Fish like MADD - Bass Tournament

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Fish like MADD - Bass Tournament

Saturday, June 22, 2024
 | Fishing Tournament
Open
 
Bass
Phone:

Amy Bower
816.318.4515


Email:

Amy Bower
Amy.Bower@madd.org

Malarie Lindhorst
Malarie.Lindhorst@madd.org




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June 22, 2024

Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Heartland Region

We Fish to create a future of No More Victims®

The 2024 Fish Like MADD fishing tournament is MADD's signature fundraising event to help us raise both awareness and funds to eliminate impaired boating. We hope that you will rally with us Beaver Lake to help create a future of No More Victims®. Register and donate TODAY to help us save more lives!

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

  • Fishing will be Beaver Lake.
  • Catch and release - All fish
  • Photo fishing tournament using the iAngler Tournament app. (participants must download the app)
  • No lines in the water before 7am

AWARDS

  • Total Length of best 5 Bass.
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd places

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Friday, June 21st: Captain's Meeting

  • All fishing teams must come to register and/or pick up their tournament supplies at the Captain's meeting to qualify to fish in the tournament on Saturday, June 22nd.
  • Anglers are required to stay for the entire Captain's Meeting from 6 PM - 8 PM. An overview of the tournament and rules will be given by the tournament director followed by Q & A for anyone with questions.

Saturday, June 22nd: Tournament and Award Ceremony

  • The tournament will take place between 7am - 4pm at Beaver Lake.
    Award Ceremony will take place at 6:30pm.




Team Event
Min: 1 Angler
Max: 4 Angler


Beaver Lake, Prairie Creek MarinaRogers, AR


Register as Team

Website: www.madd.org/ToGetThere

Registration open from Monday, April 1, 2024 to Saturday, June 22, 2024

Announcements

"Logging Your Catch" Instructional Video
3 months 2 weeks ago
Welcome to iAngler Tournament - Adding Your Photo to the Leaderboard
3 months 2 weeks ago

Events & Schedule

Captains Meeting (6pm-8pm)

06/21/2024 06:00 PM

Location TBD

Lines In

06/22/2024 07:00 AM

Lines Out / Catch Submission Deadline

06/22/2024 04:00 PM

Winners Announced

06/22/2024 06:30 PM

Location TBD

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Heartland Region

TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

*Note there is a $5 day pass for each vehicle

  1. This is a catch & release tournament using the iAngler app.
  2. Judges have the final say and communicate via the iAngler app.
  3. This is a team boat tournament.
  4. Participation is open to anyone 18 Years of age or older. Minors are eligible to register and participate with a parent or guardian who also participates in the event or grants permission. The obligation to know these rules falls upon the parent.
  5. All fish must be measured on the official tournament fish ruler and photos uploaded on iAngler.
  6. Fish will not be rounded up to the next inch so clear photos showing measurement is vital.
  7. Anglers can use any bait of choice.
  8. No fishing within 250 feet of marina areas, boat launches or fuel stations.
  9. All State and Federal laws apply.
  10. Captains may launch at safe light, which is captain’s discretion.
  11. A minimum of 2 anglers per boat is required for safety reasons with a maximum of 4 anglers for boat registration fee.
  12. No line in the water before 7:00 am (Honor Start).
  13. All fish must be caught on rod, reel, line and hook. No traps, snares, set lines or other methods of fishing other than rod, reel and line are permissible, even if legal under state game laws.
  14. Contestants may not leave the boat to stand or to wade while fishing.
  15. Fishing is permitted anywhere in Beaver Lake.
  16. Valid State of Arkansas fishing license is required to participate in the tournament as regulated by Arkansas Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  17. In case of a tie, the angler who catches the targeted species first wins.
  18. Boats can launch from any dock of their choice as long as they abide by the launch at safe light and no lines in water before 7:00 am.
  19. All contestants are required to follow high standards of sportsmanship, courtesy, and conservation. Intoxication will be cause for immediate disqualification. Participation in any criminal activities, or other conduct reflecting unfavorably upon efforts to promote safety, sportsmanship, fair competition and compliance with tournament rules and the law are grounds for disqualification and/or rejection of any applicant from participation. This will also entail the return of any prizes awarded.

FORMAT & SCORING

  1. Fish Like MADD is a photo fishing tournament using the iAngler app and targeting Bass.
  2. Captain’s Meeting at (TBD) on Friday night, June 21st at 6 pm.
  3. Boat Team: First place will be awarded to the boat that has the most inches for best of 5 Bass. If no boat obtains 5 correct Bass, the winner will be determined by total length of fish submitted. In the event of a tie, the team that caught their fish first will be determined the winner. Second and third place awards following the same format. Prizes awarded for this category.

PROPER PHOTO FOR SCORING

  1. Legible. Photo must be clear enough to read identifier, including required event identifier, and judge the length accurately.
  2. Ruler legible and species placed on ruler
  3. Facing left on a measuring device, left side of the fish visible, dorsal fin toward the top of the photo
  4. Mouth completely closed with jaw and/or lips touching the “fence.” Position camera lens directly over the center of the fish’s body to aid judges in determining that fish’ mouth is closed and in contact with the fence.
  5. Tail centered and its tip in contact with the measuring device.
  6. To confirm that the fish is alive, the fish’s eye must be uncovered in the photo. Photos of fish that appear to be dead, mutilated, frozen or similarly damaged will be disqualified without scoring.
  7. Competitor’s watercraft clearly visible

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