Unit 171 is proud to sponsor our 7th Blue Ridge Spectacular Sectional and our first concurrent NLM Regional tournament, in the comfortable Blue Ridge Community College.

Open Sectional Schedule

Thursday, July 28th

Open Sectional Schedule
2:00 PMNantahala Bracketed KO1 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open 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, July 29th

9:30 AMNantahala Bracketed KO2 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open Pairs
2:00 PMNantahala Bracketed KO3 of 3 sessions
Stratified Open 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, July 30th

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

Sunday, July 31st

Open Sectional Schedule
10:00 AM Oconalufteel SwissBracketed by Attendance

Open Sectional Stratification

Bracketing and stratification based on team/pair average.
KO's may be handicapped at DIC's discretion.
Straified Open PairsA: 3000+, B: 1000-3000, C: 0-1000
KO's, Dinner Bell Swiss, Sunday SwissBracketed by attendance

NLM Regional Schedule

Thursday, July 28th

NLM Regional Schedule
9:30 AMGold Rush Pairs1 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Swiss Teams1 of 2 sessions
Side Series1 of 6 sessions
2:00 PMGold Rush Pairs2 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Swiss Teams2 of 2 sessions
Side Series2 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.

Friday, July 29th

NLM Regional Schedule
9:30 AMGold Rush Pairs1 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Swiss Teams1 of 2 sessions
Side Series3 of 6 sessions
2:00 PMGold Rush Pairs2 of 2 sessions
Gold Rush Bracketed Swiss 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, July 30th

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

Sunday, July 31st

NLM Regional Schedule
10:00 AM Gold Rush Bracketed Swiss TeamsBrackete by Attendance
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 Swiss TeamsBracketed by Attendance

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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

Click here to book online

Bridge Rate:  $119
You must book by June 27th to enjoy this rate.

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

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Flat Rock Weather

May 18, 2022, 6:20 am
Clear
Clear
48°F
Forecast May 18, 2022
day
Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
82°F
night
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
64°F
 

Sectional Tournament Co-Chairs

Jane Champion

Steve Devico

Email:  sdev@bellsouth.net

Partnerships

Mo Turcotte

Carolyn Elliott

Email:  maryalice812

NLM Regional Tournament Chair

Mickey Brandstadter

Partnerships

Mo Turcotte

Carolyn Elliott

Email:  maryalice812

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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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

Stifel, Nicolaus & Company - Nick Bearden