Cofton Cup Fishing Competition

Do you have what it takes to land the top prize and get your name on the prestigious Cofton Cup. Following on from the success of last years Cofton Cup III and Cofton Cup IV this year will see two more instalments of the fantastic Cofton Cup Fishing Competition, editions V & VI

Cofton Cup V will take place from 10th May 2020 to the 15th of May 2020

Cofton Cup VI will take place from 13th September 2020 to the 18th September 2020

Each Festival will have over £1000 in prize money on offer. The winner will get their name etched on the cup and pick up a cool £500 in prize money. 2nd place receives £250, 3rd place £150. Winner of the B Final (the plate)will pick up £125, 2nd,£75 and 3rd £50. The capture of the biggest individual fish of the festival wins £50.

Entry to the Cofton Cup is only open to guests staying at the park and a £30 entry fee will need to be paid with your booking. Places are limited to 40 anglers per festival. Each festival consists of 3 qualifying heats, each with a maximum capacity of 14 anglers. The draw for the qualifiers takes place on the Sunday at the beginning of each festival. Entry is subject to availability with your Holiday booking. The top 5 anglers by weight in each qualifier go through to make a 15 peg final. All non qualifying anglers will go through to contest the plate final held on the Friday at the end of the week. Every angler will fish twice. All matches including finals are 5 hours on their given day. A prize giving presentation will be held in The Warren Retreat on the Friday evening of each festival.

Cofton Cup day by day:

  • Sunday : Draw for qualifying rounds. Rules and Forms.
  • Monday : Qualifier 1
  • Tuesday :Qualifier 2
  • Wednesday : Qualifier 3
  • Thursday : Grand Final
  • Friday : Plate Final. Presentation Ceremony and a jolly good time! 

 Please read full terms and conditions before booking.

Terms and Conditions

  • The Cofton cup is a 6 day event and only open to guests staying on the park for the duration of the competition. Your booking number will be required for entry to the competition.
  • £30.00 entry fee per angler per festival.
  • A valid Cofton fishing permit is required for each day fished including finals
  • Anglers can only enter one qualifier per festival
  • Entry fee to be paid on booking.
  • The competition is for over 18’s only.
  • Each festival consists of 3 qualifiers a B final and The final
  • The top 5 by weight from each qualifier will go through to the final.
  • All non qualifying anglers will contest the Plate Final.
  • Draw for qualifiers will take place on Sunday all competitors to attend.
  • Qualifying matches will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Finals will take place on Thursday and Friday
  • All matches will be fished 14:00 to 19:00 with the draw taking place at 12:30.
  • A prize giving presentation will take place on Friday in The Warren Retreat at 21:00
  • Competitors can use their own keep nets or nets can be supplied
  • All entrants agree to adhere to the Cofton match rules