General Information

DATE: Saturday, July 20, 2019

SITE: Branched Oak State Recreation Area (15 miles northwest of Lincoln)
Catamarans and Laser/Dinghy – Hobie Beach
Cruisers – Branched Oak Marina

STATE PARK PERMITS: State park permits are needed for vehicles to enter Branched Oak State Recreation Area. Permits may be purchased at the park. Any overnight docking arrangements should be made with the marina owner (402) 783-3311.

TIMES:
8-8:30 a.m. – Arrive and rig boat. (Hobie beach, and the Branched Oak Marina mast crane will be available for use)
9 a.m. – Registration, check-in and packet pick-up begins.
9:15 a.m. – Skippers meeting. Registration and packet pick-up will close 15 minutes after skippers meeting.
10:30 a.m. – First race.
Noon – Lunch provided.
6 p.m. – Racing done, dinner/social event at either Marina Restaurant or docks area TBD

NOTE: The Registration table and skipper meetings will be at the fire pit by the middle docks, east of the marina store.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to each crew member of the top three finishing boats in each class.

Events

DIVISIONS:
Catamaran Open
Laser/Dinghy Open
Cruiser Open

COMPETITION FORMAT:

Portsmouth scoring with fleets: Catamaran Open, Laser/Dinghy Open, Cruiser open. If four of the same boat model register, they will be given their own start. However, if three-or-fewer boats are left to start after fleet assignments, they may be combined with a fleet of similar boats. Crew can come and go, be substituted, etc., as long as the sailing director is notified of this at the skippers meeting. Crew changes are not allowed in order to change crew weight based on weather changes.

The event will consist of about five races. At least one race will be before lunch, with time to eat and tune boat before heading back out, then the remainder of the races. No races starting after 5 p.m.

RULES: USSA and class rules will apply. Class membership is not required.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$20 per sailor PLUS $10 per boat until Mar. 28
$25 per sailor PLUS $10 per boat until May 30
$30 per sailor PLUS $10 per boat until June 20
$35 per sailor PLUS $10 per boat until July 8

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!

Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15).  Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.

For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon.  The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.

Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies.  The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Sailing Director Dale Benham at sootytern@icloud.com or 402-570-7357.     

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Event Sponsor

Thank You to our platinum sponsors

Official Member of the

info@nebraskasportscouncil.com

Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504