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6884 S. Westshore Drive

Rothbury, MI 49452

(616) 893-9260

 

Interpretation and enforcement of the following rules shall be left exclusively to the tournament director. In the event of a rule violation, the tournament director may impose such sanctions, as he deems appropriate.

1.  There is a one-time yearly membership fee of $35.00 per person, includes B.A.S.S. Team membership and subscription to BASS Times.  This must also be paid by all subs.

 2.  Entry fee is $110.00 per boat, includes Big Bass pot, fishing team or single. Payback is based on paid entries.  The Classic fund will receive $20.00 per entry.  The payback schedule is posted on the web site.  We will pay back 1 spot for every 5 boats. 

 3.  Entries will be received as a team entry or single entry.  If you enter to fish singly, you must do so for all 5 Classic qualifiers to retain your points.  If you enter as a team, you will be allowed to use one sub per season per team, or you may fish alone.  Everyone must check in prior to the pre tournament meeting.  You must decide on your team or single classification on your first entry.

 4.  There will be a 5 fish limit of bass, largemouth or smallmouth, whether you are fishing as a team or singly.  Fish must be 14" or longer, mouth closed.  Short fish are thrown back along with your biggest fish.  Dead fish are penalized 4 ounces (.250 in hundredths).  You must cull down to 5 fish before moving with your combustion motor.

 5.  Total weight determines the winning team.  We will use Big Bass as a tiebreaker for total weight, and total weight as a tiebreaker for Big Bass.

 6.  Lake Michigan will be closed for Classic Qualifiers.  Off limits will be set at the pre tournament meeting.  You may not fish within 50 yards of a competitorís boat if it is anchored (trolling motor up and anchor or shallow water anchor down), without the anchored boats permission.

 7.  We will use a 100-point system.  First = 100 points, second = 99 points, etc.  Total points as the end of the 5th Classic qualifier will determine the final standings.  We will average the entrants in the 5 classic qualifiers and the top 30% will be invited to the classic. Any boat that fished team or single in all 5 Classic qualifiers will go into a drawing for the wildcard team to attend the Classic.  The #1 team of the year will draw that boat #.  Teams will be awarded 10 Bonus Points per tournament fished.

 8.  The Classic location will be announced at the end of the 5th qualifier.  This body of water will be off limits at 3 PM the Saturday prior to the Classic date. 

 9.  Anglers must practice a high level of sportsmanship, safety and courtesy during tournament hours.  Participants will refrain from the use of alcohol and or drugs during the course of the tournament event.  This prohibition does not extend to the use of prescribed medications for ongoing medical issues. This is an automatic disqualification.

 10. Any violation of Federal, State or Local Laws is an automatic disqualification.  Observation of no wake zones and having proper safety equipment are your responsibility.  NO WAKE NO PASS

11.  At least one member of each team must be 18 years of age and have a valid driverís license.  Each team member or single angler must complete and sign the entry form and pay the entry fee.

 12. Big Bass will be paid back 100%.  60% to first place and 40% to second place.

 13. Approved life vests must be worn while moving with the combustion engine.                                      

14. Kill switches must be used when the combustion engine is running.

 15. Only one rod & reel (8 ft. Maximum length) may be used at a time.  Artificial lures only - except pork strips.  No trolling.

 16.  The horsepower of the outboard motor must not exceed the boat (bia) rating.  All boats shall have the required Coast Guard safety equipment, functional kill switch, live well with aeration system.

 17. You must leave and return to the tournament site by boat.  If you break down, one person from the team may return in another contestantís boat with the fish to be weighed in.

 18. MANDATORY - all boats must check in at the end of each tournament.  It is your responsibility to find the check in person.  You must check in by 3:00 P.M., first flight, 3:15 P.M. second flight, not after you load up or while you are weighing in even if you have no fish to weigh.  If you do not check in on time, you are disqualified for that event.  Do not bring up fish to be weighed until called for.

19. Any PROTEST must be made within 10 minutes of the scales closing.

 

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D&R Sports Center Tournament Series

TOURNAMENT RULES

by KR, Inc.

Interpretation and enforcement of the following rules shall be left exclusively to the tournament committee. In the event of a rule violation. the tournament director may impose such sanctions. as he deems appropriate.

