Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Blue Ridge Spectacular has been cancelled. We look forward to seeing you in 2021.

A Welcome Message from our Tournament Chair

Open Sectional Schedule

Thursday, June 18th

Open Sectional Schedule
1:00 PMNantahala Bracketed KO1 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
Stratified Mid-Flight Pairs
5:30 PMW(h)ine and Cheese ReceptionSponsored by St. Paul Mountain Vineyards
6:00 PMConnestee Dinner Bell Swiss1 of 2 sessions (12 boards)

Friday, June 19th

9:30 AMNantahala Bracketed KO2 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
Stratified Mid-Flight Pairs
2:00 PMNantahala Bracketed KO3 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
Stratified Mid-Flight Pairs
5:30 PMW(h)ine and Cheese ReceptionSponsored by St. Paul Mountain Vineyards
6:00 PMConnestee Dinner Bell Swiss2 of 2 sessions (12 boards)

Saturday, June 20th

9:30 AMCatawba Bracketed Compact KO1 of 2 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
Stratified Mid-Flight Pairs
2:00 PMCatawba Bracketed Compact KO2 of 2 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
Stratified Mid-Flight Pairs

Sunday, June 21st

Open Sectional Schedule
10:00 AM Oconalufteel Swiss

Open Sectional Stratification

Bracketing and stratification based on team/pair average except no player over 3000 in Sunday B bracketed Swiss or Mid-Glight Pairs.
Straified Open PairsA: 5000+, X: 3500-5000, Y: 0-3500
Stratified Mid-Flight PairsB: 1500-3000, C: 0-1500
(Subject to DIC's discretion)
Dinner Bell SwissBracketed by attendance
Sunday A/X SwissA: 3500+, X: 0-3500
Sunday B SwissBracketed by attendance

NLM Regional Schedule

Thursday, June 18th

NLM Regional Schedule
9:30 AMGold Rush Pairs1 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams1 of 2 sessions
Side Series1 of 6 sessions
2:00 PMGold Rush Pairs2 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams2 of 2 sessions
Side Series2 of 6 sessions
0 - 50 Pairs
5:30 PMW(h)ine and Cheese ReceptionSponsored by St. Paul Mountain Vineyards
Events in bold qualify for Gold points. Must play in at least two side series events to compete for Gold.

Friday, June 19th

NLM Regional Schedule
9:30 AMGold Rush Pairs1 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams1 of 2 sessions
Side Series3 of 6 sessions
0 - 50 Pairs
2:00 PMGold Rush Pairs2 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams2 of 2 sessions
Side Series4 of 6 sessions
5:30 PMW(h)ine and Cheese ReceptionSponsored by St. Paul Mountain Vineyards
Events in bold qualify for Gold points. Must play in at least two side series events to compete for Gold.

Saturday, June 20th

NLM Regional Schedule
9:30 AMGold Rush Pairs1 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams1 of 2 sessions
Side Series5 of 6 sessions
0 - 50 Pairs
2:00 PMGold Rush Pairs2 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams2 of 2 sessions
Side Series6 of 6 sessions
0 - 50 Pairs
Events in bold qualify for Gold points. Must play in at least two side series events to compete for Gold.

Sunday, June 21st

NLM Regional Schedule
10:00 AM Gold Rush Bracketed Round-Robin Teams
Events in bold qualify for Gold points. Must play in at least two side series events to compete for Gold.

NLM Regional Stratification

Bracketing and stratification based on team/pair average except no player over 750 MP's and no Life Masters
Gold Rush Pairs, by averageA: 300-750, B: 100-300, C: 0-100
Bracketed Round Robin Swiss TeamsA: 0-750

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Location

Tournament Site

Blue Ridge Community College

Conference Center
East Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC  28713

Click on the map marker and then the Directions link to get driving directions to the site.

Host Hotel

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
836 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC  28713
(828) 513-5100

Bridge Rate:  $119

Click on the map marker and then the Directions link to get driving directions to the hotel.

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Flat Rock Weather

September 30, 2020, 3:15 pm
Sunny
Sunny
65°F
Forecast September 30, 2020
day
Mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
71°F
night
Clear
Clear
49°F
 

Tournament Chair

Sherry Sims

Partnership Co-Chairs

Carolyn Elliot

Mo Turcotte

Things to Do When You're Not Playing Bridge

Supported in part by a grant from the Henderson County Tourism Development Agency

http://www.visithendersonvillenc.org/

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