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Tournament Calendar

Includes Club, State & key international events. Colour coded by State.

Rated tournaments in Australia are currently adjudicated according to Collins Scrabble Word List (CSW) word list or a computer-based equivalent available from Collins . It is expected that Australia will commence using CSW19 from 1 July 2019.

This calendar is usually updated weekly with the information supplied, last updated 13 May 2019, you may need to refresh the page to see latest information. Please check with State tournament calendars for confirmation, further or flyer details: NSW Qld Vic

Upcoming Tournaments to be Internationally Rated by WESPA


2019



State
Date Tournament & conditions Venue Contact Phone & e-mail
ACT
Sun May 12
9am start
Autumn Tournament
7 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat/Sun
May 18/19
Ulladulla Championship
Milton-Ulladulla Ex-Servos' Club
Princes Highway, South Ulladulla
Gary Pollard
(02) 4456 5139
gazman11@optusnet.com.au
Qld
Sat May 18 Toowoomba

St Davidís church hall
cnr Mary and Alford sts
North Toowoomba
Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
SA
Sat May 18
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games, divisions
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sun May 19
Check-in closes 9:30
Scrabble Generations
7 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
Tas
Sat May 25
Date changed
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
NSW
Vic
ACT
Sat/Sun
May 25/26
Tri-State Challenge
10 games
Junee RSL Club
175 Broadway St
Junee NSW
Bob Jackman

Carol Johnsen

John Hamilton
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
0400 226 541
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
On the day: 0400 226 541
SA
Sun May 26
Check-in:
10:30-11am
Date changed
SA June
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
NSW
Sat
Jun 1
Central Coast
'Jack Frost'
Ourimbah RSL Club
6-22 Pacific Hwy
Sandra Elliott
0410 438 525
sandee1@iinet.net.au
Qld
Sat & Sun
June 1 & 2
Sunshine Coast Escape
16 games, 22 mins pp
Maroochydore Community Centre
2-8 George St
Keri Heart keriheart3@bigpond.com
0400 908 317
Tas
Sat & Sun
Jun 8 & 9
Kingston
14 games
Adult Education Centre - B Block
8 Hutchins St
Kingston
Khen Meerding
kmeerding@netspace.net.au
0402 857 995
Vic
Sat/Sun
June 8/9
Check-in closes 8:45
Victorian Championship
Open, 18 games x 25 mins
Play starts 9 am both days
Essendon Football Club
(Windy Hill)
cnr Napier & Brewster Sts
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
Vic
Sun Jun 9
Check-in closes 9:30
Queens Birthday
7 games
25 min pp
Essendon Football Club
(Windy Hill)
cnr Napier & Brewster Sts
Carol Johnsen
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
At all times: 0476 639 195
NSW
Sat
Jun 15
WORDS Winter
Collegians Rugby League Club
Flinders St, Wollongong
Rene Chelton (02) 4283 2442
rene.chelton@gmail.com
SA
Sat Jun 15
Check-in:
9-9:30am
Speedy Tournament
10 games
speedy
Sleepy Cat B&B
91 Ashley St
Torrensville
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
SA
Sat Jun 22
Changed date
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games, divisions
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
ACT
Sun Jun 30
9am start
ACT Winter Open
8 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Vic
Sun Jun 30
Check-in closes 9:30
McKinnon House Fundraiser
7 games
Balwyn Community Centre
230 Balwyn Rd
Khwanjai Thammaping
0411 792 166
khwanjai_thammaping@yahoo.com
On the day: 0411 792 166
NSW
Sat/Sun
Jul 6/7
Winter Challenge
Magpies Waitara Football Club
Bob Jackman (02) 9456 2659
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
0400 226 541
Qld
Sat & Sun
Jul 6 & 7
9am for 9.30 start
Magnetic Island
either or both days
TBA Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
Vic
Sun Jul 7
Check-in closes 9:30
Midwinter
7 games
Watsonia Community Hall
35 Lambourn Rd
Marj Miller
(03) 9850 2366
mjwm9@bigpond.com
On the day: 0416 177 951
ACT
Thu Jul 11
2:30pm start
Thursday Afternoon
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sat & Sun
Jul 13 & 14
9am for 9.30 start
Townsville
either or both days
MAX 24 players
'The Dalgety'
106 Denham St
Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
SA
Sun Jul 14
Check-in:
10:30-11am
Date changed
SA July - AGM
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Tue Jul 16
6.45pm for 7.00 pm start
Kingston Club
4 games
Maranoa Heights Community Centre
24 Hawthorn Dr
Kingston
Martin Rose martin@theroses.com
0427 664 342
ACT
Wed Jul 17
Wednesday Evening #3
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat & Sun
Jul 20 & 21
Winter Masters Magpies Waitara Football Club
Bob Jackman (02) 9456 2659
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
0400 226 541
Qld
Sun Jul 21 July Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0438 457 566(MW)
or 0421 321 905(KH)
Vic
Sun Jul 21
Check-in closes 9:30
Scrabble 2 Ways
7 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
ACT
Sun Jul 28
9am start
AGM Tournament
7 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sun Jul 28
Empire Bay Mini (2)
Reinstated
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall Robyn Cameron
0434 426 486
robyncameron@y7mail.com
SA
Sun Jul 28
Registration 10:30-10:45am
Pub Tourney - Matchplay Qualifier
6 games, open
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sat Aug 3
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 4A
5 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
NSW
Sun Aug 4
WYC 2019 Fundraiser
Cabramatta Public School (TBC) Tony Hunt
0417 470167
audiolifeportrait@gmail.com
Qld
Sat/Sun
Aug 10/11
Queensland Championships
Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Jane Brown

