Notice of Race
J/22 Southwest Circuit , June 06-07, 2009
J-22 Circuit Regatta #4 OCBC   OCBC on Lake Hefner

J/22 Southwest District, OCBC on Lake Hefner and J/22 Fleet 36 cordially invite you to attend the J-22 Circuit Regatta #4 OCBC, a J/22 2011 Southwest Circuit Regatta to be held Jun 6, 2009 through Jun 7, 2009. This is a five race regatta with the option for a sixth race for J/22 Sailboats. This is the 4th regatta in the J/22 Southwest Circuit.

Rules:  The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined by the 2009-2012 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) and is designated Category C as restricted by IJ22CA rule 2.9.8 (a). The same crew and the same three class sails must be used during the entire regatta. Substitutions can only be made with the written approval of the Protest Committee or Chief Judge. Boats shall be launched prior to 1200 (12 noon) on the first day of scheduled races. Boats (including rudders) may not be removed from the water during the regatta without the approval of the Protest Committee or Chief Judge. Sailing instructions will be distributed at registration.

Eligibility:  J/22 Class yachts in compliance with class rules will be scored.  In accordance with the J/22 Southwest District Notice of Circuit, owners and helmsmen who are not class members, boats without a valid measurement certificate or whose teams exceed the crew weight limit of 275kg in Class rule 8.9 may participate and be scored in this regatta, but their regatta finish shall not be kept for purposes of scoring in the Southwest District Circuit.

Location: The regatta will be held at OCBC on Lake Hefner.

Fees:The entry fee is $75.00 pre-registered and $90 at registration. To be eligible for pre-registration, a completed registration form must be completed online before Jun. 2, 2009. Online registration is available on the SW District website at All registration fees are payable prior to 9:00 AM on Jun 6 2009. Entry fee includes BEER, light breakfast, Sat lunch, Sat dinner , Margaritas, extra lunch $5, extra dinner $10..

Scoring:Five races are scheduled of which two shall be completed to constitute a series. No races will be discarded this changes Appendix A2.

Inspection & Measurements: All participants are subject to inspection and measurement at any time during the regatta. The Race Committee may, at its discretion, inspect any yacht in order to confirm compliance with the prescribed class rules concerning construction and measurements, safety rules when racing, crew prohibition and restrictions when racing. Class royalty tags must be present on all sails.

Jun. 5, 2009 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration
Jun. 6, 2009 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Registration
  9:30 a.m. Skippers Meeting
  10:30 a.m. First Signal, up to 4 races to follow. 4th Race option must be agreed upon by the Current PRO and Local Fleet Representative. No warning signal will be made after 17:00
Jun, 7, 2009 9:30 a.m. First Signal.
A Class Flag will not be made after 12:00 PM


Several motels/hotels are located fairly close to OCBC with the best selection along the Northwest Expressway west of May Avenue or along the NW 39th Expressway west of May Avenue.

1. Hilton-Inn NW 2945 NW Expressway (405) 848-4811
2. Mariott 3233 NW Expressway (405) 842-6633
3. Stratford House 6410 NW Expressway (405) 728-9913
4. Courtesy Inn 6600 NW Expressway (405) 722-8694
5. Days's Inn 2801 NW 39th (405) 946-0741
6. Holiday Inn 3535 NW 39th (405) 947-2351
7. Ramada Inn 3709 NW 39th (405) 942-7730
8. Comfort Inn 4017 NW 39th (405) 947-0038


Welcome to Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Boat Club.

If coming from the North (I-35 or the Turner Turnpike): Take the Kilpatrick Turnpike west to the Hefner Parkway south exit (Hwy 74) Follow the Hefner Parkway south and take the Britton Road exit. Turn right on Britton then left when you reach the lake shore. Go south a couple of hundred yards and then turn right to enter the Oklahoma City Boat Club.

If coming from South on I-35: Take I-240 west in South OKC. If will eventually turn north as I-44. Continue north on the Hefner Parkway (Hwy 74) until you reach the Britton Road exit just to the east of Lake Hefner. Turn left on Britton Road and follow it to the lake shore. Turn left again and go a couple of hundred yards then turn right to enter the Oklahoma City Boat Club.

If coming from the East or West on I-40: Take I-44 north and continue to the Britton Road exit (follow the instructions given above)

Contact: For additional information contact

For additional information contact Ty Eby (405)842-1504