North American Pairs

The North American Pairs (NAP) 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 D17 Finals and have the opportunity to advance to the National Finals held in conjunction with the Spring NABC.

Club qualification games were held in clubs (online and face-to-face) June, July and August 2022.

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

Play in the District Finals

Congratulations to D17 members who qualified to play in the D17 2022 NAP Finals to be held face-to-face at the 2022 Las Vegas Glitter Gulch Regional!

Flight B (0-2500 MPs) will play Friday, November 11 at 10 am and 2:30 pm

Flight A (Open) and Flight C (NLMs with less than 500 MPs) will play Saturday, November 12 at 10 am and 2:30 pm

Advance to the National Finals!

The top three eligible pairs in Flight A and the top four eligible Pairs in Flights B and C will qualify to complete at the National Finals held at the 2023 Spring NABC in New Orleans. Flight A will be held Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9. Flights B and C will be held Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, 2023.

For questions contact Lakin Hines, District 17 NAP Coordinator,

Congratulations to those who placed in the D17 North American Pairs Finals held at the 2021 Las Vegas Glitter Gulch Regional and to all those who participated.

North American Pairs Flight A

1. JoAnne Lowe, Fountain Hills, AZ and Phebe Packer, Phoenix, AZ.
2. Valentin Kovachev, Las Vegas, NV and Douglas Fjare, Estes Park, CO.
3. Kyle Rockoff, Gilbert, AZ and Lakin Hines, Sun Lakes, AZ.

North American Pairs Flight B

1/2. Lakin Hines, Sun Lakes, AZ and Shari Smart, Gilbert, AZ.
1/2. Shendi Young and Chen Young, Henderson, NV.

North American Pairs Flight C

1. Celeste Landry and Jonathan Dings, Boulder, CO.
2. Suzanne Greenwood and Bittina Brill, Tucson, AZ.
3. Shari Smart - J.B. Smart, Gilbert, AZ.