9-Jun-2021 Message from Phil Wilner          Reopening of Route 66 Bridge Club

Updated as of 18-Jun-2021

Our current plans are to reopen on Sunday, 20-Jun-2021

Repairs from the burst sprinkler pipe are complete but there is other work required to test and set up the systems we need before reopening.  Thanks to both Jack Lindley (who spearheaded the sprinkler system repairs) and to our volunteers who have helped clean and set up the club.    

Our game schedule will  be a mix of face to face and virtual club games through the Oklahoma Collective.  A Board member will attend each face to face game for the week of 21-Jun; all players are encouraged to provide feedback and comments.   A printable copy of the schedule is contained in a link below.   The virtual club games on BBO will start Monday, 14-Jun-2021; the face to face games will then begin on Monday, 21-Jun-2021.  

Schedule (face to face unless noted)

Mon, 1130 am: Lesson by Barbara Holloway

Mon, 1230 pm: 0-1000 game

Mon, 230 pm: Open game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective)

Mon, 630 pm: 0-1000 game 

Tues, 1030 am: Open game with replicated boards

Tues, 230 pm: Open game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective)

Wed, 1130 am: Open game with extra points

Wed, 630 pm: 0-750 game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective)

Thur, 1030 am: 0-1000 game

Thur, 230 pm: Open game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective)

Thur, 630 pm: 0-100 game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective)

Thur, 645 pm: 0-1000 game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective

Fri, 1130 am: Open game

Sat, 1015 am: 0-500 game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective) until college football starts in the fall

Sat, 1030 am: 0-200 game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective) until college football starts in the fall

Sat, 1030 am: Open game on BBO (Oklahoma Collective) until college football starts in the fall

Saturday: Easybridge! starting this fall

Sun, 100 pm: Open game

We will be working with Fun & Games in OKC (our partner in the Oklahoma Collective) to adjust our virtual game schedule depending upon player demand.  

Covid Protocols

1.       Vaccinations are required (we will be on the honor system) at least for now; players will be asked whether or not they want us to require vaccinations going forward. 
    2.       Players who are not feeling well (e.g. cold, flu, running a temperature, etc) are asked to stay home and play in one of our virtual club games instead
      3.       Players are asked to observe good hygiene.  This includes:
        a.       Washing hands at the start of the game and after using the washrooms
          b.       Using hand sanitizer
            c.       Coughing into one’s elbow and not one’s hands
              4.       Food and drink are allowed assuming players clean up after themselves; this includes all trash in bins and debris removed from playing area
                5.      Face coverings are optional

                Request for Volunteers

                We are also looking to significantly expand the size of our Board prior to elections later this year.  It takes a lot of volunteers to keep our club going.  We are looking to both add new members and to replace Board members who will be rotating off by year end.  There will be an overlap between new and exiting Board members.  We hope you will consider using your skill sets to advance duplicate bridge in Tulsa.  Please reach out to me to let me know of your interest.  

                As always, please let me know of your questions, comments, or concerns.  I am looking forward to seeing you again at the table!

                Phil Wilner

                pwilner@friscoenergy.com, 918-346-3125

                REVISED Route 66 BC Game Schedule effective 21Jun2021.pdf

                Easybridge! Session. After a mini lesson, the students are playing in an ACBL sanctioned 0 to 20 game.
                Another Easybridge! photo from a 0 to 20 game.
                Easybridge players practicing hands which illustrate the day's lesson.
                From Grand Opening Celebration 7-Feb-2020.
                From Grand Opening Celebration 7-Feb-2020.
                From 7-Feb-2020 Grand Opening Celebration.
                Route 66 Bridge Club President, Phil Wilner
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                An Open Game in session.
                Near the end of a round in an Open Game.

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