Club Director Update Course

The ACBL Club Director Update Course is presented at NABC tournaments to inform about recent changes in ACBL Laws, masterpoint awards, Alert procedures, and club regulations. Click here for the current schedule of courses or contact for more information.

Clubs and tournament chairs may schedule an in-person Club Director Update Course by contacting Joyce Stone in the Bridge Administration Department. She will work with you and the Tournament Department to ensure that a qualified instructor is available. Requests must be made six months in advance for scheduling purposes.

Online Director Courses Now Available

In a survey of club officials, the response was overwhelming for the ACBL to provide online Club Director education. A similar response favored online education for ACBLscore. Our first online course, ACBLscore for Beginners, shows how to install the program, set up club information, score club games and send electronic reports.

About ACBLscore for Beginners contains information about system requirements, Frequently Asked Questions and contact information. You may want to begin here.

Register for ACBLscore for Beginners for $20. This link takes you to the ACBL Learning Center at When you register, you will be emailed a User ID and Password. You then will return to the site to order the course. Click on the shopping cart to the right of the course name and follow the instructions to make your purchase. You will have 30 days to complete your online course.

The second online course is Ruling the Game for $25.  While designed particularly for club directors to polish their skills, the course also will benefit players looking for a better understanding of the ACBL Laws and common rulings. Purchase ‘ACBLRules1’ for $40 at, and receive both courses with 60 days to complete them online