The Angling Trust is looking for talented coarse anglers who would like to apply for the England under 20s youth assessment trial.

The 33rd FIPSed U20s Youth World Championships are due to be staged on the El Vicario Reservoir, near Ciudad Real, Spain from 10th – 11th August 2019 and a team is required to represent the Angling Trust and team sponsors, Sensas for the under 20s.

The main species on this World Championship venue next year will be catfish, carrassio and carp with 25-30 kilos expected to win most sections.

This year saw England’s Sensas U20’s team just missing out on a podium place to finish in fourth position on the Cavo Lama Canal in Italy.

Where and when
The Angling Trust Sensas Team England youth assessment trial for the under 20s will take place at Larford Lakes, near Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire on Saturday 6th April 2019.

Applicants must be under 20 years of age on 31st December 2018 to apply.
Applicants who are invited along must impress the Angling Trust Sensas U20s England Manager, Steve Sanders who will be looking for talented anglers who have the ability to fish under pressure and to international rules. Rules are available on the FIPSed website at

How to apply
Anyone wishing to apply for the assessment trial must complete an England youth assessment trial form by contacting Sandra Johnson, at the Angling Trust. Email:, or telephone: 0115 822 4519. It is also a requirement that each angler is also an individual member of the Angling Trust.

Completed forms must be returned by no later than 28th February 2019.
Application forms will be automatically sent to anyone who applied for the assessment trial last year and are still in the age category to apply.