Today the IODA released the following notice to the class:
The 2020 Optimist World Championship is scheduled to take place July 1 to 11th in Riva del Garda, Italy.
IODA has been monitoring the COVID -19 issue closely as it affects our upcoming IODA events in June and July.
The Organizers of the 2020 Optimist World Championship, with the support of IODA, have made the decision to postpone the event. The Organizers will be discussing the postponement with their stakeholders and suppliers and report back to IODA as soon as possible with new dates.
As a result of the postponement, the Organizers have agreed to extend the 2nd Entry Stage Deadline to July 1st. The NOR will be amended accordingly.
IODA will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation globally and will keep our Members informed of any developments or decisions at our earliest opportunity with respect to our 2020 IODA events.