Welcome to the Las Vegas NABC

Throughout the NABC, this post will remain at the top of BridgeFeed. Below are links and information to help you make the most of your NABC experience.
Full Schedule of Events
I/N Schedule (0-299)

Daily Bulletins

Friday, July 19
Saturday, July 20
Sunday, July 21
Monday, July 22
Tuesday, July 23
Wednesday, July 24
Thursday, July 25
Friday, July 26
Saturday, July 27
Sunday, July 28


The Playing Area

Please check the Daily Bulletin (online or in print) for the most up-to-date schedule information. All events, including meetings and lessons, are at The Cosmopolitan, with all bridge play on the third and fourth floors.
On Wednesday, July 17, all bridge play will be in the Gracia Ballroom, Level 3. On Thursday, July 18, play will be in the Gracia, Brera and Nolita ballrooms.
Here is an overview of event locations beginning Friday, July 19:

Event Type Location
NABC+ and NABC Events Gracia Ballroom, Level 3
Regional Teams
(1 pm & 7:30 pm)
Belmont 2, Level 4
Regional Pairs
(1 pm & 7:30 pm)
Belmont 3, Level 4
Most Regional Events
(10am & 3pm)
Nolita Ballroom, Level 4
Daylight Goldrush Events
10am & 3pm
Belmont 5, Level 4
Intermediate/Newcomer (I/N) Events Brera 2, Level 3

The complete tournament schedule is included in the Restaurant Guide, which is available at the Welcome Desk. The Welcome, Prizes, Information and Partnership desks and vendors are located on the second floor of the convention center.
Enjoy your stay in Vegas!

Entry Fees

A valid ACBL player number is required to play in all events at the NABC.
Players must be ACBL members whose service fees or dues are current in order to compete in any of the following nationally ranked events: Grand National Teams (Championship Flight), von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs, Spingold Knockout Teams, Wagar Women’s Pairs, Truscott/USPC Senior Swiss Teams, Wernher Open Pairs, Freeman Mixed Board-A-Match Teams and the Roth Open Swiss Teams. The entry fees for these contests are $30 per player per session. For team events, this means $120 per team per session for four-person teams, $150 per team per session for five-person teams, and $180 per team per session for six-person teams. When screens are in use, there is an additional fee of $10 per pair or $20 per team per session.Note: Only ACBL members are eligible to play in NABC+ events. $1.50 per person per session benefits the International Fund.
Players must also be current ACBL members to play in the Grand National Teams (Flights A, B & C), the 0–6000 and 0–2500 Mini-Spingold Knockouts, the 0–10,000 NABC Pairs, the 0–10,000 Mixed Swiss Teams, the Bruce LM–6000 Pairs, the Young 0–2500 Pairs and the Bean Red Ribbon Pairs. The entry fee is $22 per player per session. For the team events, this means $88 per team per session for teams of four, $110 per team per session for teams of five, and $132 per team per session for teams of six. (The GNT Flights A, B & C have no fee the first two days of the contest.) When screens are in use, there is an additional fee of $10 per pair or $20 per team per session.
Regional events are $20 per player per session for ACBL members, and $24 for lapsed members. For multi-session team events of three sessions or more, the entry fee is $80, $100 or $120 for teams of four, five or six, respectively. For team events of one or two sessions, the entry fee is $80 per session.
Events with a masterpoint limit of 300 or lower are $15 per player per session for ACBL members, $19 for lapsed members.

Food and Fun

Opening Reception

Join us Friday, July 19, from 10:30 to 12:30 for the Las Vegas NABC opening reception featuring the Sergeant Peppers Beatles Tribute Band on the fourth floor of The Cosmopolitan in the Belmont Commons.


Please enjoy late night hospitality after evening sessions July 20–27, from refreshing ice cream to favorite treats that everyone will enjoy. Check the Daily Bulletin for details.
Restaurant Guide
Las Vegas Restaurant Guide