Martin Waterworth
jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
0417 903 079
martinw7@gmail.com
0438 457 566
On the day: 0438 457 566
NSW
Sun Aug 11 Scroker
Private Address, Warrimoo
Lower Blue Mountains
Mark Smith 0408 461 807
clabbers@gmail.com
Tas
Sun
Aug 17
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
ACT
Sun Aug 18
9am start
End of Winter
8 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
SA
Sun Aug 18
Check-in:
Sesh #1: 8-8.30am
Sesh #2: 12:30-1:30pm
August 4-4 Tourney
4 or 8 games
open

Date changed
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Vic
Sun Aug 18
Check in closes 9.30am
A.G.M. Tournament
7 games
AGM after Game 4
TBA Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
World
Fri-Sun
Aug 23 - 25
Seniors World Championship
web page
CASPA has agreed to rate in Australian system
Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Karen Richards karen.d.richards@gmail.com
SA
Sat Aug 31
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games, divisions
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sat Aug 31
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 4B
5 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
Aust
Sat/Sun
Sep 7/8
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge
by selection
Gorman Arts Centre
cnr Ainslie Ave & Doonkuna St
Braddon, ACT
Venue corrected
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sat Sep 14 Toowoomba Spring

St Davidís church hall
cnr Mary and Alford sts
North Toowoomba
Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
Vic
Sat Sep 14
Check-in closes 9.45
Geelong
6 games
St Andrews Hall
cnr Sydney Pde & Sydney Ave
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
SA
Sun Sep 15
Check-in:
10:30-11am
Date changed
SA September
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Tue Sep 17
6.45pm for 7.00 pm start
Bellerive Night
4 games
Eastern Shore Croquet Club
South St
Margaret Bishop
bishopm@y7mail.com
0455 134 060
NSW
Sat Sep 21 Beecroft Marathon
rated over 1200
Private Home
Beecroft
Ivor Zetler 0432 440 651
izetler@ozemail.com.au
SA
Sun Sep 29
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney - Battle of the Sexes
5 games, teams
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sun Sep 29
Check-in closes 9:30
Essendon
7 games
Essendon Senior Citizens Centre
5 Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds
Rob York
0417 512 535
tryerbrook@gmail.com
On the day: 0417 512 535
NSW
Sat-Mon
Oct 5-7
NSW Championship
24 games
Magpies Waitara Leagues Club Bob Jackman 0400 226 541
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
Qld
Sun Oct 6 October Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0438 457 566(MW)
or 0421 321 905(KH)
Vic
Sat Oct 12
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 4C
5 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
SA
Sun Oct 13
Check-in:
10:30-11am
Date changed
SA October
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
World
Wed-Sun
Oct 16-20
WESPA Championship
last chance plus side events
Goa
India
by selection Dedicated website in India, with details of side events
NSW
Sat
Oct 26
Spring Marathon Club Burwood RSL
96 Shaftesbury Rd
George Khamis 0405 201 552
timemaker2@yahoo.com.au
SA
Sat Oct 26
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games, divisions
