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We're delighted to announce that once again we're organising the Junior Canal Championship with the Angling Trust.
This vibrant and fun championship will be held on Saturday 29 October on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal, from Penkridge to Acton Trussell hosted by Wolverhampton Angling Association.
Entry forms are available from the Angling Trust competitions department by contacting 0115 9061 301/323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com. This Championship is free and anyone aged from 10 to 16 years of age can enter. Pegs are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Entry forms have automatically been sent to anyone who supported this event last year.
Sandra Drew, competitions & events manager at the Angling Trust said: “The Angling Trust are happy to be working alongside the Canal & River Trust to run the Junior Canal Championship again which has proved to be a really enjoyable event for all the youngsters taking part each year. This year the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal is a fantastic venue to get more on the bank fishing and getting involved.”
John Ellis, national fisheries & angling manager for the Canal & River Trust adds: “We’re really looking forward to the Junior Championship, it’s been a great success in previous years and 2016 should be no exception. It’s a brilliant way of getting young people to experience the buzz of a match and discovering the great fishing that can be found on the nation’s canals.”
In conjunction with this championship is the Angling Trust and Canal & River Trust Pairs Championship, which has expanded this year with more regional qualifying heats in Wales, Scotland and Wales as well as twelve heats across England.
Entry fee is £40.00 per pair per qualifier, and applications are available from the Angling Trust on 0115 9061 301/323. There are places available to book on to the qualifiers. The inaugural 2015 Championship proved a great success with over 300 pairs from London to Lancashire taking part.
Find out more about fishing
Fishing is one of the best ways to experience Britain's waterways. You can relax and watch the world float by as you wait for your first bite, and no two days on the canal are ever the same
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