Selected from Midwinters (STQ)

32nd Palamos Optimist Trophy (Costa Brave Girona, Spain) | Feb 16-20

Magic Marine Easter Regatta (Braassemermeer, Netherlands) | Apr 15-18

40th Lake Garda Optimist Meeting (Riva del Garda, Italy) | Apr 14-17


Selected from Team Race Midwinters


Trofeo Marco Rizzotti (Venice, Italy) | May 19-22


Selected from Team Trials


IODA Optimist World Championship (Bodrum, Turkey) | Jun 27-Jul 7

IODA Optimist European Championship (Sonderborg, Denmark) | Jul 30-Aug 5

IODA South American Championship (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) | Oct 7-14

IODA Asian & Oceanian Championship (Yeosu, Korea) | Aug 21-28 (tentative)

TR Claudio Trophy & Meringa Cup (Campione del Garda, Italy) | June 14-19

Nieuwpoortweek Regatta (Nieuwpoort, Belgium) | July 2-6

British National and Open Championships (Largs, Scotland) | Jul 30-Aug 5


Selected from Girls Nationals


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


Selected from Nationals


IODA Optimist North American Championship (Nassau, Bahamas) | Nov 13-20


Selected from Team Race Nationals


Optimist Team Cup Berlin (Berlin, Germany) | October 20-23






International Team Budgets - Spring 2022

(teams selected based on results at 2021 Midwinters/STQ)


International Team Budgets - Summer 2022

(teams selected based on results at 2022 Team Trials)






Team Selection Information

International Team Selection Process


International Team Selection, Waiver and Acknowledgement Form






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