Spey O Rama 2007 Rules - Spey Pages
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 01-22-2007, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
chrome-magnon man
 
Dana's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: west coast steelhead/salmon, BC/Alberta trout
Posts: 5,375
Spey O Rama 2007 Rules

Spey-O-Rama

Jimmy Green
Casting Competition


Equipment
Rod: Must be model that is or has been available for sale to the general public
15’1” maximum length
Line: Floating synthetic line, either full line or shooting head. No restrictions on running line.
Leader: 9 foot minimum, 15 foot maximum.
Fly: Will be supplied

Required casts
Casters can use whatever cast they choose in four situations:

Line from the right – over right shoulder and over left shoulder
Line from the left – over right shoulder and over left shoulder

Casting rules
Change of direction will be set by markers at about 40 degrees (same as 2006)
Caster will be in water – about 3 feet deep
There will be a barrier 33 feet behind the caster. No penalty for hitting it, but it will
affect the cast
Fly must anchor in front of caster
If Perry Poke used, only one “dump” allowed per cast and fly may not leave water on “dump”.
Once a cast is begun, it counts as a scoring cast.
An inadvertent “extra” cast in a required category will not be counted against the caster’s
allowed casts in any other category, but will use the caster’s time.

The Competition
Qualifying will be held on Saturday morning with top 10 casters going to finals on
Sunday morning

Qualifying •3 casts each for the 4 required casts. Total score is total of best distances
for each of the 4 required casts.
•Time limit is 6 min. with 2 min. warmup
Finals •3 casts each for the 4 required casts. Total score is total of best distances
for each of the 4 required casts.
•Time limit is 6 min. with 2 min. warmup
•Casting order by random draw

Friday practice time (20 min) at official casting station can be reserved by signup.


Tie-breakers

In the event of a tie for any place, the tie will broken by totaling each competitor’s second best casts in each of the four categories.



Notes to 2007 Spey O Rama Rules

There are only three fairly small changes to the rules from 2006 to 2007.

1. Qualifying

Competitors will have three casts in each or the four categories, rather than the two they were allowed in 2006

2. Back barrier

The back barrier will be approximately 33 feet behind the caster. The most significant change is that the barrier will be continuous, more substantial and denser, so likely to kill any cast that hits it. This will make a Perry Poke with a long headed line impractical or at least risky.

3. Tie breakers

In case of a tie for first place (or any other place) it will be broken by taking each competitor’s total of his/her second best casts in each of the four categories.


Women's Division

The Women's Division will have the same rules as the Men's Division, with one exception:

The casting station for women will be at the 50 foot mark in the pool, 20 feet farther forward than the casting station for men.
We will have separate markers for line placement to start the casts, so the angle change will be exactly the same as for men.


Note: The purpose and effect of this one rule difference is to make the water shallower (6-7") to compensate for the differences in height between men and women.

The more women competitors the better. Sign up for this fun competition!!



Dana is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Spey Pages forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Linear Mode Linear Mode
Rate This Thread:



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Spey-O-Rama 2007 kush Claves and Other Gatherings 43 04-13-2007 09:39 PM
Spey-o-rama 2007 Gunner Claves and Other Gatherings 0 10-28-2006 05:22 PM
Spey-O-Rama Competition Rules Dana Claves and Other Gatherings 8 05-02-2006 11:09 AM
Spey-O-Rama Competition Rules POLL juro Claves and Other Gatherings 22 05-17-2005 06:21 AM
Spey-o-rama: Game Rules For Competition donnao Claves and Other Gatherings 11 03-03-2004 10:31 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome