COMPETITOR ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 1 : 2019 U.S. National Championship - May 22-26
Dear Melges 24 Teams,
The Class is really looking forward to welcoming you in Fairhope, Alabama for the U.S. Melges 24 National Championship on May 22-26.
The 2019 U.S. National Championship is the third event on the National Ranking circuit.
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Please see the following general entry items for competition at the 2019 U.S. Melges 24 National Championship:
ENTRY ENTRY FEE INCENTIVE ENDS APRIL 30
If you have paid your entry fee — great, but if you have not, you have until tomorrow to take advantage of the early entry fee incentive. Complete your registration online with payment at this link: https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=6114.
All Melges 24s racing at this event shall have class approved bow numbers according to the IM24CA Rules: http://melges24.com/news/melges-24-class-rules-published-world-sailing
To order your bow numbers, visit this link: https://usmelges24.com/faq
For boats that qualify for the Corinthian division, sailors shall submit a Corinthian Declaration Form that includes sailor classifications, World Sailing sailor ID numbers and date of expiration to USM24CA Admin no later than May 16, 2019. Entries accepted after May 16, 2019, shall not be eligible for the Corinthian Trophy and will sail in the open division. If you believe your team qualifies for the all- amateur division, complete the online Corinthian Declaration form: https://usmelges24.com/corinthiandeclaration
2019 Class Membership is required for every team that races at U.S. Melges 24 Nationals. If you have not yet joined the U.S. Melges 24 Class Association, please visit this link and join today: https://usmelges24.com/join. View 2019 U.S. Melges 24 Class Membership List: http://melges24.com/class_members/class_members_country/145
Per the International Melges 24 Class Association Rules, PART I - ADMINISTRATION, Section B - BOAT ELIGIBILITY, B.2.1: “The OWNER AND HELMSMAN/WOMAN shall be a current member of their NCA or, where there is no NCA in his country, a member of the ICA or and NCA nominated by the ICA.”
There will be only one weigh-in at this event. Weigh-in times are as follows:
Wednesday, May 22 from 1600-1900
Thursday, May 23 from 1600-1900
Friday, May 24 0845-0945.
Please be sure to enter your crew lists online at https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eID=6114.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
U.S. Melges 24 Class Association Admin,
Joy DuniganPhone: 912-398-5776