16 October @ 8:00 am - 17 October @ 5:00 pm AEDT
Type of Competition
Lake - Loch Style, Rivers
Number of Sectors
- Four Springs Lagoon (Two Sectors)
- Mersey River (Two Sectors)
Morning Session Times
Mersey: 8-10am then 10:30am-12:30pmFour Springs: 9-12 noon
Afternoon Session Times
Mersey: 1:30 pm-3:30 pm then 4-6pm. Four Springs: 1:30-4:30pm
The seeding, groups & draw is done in accordance with FFA procedures.
The briefing is at 7pm Friday 15th @ British Hotel Deloraine. Waters are as per FFA Competition Rules. The Mersey is closed from Friday 8th at midnight and Four Springs Lake is closed from midnight on Wednesday 13th October 2021.
Competitors are responsible for their own accommodation, transport and meals.
This competition is subject to FFA Competition Rules.
- River sessions are only two hours.
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.
FFA Competition Boating Policy applies to this event. 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.
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. Please note in the event of COVID-19 impacting competitions nationally, and the requirement to provide a fair and equitable opportunity for all State Chapters to fish for ranking points, the awarding of ranking points may be reviewed in this current financial year.