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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 .

This calendar is usually updated weekly with the information supplied, last updated 13 August 2018, 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


2018



State
Date Tournament & conditions Venue Contact Phone & e-mail
Vic
Sat Aug 11
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Session 6
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 12
World Youth Championship Fundraiser
Cabramatta Public School
cnr Cumberland Rd & Cabramatta Rd East
Tony Hunt 0417 470 167
audiolifeportrait@gmail.com
SA
Sat Aug 18
Registration 9-9:30am
August
6 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Sat
Aug 18
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
ACT
Sun
Aug 19
End of Winter Mini
5 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sun Aug 19
The Hills
Baulkham Hills Community Centre
Conie Ave
Chris Ostrowski 0410 448 286
criskris@bigpond.net.au
Vic
Sun Aug 19
Check in closes 9.30am
A.G.M. Tournament
7 games
AGM ~ 2pm
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
Qld
Sat/Sun
Aug 25/26
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
SA
Sat Aug 25
Registration 9:45-10am
earlier time!
Pub Tourney
5 games
BarZaar
166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
NSW
Sat Sep 1
Scrabble NSW Teams Challenge
Club Burwood RSL
96 Shaftesbury Rd
Chris Ostrowski 0410 448 286
criskris@bigpond.net.au
Aust
Sat/Sun
Sep 8/9
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge
by selection
Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Southport, Qld
Jane Brown

Martin Waterworth
jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
0417 903 079
martinw7@gmail.com
0438 457 566
On the day: 0438 457 566
Qld
Sat Sep 15
Date changed
Toowoomba Spring

St Davidís church hall
cnr Mary and Alford sts
North Toowoomba
New venue
Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
SA
Sat Sep 15
Registration 9-9:30am
September
6 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Vic
Sat Sep 15
Check-in closes 9.45
Geelong
6 games, 25 mins pp
St Andrews Hall
cnr Sydney Pde & Sydney Ave
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
NSW
Sun Sep 16
Revesby Club Tournament
MacArthur Room
Via Revesby Workers Club
Peter Griffiths 0432 638 994
phgriffiths60@gmail.com
ACT
Sat
Sep 22
September Special
8 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sat & Sun
Sep 22 & 23
9am for 9.30 am start
Townsville
either or both days
MAX 24 players
'The Dalgety'
106 Denham St
Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
Tas
Sat
Sep 22
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
SA
Sun Sep 23
Registration 11:15-11:30am
Battle of the Sexes
5 games
BarZaar
166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
NSW
Sat-Mon
Sep 29 - Oct 1
NSW Championship
24 games
Magpies Waitara Football Club Bob Jackman 0400 226 541
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
Qld
Sat & Sun
Sep 29 & 30
9am for 9.30 am start
Magnetic Island
either or both days
TBA Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
Vic
Sun Sep 30
Check-in closes 9:30
Essendon
7 games
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Rob York
0417 512 535
tryerbrook@gmail.com
On the day: 0417 512 535
SA
Sat Oct 6
Registration 9-9:30am
October
6 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Vic
Sat Oct 6
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Session 7
5 games
St Gabrielís Primary School
237 Spring St, Reservoir
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
ACT
Wed Oct 10
6pm start
Mid week #2
4 game open
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat
Oct 13
Spring Marathon Club Burwood RSL
96 Shaftesbury Rd
George Khamis 0405 201 552
timemaker2@yahoo.com.au
Vic
Sat Oct 13
Check in by 9:45 am
Victorian Country Championship
6 games
Open to ALL
Brown Hill Hall
375 Humffray St North
Ballarat
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
Qld
Sun Oct 14 October Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
Vic/SA
Sat/Sun
Oct 20/21
Play commences 1pm Sat
Vic/SA Border Challenge
10 games, 25 min pp
"Vic & SA players only"
White Hart Hotel
55 Firebrace St, Horsham
Ph: (03) 5382 1231
Carol Johnsen(Vic)
Paula Brown(SA)
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
(08) 8358 0437
0421 521 367
NSW
Mon Oct 22
Registration 6:45-7pm
MONDAY EVENING
4 games
Collegians Rugby League Club
3a Charlotte St,Wollongong
Rene Chelton (02) 4283 2442
rene.chelton@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 451 587
SA
Sat Oct 27
Registration 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games
BarZaar
166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sat Oct 27
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Session 8
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 Oct 28
Empire Bay Mini (3)
MAX 1400 rating; 40 players
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall
1 Gordon Rd
Denise Smith
(02) 4365 5645
0411 817 624
rladms@bigpond.net.au
Qld
Sun
Oct 28
Redcliffe
Max 52 players
Redcliffe Bridge Club Rooms
2A Irene St
Wayne Willis
0415 572 017
kippa1955@bigpond.com
NSW
Sat-Sun
Nov 3-4
Nowra
Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemen's Club
Junction St, Nowra
Rodney Wallace
0412 931 780
rodneywallace@optusnet.com.au
Tas
Sat & Sun
Nov 3 & 4
Tasmanian Championships
14 games
Adult Education Centre - B Block
8 Hutchins St
Kingston
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
ACT
Sat & Sun
Nov 10 & 11
ACT Championships
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sun Nov 11 November Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
Vic
Sun Nov 11
Check-in closes 9:30
FaNS
7 games, 25 mins pp
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Rob York
0417 512 535
tryerbrook@gmail.com
On the day: 0417 512 535
Int
Fri-Sun
Nov 16-18
Trans Tasman Challenge
by selection
Otago Bridge Club
100 Otaki St
Dunedin, New Zealand
also possible side tourneys - not selective
Carol Johnsen
Bob Jackman
caroljscrabble@gmail.com

