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The Annual General Meeting of the Devon Bridge Association will be held at the Isca Centre, Exeter on Sunday 16 June 2013 at 11 a.m., to be followed by the Devon Swiss Teams.
Any resolution for submission to the A.G.M. must be proposed and seconded and sent in writing to the Association’s Hon. Secretary by 2 June.
Nominations for the posts of Chairman, vice-Chairman, Hon. Treasurer and Hon. Secretary must be proposed and seconded and sent in writing to the Association’s Hon. Secretary by 2 Jun. The current Chairman (Howard Kent-Webster), vice-Chairman (George Simnett) and Hon Sec (Terence Treeby) are all standing for re-election. The co-opted Hon Treasurer Vivien Peters is standing for election.
Entries for the Devon Swiss Teams should reach Jeanine Keith by 10 June. Reduced entry fee : £7 per player. Entry forms at your club or on this website.
This season's Knock-out Teams, Victor Ludorum and leagues are now finished. Use the link on the left-hand side for the final results. Congratulations to the winners:
|Devon Knock-out Teams|
|Devon Knock-out Teams Plate|
|Treeby or Simnett|
|Kevin and Ann Slee Trophy
|Div A||Devon 3rd|
|Div B||Devon 3rd|
|Div 3||Devon 2nd|
|East Section League|
|Div 1||Tom Cook|
|Div 2||Terry Cannon|
|Div 3||Nigel Richardson|
South Section League
|Div A||Tim Walton|
|Div B||Geoff White|
North Section League
|Div 1||Neil Marsden|
|Div 2||Dena Sells|
Your section of the DBA will soon be holding its AGM - check your club notice board for details. This is your chance to elect your representatives on the Section committee and the DBA committee.
Congratulations to Robin and Margaret Mardlin and Gillian and Joe Fawcett who have won the Western Morning News Trophy. They go on to represent Devon in the Pachabo in June. Also Gillian Fawcett was a member of the England team that has just won the Lady Milne Trophy.
The Palace Hotel was home to over 60 tables of Swiss Pairs and Swiss teams during a rainy weekend. Congratulations to the Swiss Pairs winners Bill Rowe and Rod Marks (with Howard Kent-Webster presenting the trophy).
and to the Swiss Teams winners, Ray Harper, Michael Powell, Russell Day and John Cockram who won a on a split tie from Warner Solomon, John Holland, Christine and Richard Ray.
Congratulations also to the organisers (especially, but not limited to, Terence Treeby, Marion and Mike Kelsey) and to the directors (David and Marilyn Jones, Neil Morley, Robin Barker and Steve Quinn) all of whom played a large part in running such a successful congress.
Following the March committee meeting, it has been agreed that the DBA will pay to affiliated clubs each year the amount of their EBU subscription. This policy also applies as an incentive to newly affiliating clubs.
Next seasons's draft calendar is now available. There are a few bits and pices still to be checked.
to Gillian Fawcett on being promoted to Grand Master and to Joe and Gillian Fawcett who were in the winning team at the Easter Congress in London.
Full minutes available here.