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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 9 December 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
NSW
Sat
Dec 1
Sutherland Shire
Club on East
East Parade
Sutherland
Ann Fiddler (02) 9589 0128
afiddler@bigpond.net.au
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
Int
Wed-Sun
Dec 5-9
Alchemist Cup
by selection
G Hotel Gurney
Penang, Malaysia
Michael Tang
alchemist9189@gmail.com dedicated website
Tas
Sat
Dec 8
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Christina Linwood
scrabboracle@gmail.com
0473 424 759
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
Tas
Tue Dec 11
6.45pm for 7.00 pm start
Kingston RR
4 games, 25 mins pp
Maranoa Heights Community Centre
24 Hawthorn Dr
Kingston
Martin Rose martin@theroses.com
0427 664 342
Qld
Wed Dec 12
Mid-Week 16 Holzheimer Rd
Bethania
Jeanette Hansen
0468 387 507
World
Thu-Sat
Dec 13-15
WESPA Youth Cup
formerly World Youth Scrabble Championship

Dubai
UAE
by selection dedicated website
NSW
Sat
Dec 15
Bundanoon
Bundanoon Primary School
Phillip St
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
SA
Sat Dec 15

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
Qld
Thu Dec 27 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
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
NSW
Sun Dec 30 Scroker 9
Private Address, Warrimoo
Lower Blue Mountains
Mark Smith 0408 461 807
clabbers@gmail.com
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
NSW
Sat Jan 5
JanBoree
Round Robin
Club Burwood RSL John Holgate 0413 168 548
john.holgate@ozemail.com.au
SA
Sat Jan 5
Registration 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney (Match-Play Qualifier)
5 games, open
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Tas
Sun
Jan 13
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
Vic
Sun Jan 13
Check-in closes 9:30
The Bil Rose Aestival
7 games round robin
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
SA
Sat Jan 19
Check-in:
Sesh #1: 8-8.30am
Sesh #2: 12:30-1:30pm
Sesh #3: 5:30-6:30pm
January 4-4-4 Tourney
4, 8 or 12 games
open
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Qld
Sun
Jan 20
Tangara
Tangara
35 Sussex St
West End
Roberta Tait taitroberta@hotmail.com
0431 640 874
NSW
Sat
Jan 26
Australia Day Open
Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Pde
George Khamis 0405 201 552
timemaker2@yahoo.com.au
NSW
Sun & Mon
Jan 27 & 28
City of Sydney International Masters
18 games, 25 mins pp
Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Pde
Bob Jackman rjackman@ozemail.com.au
0400 226 541
ACT
Wed Jan 30
Wednesday Evening #1
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat & Sun
Feb 2 & 3
Kempsey Challenge
(Final)
Kempsey-Macleay RSL
York Lane
Don Hadley 0431 118 841
dh101187@gmail.com
Tas
Sat & Sun
Feb 2 & 3
Ulverstone
14 games
Fire Brigade Building
Lovett St
Jan Hill 0417 058 214
jhill03@bigpond.net.au
Vic
Sat Feb 2
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 1
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
Sat
Feb 9
WORDS Summer Round Robin
Collegians Rugby League Club
Flinders St, Wollongong
Rene Chelton (02) 4283 2442
rene.chelton@gmail.com
SA
Sat Feb 9
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
Sunday
Feb 10
New Date
Logan City Clovers
Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Karrin Henderson
kahendos@optusnet.com.au
(07) 3133 3204
On the day: 0421 321 905
Vic
Sun Feb 17
Check-in closes 9:30
Summer Fun
7 games
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
NSW
Sat Feb 23
NSW Matchplay Qualifier Club Burwood RSL
Shaftsbury Rd
George Khamis 0405 201 552
timemaker2@yahoo.com.au
SA
Sat Feb 23
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA February
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
NSW
Sun Feb 24
TBC
Empire Bay Mini (1)
MAX 1400 rating; 40 players
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall
1 Gordon Rd
Denise Smith
(02) 4365 5645
rladms@bigpond.net.au
Vic
Sat Mar 2
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 2
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
Sat & Sun
Mar 9 & 10
Registration 8-8:30am
SA Championship
9/7 games
open
TBA Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Qld
Sun Mar 10 March Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
Tas
Sun
Mar 10
Bellerive Eastern Shore Croquet Club
South St
Margaret Bishop
bishopm@y7mail.com
0455 134 060
Vic
Sat Mar 16
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 3
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
Mar 17
Bomaderry Bomaderry Bowling Club
154 Meroo St
Margaret Neal 0428 429 077
margcneal@bigpond.com
SA
Sun Mar 24
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 Mar 31
Check-in closes 9:30
Nunawading
7 games
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Geoff Shepheard
0417 513 203
geoffshepheard@gmail.com
On the day: 0417 513 203
ACT
Sat
Apr 6
Autumn Tournament
MAX 18 players
Private Residence
Gungahlin
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat
Apr 6
Lake Macquarie Dora Creek Community Hall
2 Doree Place
Richard Birch 0418 428 459
richardbirch@me.com
SA
Sat Apr 6
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA April
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Qld
Sun Apr 7
Brunswick Valley
8 games
Condong Bowling Club
McLeod St, Condong NSW
Trish Reynolds trishrey@iinet.net.au
(02) 6672 3290
0432 677 564
SA
Sat Apr 14
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney - Civil War
5 games, teams
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
ACT
Wed Apr 17
Wednesday Evening #2
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Aust
Sat-Mon
Apr 20-22
Australian National Championship
The Hellenic Club
Federal St
North Hobart, Tasmania
Khen Meerding