1. There is a one-time yearly membership fee of $35.00 per person, which includes B.A.S.S. Team Membership and subscription to BASS Times. This must

also be paid by all subs.

2. Entry fee isS 150.00 per boat. fishing team or single. Payback is based on paid entries. The Championship fund will receive $20.00 per entry. per tournament.

Payback is based on the published payback schedule and is subject to change at the discretion of the tournament committee.

3. Entries will be received as a team entry or single entry. If you enter to fish singly, you must do so for all4 Championship qualifiers and the Championship.

If you enter as a team. you will be allowed to use one sub per season per team. or you may fish alone. No subs at Championship! Everyone, including

subs, must check in prior to the pre-tournament meeting. You must decide on your team or single classification on your first entry.

4. There will be a 5-fish limit of bass. largemouth or smallmouth, whether you are fishing as a team or by yourself. Fish must be 14" or longer, mouth

closed. Short fish are thrown back along with your biggest fish. Dead fish are penalized 4 ounces (.250 in hundredths). You must cull down to S fish before

returning to check-in. NO CULLING AT RAMP/CHECK-IN AREA! If fish ing alone you may only have a 5-fish legal limit in livewell at any one time.

5. Total weight determines the winning team. We will use Big Bass as a tiebreaker for total weight, and total weight as a tiebreaker for Big Bass.

6. Lake Michigan will be closed for Championship Qualifiers. Off limits will be set at the pre-tournament meeting. You may not fish within SO yards of a

competitor's boat if it is anchored (trolling motor up and anchor or shallow water anchor down), without the anchored boat's permission.

7. We will use a 1 00-point system. First= 100 points. second= 99 points. etc. Total points at the end of the 4th Championship qualifier will determine the

final standings. Teams that fish all four Championship qualifiers will be invited to fish the Championship Tournament!

8. The Championship location waters will be off limits at 6 PM the Sunday prior to the Championship Tournament date.

9. Anglers must practice a high level of sportsmanship, safety and courtesy during tournament hours. Participants will refrain from the use of alcohol

and/or drugs during the course of the tournament event. This prohibition does not extend to the use of prescribed medications for ongoing medical

issues. Violation is an automatic disqualification.

10. Any violation of Federal, State or Local Laws is an automatic disqualification. Observation of no wake zones and having proper safety equipment are

your responsibility.

NO WAKE NO PASS

11. At least one member of each team must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license. Each team member or single angler must complete and

sign the entry form and pay the entry fee.

12. Big Bass Pot will be paid back 100%

13. Approved life vests must be worn while moving with combustion engine.

14. Kill switches must be used when the combustion engine is running.

1 S. Only one rod & reel per person (8ft. Maximum length} may be used at a time. Artificial lures only - except pork strips. No trolling.

16. The horsepower of the outboard motor must not exceed the boat (bia} rating. All boats shall have the required Coast Guard safety equipment, functional

kill switch, and live well with aeration system.

17. You must leave and return to the tournament site by boat. If you break down, one person from the team may return in another contestant's boat with

the fish to be weighed in. Otherwise you may not leave the boat, unless in the case of emergency.

18. MANDATORY - All boats must check in at the end of each tournament. It is your responsibility to find the check in person. You must check in by 3:00PM

for first flight, 3:1 S PM for second flight, even if you have no fish to weigh in! Not after you load up! If you do not check in on time, you are disqualified for

that event. Do not bring up fish to be weighed until scales are officially open!

19. Any PROTEST must be made within 10 minutes of the scales closing.

20. All payouts are based on a fu ll field of 78. 1ncluding 3 boats from the Tournament Staff.

21. The September 6th Tournament at Muskegon Lake will also be open to 2014 BBT members competing for extra spots in the 2014 BBT Classic.

Any BBT boats fishing (in this event only} will be subject to pay full entry fees and will not be eligible to fish the D&R Sports Center Tournament Series

Championship.

22. Take off positions will be determined by a random drawing the morning of the tournament. The first take off position will be determined by a raffle

drawing at the pre-tournament meeting. Morning check-in will be at 5:30AM and take off will be at safe light.

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