The Club is ‘non-smoking’; smoking is not allowed anywhere within Bawburgh Village Hall.
Players shall be at their table, ready to play, 10 minutes before the due start time for every event.
Members should adhere to “Best Behaviour at Bridge”, behaving in a courteous manner to partners and opponents at all times and observing the laws of bridge which define bridge etiquette.
Players shall avoid loud discussion of hands and/or results during an event.
Members shall pay their annual subscription, due on 1st April, by the end of April. Failure to do so will cause their membership to lapse.
Visitors may play at the club at most events. However they must apply for membership if they play at the club more than three times.
Conditions of Play
When playing at the club, players agree to be bound by the conditions of play defined below
Players agree to limited personal details being held on the Club's computer system, to facilitate the administration of the Club and scoring of events.
Play at the club is governed by the Laws of Bridge, by the club’s Code of Conduct. and by EBU’s playing regulations as defined in the EBU’ s Blue Book and White Books, except where they are varied by paragraphs below
Club Variations of EBU Regulations
Conventions up to level 4 are permitted.
Partnerships should provide two identical convention cards, preferably on one of the EBU forms, or on the front of the Score Card.
In the absence of a convention card, players should make their systems known to their opponents.
The following systems are accepted at BBC as being generally understood:- ACOL, Benji ACOL and 5 Card Majors. Convention cards are mandatory for all other bidding systems.
In the absence of a convention card or a disclosure of system, the director and opponents are entitled to assume that the partnership is playing ACOL.
Corrections to scores must be raised within 20 minutes of the results being published, unless the director rules otherwise.