Course Calendar - Club Director Training


Club Director Training Courses - Classroom based


EBED offer a program of 4 sessions of classroom based training led by an experienced EBU Tournament Directors.

We suggest that you first read this explanation of the TD training program so that you understand which sessions to book.

Please be sure to read our Frequently Asked Questions for further information on how to book, and course administration.

Dates and locations for the events that are currently scheduled are shown below. Further dates and venues will be added. Please contact Clive Turner (01296 317212 clive@ebedcio.org.uk)

Register your interest for future Club Tournament Director Training courses
If there are no course local to you and you might wish to attend one please pre-register your interest [by clicking on the button], or just get in touch. Pre-registration is quick and easy and there is no obligation to attend.

Would your bridge club benefit from additional directors? Is your club interested in hosting a Club Tournament Director Training course? If you would like to know more please call Clive Turner on 01296-317212 (clive@ebedcio.org.uk).

Scheduled courses

IMPORTANT - before you book, , please make sure we have your correct postal and email addresses. We send both electronic and hard copy material, in advance to all delegates, so we must have up to date addresses
You can check the addresses we have on record for you using MyEBU

* Discounts can not be applied to online bookings.

Day 0 - How to run a club duplicate (previously known as "Essentials") £80 (£72 for EBU Members*)
We offer an online version of Day 0 - see below for online training courses
Day 0 Locations Date Booking*
CHISLEHURST - St Nicholas Church Hall Chislehurst BR7 5PE Friday 6th September 2024 @ 10.00am
RICHMOND - Richmond BC Cambridge PARK (Opposite no 3) East Twickenham TW1 2PG Sunday 8th September 2024
SURREY - Old Barn Hall at Bookham, KT23 3PQ Saturday 28th September 2024
MANCHESTER - Ashton BC Carr Lane OL6 8ES Sunday 29th September 2024 @ 10.00am
SOUTHEND - Redcliff Hall, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 1AY Sunday 20th October 2024 @ 10.00am
New dates to be announced soon (for further information contact Clive at EBED)

* Discounts can not be applied to online bookings.

Day 1 - Book Rulings £80 (£72 for EBU Members)
Day 1 Locations Date Booking*
WATFORD - St Andrews Church Hall Church Road Watford WD17 4PY Saturday 15th June 2024
OXFORD - Central Yarnton Bridge Club, Yarnton Village Hall OX5 1T Sunday 16th June 2024
RICHMOND - Richmond BC Cambridge PARK (Opposite no 3) East Twickenham TW1 2PG Sunday 15th September 2024
CHISLEHURST - St Nicholas Church Hall Chislehurst BR7 5PE Friday 20th September 2024 @ 10.00am
MANCHESTER - Ashton BC Carr Lane OL6 8ES Sunday 06th October 2024 @ 10.00am
SURREY - Old Barn Hall at Bookham, KT23 3PQ Saturday 26th October 2024
SOUTHEND - Redcliff Hall, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 1AY Sunday 10th November 2024 @ 10.00am
New dates to be announced soon (for further information contact Clive at EBED)

* Discounts can not be applied to online bookings.

Day 2 - Book Rulings (cont'd) and Judgement Rulings £80 (£72 for EBU Members))
Day 2 Locations Date Booking*
WATFORD - St Andrews Church Hall Church Road Watford WD17 4PY Saturday 29th June 2024
OXFORD - Central Yarnton Bridge Club, Yarnton Village Hall OX5 1T Sunday 30th June 2024
RICHMOND - Richmond BC Cambridge PARK (Opposite no 3) East Twickenham TW1 2PG Sunday 6th October 2024
CHISLEHURST - St Nicholas Church Hall Chislehurst BR7 5PE Friday 11th October 2024 @ 10.00am
MANCHESTER - Ashton BC Carr Lane OL6 8ES Sunday 03rd November 2024 @ 10.00am
SURREY - Old Barn Hall at Bookham, KT23 3PQ Saturday 16th November 2024
SOUTHEND - Redcliff Hall, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 1AY Sunday 17th November 2024 @ 10.00am
New dates to be announced soon (for further information contact Clive at EBED)

* Discounts can not be applied to online bookings.

Day 3 - Assessment £80 (£72 for EBU Members)
Day 3 Locations Date Booking*
OXFORD - Central Yarnton Bridge Club, Yarnton Village Hall OX5 1T Sunday 07th July 2024
WATFORD - St Andrews Church Hall Church Road Watford WD17 4PY Saturday 13th July 2024
RICHMOND - Richmond BC Cambridge PARK (Opposite no 3) East Twickenham TW1 2PG Sunday 20th October 2024
CHISLEHURST - St Nicholas Church Hall Chislehurst BR7 5PE Friday 01st November 2024 @ 10.00am
MANCHESTER - Ashton BC Carr Lane OL6 8ES Sunday 10th November 2024 @ 10.00am
SURREY - Old Barn Hall at Bookham, KT23 3PQ Saturday 23rd November 2024
SOUTHEND - Redcliff Hall, Leigh-On-Sea SS9 1AY Sunday 01st December 2024 @ 10.00am
New dates to be announced soon (for further information contact Clive at EBED)



Club Director Training Courses - Delivered Online

EBED offers some training for club directors that is delivered online for convenience
Online version of Day 0 How to run a club duplicate, an introduction to directing at club level
see Course details
The course is delivered online using ZOOM and runs in 2 sessions, a booking entitles delegates to attend both sessions
Price: £66 (£60 for EBU members) price covers attendance at both sessions
April 2024 dates
Session 1 Thurs 25th April 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Fri 26th April 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
June 2024 dates
Session 1 Wed 12th June 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 13th June 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
August 2024 dates
Session 1 Wed 31st July 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 1st August 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
September 2024 dates
Session 1 Wed 18th September 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 19th September 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
November 2024 dates
Session 1 Wed 6th November 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 7th November 2024 9:30 am to noon approx
January 2025 dates
Session 1 Wed 15th January 2025 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 16th January 2025 9:30 am to noon approx
March 2025 dates
Session 1 Wed 5th March 2025 9:30 am to noon approx
Session 2 Thurs 6th March 2025 9:30 am to noon approx

Directing on BBO
see Course details
The course is delivered online using ZOOM
Mechanics of Running an event online on BBO
Date and time to be announced soon, duration approx 3 hours
Price - £44 (£40 EBU members)
for further information contact Clive at EBED

EBUScore course - delivered remotely
Thursday May 2nd 2024 - from 09.30am to 12.00 approximately
EBUScore Remote Training Half Day, held over Zoom
Price - £44 (£40 EBU members)
(approx 3 hour duration, held over zoom)
please contact Clive at EBED
see Course details
EBUScore course – Face to Face classroom session
EBUScore full day Day, hands on training session, classroom based
Price - £80 (£72 EBU members)
see Course details


Advanced Director Training Courses

Advanced TD Training Day (previously known as County TD Preparation course) £80 (£72 for EBU Members)
Sutton Coldfield BC - Sun 3rd March 2024 - Call for availability
County TD Training / Assessment Weekend
18th/19th May 2024 - Residential Weekend in the Midlands
for further information please Click Here
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