ABTA: Home of the American Bridge Teachers' Association

“To help those who teach bridge to do it better, more effectively, more knowledgeably, more professionally.”

Who can join the ABTA?

Anyone can join the ABTA. You don't have to teach or even want to teach - all you need is an interest in being affiliated with a professional organization dedicated to improving the teaching of bridge. Curious? Here are some of the advantages to being an ABTA member.

How do I join, or renew my membership?

Joining the ABTA, or renewing your ABTA membership is easy: you can sign up through Paypal below, or mail in your check and application. If you provide us with your ACBL number your ABTA membership will be included in your ACBL Teacher listing. See below for full details.

ABTA Annual Membership Dues

Dues for North American Members

All fees below are in US dollars.

One Year: $45 

One Year Household Membership: $70 

Three Year Membership: $120 


Dues for Non-North American Members

These dues must be paid in US dollars. Members residing in countries outside North America are asked to pay a $5 surcharge per year to help compensate for additional mailing costs. Thus with surcharge included:

One Year: $50 USD

One Year Household Membership: $75 USD

Three Year Membership: $135 USD

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE -- Option 1: Pay online with PayPal

The easiest way to renew your membership is to pay online via PayPal. Here's how it works:

  • Select your subscription option from the drop-down list below, then click the "Buy Now" button.
  • You may log in to an existing PayPal account to make your payment, or you can select the "Guest" option and pay using your credit card. PayPal will require you to fill out a brief form with some contact details.
  • Once payment is complete, PayPal will re-direct you back to the ABTA website. To complete your registration, we ask that you answer a brief survey and confirm your contact details.

IMPORTANT: To compensate for the cost of international shipping, membership dues are slightly higher for non-North American Residents than they are for residents of North America. Please ensure you pay the correct amount for your country of residence. Thank you.

Option 2: Pay by mail or phone.

You can download and print off our PDF Application Form. Please fill out all details of the application form and send it with your check or money order to:

ABTA c/o Kathy Rolfe, P.O. Box 232, Greenwood, MO 64034-0232

Kathy can also be reached by phone to take credit card payments at : 816-237-0519. For any questions or concerns regarding membership fees please email Kathy Rolfe at abtaemail@gmail.com