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Atlanta Junior Bridge, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation formed to bring bridge to Atlanta’s youth.


AJB Students Earn ACBL Best Practices Certification

[9/2/19] Before the Labor Day Regional, Atlanta Junior Bridge sponsored an ACBL Best Practices workshop at the Atlanta Duplicate Bridge Center. Congratulations to Stephanie Bergman, Alec Gladkov, Sam Gladkov, and Jamie Wang for successfully completing the program AND earning Best Practices Certification in the follow-up assessment test! Several AJB teachers and prospective teachers also attended and earned certification as well. Thank you to District 7 and Unit 253 for making it possible for the students and teachers to improve their skills at limited cost. A special “Thank You!” to Marty Nathan for handling all of the sign-ups and paperwork and to Dan Papineau for allowing us the use of the club at no cost!

Workshop participants Alec, Jamie, Stephanie, and Malcolm

USA Juniors Golden at World Championships

[8/28/19] The USA defeated the Netherlands 128–100 to win the gold medal in the under-26 team championship at the 6th World Youth Open Championships in Opatija, Croatia. Click here for details.

AJC Mentions AJB Class

[8/28/19] In a recent article, the Atlanta newspaper makes mention of our Saturday class.

New Collegiate Sponsor for ACBL

[8/28/19] Chicago Trading Company (CTC), a proprietary trading company based in Chicago, is proud to be the first sponsor of the ACBL's Collegiate Initiative. See the link here: https://bridgefeed.acbl.org/rmlp/ctc/. Through their support of the program, CTC hopes to inspire collegiate bridge players with a passion for teamwork, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving to apply for one of their internship or career opportunities. They are encouraging college bridge players to apply for jobs and internships as Quant Trading Analysts. It is a career that fits well with the typical skills of a young bridge player: It’s a natural fit! Thanks to CTC for offering opportunities to our college players!

Summer Bridge Camp for Kids

[5/28/19]

BCA camp flier

See also the list of all 2019 summer bridge camps.


Robot Tournament

[4/16/19] Want to play in an on-line tournament with kids from across the country? Click here for details about the practice sessions and the tournament. Then send your name, age and BBO ID to Patty Tucker at patty@bridgewithpatty.com with Robot Tournament in the subject line and I’ll forward your information to the organizers!


Teacher Workshops

[4/16/19] Thinking of teaching bridge to kids? Here is a great opportunity to talk about organizing AND improve your teaching skills by attending an ACBL Best Practices workshop sponsored by Atlanta Junior Bridge. Click here for details.


Michigan Youth Bridge Camp 2019

[4/16/19] A week long overnight youth bridge camp for 10 to 16 year olds will be held July 7-13, 2019 at Camp Wathana in Holly, Michigan. It will be bridge lessons, tournaments, and traditional camp activities. Click here for additional information.


WANT TO PLAY!

[1/6/19] There is a sectional in town January 17th thru 20th.

Here is a link to the schedule:
atlanta supersectional bridge tournament-jan 17-20-2019

Free entries are available for any 19 and under player who would like to attend and play in any of the events.



Shop at AmazonSmile to Benefit AJB

Amazon has a new option on their website that you can pick a charity and AmazonSmile will donate to them.... Atlanta Junior Bridge in Atlanta Georgia is a 501C3 organization and is listed as one of Amazon’s options. We teach bridge to children for free in the Atlanta area and are very active in supporting youth bridge efforts throughout the country. Many of the tools we created are being used nationwide. Please pick Atlanta Junior Bridge as your charity of choice and help us continue our work to bring bridge to a new generation!

The program details can be found here https://smile.amazon.com/about


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