Learning

Part of the Bridge Club of North County’s (BCNC) mission is the promotion of bridge, the world’s most popular card game. Extensive medical studies have shown that playing bridge boosts brain power and prolongs a well-functioning mind. 

BCNC has classes and events designed to introduce people of all ages to this wonderful and exciting, mind-expanding game. The BCNC education coordinator is Vic Pitcock. Please eMail him for more information regarding classes and registration.  kcoctip.rotciv@att.net

Easy Bridge 3

Classes start Monday October 2 at 4:15 PM and Saturday October 7 at 9:00 AM. There are ten lessons at an affordable price of $119 including materials. There will be two free make up sessions for any classes missed. Each session consists of a 20 minute lesson followed by 2 hours of assisted play.

This course is intended for players that have completed EasyBridge! 1 and 2 or have played some duplicate bridge but have less than 200 master points.

Email Bill Butler (billbutlerbridge@gmail.com) for more information and to register. 

Easy Bridge 2

Classes Begin Saturday Morning June 3, 2017 9:00 AM at the Bridge Club of North County, 2320 S. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025. Telephone 760-807-9396.

Easybridge! #2 consists of 10 Weekly Lessons plus two make up sessions. The total cost is $119 including the book, a $12 value! Each session consists of a 20 minute lesson followed by 2 hours of assisted play. This course is intended for players that have completed EasyBridge! 1 or have played some duplicate bridge and have less than 100 master points.

Easybridge! is endorsed by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL). Presenter is ACBL certified to teach Easybridge! and is a Silver Life Master.

Coffee and snacks are included. Everyone is welcome. Come by yourself or bring a friend, or spouse. Fun for all ages! Bridge is the world's most popular card game. Exercise the brain and stay mentally alert.

If you are planning to take the course or have any questions please email Bill Butler at billbutlerbridge@gmail.com.

Easy Bridge 1

Easybridge! #1 consists of 15 Weekly Lessons. The total cost is $129 and includes the book, a $12 value! There will be a free make up session after the course ends for any classes missed. Each session consists of a 20 minute lesson followed by 2 hours of assisted play.

This class is currently not scheduled.
Please email Vic Pitcock at kcoctip.rotciv@att.net regarding information on the next class.

Supervised Play

Supervised Bridge players bid and play hands which are then discussed with a mentor at each table. The mentor will give strategies on bidding, play, and defense. Supervised Play sessions are intended for beginning and intermediate level players.

When: Monday 9:00am and Thursday 9:30am.

Cost $5.00

Those that participate in the supervised play sessions are invited to play that afternoon for $6. That is only $11 for the whole day of learning and fun.

Contact Sue Compton if you plan on playing or have questions. Send an email to comptons@cox.net

Limited Master Point events

499er games on Monday and Friday mornings at 9:00 AM
Cost $ 8.00

Due to time constraints the games end around 11:30 AM and by necessity fewer boards are played.

Please notify Sue Compton if you plan on playing or need a partner by sending an email to comptons@cox.net or phoning Sue at 760-317-6174.

The Friday session includes a pregame lesson at 8:45am.
Those that participate in the 499er game are invited to play that afternoon for $6. That is only $14 for the whole day of learning and fun.

Newcomers Game (0-20 Master Points)

Thursday afternoon at 12:30
Cost $5.00
Please notify Vic Pitcock if you plan on playing or need a partner by sending an email to kcoctip.rotciv@att.net.

 

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