NSW/ACT Round One 2020/2021

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21 November 2020 @ 8:00 am - 22 November 2020 @ 5:00 pm AEDT

Organiser

Brendon Cotterill
Phone:
0423088289
Email:
brendon@bmcelectrical.com.au

Competition Status

Open

Entry Cost

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Competition Details

Type of Competition

Lake - Loch Style

Number of Sectors

1

Sectors
  • Eucumbene Dam - Buckenderra arm only (including Rushy Plains) - Closure of competition waters 48 hours prior to event - Midnight 18/11/2020
Morning Session Times

8 am to 11 am

Afternoon Session Times

1 pm to 4 pm

Draw Process

The seeding, groups & draw is to be done in accordance with FFA procedures.

Briefing Details

The briefing will take place in the games room of the Buckenderra Holiday Village, downstairs from the front office reception area at 7:30pm on Friday 20 November 2020.

General Advice

Competitors are responsible for their own accommodation, transport and meals. For those interested in enquiring about accommodation at Buckenderra Holiday Village, please call Josh or Jana on 1800339461. On Saturday evening, a John Cummins Memorial dinner will be held with all members welcome. BBQ and nibbles will be provided, (included in the entry fee!) and there will be some lucky door prizes - a fun night to be had.

Rules

This competition is subject to FFA Competition rules.

Rule Modifications

  • There are no rule modifications.

Safety

General Safety

The Competition Organisers reserve the right to allocate alternative competition sectors having regard to safety and other considerations as circumstances dictate at the time. This will be communicated at the Competitor Briefing or by email beforehand if appropriate and feasible.

Boat Safety

Boats can be launched on the lake venues during the closed period but they must immediately be taken to their mooring point and should not travel more than 200m from their launching point if at all possible. PFDs (life jackets) must be worn in all boat sessions. PFDs are to be in current service date as required by Maritime regulations. Competitors are to provide their own PFDs and should not rely on boat owners to provide them. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES If a boat requires assistance oars must be held vertically. Other boats are requested to render assistance. In the event of an emergency on the lake mobile phones and radios can be used to obtain assistance but are strictly prohibited for any other purpose. As boats depart during the allocated steaming time prior to each session, NO PLANING is allowed in the first five minutes of departure.

Disclaimer

All competitors must take responsibility for their own actions. Neither Fly Fish Australia Incorporated nor individual FFA CHAPTERS accepts any responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by any competitor, official or any participant or observer during the running of this competition or other events. All competitors are required to hold a valid state fishing licence. All State based competitions in this current environment must abide by the COVID based competition policy with respect to any competitions held in 2020. The Board of Fly Fish Australia is currently unable to determine the practicalities and fairness of allowing ranking points to accrue in 2020 given the impact of COVID -19 on competitions. Competitors need to note that competition ranking points may not be allowed in part or for the whole of the 2020 – 2021 competition year. In the event that one or more States are prejudiced , and unable to hold competitions, a determination will need to be made to ensure a fair outcome. This may include cancelling of Ranking Points.