Hft Charity Carp Open Pairs

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Hft's Charity Carp Open Pairs Match

12th-13th August, Upper Tamar Lake (EX23 9SB)

Registrations from 10am for 1pm start

Thanks to the generous support of Pallatrax (www.pallatrax.co.uk) and the South West Lakes Trust (www.swlakesfishing.co.uk), Hft is pleased to bring you its very first charity Carp Open Pairs match, taking place at the magnificent Upper Tamar Lake complex on the 12th and 13th August 2017.

This is a 26-hour doubles match with some amazing angling and tackle/bait prizes up for grabs including:

Prizes for the most combined weight (per pair): 1st place - £500 of mixed Pallatrax prizes, 2nd place - £300 of mixed Pallatrax prizes, 3rd place - 2 season tickets for Upper Tamar Lake (worth £370).

Prize for the individual with the most sponsorship: Season ticket for Upper Tamar Lake (worth £185).

Prize for the biggest fish: Set of Saenger alarms

Prize for the smallest fish: £100 of mixed Saenger prizes

Registration costs £96.09 per pair (£90 + £6.09 eventbrite booking fee) and spaces are limited with national advertising so please book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Registration includes Pallatrax goody bag (worth £20) for every entrant, professional marshalling, free after-match BBQ, and access to the amazing facilities at Upper Tamar Lake (including safe and secure parking, toilets, showers, on site cafe, camp site and much more). We will also send you information and guidance on how to raise sponsorship so you can have a chance of winning a season ticket to fish at Upper Tamar Lake.

This is a charity match with all proceeds and sponsorship going towards Chy Keres, Hft's specialist short-break and respite care centre in Tregadillet which supports more than 50 adults with learning disabilities and their families.

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Venue address: Upper Tamar Lake, Near Kilkhampton, Cornwall, EX23 9SB

Registrations from 10am on Saturday 12th August for 1pm start. Please allow enough time to register and get to your pegs.

Match finishes at 3pm on Sunday 13th August with a prize giving and BBQ at around 5pm.

About our sponsors

Upper Tamar Lake / South West Lakes Trust

Upper Tamar Lake is part of the South West Lakes Trust which is an award-winning charity who provide public access, conservation and recreation on all the reservoirs within the region. Upper Tamar was built in 1977 primarily as a water supply reservoir but has flourished as a coarse fishery since the mid 1990’s. There are carp to 40lbs, Bream to 10lbs, Perch to 5lbs, Roach to 3lbs, Rudd to 2lbs and Eels over 5lbs. over 300 carp to 23lbs have been stocked into Upper Tamar recently with a further 100 fish over 20lbs being stocked within the next three years. The excellent fishery is backed up by superb facilities including showers, café, camping field, childrens play area and safe parking. For more information please visit our websites www.swlakesfishing.co.uk or www.swlakestrust.org.uk


Do I have to book in advance? Yes. Bookings must be made online or over the phone by Wednesday 9th August*. Due to a limited number of pegs being available we suggest you book early to avoid disaapointment. For phone bookings please call: 0117 906 1767.

*Any bookings made on or after the 9th must go through Melissa, the event organiser. She can be contacted on 07476294749.

Do I have to raise sponsorship money? The event aims to raise as much money as possible to support Hft's work at Chy Keres short-stay and respite centre so we actively encourage entrants to raise sponsorship. You can be sure that the money you raise in sponsorship will go directly to help people with learning disabilities at Chy Keres, enabling them live the lives they really choose and giving parents a well-earned break from their caring responsibilities. We have suggested a sponsorship target of £25 per entrant, and will offer plenty of ideas to help you reach this target. However, we do understand that it may not always be possible to raise sponsorship and, if you prefer, you can simply make a donation when you buy your tickets.

A prize will be awarded to the individual that raises the most sponsorship (closing date two weeks from the date of the event).

Will I need any special equipment? Yes. Participants are expected to bring anything they might need for the 26-hours of the competition. Refreshments will be available from the Upper Tamar Lake cafe during opening hours and a free BBQ will be provided at the end of the match on Sunday afternoon. Pallatrax tackle and bait is also available from the cafe shop and you will receive a complementary Pallatrax goody bag (worth £20) on Saturday morning when you register.

What are my parking options for the event? There is safe and secure parking available on site. You are expected to make your own way to/from the site. The postcode for Upper Tamar Lake is: EX23 9SB.

What can I bring into the event? Upper Tamar Lake is a family and dog friendly fishery so please feel free to bring your four-legged friends and family members along.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? For the ticket hotline and any general questions please call: 0117 906 1767. For any bookings made on or after the 9th August, or any more specific questions about the event, please call Melissa: 07476294749.

What's the refund policy? As this is a charity event, we regret that we cannot issue refunds. If the event is cancelled for any reason, full refunds will be issued to all ticket holders.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No. Just visit the registration desk with your partner and we'll book you in.

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