AT & CRT Canal Pairs – Grand Union Canal, Loughborough – 19th September

19 September 2021 11:00 AM - 19 September 2021 4:00 PM
HQ: Car Park, McDonalds, Epinal Way, Park Road Roundabout, Loughborough, LE11 2HJ.
Open to all

Open to competitors aged 18 & above on the day of the match

Entry fee £40.00 per pair per qualifier

Optional £15.00 pools payment per competitor, payable on the day of the qualifier/s

Prize money for the winning pair from each qualifier is payable from entry fees. (£4.00 per competing pair paid out to the winning pair on each qualifier heat.)

Final to be held on Saturday 16th October 2021 on Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley

To take part in the Final you must be a member of the Angling Trust.

Join the Angling Trust here:

Please note: In accordance with local rules Bloodworm & Joker will not be allowed in the Final.

The structure for qualifying pairs for 2021 is as below:
Numbers are based on pairs fishing on the day of the match
less than 8 pairs – qualifier cancelled
8-10 pairs – 2 pairs qualify
11-15 pairs – 3 pairs qualify
16-20 pairs – 4 pairs qualify
21-25 pairs – 5 pairs qualify
26-30 pairs – 6 pairs qualify
31-35 pairs – 7 pairs qualify
36-40 pairs – 8 pairs qualify
41-45 pairs – 9 pairs qualify
46-50 pairs – 10 pairs qualify
51 plus pairs – 11 pairs qualify maximum regardless of numbers of pairs competing
11 pairs maximum to qualify

Maximum entry of 50 pairs unless stated

The results of the Pairs Championship shall be determined on a points system.

If a pair cannot attend the final they must notify the Angling Trust by the Monday at 10am the week of the final date. If a pair can’t fish the final then their place will be given to the next qualifying pair from their qualifier.

Cancellation/Refunds: Please note: If you wish to cancel a ticket, you are able to do this from your member account by navigating to “Your Dashboard” in the top right of the website and selecting the “Your Competitions” tab. Alternatively, please inform [email protected] by email, and include your name, the name of the qualifier you would like to cancel, your membership number & post code. We require 7 days notice prior to the qualifier in order to process a refund. Any notification outside of this time scale will not be entitled to receive a refund. Please note: There is no secondary market for the sale or transfer of any tickets.

Please note that as in 2020, there are no reserve lists for 2021.


Qualifier:  Grand Union Canal, Loughborough

HQ: Car Park, McDonalds, Epinal Way, Park Road Roundabout, Loughborough, LE11 2HJ.

Draw: 8.30am

Fishing: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Organiser: Roger Marlow

Local Rules: No bloodworm & Joker
Pike do not count and must be put back in the canal not put in separate net.  No bait to be thrown into the canal after the match has finished.
AT & CRT Canal Pairs rules apply

Overview of Canal:

Pegging will be from Scrap yard section to Old Alvion Pub. 

Depths Scrap yard 3ft to 5ft deep – 13 metres wide. 

Factory wall 5ft plus in depth 13 metres 

Moor Lane to Steambridge 4ftto 5ft – 13 metres wide. 

Steambridge to Duke of York Bridge 4ft to 5ft deep, possibly widest part of the canal between 15 to 16 metres. 

Glebe Street 5ft plus in places and 13 metres wide. 

Boat section 4ft to 5ft deep – 13 metres wide. 

Hawes, section up to 15 metres wide.  4ft to 5ft deep. 

Albion section 5ft deep between 13 and 16 metres wide. 

 Hoping to run an open match before the qualifier.  To book on for a practice anglers must contact Stuart Timson at Bennett Tackle on 0116 2376 542 or Roger Marlow on 07989 663687. 

Online ticket sales close Wednesday 15th September 2021 3:30pm for this qualifier.

How to enter

Ticket sales are now over.

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