To                                All Club Secretaries

From                            Anne Braid Ayrshire District

Date                             dd July 20yy

Subject                         Secretaries Meeting


You are invited to attend the meeting of Club Secretaries which will be held


                                    In the Ayrshire Bridge Centre, 4 The Riggs Prestwick

                                    On Saturday dd August 20yy

                                    At 11.00am


If you are unable to attend it essential that a representative from you club does attend.


Please bring with you


1. Your Club’s affiliation fee to Ayrshire District of £10

2. Teams of Eight Leagues subscriptions of £10 per team

3. Details of your match secretaries for each team completed as per attached form.

4. Note of date to be completed if your are running a heat of the Ayrshire Pairs and/or the

    Tourney Cup.


4. The attached club information sheet duly completed.  When clubs have established their members list and know their home members a copy of the FULL MEMBERSHIP list and £1 per head per Home member should be sent to the Ayrshire District Secretary by 31st October 20yy.  Please note some secretaries are only sending me a note of their Home members, please forward a complete membership list.  Thank you.


May I remind you that you must send your affiliation fee and your Home members subscription and membership list to the SBU Membership Secretary Mr.Bill Richardson to arrive with him no later than 30 November 20yy.  Please note the increase in SBU Subscription to £6 per home member and the affiliation fee to £12 which includes the Master Point Registration fee.


5. If your club is holding a heat of the Ayrshire Pairs and a heat of the Tourney Cup will you please advise Local Competitions Convener at the meeting of the dates of the heats.  Remember these heats must be played for the Ayrshire Pairs between 06 October and 27 October and the Tourney Cup between 12 January and 16 February 20yy.  Again there will be no

Entry fee charged for these competitions.


Would all clubs please note when sending in results of competitions, especially ones where Master Points are being issued, to include the Christian Name of the player.  Our  Ayrshire Master Points Secretary is Mr T Lindsay, 38 Craigholm Road, Ayr

KA7 3LJ  Telephone Number 01292/280091


Almost all our clubs support the Ann Galt Charity competition played during December

and January, we always support a local charity.  The support from our clubs is greatly appreciated.


You will receive:-

1.  Ayrshire District Syllabus

2.  Entry forms for the competitions

3.  The date of the SBU brochure publication is not known, but will be distributed to all clubs as soon as it is received in Ayrshire District.


Our Ayrshire Heat of the National Swiss Teams will be played this year on ddth November 20yy at the Ayrshire Bridge Centre starting at 12 noon.


This year we will again hold our Ayrshire Congress.  The event will be played on

dd & dd April 20yy  The pairs will be played on the ddth and the Teams of 4 on the ddth.   These events will be played at the Ayrshire Bridge Centre and we hope we can encourage more Ayrshire players to come along and take part.


May I remind all secretaries to advise their Match Secretaries that the meeting to arrange the League Matches for the new season takes place on Saturday ddth August 20yy at 11am and it is essential that some one should attend who has the authority to arrange dates of matches for each team entered by your club.


Ayrshire District will hold their 1st Play & Learn day on 28th Sept. 20yy

The SBU along with Wales & Ireland will be holding the Celtic Sim. Pairs on dd-dd December.  It is hoped that clubs can see a space in their calendar to run a heat of this competition on their club night.  You can play as many times as you want.