British Fish Craft Championships®

British Fish Craft Championships


The Federation organises The British Fish Craft Championships®.
The best of the UK's fish craftsmen demonstrate their skills in a range of exciting competitions throughout the day.

Open to anyone involved in the fish, poultry or game trade, the competitions test the skills that are necessary in the preparation of fish and poultry in readiness for use by the final consumer. Those skills normally provided free of charge by fishmongers when selling fish to the general public.

The judges are all experienced fishmongers from all parts of the country. While naturally taking into account regional variations, they award points for performance, presentation, hygiene and general appearance.
There are many stand alone competitions to enter with aggregate scores being calculated for the overall title of British Fish Craft Champion®. All competitions have four placings with prize money and trophies to be won.

This year's 66th Annual competition will be held at Billingsgate Market, London, a great weekend with great skills on display from accross the U.K. - testing the skills of all of the fishmongers!

The competition this year will be held on August Bank Holiday weekend - Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th, with competition day starting at 9am on the Sunday, and this year incorporating Billingsgate Seafood School Celebration - with cooking, tasers and mush more over the two days too!

The 2018 entry form is available to download now, please click the links below to download your copies of the brochure or entry forms!!

>>2018 British Fish Craft Championship Brochure

>>2018 British Fish Craft Championship Entry Form

Paul Darling - 2017 British Fish Craft Champion
2017 British Fish Craft Champion® - Kevin Todd

The full results of the 2017 British Fish Craft Championships are now available - click here

Sponsors 2017

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To view results of previous competitions please click here.