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HomeNAs Call For Bids


The ILCA is currently seeking bids to host the following regattas:
  • 2017 ILCA North American Championships*  
    Deadline: January 30, 2016, winning bid will be announced by March 31, 2016
  • 2018 ILCA North American Championships*
    Deadline: June 30, 2016, winning bid will be announced by August 31, 2016. 
*Bid on hosting the NA's events back to back or bid on a stand-alone regatta separately. The only requirement is that the WJMs must be held during the beginning of August. According to Class Rules, the 2017 NAs can not take place in the following Districts: Midwest, Southern or Central New York. The 2018 NAs will be the US qualifier for the 2019 World Championship and can not be held in the Southern, Central New York or 2017 NAs host District.

Bids should include:

Physical description of facilities including launching capabilities
Major regatta experience
Parking capabilities
Lodging options including member housing and camping
Prevailing local conditions
Clubhouse facility including ability to host a banquet with 250 people.
Sponsorship experience.
Yacht club organizational structure

For more information please contact:
Josh Goldman VP-North American Championships:

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