The WBF stresses the importance of teaching bridge to young people and providing them with exciting and innovative events in which to play. The future of Bridge as a sport lies with young people, and the WBF is committed to doing everything possible to assist with their teaching and further development.
To this end a number of events are staged by the WBF and EBL, and more informtion about these can be found by clicking the links to the WBF website on the menu to your right.
Additional links to other areas that may be of interest to teachers or to young people are also shown on the menu, and we hope you will find these useful.
Age criteria for Youth Events:
The following decisions were made by the Executive Council in Brazil, 2009
To be eligible to play in a Youngsters Championship, the player must not have achieved his/her 20th birthday by December 31 of the year prior to the year of the Championship.
To be eligible to play in a Juniors Championship, the player must not have achieved his/her 25th birthday by December 31 of the year prior to the year of the Championship.