Kick Off Classic


Kick Off Classic

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If you are a 420 registering after Saturday September 3, make sure you have already contacted Zac.  NO spots are currently reserved for any new teams.  



Kick Off Classic 2016 – Tier 2
(United States Coast Guard Academy Lawrence A. White Trophy – Qualifier #1) 
Hosted by Sheridan Shore Sailing School

Date: Saturday September 10 – Sunday September 11
Location: Wilmette Harbor Association and Sheridan Shore Yacht Club    
Event Chairman:  Zac Hernandez
Class (BYOB):  Laser (Full and Radial)     420 (SSSS has limited boats for use)
Rules: The regatta will be governed by the 2013-2016 ISAF RRS, the prescriptions of the US Sailing Association, the ISSA PR’s, this NOR, MISSA By-Laws and District Rules, and the SI’s.
Registration and Entry: Contact Zac Hernandez at (847) 251-1110 or email at on your intention of this regatta ASAP. 
Entries must be received by Saturday, September 3rd at 1:00 p.m. Each Team must register online at the regatta page.  

Entry fee is $175 per 420 Team, Burgers and snacks Saturday immediately following racing. $35.00 per laser sailor.

This regatta is also Qualifier #1 for the Lawrence A. White Trophy regatta hosted by the United States Coast Guard Academy on October 15th and 16th. The top 420 team (overall scores are the teams A and B division boats combined) will get a berth to the Lawrence A White Trophy regatta. 
High schools may have more than one 420 team participate in the Kick-Off Classic if spots are available. Each high school must designate in advance to the regatta chair which team (one per high school) will be attempting to qualify for the Lawrence A White Trophy regatta.

The team that earns Qualifying Spot have till Tuesday September 13th at noon CST to declare their intent to compete to the Kick Off Classic Regatta Chair, Area Rep, MISSA VP and MISSA President.  

8:00 a.m. - Registration and boat set up
8:45 a.m. - Competitors meeting
9:00 a.m. – Harbour Launch 420’s
9:45 a.m. - 1st 420 warning signal
No races will be started after 5:00 p.m.
8:15 a.m. - Boat set-up
8:45 a.m. – Harbor Launch 420’s
9:45 a.m. - 1st 420 warning signal
No races will be started after 1:30 p.m.

Contact Info:  Zac Hernandez/Megan Bartley,, 20 Harbor Dr. Wilmette, IL 60091. Phone: 847.251.1110

Housing Info: Please only have one representative per school contact Judy Koon at

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