Unlike many Irish festivals where entry money is 'pools' and the payout dependent on the number participating, for the World Pairs the entire sponsorship from Lakelands & Inland Waterways and host counties has been assigned to the prize fund and is therefore guaranteed.
Upon entry all applications agree to the terms & conditions of entry available here
The match organisers are responsible for ALL running costs, publicity and promotional activity in relation to this event in the UK and overseas. The entry fee, set by the sponsors, therefore reflects the prestige of the competition and covers all costs. To see the items covered click here