eligible
NABC (Gold and Red points) $22 Not Eligible
Regional / Gold Rush (Gold and Red points) $20 $24
Intermediate/Newcomer (0-299er, Red points) $15 $19

* Members who are up-to-date with their membership dues or service fee** Inactive members may renew during the event, or pay a $4 upcharge per session

Team Entry Fees: For team events of three or more sessions, the entry fee is the base price of the event, times the number of people on the team. For example, an event with a base price of $20 is $80 for a team of four, $100 for a team of five, or $120 for a team of six. In all team events, except one- or two-session Swiss events, entry fees are charged on a per person basis.

Screen Fees: $10 per session per pair and $20 per session per team is added to events when screens are in use.

Youth & Junior Entry Fees
Youth Regional-rated Event Free Entry All Youth members are eligible for free entries that may be used at any Regional-rated event***.

NBO Junior Player Free Entry Juniors named to teams to represent Zone 2 NBOs in world competitions (“Junior NBO Player”) will receive free plays for NABCs occurring between the time they are named to the team and the world championship. These free entries can only be used while playing in a team or pair made up of Zone 2’s NBO Junior Players.

These are the amounts that each eligible Junior category will pay during NABCs (screen fees are not included in the Junior/Youth coupons and must be paid separately):

Events Youth Full-time Student,
age 21-25
NBO Junior
Player
NABC+ $10 $10 Free
NABC $7 $7 Free
Regional / Gold Rush Free $5 Free
Intermediate/Newcomer Free Free Free

*** All Intermediate/Novice and Gold Rush events at NABCs are Regional-rated events


Tournament Schedules



Seminars and Meetings
Beyond the games at the NABCs, members can enjoy educational programs. Below is a listing of the seminars being offered in Atlanta. Please check the NABC Daily Bulletin for the exact location of each session.

Best Practices Teacher Workshop

Friday–Sunday, November 24–26
This workshop covers proven techniques that help teachers be more effective in their classroom. The focus is on how, rather than what, to teach. Participants may opt to demonstrate their Best Practices proficiency on Sunday afternoon or Monday morning to earn certification as an ACBL Best Practices teacher. For more information visit acbl.org/bpteacher.

Workshop fee: $125
Time: 1–5 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.–noon Saturday and Sunday

Reception for Club Officials and Teachers

Friday, November 24, 6:30 – 8pm
The ACBL hosts this reception to say thank you to the club officials and teachers who recruit and retain our members. We invite club managers, teachers and club directors to attend. A light meal and adult beverages will be served. Event is free, but registration is required

Register

Learn Bridge in A Day?®

Saturday, November 25, 1– 6 p.m.
You’ll nail the basics of bridge in this interactive class that has both instruction and coached play. If you’re just starting, returning to the game or wanting to test the waters before taking formal lessons, this course is for you. Leave the class and take on a newcomer game!
Fee: $20 pre-registered or $25 at the door – includes textbook

Register

Learn Bridge in A Day? Instructor Accreditation

Saturday, November 25, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
A light meal will be provided 6–6:30 p.m.
This program instructs teachers in methods of administering and presenting LBIAD.
Fee: $75. To register, email Patty Tucker at patty@whirlwindbridge.com

Doubles in a Day

Sunday, November 26, 1–5 p.m.
This workshop explores basic notrump bidding and the most common responses, from raises to Stayman and Jacoby transfers. Course includes student workbook, presentation and practice hands.
Fee: $20 pre-registered, $25 at the door; includes textbook.

Register

Teacher Breakfast Meeting

Monday, November 27, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
See presentations from ABTA Master Teachers of award-winning teaching materials and learn how the ACBL and ACBL Educational Foundation can help you. The first 20 teachers who register receive complimentary copies of the materials, and non-ABT A members receive a free one-year membership in the ABTA.

Register




Atlanta Attractions
Atlanta is a vibrant city that elevates Southern hospitality, cuisine and culture to another level. With loads of personality, this city exudes soul and was named to both the National Geographic’s 2022 Best of the World list and Lonely Planet’s 2022 Best in Travel list.

See a complete listing of attractions and events at discoveratlanta.com

World of Coca-Cola

Atlanta is home to Coca-Cola and features a unique soda experience like no other. At the World of Coca-Cola, you can sample more than 100 Coca-Cola beverages from around the world, get a behind-the-scenes look at the bottling process and even enter the Vault of the Secret Formula.

Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
121 Baker St. NW
404-676-5151
 
Website

National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Atlanta has been home to leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis and countless others who championed justice. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is a museum that honors their hard work and features interactive exhibits exploring the past and present.

Tues.-Fri., noon-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
678-999-8990
 
Website

Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery isn’t just a revered graveyard for famous Atlantans, it’s also the city’s oldest public park with picturesque scenery and great views of Downtown Atlanta.

Daily, dawn to dusk
248 Oakland Ave.
404-688-2107
 
Website


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