2015 US SAILING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Important Dates and Information

US Youth Match Racing Championships
For the Rose Cup – applications due by April 15
June 17-21 Balboa Yacht Club

http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/usymrc/

US Singlehanded Sailing Championships
OPEN Entry
July 21-24, 2015 at the Brant Beach Yacht Club.

This regatta will be hosted at Brant Beach Yacht Club and organized by the Brant Beach Sailing Foundation on behalf of the International Laser Class Association and U.S. Sailing.
The NOTICE OF RACE, event registration, and other regatta details can be found at

http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/9868

US Youth Championships
Application deadline March 15th
July 6-10 at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island.

http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/youthchamps/

US Jr. Women’s Doublehanded Championship
June 25-30 at Columbia Sailing Club in South Carolina

Registration opens March 3rd. Registration limited to 40 teams.
http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/jrwomensdoublehanded/

US Jr. Women’s Singlehanded Championship
July 14-19 Rochester Yacht Club

Registration Opens March 5th. Event cap at 60 boats
http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/jrwomenssinglehanded/

Adult Championships
Complete announcement next week
Manhattan Yacht Club, Jersey City, NJ J/24

The 2015 U.S. Adult Championship for the Clifford D. Mallory will be hosted by Manhattan Yacht Club in Jersey City, NJ from October 9-12 and will be sailed in J/24s.

All US Sailing RSAs are encouraged to select one team for consideration.  Teams must be made up of sailors from the RSAs they are representing.  They must be members of sailing organizations that are members of that RSA.  All must be current members of US Sailing.  The RSAs will select the team they submit.  These determinations can include qualification or resume submission to the RSA representative of US Sailing.

Resumes for the finals for the U.S. Adult Championship must be submitted directly to US Sailing.  Only one resume per RSA may be submitted.   Resumes are due no later than August 15th.  Invited sailors will be notified on or before September 1st .

Resumes will be evaluated on the following criteria.
40% Sailor Criteria – How many major events have they competed in the past three years; number of races in these events , number of attendants
20% – Qualified through a regatta at the Regional Sailing Association level
20%   Class Criteria – size, diversity, depth and activity of class they consistently sail nationally
10% – Sailors under 30 make up 25% of the team
10% – Female sailors make up at least 25% of the team
Bonus:   Additional 10% if a female is a helm.

Chubb US Junior Championships for the Sears, Bemis and Smythe Trophies
August 2-6 at Wianno YC MA

http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/youth/juniorchamps/
CHECK to see if your AREA qualifier is posted ASAP!

US Match Racing Championships
October 9-12, Oakcliff Center, NY

http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/adult/matchracing/

US Offshore Championship
September 24-27 Annapolis Naval Academy Sailing Squadron

Applications online
http://www.ussailing.org/racing/championships/adult/offshorechamps/

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