The World Youth Open Championships will be held from August 15th (Tuesday) to 24th (Thursday) in Lyon.
The Championship is open to all players born on or after 1st January 1992 (Juniors & Girls) or born on or after 1st January 1997 (Youngsters) or born on or after 1st January 2002 (Kids) in good standing with their own NBOs. Teams and Pairs must be made up of players from the same NBO. Players must be members (not necessarily nationals) of the Federation through which they enter.
NBOs may send as many teams or pairs as they wish.
In the event that an NBO is not able to arrange its own national representative team or pair, players may play with eligible partners/team mates from other countries of the same Zone and will play as representatives of that Zone.
To be eligible for participation in the 2017 World Youth Open Bridge Championship all participants must comply with the WBF Laws and Rules & Regulations.