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. Qualification invitations will be extended based on the Qualification Standings.
The application to apply for an invitation to join Team USA at European and/or Jr. Euros, will open in early 2024.