Regulations For 2016 Season
The formation of the Fun Fishing
Tournament Trail Club is to promote Christian fellowship and the sport of
competitive Bass fishing.
Tournaments will be ended with a prayer of thanks.
Meetings will be held but it is not mandatory that you participate.
THERE ARE NO MONETARY AWARDS FOR THESE TOURNAMENTS NOR IS ANY
SIDE BETTING ALLOWED.
OFFENSIVE TALK WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
and may result in termination from this club!
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED and violators
will not be allowed to participate in any club functions.
Plaques are awarded to CLUB MEMBERS ONLY.
We hope that you will want to join our group and fish with
Rules for the 2016 fishing season are as follows:
1. This is
a bring your partner club tournament. We encourage you to bring young
If there are more than 2 Adults in a boat then they
must contact an officer and create an additional team BEFORE the tournament starts. It is the responsibility
of the Captain of the boat to insure all fish are tagged and/or seperated. A
Team can only contain 2 ADULT anglers. Disable participants are NOT
included in the adult count. Weight is for your best 5 fish over 12" or longer if
lake rules specify a longer limit. No fish shorter than 12" may be
weighed in. Artifical baits only. No live bait fishing allowed.
2. All Tournaments Will Be Held On Saturday's. Blast Off Will Be At Safe
Daylight And Weigh-ins Will Be At 3:00 PM Central Time (4:00 EST), Unless otherwise stated.
*If Your Team Is NOT
Launching From The Designated Ramp, You MUST Let One Of The Club Officers
Know. This Way We Know Whether Or Not You Are
Any Time Changes Will Be Noted On The Web Site.
You may Not participate in another tournament if you are fishing in our tournament.
** We are
extending the JR Angler Tournament format through 2016. To be considered a Youth Angler, the angler must be under the age of 18 on Jan 1st.
of the year to be fished.
** Every team
must have a captain and a co-captain. One of them must be present in the boat
before the TEAM can be awarded points. If Jim and Bob are captains and
co-captain of team 1, either Jim or Bob must fish before that team can collect
any points. This is being done to try to make it as fair as possible to the
father/son teams that are fishing with us.
** Teams signed up as an
Adult/Child Team, That fishes with 1 adult and kids can, ONE TIME ONLY, appoint
someone else to represent their team if for some reason the father/son team can
not be present. So if Joe and Brandon could not come for some reason, they have
to notify an officer and tell them that another team, not registered with the
club, will represent them in this tournament only.
3. Officers are: John
McQueen, President: Brian Acree, Vice President; and Chris Acree: Secretary
/ Treasurer.The decision of these officers will be final in all matters.
4. Each Team Will Have A Captain. If The Team Dissolves, Then The Points
Will Stay With The Captain. If The Partner Starts His Own Team Then His Points
Will Start From Scratch.
5. This club is not responsible, nor
can it be held liable for any damages to property or persons during any of its
events. Any Angler under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a Parent or have
WRITTEN permission by their parent or guardian.
6. To be
eligible for the Angler Of The Year, or to win Plaques, you must pay annual dues
of $25.00 per person (max $50 per team) before you fish the tournament.
Team (Youth Also) must fish at least 8 tournaments to be eligible for the AOY. In the case of a tie at the end of the year, The tie breaker for the Youth will be based on the Largest fish caught by the Youth angler.
In case of a tie on the Team side, the tie breaker will be based on the largest weight weighed in at a tournament. Not the total weight for the year.
will be decided by the best 8 tournaments in
2016 that an angler has
They will be decided by our point system.
You must meet these requirements before
your teams receives points. Once you have missed 4 tournaments you are no longer eligable for AOY or points.
7. The point system
used for Angler Of The Year for 2016 fishing season is as follows.
point system is based on a 200 point system. The Winner of the tournament (most
weight for up to 5 fish) will receive 200 points. 2nd place 195. 3rd place 190
etc. If you fish and don't catch any fish you will be awarded 5 points less than
the last place team. You MUST be at weigh in to be awarded any points.
b. If you catch a 5 fish limit you will be awarded an
additional 2 points.
c. If your team has the largest Bass you receive an
additional 2 points.
d. If your team brings dead fish to the weigh-in your
team will be allowed to weigh the dead fish but the team will be penalized 1
pound for each dead fish.
Example: You have the 2nd most weight. Your
team catches 5 fish.
You have 15lbs of fish including big fish which weighs
1st place has 16lbs and did not catch a 5 fish limit. They receive
Your team had 5 fish weighing 15.5lbs and the largest fish.
You will receive 2 points for a 5 fish limit.
receive 2 points for having Big Fish.
You will receive 145 points for having
the 2nd most weight.
Your team's total points are 199 points.