a. Rod Categories:
i. Standard class: Maximum length is 15 feet, and blank must be from recognized manufacturer.
ii. Unlimited class 18feet. Blank must be from recognized manufacturer
b. Line Classes
i. Floating lines
1. AFTA Standards Long belly 70 ft. or longer
2. AFTA Shooting heads 50 ft.
c. Leader length
i. Long belly minimum nine (9) ft. - maximum fifteen (15) ft.
ii. Short belly maximum 30 ft. shoot head
d. Fly - visible yarn.
e. Time limits
i. Long belly - 5 Minutes for each shoulder
ii. Shooting heads - 8 Minutes for each shoulder
II. Casts: Participants choice
III. Basic Guidelines
a. Fly must anchor in front of caster.
b. Line and fly must turn over
c. Competitors will cast standing in the water.
d. Back cast will be limited to 40 ft. barrier
e. All casts will be made facing the target.
f. Competition with be held Sunday with qualifying rounds on Friday and Saturday
g. Qualification Rounds
i. Qualification rounds will be held on Friday and Saturday afternoons.
ii. During qualifying rounds each competitor will make 3 casts from each shoulder. The competitor may use a cross body cast.
iii. Scoring will be the average of the six casts.
iv. Top ten competitors will continue to the final round
g. Final Round
Been working on these rules I hope that they are not to confusing.
Let me know if you are having trouble with them.
Preparations are under way for the Fair and working on a list of exhibitors and those who want to present casting demonstration