Allocation of Places for the
IOM 2015 World Championship Forster City USA

Update November 10th 2014.
Taken from the IOM Class Championship Rules 2014.

1. ABBREVIATIONS

AGM       Annual general meeting
ESC Events Sub-Committee of the IOM ICA 
ICA International Class Association
IOM International One Metre
NCA National Class Association
NCS National Class Secretary

2. DEFINITIONS

Member NCA       A NCA, or a NCS, which has been granted membership of the World Council.
A Continental Member NCA is a NCA for a country assigned to the relevant continent according to the current ISAF regional classification. 

8. ENTRIES

8.1.    The maximum number of boats for any IOM Championship shall be 76
8.2. The initial closing date shall be December 8th, 2014.
8.3. The allocation of places shall take place the within 14 days of the initial closing date.
8.4. Member NCAs should only send entry fees for those competitors gaining places allocated in Stage One.
8.5. Member NCAs shall send entry forms for their competitors entering in Stages Two, Three & Four only if they are prepared to guarantee payment of the entry fee for those competitors getting a place. Once a place is allocated payment is required whether that competitor races or not.

8.6. Stage One

8.6.1. In which no Member NCA shall have an allocation of more than 8 places.
(i)      A personal place for the previous champion; this place shall not be counted in any Member NCA's total.
(ii) Two places to each Member NCA (one if number of certificated owners at previous AGM is 50 or below).
(ii) Four additional places for the host NCA.
(iv) The Events Sub-Committee of the IOM International Class Association may allocate guest places to competitors either or not represented by a NCA, or that have demonstrated noteworthy dedication and service to the class, to a maximum of 5.
(v) For World championships, the remaining places shall be allocated to Member NCAs according to the finishing order of boats from the Member NCA in the previous World championship.

R. Walsh _ CHI - 1 _ GER - 2 _ NOR - 2 _ TUR - 1
AUS - 2 CRO - 8 IRL - 2 NZL - 2 USA - 8
BAR - 1 DEN - 2 ISR - 5 POR - 1 Guests - 5
BEL - 1 ESP - 2 ITA - 2 RSA - 3
BRA - 2 FRA - 4 MLT - 1 SUI - 1
CAN - 2 GBR - 6 NED - 3 SWE - 6
                Total 76 

NB : ARG & FIN NCAs, not in good standing with IOMICA for AGM 2014
don't get allocation of places for next World championship.

8.7. Stage Two

8.7.1. In which no Member NCA shall have its allocation increased above 10 places.
If there are still places after the initial allocation, for World championships, any available places shall be allocated to Member NCAs that have sent in applications for additional places before the closing date, using the finishing order of boats from the Member NCAs in the previous World championship.

 

1.  GBR _ 9.  NED _ 17.  SWE _ 25.  ITA
2.  CRO 10.  SWE 18.  SWE 26.  GER
3.  DEN 11.  ISR 19.  GBR 27.  RSA
4.  CRO 12.  FRA 20.  NED
5.  GBR 13.  ISR 21.  RSA
6.  FRA 14.  ISR 22.  ISR
7.  USA 15.  SWE 23.  ISR
8.  USA 16.  GBR 24.  FRA

 

8.7.3. Then, if there are still places available, for World championships, those Member NCAs still requiring places shall be listed in a List
(a)   In order of their highest finishing place in the previous World championship, followed by
(b) For those not in previous World championship, in reverse numerical order of their World Council voting entitlement, where those with the same number of votes shall be split by drawing lots.

1. GBR _ 6. NED _ 11. GER  AAAAAAAAAAAAAA
2. CRO 7. SWE 12. *  
3. DEN 8. ISR
4. FRA 9. RSA  
5. USA 10.

ITA

 

* NCAs which were not represented on previous championship and have asked for additional places should be added to this list in the reverse numerical order of their World Council voting entitlement.

8.7.4. Then, if there are still places available, for World championships, places shall then be allocated one per Member NCA going down the List repeatedly unit each Member NCA reaches the Stage Two maximum allocation, or has the places applied for if less.

8.8. Stage Three

8.8.1.  If there are still places available, for World Championships, the ESC may allocate guest places to competitors pursuant to rule 7.3, to a maximum of 6, where no more than 1 place shall be allocated to any one country. Then, if there are still places available,

(i)   For World Championships, there shall be no restriction on the maximum number of places for any Member NCA. Places shall be allocated one per Member NCA to those Member NCAs still wanting them, using the List. If any Member NCA has requested places after the initial closing date, they should be added at this stage.

8.1. Stage Four

8.1.3.  If at any stage the maximum number of entrants is achieved, the Organising Authority shall notify at least the next five persons on the List informing them that they are a reserve should anyone drop out. If places become available immediately prior to the start of an event, the Organising Authority may make up the numbers to the entry limit, by informing the reserves and then continuing the allocation of places from the List.