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2011 04 casting2 lightThe sport of Casting is derrived from sport fishing. Competitors often use the same equipment when they dry cast as when they fish.

The origin of Casting can be traced to England and the United States during the second half of the 19th century. The first modern-day type tournament was organized in the outskirts of London in 1881.

The sport spread fairly quickly around the world, with many local variations developing in diferent countries. It wasn't until 1955, when 14 National Associations came together and founded the ICF (now ICSF), this body set the International standards for the sport. The first ICF World Casting Championship was held two years later in Germany.

For a long time all casting was done on water, but in the 1970s the practise of the sport moved from water ponds to sporting grounds and since then the World Championships are regularly. Since 1981 Casting Sport is also represented at the International World Games, which are held every four years.

You find films about castingsport in YouTube on this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/Castingsport 


Fly Accuracy
The objective is to hit five targets as many times as possible during the time limit. The discipline
is made up by one dry round and one wet round.

Fly Distance Single Handed
The objective is to fly cast as long as possible during the time limit.

Spinning Accuracy Arenberg Target
An Arenberg target is used, wich consists of five concentric rings printed on a cloth or piece of
plastic on the ground. The Caster throws a total of 10 casts with four different specified
techniques, trying to hit the target.

Spinning Accuracy
The Casters gets a total of 20 attempts to hit five different targets.

Spinning Distance Single handed
The caster gets three attempts to deliver the longest cast possible.

Fly Distance Double handed
Similar to Fly Distance Single handed. This discipline is only competed in the men's division.

Spinning Distance Double handed
Similar to Spinning Distance Single handed. This discipline is only competed in the men's division.

Multiplier Accuracy
Similar to Spinning Accuray but with different equipment. This discipline is not competed in the
boy's and girl's divisions.

Multiplier Distance Double Handed
Similar to Spinning Distance Double Handed but with different equipment. This discipline is not
competed in the boy's and girl's divisions.


Athlete of the Year 2018

Congratulations to Kateřina Marková (CZE) for the award Athlete of the Year 2018.
To get to the article, click here.


World Championship 2019

Youth World Championship 2019
Grächen / St. Niklaus, Switzerland
Invitation (pdf)
Application (pdf)

Veteran World Championship 2019
Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic

Advertisement and Application (pdf)

World Championship 2019
Hluboká nad Vltavou, Czech Republic

Invitation (pdf)
Application (pdf)


Information for congress and general assembly

ICSF Congress 2019
Invitation and Application (pdf)


World Cups 2019

World Cup
Rules World Cup 2019 /
Regeln Weltpokal 2019

Rule changes
(April 18, 2019)

World Cup Ranking
(April 18, 2019)

Junior World Cup venues 2019

Junior World Cup (July 6, 2019) - Vienna, Austria
Invitation (pdf)

Junior World Cup and Slovak Open (July 12 - 14, 2019) - Nové Zámky, Slovakia
Invitation (pdf)

1st World Cup 2019 (April 13, 2019) Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn Indoor Cup 2019
Tallinn (Estonia) - (April 13, 2019)
Results (pdf) 

2nd World Cup 2019 (June 01, 2019) Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo (Japan)  - (June 01, 2019)
Advertisement and Application (pdf)

3rd World Cup 2019 Oslo, Norway  - canceled
Cancellation (pdf)

4th World Cup 2019 (June 28 - 30, 2019) České Budějovice, Czech Republic
České Budějovice (Czech Republic)  - (June 28 - 30, 2019)
Invitation (pdf)

5th World Cup 2019 (August 02 - 04 2019) Tolmin, Slovenija
Tolmin (Slovenija) - (August 02 - 04 2019)
Invitation and Application (pdf)

World Cup Finals 2019 (September 14, 2019) Szamotuly, Polen
Szamotuly (Polen) - (September 14, 2019)
Invitation (pdf)


ICSF Calendar 2019

ICSF Calendar 2019 
(updated January 06, 2019) 

ICSF Competitions draft 2018-2021 
(updated March 03, 2019) 

Flycasting Calendar 2019
(March 04, 2019) 



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