BRITISH FISH CRAFT CHAMPIONSHIPS
The British Fish Craft Championships – The 67th Annual British Fish Craft Championships® will be held in Cardiff Bay; on August Bank Holiday weekend – Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th, with competition day starting at 9am on the Sunday, with demonstrations and much more over the two days!
The event, organised by the National Federation of Fishmongers will showcase the best of the UK’s fish craftsmen, demonstrating their skills in a range of exciting competitions throughout the day.
The championships are open to anyone in the fish, poultry or game trade to test the skills that are necessary to prepare fish and poultry ready for the consumer – skills that are normally provided as part of the fishmongers service to the end consumer.
The judges are all experienced fishmongers from various parts of the country and while taking into account regional variations, they will award points for performance, presentation, hygiene and general appearance.
The competitors must adhere to a dress code and abide by current food hygiene regulations and all tasks must be completed in strict order.
Although all the competitions are stand alone, to compete and be eligible for the title of British Fish Craft Champion 2019, the competitors must enter 5 out of the 8 competitions (A-H)
A. The Shellfish Association of Great Britain Shellfish Competition
B. The MOWI Scotland Salmon Championship
C. The Dawnfresh Seafood Trout Championship
D. The Sterling White Halibut Championship
E. The M & J Seafood MSC Championship
F. The Direct Seafoods Fish of the Sea Championship
G. The Stolt Sea Farm Championship
H. The Fresco Fisheries Exotic Fish Championship
The NFF Fish Craft Champion will be awarded to the competitor who scores the most points on the day and will be awarded the NFF British Fish Craft Trophy (sponsored by Seafish).
The full lists of competitions and the tasks associated with each of the competitions can be found on the federations website by clicking this link: https://www.fishmongers.info/craft/Brochure2019.pdf