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Bridge Tournament Lands in Port Aransas This Weekend

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This weekend, October 26 through 28, bridge players from all over the state and region will descend on Port A for yet another activity during a busy weekend. Other major events Harvest Moon Regatta, the Coastal Paint-Out, Old Town Festival, and the annual Port A Art About.

The American Bridge Contract League, an international organization, will include on-site registration and will be open to walk-up participants as well. Check-in at the Port Aransas Civic Center, 710 W. Avenue A beginning at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012 to participate or learn how to use the bidding boxes. Game times are 1:15 and 7:15 p.m. on Friday and at 10:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday morning's feature is a Swiss team game will began at 10 a.m. This is a sanctioned American Contract Bridge League game with silver points to winners. The Friday night game is a charity game benefiting Timon’s Ministries. 

The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) was founded in 1937. Today is is the largest bridge organization in the world, with more than 160,000 members living in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Bermuda. A not-for-profit organization, the ACBL determines internationally recognized rules of bridge, sanctions clubs and tournament games, and encourages participation at all levels of proficiency and experience. 

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