Dear District and Unit Presidents and Tournament Chairs,
As we move further into 2021, we wanted to update you on the requirements for face-to-face tournaments and the procedure for event approval.
Below is a description of policy, and you may click here for an accompanying breakdown of information.
Beginning on August 1, 2021, the following sanctions will be allowed to move forward:
For all other tournament sanctions, our team will review each event and give approval on a case-by-case basis.
You will note that some of the criteria to be used for the team's decisions are subjective. This is done intentionally as we know there are many unique situations around the League. Also note that the size of a tournament and the breadth of the projected attending geography will also be a major factor.
The final decision rests with ACBL. Our primary concern and overriding principles will be based on the safety of our players, staff and volunteers.
For tournaments that do proceed, the following will be MANDATORY:
Local organizers MUST supply the following:
Please note that all the above is subject to change at any point during these uncertain times.Regards,