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FMC Technologies United Way
Saltwater Fishing Tournament
Rules and Regulations


Teams:

• This is a team tournament with a maximum of four (4) anglers allowed per boat.
• Entry form with complete entry fee must be received before fishing.

Limits:

• A full stringer will consist of five (5) fish, to include three (3) trout and two (2) redfish.
• Trout must be 18 inches minimum, limit three (3). You may only weigh in one (1) 25”+ trout per team.
• Redfish must be between 20” and 28”, limit two (2). NO BULL REDS
• This is not an individual tournament; it is a team tournament.  Each person may catch their limit, but weigh-in will only consist of the best 3 Trout and the best 2 Redfish per boat, for the teams 5 fish stringer.
• Illegal Fish brought to the weigh-in will disqualify the entire team.
• No contestant may have more than the TPWD legal possession limit of fish at any time during official Tournament hours.

Fishing Boundaries:

• East Matagorda Bay to the Aransas Fish Channel.

Times:

• REGISTRATION: In advance or at Froggies Bait Camp from 4:00p.m.- 7:00p.m. Friday, August 27, 2010
• FISHING HOURS: Start at 6:00 am Saturday, August 28, 2010
• WEIGH IN: Opens at 12:00 pm Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Froggies Bait Camp
• WEIGH IN: Closes at 3:00 pm Saturday, August 28, 2010.  
• At least one contestant must be in line at weigh in by 3:00 pm.   Late arrivals will be disqualified.
• Awards  Ceremony and Rafael Drawing will be held at Hurricane Junction at 7:00pm

General Rules:

• Sportsmanship, courtesy, safety and conservation are expected from every participant.
• All fish must be caught with a Rod & Reel according to TPWD regulations.
• Wade Fishing is allowed if within sight of the boat.
• No fish may be accepted from or given to another team/boat.
• A team is not allowed to approach nearer than 50 feet to any other boat while fishing, unless permission has been granted.
• All fish brought to weigh-in station must be in weigh-in bag.  Bags will be provided at weigh-in site.
• Official measuring board is the Check-It-Stick.
• In the case of a tie, the first team to weigh in their catch will be deemed the winner.
• Only fish caught during tournament hours (6:00am – 3:00pm) may be weighed-in during official tournament weigh-in hours (12:00pm – 3:00pm) on tournament day.
• Trailering is permissible.  There is NO designated launch site for this tournament.
• Contestants may leave from any launch site, at any time.  However, no casting until 6:00 am official tournament clock.
• In the event of foul weather or any other acts of nature, the Tournament will be re-scheduled.  No refund or substitution of entry fees for any reason.

Legal Stuff:

• Life Jackets and kill switches are highly encouraged by the tournament committee while boat is in motion.
• Intoxication on the part of any contestant will not be tolerated and will be subject to disqualification.
• Polygraphs may be administered.  If the polygraph administrator is unable to perform the polygraph due in their sole opinion to the participant being intoxicated, the entire team will be disqualified.
• All team members must be present to take the polygraph test… NO EXCEPTIONS.  Any disagreements with this rule will result in disqualification.
• All federal and state rules/regulations apply, including fish limits and sizes.  Violations of any rules or State laws will mean automatic disqualification from the tournament.
• Illegal Fish brought to the weigh-in will disqualify the entire team.
• Entrants are subject to disqualification from the tournament in the event of any suspected foul play, including, but not limited to, weighing in of fish which appear to have been caught outside of official tournament hours or altering the weight of any fish.
• The Tournament Director shall have sole discretion in these matters.  In the event of a disrupted ruling, entrants may be required to take a certified polygraph test.
• All Tournament Director’s rules are FINAL
• Any protest must be filed in writing to the Tournament Director, no later than 4:00 pm on the date of the tournament.
• Directors, Sponsors and Organizers are not responsible for any accident or injury, nor loss or damage, or theft to any property.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL CONTESTANTS!

For more info and entry forms contact one of the following:
Matt Stolle: [email protected]r 832-250-8180
Steve Stolle: [email protected]r 832-421-3426
Eric Heuring: [email protected]r 281-685-3710
Daniel Peters : [email protected]r 281-591-4371










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** ENTRY FORM**


FMC Technologies United Way Saltwater Fishing Tournament

THIS FORM AND EARLY REGISTRATION DUE: August 23rd, 2010
** Registration will also be held at Froggies Bait from 4p.m -7:00pm Friday, August 27th, 2010**

Team Name:  _________________________________________________________________

Boat Captain: _____________________________________Phone #_____________________

Mailing Address: _______________________________________________________________

City: ________________________________ State: ____________ Zip Code: ______________

Angler’s Names: _____________________________         _____________________________
                           
                            _____________________________          _____________________________

***On behalf of all participants listed above, I do hereby release, forever discharge and agree to hold harmless FMC Technologies, Inc./ United Way. and the tournament sponsors and their respective staffs, employees, lead¬ers, directors, volunteers and any other agents from any and all liability, claims or demands for personal injury, sickness or death, as well as property damage and expenses, of any nature whatsoever which may be incurred by the participant while participating in this tournament.  We agree to abide by all federal, state, & tournament rules and acknowledge our immediate disqualification for infractions of tournament rules without refund. In the event of inclement weather, the tournament will be rescheduled. No refunds will be given.


                                                              _________________________________ _____________
                                                             Signature                                                   Date


TOURNAMENT ENTRY                                                                  ($200.00) ______________
HEAVIEST FLOUNDER SIDE POT (Optional – per team)             ($20.00) ______________
REDFISH WITH MOST SPOTS SIDE POT (Optional – per team) ($20.00) ______________
                                                                                                              TOTAL: ______________

Cash, Checks and Credit Cards Accepted
Please call/mail Entry Form WITH payment to the Address below.
Attn. Mark Meyers
1777 Gears Rd.
Houston, TX 77067

PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: The United Way
 
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