Bella Vista NLM Regional & Sectional Bridge Tournament
July 29 – August 1, 2020

  • Riordan Hall, 3 Riordan Drive, Bella Vista, AR 72714

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Workshop & Tournament Schedule

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020

12:30 pm Coffee and Conversation w/ Jerry
1:00 pm Jerry Helms Workshop 1
4:30 pm Dinner Break
6:00 pm Open Stratified Charity Game
0-20 Novice Game* (Black Points)
Free Play for Workshop Participants
All others $7
Partners provided, if needed
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020
8:00 am Continental breakfast provided
9:00 am Jerry Helms Workshop 2
11:30 am Free Lunch for workshop participants
1:00 pm 0-20 MP Novice Game *(single session)
NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (1of 2)
A=300-750 B=100-300 C=0-100
Open Pairs *(single session)
A=2000+ B= 750-2000 C=below 750
6:30 pm 0-20 MP Novice Game *(single session)
NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (2of 2)
Open Pairs *(single session)
  • Friday, July 31, 2020
9: 30 am NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (1of 2)
Open Pairs *(single session)
12:30 pm Free Lunch Provided
2:00 pm NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (2of 2)
Open Pairs *(single session)
7:00 pm Compact Swiss Teams Stratified
  • Saturday, August 1, 2020
9: 30 am NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (1of 2)
Open Swiss (1 of 2)
12:30 pm Free Lunch Provided
2:00 pm NLM**0-750 Gold Rush Pairs (2 of 2)
Open Swiss (2 of 2)

* 3 Table Minimum
** Non Life Master

Jerry Helms Workshop

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Come learn from the Pro… Jerry Helms: “How to Make Partner’s Bad Bids Work Better”

Register Now for Jerry Helms’ high energy workshop. Fee is $85 and includes 2 sessions, handouts, the Wednesday evening game, & meals.

As a player, with over 25,000 master points, Jerry has appeared 31 consecutive times on the ACBL Top 500 list, with over 300 Regional wins. When the ACBL established its Teacher Accreditation Program (TAP), Jerry was asked to participate as a trainer. During his tenure, he certified over 2,000 bridge teachers. In addition to professional play, much of Jerry’s time is spent teaching all across North America.

Jerry is a featured columnist for both Better Bridge Magazine, and the ACBL Bulletin. His byline for both magazines is “Ask Jerry”. He is the author of Helms to HELLO, along with The Best of Ask Jerry, and Over My Shoulder. Come witness his passion for the game . Register now, make check payable to ACBL Unit 247 and mail to Laura Batey, 30 Glenbrook, Bentonville, AR 72712.