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Juniors & Youth National

Details for 2021 Junior & Youth National Championship will be available at a later date.

The Championship is open to teams of six and is open to any club/association affiliated to the Angling Trust and all registered anglers must be individual members of the Angling Trust.
Entry fee: £40 per teams of 6.

This National Championship consists of teams of 6 anglers in two different categories; Junior and Youth.

Juniors: Open to boys and girls minimum age of 10 to 15 on the day of the championship.
Youth: Open to boys and girls minimum age of 16 to 20 years on the day of the championship.
Headquarters: TBA
Draw: 9:00am (Juniors) & 9:15am (Youth)
Fishing: 11:00am – 4:00pm (Juniors) Duration 5 hours & 11:15am – 4:15pm (Youth) Duration 5 hours.
Closure of waters for practice: From 5pm on the day prior to the event for practice purposes. Please check with the Fishery for their open matches as this could be subject to change.
EA Rod Licence: Competitors aged 13 and above must be in possession of a valid Environment Agency Rod Licence. Anglers aged 12 and do not require a licence and a licence for children aged 13-16 is free. Failure to possess a rod licence will result in disqualification from the event.
Keepnet: Minimum length of 2 metres.
Rules/bait bans: See Fishery & Angling Trust rules.
Refreshments: Available on site.
Eligible fish: All fish caught are eligible for weighing with the exception of Game Fish, Pike, Zander and Crustaceans.
Procedures: Before going to the Draw all team captains/managers must report to the Team Registration Desk where they will record their teams attendance and any changes to the previously nominated team.

All weighing in and recording will be carried out by Senior Stewards who will be supplied by the organising club therefore teams are not required to provide stewards.