2017 Nominations (SADSAA and Protea)

To all Nomads members

Please see the below call for nominations. If you qualify, please get your nominations to the secretary of Nomads before 28 March so we can get them to Lynette Adams by 1st April 2017.

Kind regards
Mark Cockcroft
Chairman

2017 Bottom Fish Nationals

Nominations are hereby called for:

  • a three person team,
  • a three person Masters team and
  • a three person under 19 team ,

all to represent SADSAA at the 2017 Bottom Fish Nationals to be held at Durban Ski Boat Club between the 4th August and 10thAugust 2017.

This will be a 10kg tournament and will be fished on a full release basis on the assumption that the international FIPS-M representative will be in attendance. In the event of him not attending the tournament will be fished on normal SADSAA rules.

The entrance fee is R8,500 per team and includes evening suppers, but excludes boat fuel and accommodation

58thannual Hawaiian International billfish tournament in Kona, Hawaii

Nominations are hereby called for:

  • a four person team

to represent South Africa ( Protea colours) to participate in the 58thannual Hawaiian International billfish tournament to be held between the 9th and 17th September 2017 in Kona, Hawaii.

This is 24/37kg tournament and is fished for billfish only.

We have not received the full detail of the tournament to date but we estimate that the entry fee will be approximately US$3,000 per angler which excludes accommodation and airfares.

FIPs-M World big game trolling championship 2017 to be held at the Algarve, Portugal

Nominations are hereby called for:

  • a four person team

to represent South Africa (Protea colours) at the FIPs-M World big game trolling championship 2017 to be held at the Algarve, Portugal between 16th and 23rd September 2017.

Whilst the line class is not specified at the moment it is expected to be 24kg or possibly 37kg and the target species are billfish and game fish.

The full detail of the tournament can be viewed by going to the FIPs-M website, page down to tournaments, page down to big Game championships.

The entry fee is Euro 5,000 per team, which excludes accommodation and airfares.

64th San Juan international billfish tournament to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Nominations are hereby called for:

  • a three person team

to represent South Africa (Protea colours) at the 64th San Juan international billfish tournament to be held in San Juan Puerto Rico between 25th September and 1st October 2017.

This is a 24/37kg tournament and is fished for billfish only.

We have not received the full detail of the tournament to date but we estimate that the entry fee will be approximately US$2,500 per angler which excludes accommodation and airfares.

Nominations must be received by the convenor of selectors Mr Barry Turk by not later than 8th April 2017.

R A Pratt
SADSAA Tournaments Officer.

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