ACBL  Unit 249

South Western Ontario Bridge Association
In an effort to ensure the health and safety of members in various locations across North America, the ACBL has cancelled all tournaments to the end of April 2021.
All 2021 Unit 249 Sectional and Regional Tournaments
have been cancelled.
UNIT 249 Board Elections
Unit 249’s Board elections will be held in June 2021. Board positions carry a term of 2 years. Interested applicants may submit the attached Nomination Form, with the signatures and ACBL numbers of two supporting nominees.
Please complete the Nomination Form, scan and email, or mail to Jennifer Verdam-Woodward. We will also accept nominations electronically (i.e. nominators may email their nomination to Jennifer Verdam-Woodward at  The the nominee must also accept their nomination also by email).  Please be sure to include your ACBL number when nominating or accepting a nomination. All three people (two nominators and one nominee) must be members in good standing of the ACBL.
Nomination Forms must be submitted no later than April 17, 2021.


Over 300 ACBL Units supervise and promote bridge within their boundaries. Each Unit has the exclusive right to host sectionals in their territory and may conduct other special games such as unit championships.

Unit 249 runs 10 sectional tournaments each year and a regional tournament every second year. The Unit also focuses on bridge education for players and club directors, promotes membership to the ACBL and above all, attempts to enhance the enjoyment of the game for all members.

Unit 249 includes 24 bridge clubs that encompass the geographic area in Southwestern Ontario from Guelph to Windsor to Georgian Bay.


                 NEW MEMBERS

In March, 8 individuals joined the ACBL

within Unit 249.

Ardele Brooks  -  Kincardine

Heather Bryce - Meaford

Detra Connolly  -  Tecumseh

Susan Cruickshank - Waterloo

Gobi Ganapathy - London

Irene \McNabb - London

James Morin - Tecumseh

Brent Steif - London




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