Youth Funding

 

NZB AND REGIONS AIDING YOUTH

Youth – under 26 years of age at the start of the year 

 

NZB

  • Exemption NZB levy up to age 26 – club must enter year of birth when registering a player to secure the exemption

 

  • Annual youth weekend – large subsidy to run event from NZB

 

  • National Congress – 50% discount for youth players from New Zealand and Australia

 

  • Canberra Congress and Gold Coast Congress – 50% discount for NZ youth players (reciprocal arrangement in place)

 

  • NZ International youth players - subsidies from NZB regularly provided to meet costs of training camps and overseas play

 

NZB Foundation

 

  • Considers grant applications from NZ youth players both at club and International level – past grants have included assistance with costs of training camps and overseas play

 

 

 

Auckland/Northland

  • 50% tournament subsidy if playing with another youth player
  • 25% tournament subsidy if playing with an adult player
  • Aid given whilst qualify as “Youth” player with NZB – subsidies only available to those unwaged
  • Only available to Auckland/Northland players
  • Available to aid in tournament costs nationwide
  • No maximum limit per player at beginning 2018
  • Link to Youth subsidy form: http://www.anrcbridge.org.nz/UFresource/Youth_Subsidy_Form_Sue_Brown.pdf

 

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email:  vanrangb@hotmail.com

 

 

Waikato Bays

No formal policy as at 2018

Regional youth policy being developed for 2019 – details will appear here once announced

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email: secretarywbbc@gmail.com

 

Central Districts

No formal policy as at 2018

Subsidies to the annual Youth Weekend run by NZB are usually available

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email: cdbridgeregion@gmail.com

 

Wellington

No formal policy as at 2018

Subsidies to the annual Youth Weekend run by NZB are often distributed

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

In dealing with requests, the Committee considers applications, and, if approved, asks for a report to be made after the event.

Email: tippwell@icloud.com

 

 

Top of the South

TOPS will subsidise any youth players $50 to attend any NZB youth players conference.

They subsidise the full entry fee to any TOPS B point tournament.

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email: totssec@gmail.com

 

Canterbury

  • Reimburse NZBridge tournaments entry fees for Canterbury Youth players up to the max of $150 per player per calendar year.
  • To claim reimbursement the player must notify the CRC Secretary by email no later than two weeks following the end of any tournament requiring reimbursement and provide:
    • Details of the tournament played
    • The entry fee amount
    • Their overall result/placing
    • Their bank account details for Internet banking.
  • Reimbursement can be claimed after each tournament or in a lump sum at the end of each year. Players need to indicate their preference.
  • Requests for funding for bridge courses and international sponsorship will be looked at on a case-by-case basis.

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email: crbridgec@gmail.com

 

Otago/Southland

  • Offers reimbursement of up to $150/person/annum to youth players, for entry fees for tournaments in O/S region
  • Offers assistance towards costs for youth players selected as regional / national representatives - and other occasions may be considered on an individual basis, as appropriate.

Youth players are welcome to contact the regional secretary to enquire about assistance

Email: otagosouthland.bridge@gmail.com

 

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