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Local Competition Rules for USFA – Sydney Metro Zone

Adopted 12/1/09………
Revised ……………

  1. These rules are to read in conjunction with the current USFA competition rules.

 

  1. Dates of Alliman Shields Competition

a) The first Sunday of every month of the year, except January, Mother’s Day, long weekends and major championships. Dates for the upcoming year are to be notified three (3) months prior to commencement.  The year commences 1st January and completes 31st  Where agreed, Allimans may be held in conjunction with major metro controlled events.

b) A notified date shall not include any date which has been allocated to another championship event except as in (a) above. It shall also not include any date which has been previously notified by any club as a veto date.  Veto date must be notified to committee at least four (4) months prior to the upcoming competition year.

c) Alliman Shields must be held on the notified scheduled dates.

d) Allimans will start and finish at the following times

  • January, February, March, April, May, June - 8am till 1.15pm
  • July, August, September, October, November, December –  8am till 1.15pm

These times may vary only where an Alliman is conducted in conjunction with a major Metro controlled competition normally 8am till 2pm or as otherwise notified at the venue.


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2016 USFA Executive Committee

Underwater Skindivers & Fisherman's Association office bearers:

Office Person
President Peter Saunders
Vice President Peter Walsh
Secretary Peter Walsh
Assistant Secretary Nic Williams/Mel Brown
Treasurer Kevin Saw
Assistant Treasurer Lee Dalli
Membership Officer Lee Dalli
Accreditation, Insurance & Strategic Officer Peter Walsh
Sports Secretary Peter Walsh
Events Coordinator Alby Cooke
Webmaster & Social Media Sam Krywulycz
   
Fundraising Officer Jason Montes De Oca
Grants Coordinator Vacant 
Online Solutions Officer Nigel Sirisomphone
Historical Officer Mel Brown
Strategic Planning Officer Peter Walsh
Public Officer Peter Walsh
Public Affairs Officer Peter Saunders
Safety & Education Officer Simon Trippe
Recognised Training Officer Simon Trippe
Spearfishing Records Officer Hayden Montgomery
Data & Research Officer Vacant
Endangered Species Officer Matthew Poulton
Environment Officer Vacant
Marine Advisory Councils Officer Oliver Wady
Marine Parks Liaison (Far North - Coffs) Ray Powell
Marine Parks Liaison (Far North - Byron Bay) Ray Powell
Marine Parks Liaison (North) Dallas Davies
Marine Parks Liaison (Central) Matthew Pulton
Marine Parks Liaison (South - Jervis Bay) Oliver Wady
Marine Parks Liaison (South - Batemans Bay) Ric Cumming
Members Liaison Vacant
Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) Representative Matthew Poulton

2015 USFA Executive Committee

Underwater Skindivers & Fisherman's Association Inc. office bearers:

Office Person
President Peter Saunders
Vice President Peter Walsh
Secretary Nic Williams
Assistant Secretary Vacant
Treasurer Kevin Saw
Assistant Treasurer Lee Dalli
Membership Officer Lee Dalli
Accreditation Peter Walsh
Sports Secretary Paul Marsh
Events Coordinator Alby Cooke
Webmaster & Social Media Sam Krywulycz
Magazine Officer Lee Dalli, Gordon Black
Fundraising Officer Jason De Oca Montes
Grants Coordinator Sascha Schulz
Online Solutions Officer Nigel Sirisomphone
Historical Officer Mel Brown
Strategic Planning Officer Peter Walsh
Public Officer Dallas Davies
Public Affairs Officer Peter Saunders
Safety & Education Officer Simon Trippe
Recognised Training Officer Simon Trippe
Spearfishing Records Officer Ryan Schulter
Data & Research Officer Bob Mcoomb
Endangered Species Officer Matthew Poulton
Environment Officer Vacant
Marine Advisory Councils Officer Oliver Wady
Marine Parks Liaison (Far North - Coffs) Ray Powell
Marine Parks Liaison (Far North - Byron Bay) Ray Powell
Marine Parks Liaison (North) Dallas Davies
Marine Parks Liaison (Central) Matthew Pulton
Marine Parks Liaison (South - Jervis Bay) Oliver Wady
Marine Parks Liaison (South - Batemans Bay) Ric Cumming
Members Liaison Vacant
Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) Representative Matthew Poulton

Tieing Rubbers

Tieing Speargun Rubbers

Tieing your own speargun rubbers isa skill you will eventually need to kow how to do for yourself.  Getting the knotts right and inseting the bridle into the rubber can be quite tricky and frustrating.  In this video James Sakker talks us through the process as Todd from Coffs Coast Spearfishing show us how it is done and all the tricks to make it easy.

Catching Lobsters

James Sakker