Sandy McConnell
kmeerding@netspace.net.au
0402 857 995
sandy.mcconnell@bigpond.com
0408 396 280
Vic
Sat Apr 27
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Sessions 4
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
Sat May 4
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA May
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Qld
Sat May 11 Toowoomba

TBA Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
NSW
Sat/Sun
May 18/19
Ulladulla Championship
TBA Gary Pollard
(02) 4456 5139
gazman11@optusnet.com.au
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
Tas
Sun
May 18
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 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
Qld
Sat & Sun
June 1 & 2
Sunshine Coast Escape
16 games, 22 mins pp
TBA Keri Heart keriheart3@bigpond.com
0400 908 317
SA
Sat Jun 1
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA June
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
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
NSW
Sat
Jun 15
WORDS Winter Round Robin
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
Sun Jun 30
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
Sat & Sun
Jul 6 & 7
9am for 9.30 am start
Magnetic Island
either or both days
TBA Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
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 am start
Townsville
either or both days
MAX 24 players
'The Dalgety'
106 Denham St
Julie Brice juliebrice@bigpond.com
0409 748 323
SA
Sat Jul 13
Check-in:
9-9:30am
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
Sun Jul 28
Empire Bay Mini (2)
MAX 1400 rating; 40 players
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall
1 Gordon Rd
Denise Smith
(02) 4365 5645
rladms@bigpond.net.au
Qld
Sun Jul 28 July Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
SA
Sun Jul 28
Check-in: 11:15-11:30am
Pub Tourney - Matchplay Qualifier
5 games, open
Barzaar - 166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
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
SA
Sat Aug 17
Check-in:
Sesh #1: 8-8.30am
Sesh #2: 12:30-1:30pm
August 4-4 Tourney
4 or 8 games
open
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Sun
Aug 17
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
World
Fri-Sun
Aug 23 - 25
TBC
Seniors World Championship
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
Aust
Sat/Sun
Sep 7/8
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge
by selection
TBA John Hamilton
0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Qld
Sat Sep 14 Toowoomba Spring

TBA Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
SA
Sat Sep 14
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA September
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Tue Sep 19
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
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
SA
Sat Oct 12
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA October
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
World
Mon-Sat
Oct 21-26
WESPA Championship

Goa
India
by selection
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)
MAX 1400 rating; 40 players
Empire Bay Progress Association Hall
1 Gordon Rd
Denise Smith
(02) 4365 5645
rladms@bigpond.net.au
Qld
Sun
Oct 27
Redcliffe
Max 52 players
Redcliffe Bridge Club Rooms
2A Irene St
Trish Brighton
0402 736 532
brist@optusnet.com.au
SA
Sat Nov 2
Check-in:
9-9:30am
SA November
6 games
divisions
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
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
SA/Vic
Sat/Sun
Nov 16/17
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
SA
Sat Nov 23
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
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
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
Qld
Sun Dec 29 Last Chance Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
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)