Selected from Midwinters (STQ)

IODA South American Championship (Paracas, Peru) | Apr 15-22

Palamos Optimist Trophy (Costa Brava, Spain) | Feb 15-19

Magic Marine Easter Regatta (Braassemermeer, Netherlands) | Apr 7-10

Lake Garda Optimist Meeting (Riva del Garda, Italy) | Apr 6-9


Selected from Team Race Midwinters


Trofeo Marco Rizzotti (Venice, Italy) | May TBD


Selected from Team Trials


IODA Optimist World Championship (Spain) | June 15-25

IODA Optimist European Championship (Greece) | July 15-22

IODA North American Championship (Antigua) | July 2-9 

Nieuwpoortweek Regatta (Nieuwpoort, Belgium) | Dates TBD

British National and Open Championships (Largs, Scotland) | Dates TBD


Selected from Girls Nationals


Opti Cup Cap d'Age (Cap d'Age, France) | October TBD


Selected from Nationals


IODA Asian & Oceanian Championship (Abu Dhabi, UAE) | Oct 23-Nov 5 (pending approval of spots)


Selected from Team Race Nationals


Optimist Team Cup Berlin (Berlin, Germany) | October TBD






International Team Budgets - Spring 2023

(teams selected based on results at 2022 Midwinters/STQ)


International Team Budgets - Summer 2022

(teams selected based on results at 2022 Team Trials)


International Team Budgets - Fall 2022

(teams selected based on results at 2022 Nationals)



Team Selection Information

International Team Selection Process - 2023 Spring Teams


International Team Selection, Waiver and Acknowledgement Form - Coming Soon!



Event Websites

2022 Summer International Teams


2022 Fall International Teams


2023 Spring International Teams




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