News April 15th Bid Deadline to host a 2025 IODA Championship

April 15th Bid Deadline to host a 2025 IODA Championship

Hosting an IODA Championship is a great way to engage, energize and develop Optimist sailors in your country and region. 

To find out more about how to host an IODA Championship, go to the following link on the IODA website.

If you are interested in hosting a 2025 World and /or Continental Championship, the deadline to submit a bid is April 15th.

We recommend that you review the Championship Conditions that outlines how the events are organized. They can be found in the 2023 IODA Handbook here.

We also recommend that you visit past IODA Championship Microsites that can be found in the Event Section of the IODA website. They provide a great way to see the events in action.

To submit a bid, you are required to use the official Bid Form that can be download here.

The bids are voted on at the 2023 AGM taking place on June 22nd in Costa Brava, Spain during the World Championship. All members vote on the World Championship bids. Only members from a continent vote on their Continental Championship bids.

Take a look at the images of the 2022 Events! Be a part of the Optimist History and host an IODA Championship in 2025!