rjackman@ozemail.com.au
SA
Sat Nov 17
Registration 9-9:30am
November
6 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
NSW
Mon Nov 19
Registration 6:15-6.30pm
MONDAY EVENING
5 games
Collegians Rugby League Club
3a Charlotte St,Wollongong
Rene Chelton (02) 4283 2442
rene.chelton@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 451 587
NSW
Sat & Sun
Nov 24 & 25
Central Coast Championship
Ourimbah RSL Club
6-22 Pacific Hwy
Sandra Elliott

Denise Smith
0410 438 525
sandee1@iinet.net.au
rladms@bigpond.net.au
Qld
Sun Nov 25
Southport Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Sandra Woolard
swoolard@bigpond.net.au
0418 610 414
SA
Sat Nov 24
Registration 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney
Season Launch
5 games
BarZaar
166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sat Dec 1
Check-in closes 9.45
Sunbury
6 games, 25 mins pp
Ballcourt Hotel
60 Macedon St (cnr Jackson St)
Norma Fisher
noray_2@bigpond.com
0450 356 407 & On the day
Tas
Sat
Dec 8
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
SA
Sun Dec 9
Play starts 12noon
Adelaide Pub Scrabble Championship
9 games
Private Residence
(details provided on qualification)
Adam Kretschmer
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
World
Thu-Sat
Dec 13-15
WESPA Youth Cup
formerly World Youth Scrabble Championship

Dubai
UAE
by selection
NSW
Sat
Dec 15
Bundanoon
Bundanoon Primary School
Phillip St
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Thu Dec 27 Last Chance Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
TBA TBA
SA
Thu Dec 27
Registration 9:30-10:00am
Christmas Leftovers
5 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Vic
Sun Dec 30
Check-in closes 8.45
DECATHON
10 games; 22 mins pp, Lagged Draw
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Marj Miller
(03) 9850 2366
mjwm9@bigpond.com
On the day: 0416 177 951

2019



State
Date Tournament & conditions Venue Contact Phone & e-mail
SA
Sat & Sun
Mar 9 & 10
Registration 8-8:30am
SA Championship
9/7 games
TBA Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Aust
Sat-Mon
Apr 20-22
Australian National Championship
The Hellenic Club
Federal St
North Hobart, Tas
Martin Rose martin@theroses.com
World
Mon-Sat
Oct 21-26
WESPA Championship

Goa
India
by selection
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)