District News & Coming Attractions

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If you have any questions, please contact:

Nancy Strohmer

D16 Charity Committee Chair

ACBL Charity Foundation Trustee

nastrohmer@yahoo.com

DO YOU KNOW A CHARITY THAT NEEDS A GRANT?

District 16 will be holding two "Charity Fund Games" on March 28 and 30 and two "Grass Roots Fund Games" on March 20 and 29.

If you have a charity that you would like to be considered for a grant, please submit your request—the organization must be a designated 501 (c) 3 organization.  Please include any information that may be helpful in understanding why the organization should be considered and in need of receiving the grant. Also, include the name, address and contact person/information of the organization.

Request for grants must be received by May 1, 2017.   

Please submit your request to:  
Nancy Strohmer
District 16 Charity Committee Chair
114 Broad Oaks Court, Houston, TX 77056
Or, via email:  nastrohmer@yahoo.com

If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Strohmer, 713-882-0626 / nastrohmer@yahoo.com.

SPECIAL GAMES:  DISTRICT FUND/FOUNDATION

The District 16 Board has authorized all clubs to hold Fund/Foundation games on the following dates:  

The masterpoint rating for these games is 81.8% sectional-rated black points.

The fee is $5/table (the standard game fee of $1/table, plus $1/person to the designated charity).  The charitable funds from the Tuesday and Thursday games go to the District 16 Charity Fund.  The Monday and Wednesday games are Grass Roots Fund games; this money will be returned to District 16 for use in our Grass Roots initiatives.

When setting the Event Rating:

For the March 20 and 29 games, the games will be included in the Club's monthly report.

For the March 28 and 30 games, please send checks made out to District 16 Charity Fund to:  Lew Levy, District 16 Secretary, 5555 Del Monte Drive, Unit 1002, Houston, TX  77056-4118.

If you have any questions, please contact: 
Nancy Strohmer, District 16 Charity Committee Chair
nastrohmer@yahoo.com / 713-882-0626.

Lone Star Regional Results

Click here to see the results from the tournament.

Grand National Teams

District level qualifying for ALL flights will be held on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at the Houston Election Sectional.  The first session on Saturday will begin at 10am and the second session TBD.  On Sunday, the first session will begin at 10am and the second session TBD.

January/February Scorecard

The January/February Scorecard has been posted on this site. You can read it here.

NAP Results

District 16 North American Pairs qualifying was held in Austin January 7th & 8th. The results are shown here.

These were the qualifiers.

Flight A

  1. Hua Yang & Yan Song
  2. Ira Hessel & Bart Bramley
  3. James Breihan & Carolyne Fox

Flight B

  1. G Thomas Rush & Wes Peirce
  2. Robert Buchanan & Don Reynolds
  3. Sheila Harrison & James McCommons
  4. Kim Brinkman & David Ticen

Flight C

  1. Stefanie Scott & Kristen Onsgard
  2. Laurie Hartline-Babb & Robert Babb
  3. Sharon Dameron & Jaroslaw Langer
  4. Gary Anderson & Jerry Barrett

Congratulations to all, and good luck in Kansas City!


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