Confédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive

Confédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive

Confédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive
-
International Confederation of Sport Fishing
Abbreviation CIPS
Formation February 22, 1952 (1952-02-22)
Type Sports federation
Legal status association déclarée incorporated in Italy[1]
Purpose peak body for angling sports
Headquarters Rome, Italy[1]
Location
  • Viale Tiziano 70, 00196 Rome, Italy[2]
Region served
International
Membership
National Federations
Official language
French and English[3]
President
Ferenc Szalay[4]
Main organ
Congress[5]
Affiliations SportAccord[6]
Website http://www.cips-fips.com/

Confédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive (CIPS) (English: International Confederation of Sport Fishing) which was founded in 1952 is the international sport federation representing a number of international federations concerned with angling sports that are carried out in fresh or seawater environments, fly fishing and with casting sport.

Organisation

CIPS was founded in Rome, Italy on 22 February 1952.[1]

The CIPS is a confederation of the following international federations:[1]

  • Fédération Internationale de la Peche Sportive en Eaux Douce (FISP-ED) (English: International Fresh Water Sport Fishing Federation),
  • Fédération Internationale de la Peche Sportive a la Mouche (FIPS-Mouche) (English:International Fly Sport Fishing Federation),
  • Fédération Internationale de la Pêche Sportive en Mer (FIPS-MER) (English: International Sea Sport Fishing Federation) and
  • Fédération Internationale du Lancer (ICSF) (English: International Casting Sport Federation).

CIPS via its constituent international federations is reported as representing 115 National Federations who in turn represent a total of 50 million individual members. CIPS headquarters are located in [7]

Kindred organisations

CIPS is the predecessor of Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) in respect to spearfishing. CMAS was founded in 1959 by national federations which at the time were members of the Comité des Sports Sous-Marins (Underwater Sports Committee) of CIPS.[8]

Recognition

CIPS is a member of SportAccord. It is also one of the international sports federations that has agreed to comply with the World Anti-Doping Code which is overseen by the World Anti-Doping Agency.[6][9]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e
  2. ^
  3. ^
  4. ^
  5. ^
  6. ^ a b
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^

External links

  • CIPS website
  • International Fresh Water Sport Fishing Federation website
  • International Federation of Sport Fly Fishing website
  • International Federation of Sport Fishing - Sea website
  • International Casting Sport Federation website