International Teams


The International 420 Class holds two class championships annually; the World Championships and the Junior European Championships. In years when the Worlds is held in the Southern Hemisphere, the class also holds a European Championship. These championships attract a large number of sailors. Country qualification is required. 


Below are the qualification criteria for each event and the most recent standings. Invitations will be extended based on the qualification standings.  


To apply for an invitation to join Team USA at Europeans and/or Jr. Europeans:   Click Here

Team USA Selection Criteria & Applicaton Process


> European Championship <


> Jr. Europeans Championship < 

Qualification Standings

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High point selections are based on the highest combined total qualifying points, calculated based on the helm finishing positions, from a maximum of three (3) Qualifying Regattas using a maximum of one regatta from each group.

Group Qualifying Regattas Event Weighting
A 2023 US Nationals/Orange Bowl 130%
B 2024 North American Championship 130%
C 2023 Worlds - Spain 120%
D 2024 Midwinter Championship 110%
E 2023 Atlantic Coast Championship
2024 Pacific Coast Championship