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
NSW
Sun Oct 27
Empire Bay Mini (3)
TBC
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall Robyn Cameron
0434 426 486
robyncameron@y7mail.com
Qld
Sun
Oct 27
Redcliffe
Max 52 players
Redcliffe Bridge Club Rooms
2A Irene St
Trish Brighton
0402 736 532
brist@optusnet.com.au
NSW
Sat-Sun
Nov 2-3
Nowra Club
Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen's Club
Junction St, Nowra
Rodney Wallace
0412 931 780
rodneywallace@optusnet.com.au
Tas
Sat & Sun
Nov 2 & 3
Tasmanian Championships
14 games
Adult Education Centre - B Block
8 Hutchins St
Kingston
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
Vic
Sat Nov 2
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 4D
5 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
SA
Sun Nov 3
Check-in:
10:30-11am
Date changed
SA November
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
ACT
Sat & Sun
Nov 9 & 10
ACT Championships
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Phillip, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
SA
Sat Nov 16
Changed date
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games, divisions
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Qld
Sun Nov 17 November Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0438 457 566(MW)
or 0421 321 905(KH)
Vic
Sun Nov 17
Check-in closes 9:30
FaNS
7 games
Watsonia Community Hall
35 Lambourn Rd
Rob York
0417 512 535
tryerbrook@gmail.com
On the day: 0417 512 535
SA/Vic
Sat/Sun
Nov 23/24
Changed dates
Play commences 1pm Sat
SA/Vic Border Challenge
10 games, 25 min pp
"Vic & SA players only"
teams

White Hart Hotel
55 Firebrace St, Horsham
Ph: (03) 5382 1231
Carol Johnsen (Vic)
Adam Kretschmer (SA)
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
NSW
Sun
Nov 24
Central Coast
'Yuletide'
Ourimbah RSL Club
6-22 Pacific Hwy
Sandra Elliott
0410 438 525
sandee1@iinet.net.au
Qld
Sun Dec 1
Southport Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Sandra Woolard
swoolard@bigpond.net.au
0418 610 414
Vic
Sat Dec 7
Check-in closes 9.45
Sunbury
6 games
Ball Court Hotel
60 Macedon St (cnr Jackson St)
Norma Fisher
noray_2@bigpond.com
0450 356 407 & On the day
SA
Sun Dec 8
Play starts 12noon
Pub Scrabble Championship
9 games, round-robins
Private Residence
(details provided on qualification)
Adam Kretschmer
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
SA
Sat Dec 14

Check-in 9-9:30am
Fundraising tournament
6 games, 2 divisions
Seaford Ecumenical Mission
cnr Grand Blvd and Main St
Seaford Rise
Jane Taylor
jjsroadshow@gmail.com
0408 981 833
NSW
Sun
Dec 15
Bundanoon
9 games
Bundanoon Primary School
Church St
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sun Dec 15 Last Chance Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0438 457 566(MW)
or 0421 321 905(KH)
SA
Fri Dec 27
Check in: 9:30-10:00am
Xmas Leftovers
5 games, divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Vic
Sun Dec 29
Check-in closes 8:45
Decathon
10 games
Watsonia Community Hall
35 Lambourn Rd
Marj Miller
(03) 9850 2366
mjwm9@bigpond.com
On the day: 0416 177 951
Tournaments marked with * are held in New South Wales but more proximal to Queensland ASPA members, and are usually run with the assistance of ASPA (Qld)