North End Boat Landing
RULES & REGULATIONS:
1. RULES: The following rules of this tournament will remain unchanged. Interpretation of these rules shall be left exclusively to the Tournament Committee. The decision of the Tournament Officials shall be final in all matters.
2. PARTICIPANTS AND ELIGIBILITY: There will be no age limit, however an adult must accompany persons under the age of 18. Only two persons will be allowed per boat.
3. TACKLE AND EQUIPMENT: Only artificial lures may be used.
4. SAFETY: Safe boating conduct must be observed at all times by all tournament competitors.
5. BASIC BOAT REQUIREMENTS: Every boat must have all required Coast Guard equipment. In addition, it must have a functional live well space properly aerated to adequately maintain alive a limit catch of fish by the competitors.
6. BOAT IDENTIFICATION: Each boat must be given, prior to the tournament, official and also a numbered flag which must remain with the boat until weigh-in. This flag must be displayed at the request of a tournament official. This flag must be turned in at weigh-in.
7. PERMITTED FISHING LOCATIONS: All angling must be done from the boat. Contestant must not depart boat to land fish. Both contestants must remain on tournament waters during tournament day. Contestants must leave and return to official check point by boat. Both competitors must remain in the boat except for dire emergency. In such an emergency, competitors may be removed from their boat to a boat operated by other competitors. Partners must remain together at all times, in sight of each other and each otherís catch subject to the above. If a competitor violates any of the above conditions, other than emergency, his catch shall not be counted. Trailering of boats is not permitted unless okíd by the Tournament Director.
8. OFFICIAL CHECK POINT: There shall be only one official check point for check-in and check-out. This point shall be designated at kickoff meeting. At the time of check-out, all competitors and their boats shall be in full conformance with all rules set forth by the tournament committee. At check-in all boats shall identify themselves by means of the numbered flag and proceed immediately to the designated weigh-in area. Partners must stay together and flags must be turned in at check-in.
9. LATE PENALTY: Competitors not in the check point area, as described in Rule 8, at the appointed time, shall be disqualified. There shall be no excuses for tardiness and in no case shall a competitor be allowed to make up lost time.
10. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: Or other stimulants or depressants shall be allowed in tournament boats or in the possession of contestants prior to check-in and during tournament hours. Drunkenness by any contestant during the tournament will not be tolerated and will be cause for immediate disqualification.
11. PRETOURNAMENT MEETING: At launch site at 6:00 a.m. on September 11. At least one member of each team must be present.
12. SCORING: Tournament standings and final winners shall be determined by total weight of each teamís catch during the tournament. Final determination of length will be made by tournament officials at weigh-in. Total responsibility for having short fish in possession at any time rests solely with the competitors. In case of a tie at the end of the tournament, the prize monies shall be divided equally between these positions. The partners are to determine the Lunker catch between themselves prior to weigh-in. Scales will be open at 10:00 a.m.
13. POSITION: For starting determined by postmark.
14. TAMPERING: Any fish tampered with will be disqualified. NO QUESTIONS ASKED.
15. NO REFUND: After August 25, 2021.
PRIZE LIST: For Full Field
$1210 + 2 plaques
$1046 + 2 plaques
$823 + 2 plaques
Dead Fish Will Lose
1 lb penalty
Prize money is based on a field of 40 team entries. In the case of a partial field, the prize money will be reduced proportionally at each level.