24th – 30th April 2006
the event: The
Rolex/IGFA is organised by the Labuan Corporation as part of its
annual Labuan International Sea Challenge Competition. The event
is being co-organised with the Labuan Anglers Association which is
a recognised International Game Fishing Association affiliate.
This competition is the qualifying round of the Roles/IGFA
Layang - Layang, Terumbu Ubi, Terumbu Laya, Terumbu Mantani,
Competition Format: A mothership with
the assistance of the Royal Malaysian Navy will escort all the
participant boats departing from Labuan in a convoy format to the Layang-Layang
Island. The mothership will be the communication base, first aid
station, provide support and act as emergency supply depot for the
participants. Media and organisers will be based at the Mother
Registration: All briefing and registration will be at the
Labuan International Seasports Complex. All team leaders are
required to attend this briefing. Attendance is compulsory.
Boats: The organizer will prepare a list of the boats
available for rental to the participants.
The cost of the charter will be at the expense of the
participants. The choice of the boat is at the discretion of the
Each boat will be assigned a marshal.
Participants can make booking for hotel either through the
organizers or they can book direct with
Display of Catches: The weighing in ceremony will be done at
the Labuan International Seasports Complex.
Form: All participants are required to sign an indemnity
release form and acknowledge that they are aware of the inherent
risk and are participating at their own free will.
All participants are required
to purchase their own personal accident insurance.
All participants must ensure that they are physically
and medically fit to participate in this fishing