Qualifying Series: US Match and Women’s Match Racing Champs
Published on January 20th, 2016
The Qualifying Series for both the 2016 U.S. Match Racing Championship and 2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship has been released. Only skippers invited by the Invitation Committee for the U.S. Match Racing Championships Committee (USMRCC) will be eligible to enter these Qualifying events. Skippers may request invitations to one or more of the Qualifying events. The application period for all Qualifying events opens on January 20, 2016.
Skippers may begin applying online for invitations to these events on January 20, 2016. The USMRCC Invitation Committee will begin issuing invitations to the events on February 1, 2016, and will continue to issue invitations until each event is fully subscribed.
Request invitations to individual qualifying events online here.
Skippers may indicate event preferences and may request invitations to up to three (3) events.
Qualifier Venues and Race Day Schedules
(O, W) March 19-20 Fort Worth Boat Club, Fort Worth, TX
(O, W) April 16-17 Oakcliff Sailing, Oyster Bay, NY
(W) April 30-May 1 Long Beach Yacht Club, Long Beach, CA – Mayor’s Cup
(O, W) May 21-22 St. Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, CA
(O, W) May 21-22 Annapolis Yacht Club, Annapolis, MD
(O, W) May 21-22 Bayview Yacht Club, Detroit MI
(O, W) June 11-12 San Diego Yacht Club, San Diego, CA
(O, W) June 11-12 Rochester Yacht Club, Rochester, NY – Great Lakes Int’l MR/Stolze Cup
(O, W) June 25-26 Chicago Yacht Club/Chicago Match Race Center, Chicago, IL
(O) – Qualifier for the 2016 U.S. Open Match Racing Championship
(W) – Qualifier for the 2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship
The 2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship will be held at Annapolis Yacht Club, Annapolis, MD, September 9 -11, 2016. Teams will be competing for the Allegra Knapp Mertz and Adams Memorial Trophies.
The 2016 U.S. Match Racing Championship will be held at San Diego Yacht Club, San Diego CA, October 7 – 9, 2016. Teams will be competing for the Prince of Wales Bowl.
2016 U.S. Women’s Match Racing Championship