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ICSA Solicits bids for Match Race Nationals Hosts


The ICSA Board is soliciting bids for the 2017, 2018, & 2019 College Sailing Match Race National Championship.  Schools and Yacht Clubs interested in hosting should prepare a bid that includes details and confirmation of the following:

  • Name & location of host organization
  • Regatta Chair & other relevant contacts (club Race Director, co-host contact, etc)
  • Proposed sailing venue
  • Type and age of boats for the event (minimum fleet of 10+ matched keel boats in the 20'-30' range with a fixed keel and a spinnaker)
  • Local airport(s), recommended hotels, event social plans, etc.
  • Average weather information for the time of year.
  • Social media plan & event photographer
  • A letter/statement explaining the resources that the venue can provide both physical and personnel.
    • Proposed Chief Judge, and PRO
    • Confirm the ability to support 10 umpires (housing, food, boats, flags, etc.)
    • Housing for an assigned ICSA Representative 

The dates of the Championship are fixed at:

November 17-19, 2017
November 16-18, 2018
November 22-24, 2019
November 20-22, 2020


The event budget is:

$2,255.00 in entry revenue
$3,500 ICSA Championship Sponsorship
ICSA collects the entry fees and provides the host with a check for the total.  ICSA also provides all of the trophies for the event.


Relevant Documents:

General ICSA Championship Conditions
ICSA Match Race Championship Conditions



Completed bids are due by May 1st to intersectionals@collegesailing.org. 

For further information please contact Danielle Richards, ICSA Secretary, intersectionals@collegesailing.org or 619-255-0083