The AMYA encourages member clubs to hold National and Regional Championship regattas. The AMYA supports its clubs by providing a subsidy for these regattas based upon the number of AMYA member participants in the regatta.
The requirements are simple:
1 - Submit the Regatta
The Regatta Chairman or Class Secretary should place the National Championship Regatta (NCR) or Regional Championship Regatta (RCR) on the AMYA website Regatta Schedule at least 3 months prior to the event date.
  • The long lead time ensures that potential participants will be aware of the regatta with enough time to plan their attendance.
  • NCRs and RCRs must be authorized by the Class Secretary (AMYA bylaw 8.1).
  • The NOR must indicate that AMYA membership is required.

2 - Confirm Participant Eligibility
All participants of the NCR/RCR must be voting members in good standing of the AMYA as of the regatta date(s) and/or of their country's governing body for model yachting.
  • The Class Secretary can verify the membership status of AMYA members prior to the regatta.
  • The AMYA Vice President can assist with verification if the Class Secretary is not available.
  • The Regatta Chairman must confirm the status of international skippers prior to the regatta.

3 - Submit a Regatta Result
The report must be posted to Regatta Results on the AMYA website as soon as possible after the event, and before the subsidy is requested.
4 - Request Subsidy from the Treasurer
The Class Secretary or Regatta Chairman must send a request for the subsidy, a copy of the Entries with verified AMYA membership numbers, the name and AMYA number of the sponsoring club, a link to the Regatta Results on the AMYA website, and Final Results with race scores, to the AMYA Treasurer. If not using AMYA for regatta registration, please include phone and/or email and.or address information for the participants to make it easier to verify the participants.
  • Include the check Payee name, email and phone number and the mailing address for the check.
  • Request should be sent to Treasurer within 30 days of the completion of the NCR/RCR

5 - Receive Subsidy
Expect the check 2-4 weeks after all materials are submitted.
  • The subsidy for an NCR is $15 per verified participant, maximum $300 per regatta
  • The subsidy for an RCR is $10 per verified participant, maximum $300 per regatta