W.I. Koch International
Sea Scout Cup 2022
July 10-16, 2022, 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.
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.
Countries that have expressed interest.
COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE!
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.
View and download the various notices, releases and other forms and documents you will need to participate in the race here.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Due to the increasing awareness of head injuries, we are requiring the wearing of protective gear at this event while racing. You will be furnished a helmet and must wear it at all times during the time you are on the water.
You may bring your own personal life jacket, provided it is US Coast Guard approved type I, II, or III and not an inflatable type. If you are a foreign Sea Scout you must still have a US Coast Guard approved life jacket. If you do not bring a life jacket we will furnish a life jacket for you.
- All Sea Scouts and staff must have government issued picture identification on their person at all times. If you do not have a state issued driver’s license, you must contact your local state and obtain a personal identification card or a US Passport. School identifications cards are not acceptable forms of identification.
- If you are a foreign Sea Scout or Staff member, you must have your official passport issued by your country of origin. If you request, we will hold your passport until you depart for safe keeping.
You must provide your own transport to and from the event location. Once you have registered and arrived at the event site you will be provided lodging, meals, boats for the race, regatta hat and shirt and all transport during the event. You must bring your own beach towel, and other bath towels. Beddings, sheets, pillows etc. will be provided. You also need a dress Sea Scout uniform and other specified equipment. See equipment list for this event for a more detailed list of what to bring.
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