Welcome to the English Bridge Union. We are the governing body for duplicate bridge in England, representing communities of bridge players at club, county and national level. We are funded by members for members and the development of duplicate bridge in England.
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Joining the EBU
Fees for both Direct membership and via Club affiliation.
- Subscription Fees (valid from 01-04-23 to 31-03-24)
- Subscription Fees (valid from 01-04-22 to 31-03-23)
Methods of membership
Joining via Affiliated Clubs
The easiest way that people becoming a member with the EBU is via their local/affiliated club.
- Find your local club on our club directory page
- Or find out how you can Affiliate your club with the EBU
Join as Direct Members by paying a membership fee directly to the EBU.
- Joining forms:
- Direct Debit Mandate Form (online) (pdf) (word)
Universal Membership Scheme (UMS)
A small payment (44 pence from April 2023 to March 2024) is charged each time a player plays at an EBU affiliated club. Payment of this Universal Membership fee means that all members of clubs which are affiliated to the EBU become player members of the EBU. Direct membership of the EBU – for those who play at unaffiliated clubs, or live outside England – is also available.
Information for New Members
We have new members' guidance, explaining the benefits of belonging to the EBU and how to join.