President’s Summary

THANK YOU to everyone for making our 2019 Victoria Regional Tournament a huge success!

To the Organizing Committee:  Gail Richardson (Treasurer), Margaret Skinner (Hospitality), Kinga Biro and Audrey Mactier (Partnership), Alison Campbell (Caddie Coordinator), thank you for all your hard work, your brilliant ideas, and your support.  We make a great Team!!

A special Thank You to Peg Pepper, who stepped up to oversee the Educational Programme for the I/N players. As last time, it was a smashing success: the Workshop on Monday was almost full.

To all the Volunteers at the Hospitality and Partnership Desks, to the Supervisor of the Novice Games –  Jim Brackenbury, to all the Caddies, to the Meet and Greet Treat Team- Jon Preston, Heather Cozens, Mike Dickie, Gail Richardson…..You were all just fabulous and we could not do this event without all your help and support.

To all our local Bridge Players who promoted our Tournament at every city they travelled to:  Thank you for spreading the word!  You did a great job!

A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU Matt Smith, who has mentored me along over the past 10 years.  I have been so grateful for your help, support and guidance.  I could not have done this job without you!

A Shout Out to Chris Cookson and District 19 for your ongoing support.  We hope we met your expectations!!

By the Numbers:

  1. Played 1970 tables (including the GNT teams: 1969 in 2017)
  2. Had 1000 bridge players. Unit 431 (us) 308: Unit 430 (Vancouver) 137; Unit 429 (Up Island) 123.(1069 in 2017)
  3. Suplus: (Pending) ($700 in 2015)

To all the Bridge Players who came and played: thank you for supporting the Victoria Regional Bridge Tournament.

Lack of Food Services at our Tournament: This seems to be an ongoing issue.  We will be looking into options for 2021.

Mark your calendars for our next Victoria Regional Bridge Tournament – April 12-18, 2021

Thank you again for all your generosity and your support.

Respectfully,
Jan Galenza, Chair
2019 Victoria Regional Tournament

 

The tournament is over but you can still read the Daily Bulletins here to see tournament results and photos.