After the first two qualifying sessions of the Bean Red Ribbon Pairs, Michael and Mary Jane Gladfelter of Columbus OH are in front with a carryover of 103 points. Not far behind in second – with a 92-point carryover – are Julian and Elizabeth Wachs from Chapel Hill NC. Seventy-eight pairs advanced to the final day.

Players earn a red ribbon qualification by placing first or second overall in regionally rated events of at least Flight B status.