PRESENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SPORT FISHING CONFEDERATION - CIPS
The International Sport Fishing Confederation (CIPS) was born on 22nd February, 1952 in Rome with the signature of the official papers and the drawing up of the statutes in the Honour Room of the Italian National Olympic Commettee (C.O.N.I.).
The International Sport Fishing Confederation is an Organization of universal nature which has the goal to promote, coordinate and improve all the activities in touch with the fishing from a sporting point of view.
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CALENDAR OF CHAMPIONSHIPS 2023
The International Calendar of the World and Regional Sports Fishing Championships at the moment can be only provisional. To the extent of the development some World Championships planned for 2023 should have been postponed, organized by another federation or transferred to other venues.
CIPS - World and zones championships calendar 2023: >>>
FIPSed Sports calendar 2023: >>>
FIPS-Mer International Calendar 2023: >>>
FIPS-Mouche Championships 2023: >>>
THE RESULTS 2022
In Lithuania in the Rekyva Lake, the Lithuania won the first World Championship in 2022 followed by Belarus and Ukraine. Aliaksei Yudzenkou, of the Belarus team, is the individual world champion.
FIPSed - World Championships in fresh water 2022
FIPS-Mer_World Champioships 2022
FIPS-Mouche_World Champioships 2022
PROTOCOL COVID OF THE CIPS
The CIPS, in collaboration with its three International Federations: Freshwater, Sea and Fly angling, has prepared the protocol of the organizations and the course of all the championships that are planned in the calendar of the championships.
The CIPS Protocol contains the provisions for the protection of athletes, captains, delegates, guests and obviously the health of the staff who in various ways will be present at the championships. This Protocol extends the existing versions of the competition rules of the three major disciplines: freshwater, sea and fly and must be applied to all sports fishing championships organized during the year 2021 by all three international federations belonging to the CIPS.
The Protocol extends the existing version of the competition rules and changes to the rules of the International Federation and must be applied at a minimum or as an extension to the existing national, local or regional safety rules of the host country which shall take precedence.
See the Protocol CIPS here:>>>
See the Self Declaration for the competitors must been signed by all participating at the CIPS-FIPS championships here:>>>
CHARTER ON ENVIRONMENT OF THE CIPS
One of the most important priorities of sports fishing is the respect and the protection of the nature, the environment and the beings living in fresh waters and seas; the biodiversity, the sustainability. To affirm and confirm these efforts, the Presidium of the CIPS with its decision of 10 April 2021 has adopted and publishes the Charter of the International Confederation of Sports Fishing on the Environment
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ATHLETES CHARTER OF THE CIPS
In order to promote respect for the rights and responsibilities of athletes in sport fishing, the CIPS Athletes' Commission drew up the Athletes Charter, which the Presidium approved on its meeting on 10 April 2021.
See the Athletes Charter of the CIPS here:>>>
THE CIPS FOR THE PROTECTION OF AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT
The 42d Congress of the CIPS in Comano Terme unanimously approved the suggestion of the Presidium to organize the CIPS World Day for the Protection of Aquatic Environment each year.
After this decision a letter was adressed to the national federations of the CIPS which underlined that the CIPS intention to come up to the expectations by setting up a successful day, rich in happenings and initiatives that can give proof of the angler’s good faith in the goal of preserving a clean environment. In this aim, for this first edition, CIPS has decided to join the Environment Day, on June 5th, which will mark its 50th edition in 2022 since the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, held in Stockholm in 1972. The World Environment Day 2022 will be held under the theme Only One Earth, highlighting the need to live sustainably in harmony with nature by bringing transformative changes - through policies and our choices - towards cleaner, greener lifestyles.
The letter invited all Member Federations of the CIPS to give raise to any possible activities to be realized at national level and that fall within this sphere of action to be realized on June 5th 2022.
To find out sources and ideals in this purpose, we invite you to visit the Practical Guide of the 2022 Environment Day website : >>>
The 43rd CONGRESS of the International Sport Fishing Confederation - CIPS
The 43rd Congress of the International Confederation of Sport Fishing - CIPS - has taken place in Acapulco (Mexico) from 12 to 14 May 2022.
The opening ceremony of the Congress has taken place on Thursday 12 May. On Thursday and Friday the Assemblies of the three FIPS - freshwater, sea and fly - have been organized. And finally on Saturday 14 May the ordinary session of the CIPS Congress has taken place.
See the program and the brochure of the Congress here: >>>
SPORT FISHING DISCIPLINES PRACTISED