36th America's Cup
The 36th America’s Cup is the oldest sporting trophy in the world. The event comprises a number of regattas, including the Christmas Cup, the Prada Cup challenger selection series and the 36th America’s Cup Match, and will take place in Auckland between December 2020 and March 2021.
Economic Development Minister David Parker, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Emirates Team New Zealand on 26 March 2018 announced they reached an agreement in principle for the hosting fee, division of costs, and the location of the 36th America’s Cup in 2021.
Event organisers can request exceptions to the border restrictions for participants and staff who are critical to the delivery or execution of the 36th America’s Cup as a Government approved programe/event.