“Sports for all, for leisure, health, employment and National Pride”
The BBF’S mission is to develop and promote Bridge throughout the country. To develop competitive national teams, improved standards of all Bridge players across the country and large numbers of secondary school students playing the game. Our aim is to make Botswana one of the best bridge playing countries in the region by 2012.
To develop and promote Bridge especially among the youth throughout the country.
To incorporate HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns into development programmes.
To raise funds to augment government grant to enable full implementation of development projects.
To organise and conduct Bridge clinics in all schools playing Bridge and also to encourage all schools to adopt one bidding system.
To encourage and promote participation and competition at national, regional, continental and world levels.
To organise development workshops, camps, clinics and courses for administrators, coaches and tournament directors.
To encourage interschool competitions at regional levels.
To host interschool competitions in remote areas and other areas outside Gaborone.
To promote a game that is intellectually stimulating and which encourages social interactions.
To develop out-of-school programmes for out-of-school youth.
To organise three open events each year.
To develop bilateral relations with other Associations (e.g. BOTESSA, Kenyan Bridge Federation).
The BBF was formally registered with Botswana National Sport Commission, (BNSC) as an affiliate in 1992. BBF is also affiliated to the World Bridge Federation (WBF), African Bridge Federation (ABF) respectively. The WBF is divided into eight zones and Botswana falls within the Africa Zone 8.
Lillian Pitoro Mrs
Sec Gen Ag.