Race Management – Qualified Observer

GYA Race Management Committee Excellence in Race Management Award Administrative Requirements

1. Overview
    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).

Qualified Observers:

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 Champs Mar 20, 2015 BWYC Not Assigned
Lipton Challenge Sep 3, 2016 BucYC Not Assigned

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