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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 2 June 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
Qld
Sat May 26 May Queen Alexandra Home
347 Old Cleveland Rd
Coorparoo
Olga Visser visser@optushome.com.au
(07) 3801 1362
on the day: 0401 884 511
Tas
Sat & Sun
May 26 & 27
Howrah
14 games
Eastern Shore Croquet Club
South St, Bellerive
Margaret Bishop
bishopm@y7mail.com
0455 134 060
NSW
Sat
Jun 2
Central Coast
Ourimbah RSL Club
6-22 Pacific Hwy
Sandra Elliott

Denise Smith
0410 438 525
sandee1@iinet.net.au
rladms@bigpond.net.au
SA
Sat June 2
SA Speedy Scrabble Championship
10 games
12 minutes pp
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
Vic
Sat/Sun
June 9/10
Check-in closes 8:45
Victorian Championship
OPEN
9 games per day
Play starts 9 am both days
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
Qld
Sun Jun 10 Toowoomba
Change of venue
The Playhouse Room, Philharmonic Centre
7 Matthews St
Harristown, Toowoomba
Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
NSW
Saturday
June 16
WORDS Winter Tournament
Collegians Rugby League Club
Flinders St, Wollongong
Rene Chelton (02) 4283 2442
rene.chelton@gmail.com
SA
Sat June 16
Sesh #1: 8-8.30am
Sesh #2: 12:30-1:30pm
June 4-4 Tourney
4 or 8 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
ACT
Sat Jun 23
date changed
ACT Winter Open
8 games
Gungahlin Library
Cnr Hibberson & Gozzard Sts
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
Tas
Sat & Sun
Jun 23 & 24
Kingston
14 games
Adult Education Centre - B Block
8 Hutchins St
Khen Meerding
0402 857 995
kmeerding@netspace.net.au
Vic
Sun June 24
Check-in closes 9:30
McKinnon House Fundraiser
6 games
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Khwanjai Thammaping
0411 792 166
khwanjai_thammaping@yahoo.com
On the day: 0411 792 166
World
Tue-Thu
Jun 26-28
Seniors World Championship
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Karen Richards
karen.d.richards@gmail.com
SA
Sat June 30
Registration 9:15-9:30am
Pub Tourney
5 games
BarZaar
166 Unley Rd
Unley
Adam Kretschmer
0458 822 933
adam.kretschmer@yahoo.com
On the day: 0458 822 933
NSW
Sun July 1 Scroker 8
Private Address, Warrimoo
Lower Blue Mountains
Mark Smith 0408 461 807
clabbers@gmail.com
Qld
Sun July 1 July 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 July 8
Check-in closes 9:30
Matchplay Kickoff 2018
7 games
Box Hill Senior Citizens' Centre
79 Carrington Rd
Nick Ivanovski
0412 175 251
nicksfbemail@gmail.com
On the day: 0412 175 251
ACT
Wed
July 11
6pm start
Mid week #1
4 game open
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Philip, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sat/Sun
Jul 14/15
Winter Challenge
Magpies Waitara Football Club
George Khamis 0405 201 552
timemaker2@yahoo.com.au
SA
Sat Jul 14
Registration 9-9:30am
AGM tournament
6 games
SA Bridge Association
243 Young St
Unley
Antony Kimber
AntonyKimber@outlook.com
0487 122 347
Tas
Sat
Jul 21
Ross
7 games
Ross Town Hall
Martin Rose
Martin@TheRoses.com
0427 664 342
Vic
Sat July 21
Check-in closes 12:45
Saturday Session 5
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
Sun
Jul 22
AGM Tournament
7 games
Canberra Southern Cross Club
Corinna St, Woden
John Hamilton 0400 650 349
jjhamilton5@gmail.com
NSW
Sun Jul 22
Empire Bay Mini (2)
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
NSW
Sat & Sun
Jul 28 & 29
Winter Masters Bankstown Sports Club
8 Greenfield Pde
Bob Jackman (02) 9456 2659
rjackman@ozemail.com.au
0400 226 541
Qld
Sat & Sun
July 28 & 29
Sunshine Coast Escape
16 games, 22 mins pp
Millwell Community Centre
11 Millwell Rd East
Maroochydore
Keri Heart keriheart3@bigpond.com
0400 908 317
Vic
Sun July 29
Check-in closes 9.30
Peninsula
6 games, 25 mins pp
Mount Eliza Community Hall
90-100 Canadian Bay Rd
Mount Eliza
Carol Johnsen
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
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
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
Wayne Willis

Martin Waterworth
kippa1955@bigpond.com
0415 572 017
(07) 3889 5313
martinw7@gmail.com
0438 457 566
On the day: 0438 457 566
Aust
Sat/Sun
Sep 8/9
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge
Southport RSL Club
Cnr Scarborough/Lawson Sts
Southport, Qld
Wayne Willis
kippa1955@bigpond.com
0415 572 017
by selection
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
Marlene Ellis or
Carol Johnsen
(03) 5275 0363
0476 639 195
caroljscrabble@gmail.com
On the day: 0476 639 195
Qld
Sun Sep 16 Toowoomba

North Toowoomba Bowls Club
Elworthy St
Jane Brown jb.edits@bigpond.net.au
(07) 4635 5013
On the day: 0417 903 079
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
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
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
Dunedin, New Zealand
also 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
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
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
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
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)