GYA Race Management Committee Excellence in Race Management Award Administrative Requirements
a. The GYA Race Management Committee will recognize annually GYA Member Clubs in the Competition for Excellence in Race Management.
b. The GYA Race Management Committee will review entries and announce the results and award the GYA Excellence in Race Management Trophy at the GYA Awards Dinner.
c. Qualified Observers (QO) will be determined by the Race Management Committee.
2. Eligibility Requirements
a. The Organizing Authority must a request for a QO to observe the regatta.
b. The QO must submit the Evaluation to the Race Management Committee on or before November 1st.
c. Race Management must be performed by non-professionals. (Non-Professionals are not paid for their services. Professionals are paid for their services.)
d. Regatta must have a minimum of three (3) races scheduled.
e. The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions must be submitted to QO.
f. Regatta must be held between November 1st of the previous year and October 31st of the current year to be eligible for the current year.
g. An event with multiple courses, the host club shall determine which course will be observed.
GYA Race Management Committee Excellence in Race Management Award Administrative Requirements Form (click here)
Optional Skipper’s Ballot (click here)
To submit your event for Observation, (click here).
|Edwards, Clinton (BWYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Fitzpatrick-Wainwright, Randy (FYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Hage, Michael G. (GYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Hero, IV, George A. (SYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Morrow, John B. (GYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Reisch, Karen F. (SYC)||– Qualified Observer|
|Batty, Thomas A. (MYC)||– Qualified Observer in Training|
|Schmidt, Jennifer (SYC)||– Qualified Observer in Training|
|Schmidt, Jr., Robert J. (SYC)||– Qualified Observer in Training|
|Sukalski, Ashley (FWYC)||– Qualified Observer in Training|
Events Requested for Observance:
|Lipton Challenge||Sep 5, 2015||BWYC||Morrow, John B.|
|GYA Offshore Challenge Cup||Jun 19, 2015||GYC||Not Assigned|
|Junior Lipton Championship||Aug 1, 2015||GYC||Not Assigned|
|USODA Gulf Coast Championship||Mar 20, 2015||BWYC||Not Assigned|
|Lipton Challenge||Sep 3, 2016||BucYC||Not Assigned|
|Lipton Challenge||Sep 1, 2018||BWYC||Not Assigned|