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ARAB SPORT FISHING CHAMPIONSHIP – JOUNIEH

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First ever in Lebanon Arab Sport Fishing Championship

Two events happening at the same time: the Arab Sport Fishing Championship and the Lebanese qualifications to enter the Championship.

Two teams will represent each Arab country entering the Championship, therefore the Lebanese teams will be competing along side and the top two winners of the Lebanese qualifications will be selected as part of the Arab Championship. The competition will apply the rules and regulations of the ARAB ANGLING CONFEDERATION ( ARANFED)

Who can enter?

Boats minimum size: 7.5 Meters to 13 meters ( each boat must be able to accommodate 4 fishermen and one judge)
A team is constituted of 4 fishermen and their boat.
One judge from the organisation will be also on board during the whole competition.

The boat will need to present itself at the departure and will be checked by the judges, then it can sail out.
All fishing methods are accepted as long as using a line (no nets).
Winners will be based on two criterias;

  • biggest fish
  • heaviest weight

Schedule:

Registrations must be received by 24th of September, 2018

THURSDAY the 18th of October, 2018
At Vanda Hotel Jounieh at 7 PM
– briefing
– finalize all registration 
FRIDAY  the 19th of October, 2018
– 6 pm boats present themselves at the Four Star Hotel port in Jounieh 
– 6 – 7 am judges clear boats 
– 7 am- 4 pm fishing 
– 4 pm return to Four Star Hotel port in Jounieh and await for judges to bring you in for weighing fish, one by one.
SATURDAY  the 20th of October, 2018
– 6 pm boats present themselves at the Four Star Hotel port in Jounieh 
– 6 – 7 am judges clear boats 
– 7 am- 4 pm fishing 
– 4 pm return to Four Star Hotel port in Jounieh and await for judges to bring you in for weighing fish, one by one.
 
SUNDAY the 21 st of October, 2018 
–  Jury deliberation
–  7 pm Jury deliberation for Lebanese top 2 teams, an Arab Sport Fishing Championship results. 

Awards and Diner at 7 pm Sunday 21st of October

 

How to register:

In order to register for the event, please send an email to Lebanonwaterfestival@gmail.com with the following information:

  • names of the 4 participants in your team
  • their tel numbers ( for all four participants)
  • their emails ( for all four participants)
  • type of boat ( model engine etc)
  • size of the boat

Accommodation if needed close to the event:

Participants coming from abroad:
Accommodation: at Vanda Hotel in Jounieh, walking distance from Four Star Hotel.
Please write to Lebanonwaterfestival@gmail.com or vandahtl@gmail.com
 FOREIGN TEAM: 
Packages have been negotiated and includes:
  • hotel: room and breakfast
  • taxes & services charges
  • transportation from and back to airport
  • transportation to and back for event
  • boat rental
  • lunch boxe on board
  • bate for the fishing

Rules according to Arab Angling Confederation:

  • All teams must be composed of 4 people
  • Within the two teams per country it should include one trolling and one line
  • Comments during the event will be presented to the leader of the team within an hour of the fish weighing and measurements
  • The Head of the team then presents those points to the Head Judge
  • Respecting the time of departure is mandatory and at the responsibility of the participants
  • Return time of the boats must be respected and is the responsibility of the participants
  • Forbidden to fish Sharks
  • Fishing Line maximum 50
  • Non compliance with the rules of the briefing will result in disqualification

What to bring with you:

– hats
– sunglasses
fishing gear
Registration click here or write to Lebanonwaterfestival@gmail.com  

Event Name

Name

Family Name

that I am above 18 years of age

Date of Birth

Nationality

Blood type

Mobile number

Emergency contact name

Emergency phone number

Email - Please use a valid email to receive registration confirmation and payment details

Names of all other 4 members of the team

Name of your health insurance

Policy Number

that I own a boat

- What is the brand and model of your boat?

that I have a boat license
email your license to lebanonwaterfestival@gmail.com

- Are you the boat driver?

- Do you have your fishing gear?

- Have you participated in previous sport fishing competitions?

I confirm that payment for the competition will be made prior to the event at:

- Are you are arriving from outside Lebanon?

- From which city will you be arriving?

- What is your approximate date of arrival?

that I have read all the material and the rules and regulations mentioned above.

that Lebanon Water Festival Organization do not bear any liability in case of accident. I confirm that I have a valid medical insurance and that safety measures are to be respected at all times.