How does a sailor qualify to represent the USA at Worlds, Westerns or Junior Worlds?
Each year, the highest finishing US sailors in selected major regattas qualify to represent the USA in these limited entry SCIRA International events. Below are the regattas eligible SCIRA-USA members can sail to try to qualify for a given championship. View the number of US sailors that will be selected from each regatta and the total number of entries the US may qualify. See qualification procedure document, approved by the SCIRA USA Board.
USA Qualification Regattas to earn a USA slot in the 2024 World Championship to be sailed in Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct/Nov, 2024
2024 Team for Snipe World Championship - qualifying events
US will have 8 teams to send
June 26-July 1
2023 North Americans
Norfolk, VA tbc
2023 Don Q
March 31-April 2
Pacific Coast Champs
Wait list may be available. Based on rank of above regattas.
*prequalified include: World Champions, 2023 WHA champion, 2023 Women's World Champion, 1st and 2nd in 2022 Jr Worlds
2024 US Junior World Team - qualifying events
US will have 10 teams to send - sailors must not turn 22 in 2024