North American Pairs

The North American Pairs (NAPs) is an annual prestigious grass roots event exclusively for ACBL members.  It begins with qualification games held at participating clubs.  Those who qualify can compete in the District 17 Finals at the Fall D17 Regional and have the opportunity to advance to the National Finals held in conjunction with the Spring NABC.

For information contact the NAPs Coordinator: Julie Clark (

NAP – North-American Pairs is an annual ACBL-wide pairs competition for players of all levels. 

For more information contact Lakin Hines, D17 NAP coordinator, at

2023 D17 NAP Finalists

Flight A

1. Sheri Winestock, Las Vegas and Joshua Donn, Las Vegas
2. Valentin Kovachev, Las Vegas and Douglas Fjare, Estes Park, CO
3. Allen Kane, Highlands Ranch, CO and En Hay, Highlands Ranch, CO

Flight B

1. Wilt Cooper, Littleton, CO and Kevin Stansbury, Littleton, CO
2. Lakin Hines, Sun Lakes, AZ and Shari Smart, Gilbert, AZ
3. Billie Hayes, Sierra Vista, AZ and Margaret Glenn, Sierra Vista, AZ
4. Jay Silberberg and William Fry, Denver, CO
5. Joseph and Dianne Simon, Cheyenne, WY

Flight C

1. John and Glenda Heideman, Grand Junction, CO
2. Albert and Deborah Coffrin, Santa Fe, NM
3. Allen Ettenger, Oro Valley, AZ and John Farbarik, Tucson, AZ
4. Jonathan Dings, Fort Collins, CO and Jill Barker, Fort Collins, CO.