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2019 World Fly Fishing Championships – Tasmania, Australia


Just wanted to share the fantastic news that yesterday morning we received news that our Fly Fish Australia Inc. proposal to host the 2019 World Fly Championships was approved at the FIPS Mouche general assembly that recently concluded in Cetubal, Portugal.

The venue for the competition will be Tasmania … this is a great opportunity to showcase some awesome aspects of Tasmania other parts of our wonderful country … bring it on.



Dear Fellow FFA members,

On 10 May 2016 the Board of Fly Fish Australia Inc decided to delegate to a sub-committee the organisation of the World Fly Fishing Championships to be staged in Tasmania in early December 2019. The extent and limits of the delegation are recorded in a Terms of Reference document.

The Board also appointed some members to the Sub-Committee namely;

Glenn Eggleton; International Co-ordinator
Malcolm Crosse; Tasmanian Organiser
Doug Mosenthal ; Treasurer
Joshua Bradshaw ; Media; Government and Business Relations
Christopher Bassano; Venues Co-ordinator(s)
Sponsorship Liaison; Glenn Eggleton, Malcolm Crosse and Joshua Bradshaw

The Board is seeking further nominations to fill a number of vacant positions namely;

An additional person as a Venues Co-ordinator
Co-ordinator Accommodation ( the event will be based out of the Country Club Tasmania; Launceston )
Co-ordinator Transport
Chief Controller
Co-ordinator of Controllers
Co-ordinator of Opening and Closing Ceremonies ( these events will be in Launceston )
Co-ordinator Visitor Programme
Official Scorer ( this person must be from a neutral country )

Please contact Glenn Eggleton ( directly if you would like to discuss or nominate yourself or another FFA member to any of the above positions.

Stephen Chatterton
National President
Fly Fish Australia Inc.

2019 WFFC Organising Committee – Terms of Reference