The America's Cup, is the oldest consecutive sport and sailing event, also affectionately known as the Auld Mug, is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yacht's clubs. One yacht, known as the defender, represents the yacht club that currently holds the America's Cup and the second yacht, known as the challenger, represents the yacht club that is challenging for the cup. The timing of each match is determined by an agreement between the defender and the challenger. The America's Cup is the oldest international sporting trophy. The most recent competition for the cup took place in March 2021.