The Canadian Optimist Championships (COCs) are held every year, normally on the 3rd week of August.
The event rotates between a West, Central and East location.
This event serves as the qualifier event for the Canadian sailors to the follwing international events: IODA Worlds, IODA Europeans, IODA Northamericans and IODA Southamericans.
Bids to host this event are to be presented at CODA´s AGM during the CODCs every year.
The 2018 Canadian Optimist Championships will be hosted by the West Vancouver YC in cooperation with the Squamish Yacht Club. The event will have a pre-regatta clinic Aug 13-16. The dates of the regatta are August 17-23rd. More details will follow.