The Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships will be held from 14 – 18 February 2018 at the Gold Coast. The ABF has agreed that a six-person youth team will be one of the two Australian teams contesting the Commonwealth Nations Championship category for this event. EligibilityOpen to all Male and Female Under 25 players who are born on or after 1 January 1993 and before 1 January 2000. Selection: Will follow the procedure as outlined in the policy for non-target events. This event is seen as an important part of the overall preparation for the World Youth Bridge Team Championships in China in 2018 and nominating pairs who are selected for this event will be expected to trial in those partnerships in the 2018 Youth Butler unless exceptional circumstances arise. Funding: A subsidy of $1800 per team, plus entry fees will be provided. Nominations which should include a summary of recent results from National events should be sent by email to Jane Rasmussen <>. The closing date for nominations will be 20 October 2017, and the team will be announced on 15 November 2017.