AT & CRT Canal Pairs Championship

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Open to competitors aged 16 and above on the day of the match.

Entry fee is £40.00 per pair per qualifier.

Optional £15.00 pools payment per competitor payable on the day of the qualifier/s.

Prize money for the winning pair from each qualifier is payable from entry fees (£4.00 per competing pair paid out to the winning pair on each qualifier heat).

To take part in the final you must be a member of the Angling Trust. Join the Angling Trust here. The results of the Pairs Championship will be determined on a points system.

The structure for qualifying pairs for 2022 is as below:
Numbers are based on pairs fishing on the day of the match
less than 8 pairs – qualifier cancelled
8-10 pairs – 2 pairs qualify
11-15 pairs – 3 pairs qualify
16-20 pairs – 4 pairs qualify
21-25 pairs – 5 pairs qualify
26-30 pairs – 6 pairs qualify
31-35 pairs – 7 pairs qualify
36-40 pairs – 8 pairs qualify
41-45 pairs – 9 pairs qualify
46-50 pairs – 10 pairs qualify
51 plus pairs – 11 pairs qualify maximum regardless of numbers of pairs competing
11 pairs maximum to qualify

  • Minimum qualifying heat size of 8 pairs
  • Maximum entry 50 pairs unless stated

Qualifying heats 2022:


8th         Lancaster Canal

15th       Bridgewater & Taunton Canal

15th       Moira Canal

28th       Erewash Canal

29th       Droitwich Canal

29th       Shropshire Union Canal, Soudley 1

29th       Stainforth & Keadby Canal

29th       Ireland Grand Canal

29th       North Stratford Canal


4th         Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal, Pontypool

19th       Coventry Canal

25th       Shropshire Union Canal, Shebdon


2nd        Kennet & Avon Canal, Pewsey

10th       Trent & Mersey Canal, Middlewich

17th       Shropshire Union Canal, Pendeford

24th       Grand Union Canal, Northampton

24th       Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Maghull


6th         Leeds & Liverpool Canal 1

21st        Shropshire Union, Soudley 2

21st        Gloucester & Sharpness Canal


11th       Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

18th       Grand Union Canal, Loughborough

18th       Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Saltaire

25th       Leeds & Liverpool Canal 2


1st          Llangollen Canal, Fenns Bank

1st          Grand Union Canal, Foxton

Please note: these dates may be subject to change.

Final to be held on Saturday 15th October 2022 on Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Please note: In accordance with local rules Bloodworm & Joker will not be allowed in the Final.


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