The Angling Trust National Team and Competitions Marine Group are considering entering teams into the World and Home International Sea Angling Championships in 2018.
The Angling Trust formally invites applications to be considered for the 2018 England Squad and Sea Angling Teams. As the World Shore teams for Seniors and Ladies and World Shore Pairs, Long Casting of Sea Weights will be taking place in South Africa in 2019 for the World Games the teams for these will be selected in the 2018 selection process also. If anyone is applying for these categories please include a note with your application that you would like to be considered for 2018 and 2019 selections.
SALC Home Internationals
SALC Home Shore Championships for Ladies, Seniors, Youth and Juniors
SCOTLAND, Loch Fyne – 2nd to 8th July 2018.
SALC Home Boat Championships
IRELAND, Cork Harbour – 13th/14th/15th June 2018.
FIPS-M World Championships
World Shore Angling Championships for Clubs
ITALY, Catanzaro – 26th World Championship from 19th to 26th May 2018.
World Shore Championships for Youth U16s and U21s
PORTUGAL, Manta Rota – Vila Real de Santo Antonio ) 27th World Championship Youth U21s and 18th World Championship for U16s from 6th to 13th October 2018.
World Championships for Long Casting of Sea Weights
ITALY, Cagliari - 21st World Championship for Long Casting of Sea Weights for Seniors and 5th World Championships for Ladies from 22nd to 28th April 2018.
World Shore Championships – Seniors and Ladies
WALES, Conwy, 35th World Championship Seniors and 26th World Championship Ladies from 20th to 27th October 2018.
World Boat Championships Seniors
PORTUGAL, Setubal -54th World Seniors Boat Championships from 15th to 22nd September 2018.
World Boat Championships U21s (17 to 21 years)
PORTUGAL, Setubal -18th World U21s Boat Championships from 15th to 22nd September 2018.
Big Game Championships
FRANCE, 27th World Championship B.G.F./Trolling - Date to be confirmed 2018
World Championship Shore Angling Pairs
SPAIN, Peniscola – 1st World Championship Shore Angling Pairs from 21st to 28th April 2018.
World Championship Shore Angling Masters (over 55)
PORTUGAL, Albufeira, Algarve- 2nd World Championship for Masters from 10th to 17th November 2018.
Please note: Application forms are available for download on the Angling Trust website at www.anglingtrust.net,or ring the Competitions Department on 0115 822 4519. All completed forms must be returned by no later than 12th December 2017 to Angling Trust, Competitions Department, The Old Police Station, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. DE7 5GF. Applications that arrive after the closing date will not be considered. Application forms have automatically been sent out to all Team England squads who took part in 2017.
Application deadline dates for the Home Boat Championships were earlier this year and the deadline was 6th October.
The England Junior squad have already been selected for the World Junior Angling Championships in 2018.
All anglers/casters who are successful in the selection process to represent England must have valid individual membership of the Angling Trust.