All USA sailors wishing to compete at the International 420 World Championships must qualify and be selected by the US I420 Class Association. Sailors may qualify to apply by earning qualification points based on the formula outlined below or by being selected as a “wild card” by the US I420 Class Association Selection Committee.
The US I420 Class Association will begin accepting Worlds Team USA Acceptance Applications and sailors will have until the deadline below to submit their application. The Class will post the final Class qualifying points results and US I420 Class Association Selection Committee will then begin notifying the Class Membership of the Teams that are invited to compete in the Championship Event, per the schedule.
Please note that only qualifying points earned by the Helm are eligible, but an application is valid only when both helm and crew are included in the application.
KEY DATES/DEADLINES February 1 US Class begins accepting Applications February 19 US Class posts final points qualification standings (following midwinters) February 28 Deadline for submission of Applications March 15 US Class begins notifying sailors of their acceptance on Team USA June 27 Team USA pre-regatta training begins in France
Details on qualification criteria, qualifying regattas, and updated qualification rankings are at: