New Beginner Bridge Lessons starting Monday Night!!

 Starting this coming Monday, Sept 23, our new series of Beginner Bridge Classes will start at 6:30P.M. for those preferring an evening class.

 We will also have a Beginner bridge Class Starting Oct. 10, at 9:00A.M.  for those who prefer a daytime class .

please let your friends know about these two series of classes.  The first 4 lessons will be free..


Help get Frank Stewart's Bridge Column back

Please email the Advocate/Picayune editor Peter Kovacs at  We would like to encourge everyone to contact him, letting him know that we miss the Frank Stewart bridge column.


Due to the terrible rain created by Imelda, the upcoming--Sept.23-29th Regional in Beaumont has been cancelled.

It will be impossible to reschedule, as the tournament site took on 1-3feet of water, and parts of i 10 are closed.

Upcoming Intermediate/Advanced Classes


September 8-29 - Saturdays 9:00-11:30 Iype Koshy's Defense Complete $120/4 weeks

September 18-October 16 Wednesdays 9:30-11:30  Sue Himel's The Main Hand of the hand $75/5 weeks, Limited to 12 students.

January18, 25, February 1 & 8 - Saturdays 9:30-11:30 Better Bidding with Lowen $80/4 weeks

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To Anyone Who Is Housebound

Quin Bates has volunteered to help find a game for anyone who is housebound, and would like to play. Please let Quin know if you are interested. You can contact him directly, or leave a message at the Bridge Center-- 504-889-0869.

The Louisiana Bridge Association (LBA) is the largest bridge club in the greater New Orleans area. It is also the oldest, dating back to 1941. The LBA is part of ACBL Unit 134, District 10 which has over 1,300 members, ranging from new players with a few master points to Grand Life Masters with over 25,000.

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