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EVENT DETAILS
 

GARMIN FLW RSA Championship

Msinsi Albert Falls - Kwa-Zulu Natal

6 - 8 August 2021

Presented by SA BASS

IMPORTANT DATES
FLW /MLF membership: to be paid before FRIDAY – 30 July
Championship entries close:  FRIDAY – 30 July
Cut off starts: from sunset on SUNDAY – 01 August
Unofficial practice day: THURSDAY – 05 August @ 06:00 - 17:00
Registration: THURSDAY – 05 August @ 17:00
Day-one: FRIDAY – 06 August
Day-two: SATURDAY – 07 August
Day-three: SUNDAY – 08 August
Prize giving: SUNDAY – 08 August
*Organisers reserve the right to change the programme of events

HOST
Msinsi Albert Falls Dam
P65 Cramond, Pietermaritzburg, 3220
GPS Co-ordinates of Event Venue:  29º26′01″ / 530º25′27”
Phone: 031.765.7724
Website: https://msinsi.co.za/albert-falls/


REGISTRATION
Msinsi Albert Falls Dam
P65 Cramond, Pietermaritzburg, 3220
GPS Co-ordinates of Event Venue:  29º26′01″ / 530º25′27”
Phone: 031.765.7724
Website: https://msinsi.co.za/albert-falls/


HOUSING
Msinsi Albert Falls Dam
P65 Cramond, Pietermaritzburg, 3220
GPS Co-ordinates of Event Venue:  29º26′01″ / 530º25′27”
Phone: 031.765.7724
Website: https://msinsi.co.za/albert-falls/


Take Off & Weigh-In
Msinsi Albert Falls Dam
P65 Cramond, Pietermaritzburg, 3220
GPS Co-ordinates of Event Venue:  29º26′01″ / 530º25′27”
Phone: 031.765.7724
Website: https://msinsi.co.za/albert-falls/

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

                  Flight       Start       Tag board closes
Day-01         1             07:00 – 15:00
                    2             07:05 – 15:30
                    3             07:10 – 16:00

Day-02       2              06:30 – 15:00
                    3             06:35 – 15:30
                    1              06:40 – 16:00


Day-03       3               06:30 – 13:00
                    1               06:35 – 13:30
                   2               06:40 – 14:00


Off Limits and Additional Info

Official RSA National Championship Rules

OFF LIMITS AREAS:
The dam wall area is off limits and the mount of the dam is an idling area as it is a bird sanctuary.

 

BOAT & FISHING PERMITS:
All waters of Msinsi Resorts & Game Reserves require a boat and fishing permits that can be obtained from any Msinsi Resorts & Game Reserve office. (Skipper will be asked to present a copy of their valid skippers licenses and certificate of fitness for their boats (COF)).


Boat permits
Day: R100.00/boat
Annual: R606.00/boat

Fishing permits
Day: R53.00/permit
Annual: R215.00/permit

FISH LIMITS:
Catch limit: 5 per day, per team;
Size limit: 300mm on all bass

COVID-19 GUIDELINES
This event will operate in accordance with all government guidelines as set out in the Disaster Management Act, 2002 in the prevention of the Corona virus. Click here for our basic COVID-19 tournament guidelines.
For detailed information, visit the Government of South Africa’s COVID-19 Regulations.

 

TOURNAMENT PRIZES
-First place*: Bragging rights + FLW International colours + trophies + two skipper slots at MLF Toyota Series (International) Championship, USA


-Second place*: FLW International colours + trophies + two co-angler slots at MLF Toyota Series (International) Championship, USA


-Third to fifth place: Prize money + FLW National colours + trophies
Note: All prize money is based on the number of entries.
 

-Team of the Year: Trophies + FLW Regional Colours
The top three teams in each region (six anglers), if there are at least ten teams on the regional log, will qualify for FLW Regional Colours; and will compete during the FLW RSA National Championship for the “Team-of-the-Year” award. If there are less than ten teams on the regional log then only the top (one) team qualify.

-Heaviest fish (day 1, 2 & 3): Prize money

-International Friendship Tournament:
SA BASS, Cast-for-Cash® and FLW South Africa are committed to develop the sport of bass angling in South Africa and encourage female and junior anglers to participate. Apart from the FLW Series Championship slots that they can win;
a. the top female angler with the highest final score at the FLW RSA National Championship in 2021 will qualify, and
b. the top junior angler with the highest final score at the FLW RSA National Championship in 2021 will qualify, along with their regular fishing partners, to compete at the FLW International Friendship Tournament during the MLF Toyota Series (International) Championship in the USA.
"Junior" is any person irrespective of gender who is 18 or younger on the first day of the FLW RSA National Championship.
 

Victron Energy SA sponsors one FLW Lady angler’s return ticket to compete in the International Friendship Tournament at MLF Toyota Series (International) Championship, USA.

*The sponsored slots to compete in the USA include return air tickets from Johannesburg International airport, accommodation during the championship and skippers will be provided with boats during the championship. (Co-anglers will be randomly partnered with US-pro anglers during the championship.)