The Congress comprises the following competitions:
• Entry Fees
Entry fees may be paid on site site either in Euro/travellers cheques or Euro/cheques; alternatively NBOs wishing to pay the entry fees for their players in advance may do so by contacting the WBF Office (see the bottom of the page).
• Right of Entry
Bridge players from all WBF member countries are entitled to participate in the congress, provided they are members in good standing of a National Bridge Federation (NBO).
There are no restrictions on the number of players who may take part from any single NBO. Transnational combinations are allowed in all competitions.
National anthems will be played and national flags will be hoisted for teams or pairs consisting solely of players of the same nationality, winning a medal.
All bridge players must be born on or after 1 January 1984 (Under-26 category). In case of sufficient participation, compeptitons will be run separately for players born on or after 1 January 1989 (Under-21 category).
• Entry Procedure
All entries to the Championships have been submitted electronically, via the WBF website and were examined by the WBF Credentials Committee.
Electronic registration has now been terminated.
The 1st World Youth Congress will be played in accordance with the WBF General Conditions of Contest (updated May 2009), as well as the Supplemental Conditions of Contest, available here in PDF format.