Masterpoint Races

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HONOR TITLES - The honor titles and the masterpoints players must acquire to gain them are (please note that the maximum number of unpigmented points that can be applied to achieve any title is 1/3 of the total masterpoints required for that level):

ROOKIE:
an ACBL member who has fewer than 5 full masterpoints recorded by the ACBL.

JUNIOR MASTER:
a member who has at least 5 but fewer than 20 masterpoints recorded by ACBL. A Junior Master is eligible for most newcomer events.

CLUB MASTER:
a member who has at least 20 but fewer than 50 masterpoints recorded by ACBL.

SECTIONAL MASTER:
a member who has at least 50 but fewer than 100 masterpoints recorded by ACBL, of which 5 must be silver.

REGIONAL MASTER:
a member who has at least 100 masterpoints recorded by ACBL, of which 15 must be silver and 5 must be red or gold.

NABC MASTER:
a member who has at least 200 masterpoints recorded by ACBL, of which 50 must be pigmented, with at least 5 gold, 15 red or gold, and 25 silver.

LIFE MASTER:
a member who has 300 or more masterpoints recorded by ACBL, with 50 silver, 25 gold, and 25 red or gold. A member who held no red masterpoints or fraction thereof prior to January 1, 1969, is required to possess at least 50 red and gold masterpoints, of which at least 25 must be gold. Any new member or player in an inactive status for six months or more after January 1, 1999 will be required to earn 50 black points to become a Life Master.

GOLDEN AGE MASTER:
a member who is age 70 or older and has at least 300 masterpoints of any color recorded by ACBL, or a member who is at least 80 years old and has at least 100 masterpoints of any color recorded by ACBL. On application to ACBL, an eligible member will be designated a Golden Age Master and sent an appropriate certificate and wallet card.

BRONZE LIFE MASTER:
a Life Master who has at least 500 masterpoints recorded by ACBL.

SILVER LIFE MASTER:
a Life Master who has at least 1,000 masterpoints recorded by ACBL.

GOLD LIFE MASTER:
a Life Master who has at least 2,500 masterpoints recorded by ACBL.

DIAMOND LIFE MASTER:
a Life Master who has at least 5,000 masterpoints recorded by ACBL.

GRAND LIFE MASTER:
a Life Master who has at least 10,000 masterpoints and has won a North American Bridge Championship with no upper masterpoint restriction, or an Open Team Trials or its equivalent, or a Women's Team Trials or its equivalent, or any of the following WBF events: Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, Rosenblum Cup, McConnell Cup, Open Pairs, Women's Pairs, Olympiad, Women's Team Olympiad, Mixed Pairs prior to 1990 or Mixed Teams prior to 1990.