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AT & CRT Canal Pairs Championship

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TICKET WILL GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH 10.30AM VIA THE BOOKING SYSTEM: WWW.ANGLINGTRUST.NET/COMPETITIONS 

Open to competitors aged 16 and above on the day of the match.

Entry fee is £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).

To take part in the final you must be a member of the Angling Trust. Join the Angling Trust here. The results of the Pairs Championship will be determined on a points system.

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Qualifying heats 2021:

Please note;  These dates might be subject to change.

May

Sunday 9 May – Moira Canal (Local organiser – Dave Gough)
Sunday 16 May – Droitwich Canal (Local organiser – Robert Francis)
Sunday 16 May – Bridgewater & Taunton Canal (Local organiser – Daniel Baldwin)
Sunday 23 May  – Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley (Joint local organisers – Dave Watkins & Terry Nutt)
Sunday 23 May – Grand Canal, Daingean, Ireland (Local organiser – Geoff Quinn) Qualifier date TBC
Saturday 29 May – Erewash Canal (Local organiser – Peter Allwood)

June

Sunday 6 June – Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Liverpool (Local organiser – Peter Gradwell)
Saturday 12 June – Stainforth & Keadby Canal (Local organiser – Mike Storey)
Sunday 13 June – Grand Union Canal, Tring & Luton (Joint local organisers – Dennis Hunt & Dick Pilkinton)
Saturday 19th June – Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon (Local organiser – Mark Wilton)
Sunday 27 June – Coventry Canal (Local organiser – Darren Massey)

July

Saturday 3 July – Kennet & Avon Canal, Pewsey (Local organiser – Alan McColm)
Saturday 3 July – Trent & Mersey Canal/Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal (Local organiser – Alan Round)
Saturday 10 July – Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire Nene (Local organiser – Chris Howard)
Sunday 11 July – Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford (Local organiser – Paul Turner)
Sunday 25 July – Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire (Local organiser – Chris Howard)
Saturday 31 July – Forth & Clyde Canal, Scotland (Local organiser –  Gus Brindle)

August

Sunday 8 August – Gloucester & Sharpness Canal (Local organiser  – Mark Treasure)
Sunday 15 August – Leeds & Liverpool Canal/Bridgewater Canal (Local organiser – Danny Martin)

September

Saturday 4 September – Kennet & Avon Canal, Hungerford (Local organiser – John Williams)
Saturday 4 September – Dudley No 2 Canal (Local organiser – Micky Howell)
Saturday 4 September – Gloucester & Sharpness Canal (Local organiser – Mark Treasure)
Sunday 5 September – Dudley Canal (Local organiser – Steve Robson)
Sunday 12 September – Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Saltaire (Local organiser – Richard East)
Sunday 12 September – Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal (Local organiser – Ross Townley)
Sunday 19 September – Grand Union Canal, Loughborough (Local organiser – Roger Marlow)
Sunday 26 September – Trent & Mersey Canal, Middlewich (Local organiser – Neil Latham)

October

Saturday 2 October – Grand Union Canal, Foxton (Local organiser – Peter Laughton)
Sunday 3 October – Llangollen Canal, Fenn’s Bank (Local organiser – Dave Watkins)

Grand final 2021

Saturday 16 October – Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley (Joint local organisers –  Dave Watkins & Terry Nutt)

Number of qualifiers from each heat

Number of pairs entering qualifier              Numbers going through to final

Less than 8 pairs                                            Heat cancelled

8-10                                                                   2

11-15                                                                   3

16-20                                                                 4

21-25                                                                 5

26-30                                                                6

31-35                                                                 7

36-40                                                                8

41-45                                                                 9

46-50                                                                10

51 plus                                                              11 maximum regardless of numbers of pairs

  • Minimum qualifying heat size of 8 pairs
  • Maximum entry 50 pairs unless stated