W.I. Koch International
Sea Scout Cup 2020

12-18 July 2020, Galveston, TX – USA
Scout racing teams from all over the world will compete for the prestigious Koch Cup and Kiwi Cup on scenic Galveston Bay. We invite you to join us to sail, meet new friends and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime


The 10th Biennial
W.I.Koch International Sea Scout Cup

The William I Koch International Sea Scout Cup Association, Inc. is pleased to solicit interested Scouts from around the world to participate in the 10th Biennial William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup sailing regatta.  

The Koch Cup is an invitation-only event for Sea Scouts BSA members and World Organization of the Scouting Movement Scouts.



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International Racers Wanted!

The William I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup Association, Inc, is pleased to announce that the 10th Biennial W.I. Koch International Sea Scout Cup is returning to the Sea Star Base Galveston, TX – USA. 

Our goal is host 20 International and 20 U.S. teams at this event.  U.S. team qualifiers are underway and we are in search of qualifying international teams.

If you believe your international team has what it takes to compete in this prestigious event – contact us using the link below for more information.










Resources for Participants


We are seeking Scout leaders 18-years and older to staff our event.  Click on the link below to learn more and to submit a Staff Interest form.

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Race Documents

View and download the various notices, releases and other forms and documents you will need to participate in the race here.

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Official Race Results

Follow the race action live including live score updates, videos, photos and more.  You can view historical data before and during the race.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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NO person, staff, participant, spectator, may be in possession of any illegal drugs, or alcohol during this event.  You may possess a small pocket knife or rigging knives. If you are required to take prescriptions drugs, this must be noted on your medical form and you must turn these drugs over to the event medical officer for administration.

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Parents and guests may watch the races. There is good viewing from the shore. We also sometimes attempt to provide viewing from a boat on a space availability basis. You must sign up for this boat trip and there might be a fee.

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  • For the awards dinner, guests and parents may sign up to attend this event and must pay a fee. To sign up for the awards dinner, please contact the purser via e mail purser@seascoutcup.org You are not registered to attend the awards dinner until you receive confirmation from the purser after the purser has received your reservations and fee.   Space is limited, so sign up early.  If you do not attend the awards dinner, you forfeit your fee.  Check the website for additional information.
  • Dress for the Award Dinner is semi-formal (Jacket and tie for gentlemen). For Sea Scouts and Sea Scout Leaders it is The Official Sea Scout uniform.  All US Sea Scout uniforms and insignia must meet standards exactly as set in the Sea Scout Manual.    For foreign scouts the dress is your official dress uniform. Uniforms will be inspected prior to the awards dinner.
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