SNEADS FERRY
LIONS CLUB
PIN FISH TOURNAMENT
 

11TH ANNUAL

(INSHORE ONLY)

RULES AND REGULATIONS

For more information please call (910) 327-2776


1. Awards: Will be given for the four largest pinfish (Lagodon Rhomobides), the two largest Blue Fish and the two largest flounder.

2. Deadline for Entries: The deadline for entry fees in the tournament shall be Saturday, 04 JUNE 2011 at 9:00am.

3. Entry Fees: The entry for the tournament shall be $60 .00 per entry.

Early entries: Received prior to 31 MAY 2010 will be $50.00 per person.

4. This tournament is Captains Choice. There are no weather days. In the event of extreme weather conditions, i.e., hurricane warnings, the Officers of the Sneads Ferry Lions Club reserve the right to reschedule the tournament.

5. Fishing times: Tournament fishing time begins at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday - 04 JUNE 2011 and fish must be weighed in at the Sneads Ferry Community on 126 Park Lane by 3:00 p.m. The scales will be open from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

6. Fishing: May be done on boats, piers, docks or banks. Permission must be obtained from owners of individual docks, piers or land by entrants. The Sneads Ferry Lions Club is not responsible for fees incurred by entrants for fishing locations. Ramp fees are also the responsibility of each entrant.

7. Limit: Only three fish per entry may be weighed in. One in each category.

8. Minimum size: Limit as prescribed by Marine Fisheries Regulations for inland/ocean flounder and Blue Fish will apply.

9. All fish entries must be presented at scales by registered participants and winners will be required to sign a statement attesting that the fish was caught in inshore waters within the timeframe of the tournament and by the registered participant. If contested, participant would be subject to Polygraph.

10. Awards: Only one award per entrant will be given.

11. Age Limit: There is no age limit.

12. Protest: Any protest must be in writing and submitted to Tournament Representatives within 1 hour of last fish weighed in on July 10, 2010 and must be accompanied by $100.00 cash deposit.

13. Manner of Catch: All fish must be caught by hook & line.

14. All fish must be fit for human consumption. All fish are subject to the scrutiny and inspection by the Tournament Representatives, Weigh Master or Marine Fisheries Officials.

15. Weighed fish become the property of Sneads Ferry Lions Club.

16. In the event two or more fish are of the exact same weight, the fish entered first shall be declared the winner.

17. Safety: All boats used during the tournament must adhere to USCC regulations for their size.

18. Once officially registered, all entry fees are non-refundable.

19. Any tournament official or tournament sponsor, or awards donor entering the tournament in compliance with the tournament rules is eligible for any and all prizes and awards.

20. All tournament participants consent and authorize the Tournament Committee to use and reproduce names, voices, and/or photographs for the purpose of publicity and advertising in any and all media forms.

21. The Tournament Committee shall determine the solution to questions or situations that arise and its judgment shall be final.

22. Release of small fish is encouraged.

23. The use of alcoholic beverages will not be allowed during the Tournament. Violation of this rule will result in disqualification.

24. Awards will be presented following the weigh-in. All winners must be present in order to receive awards & fish bowl prizes.

 

TOURNAMENT PRIZES

 

PINFISH

1ST PLACE - $500.00 CASH

2ND PLACE - $250.00 CASH

3RD PLACE - $150.00 CASH

4TH PLACE - 100.00 CASH


FLOUNDER

1ST PLACE - $100.00 CASH

2ND PLACE - $50.00 CASH

BLUE FISH

1ST PLACE - $100.00 CASH

2ND PLACE - $50.00 CASH

 

JR. ANGLER

(Under Sixteen)

1ST PLACE PLAQUE
2ND PLACE PLAQUE
3RD PLACE PLAQUE

 

LADY ANGLER

VERY NICE PRIZE

GREAT FISHBOWL PRIZES FOR PARTICIPANTS PLUS FISHING GAMES FOR THE JR. ANGLERS

 


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