Evesham Angling Festival
Evesham Angling Festival is an elite river competition fished over the August Bank Holiday each year. It remains the UK’s premier river fishing competition, celebrating its 44th year in 2022.
The 2022 festival features; The Wychavon Championship and Pairs Contest (Saturday 27th August), The Evesham Championship (Sunday 28th August) and The Avon Teams Championships (Monday 29th August).
All festival competitors qualify for their place at this prestigious event through a year-long series of qualifying matches.
These qualifying matches can be booked here.
The Avon Teams Championship Qualifiers on Sunday 3rd & 31st July 2022 (16 teams of 5) can be booked directly with the match organiser, Mrs Diana Raphael, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (£150 per team)
The festival takes place on the Warwickshire Avon at Evesham, with qualifiers fished along the festival stretch.
The draw for qualifier matches takes place at: Hampton Ferry, Boat Lane, Evesham, WR11 4BP at 10am (Please register by 9.30am on the day)
Overall prize money for this prestigious event exceeded £50,000 in 2021. With £23,350 paid out over the festival weekend.
Within the calendar of qualifying matches are two ‘High-Flyer’ matches, with a ticket price of £50.00 (this match is limited to 50 pegs), and a Veterans Qualifier match for those aged over 60. The final open qualifying match of the series will be our ‘Super Sunday’ match, with the last chance to qualify for this year’s festival and all remaining qualifying places up for grabs!
The Festival itself is based at The Crown Meadow, Evesham with a free to enter Anglers Tented Village, Craft Faye, Fairground rides and Beer Tent.
The prize-giving for each match takes place in the Beer Tent at the end of each day.
Sincere thanks to our sponsors:
and Manor Angling Ltd: www.manor-angling-ltd.myshopify.com