Tournament Rules

VBC 2016 Season

(Please try to have the exact amount needed for your entry-Thanks)

Sign ups will start 2 hours before Safe light for each event.

Sign ups for Night tournaments will be from 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Signups for Lake Kaweah at Sierra Sporting Goods.

Success Lake signups will be at the 2nd ramp.

Pine Flat will be at the lake parking lot of Deer Creek





NO FISHING ON THE TOURNAMENT LAKES THE DAY BEFORE EACH SATURDAY
TOURNAMENT AND Thursday BEFORE THE 2 NIGHT TOURNAMENTS.

ALL BOATS MUST HAVE A WORKING LIVE WELL ON BOARD.

5 FISH LIMIT PER TEAM-----13"HANGING ON A WILLY-GO-BOARD

LIVE WELL INSPECTION REQUIRED

YOU MUST WEAR LIFE JACKETS WHEN BOAT IS ON PLANE

ALWAYS PROTECT YOUR FISH

ALL FISH ARE RELEASED AFTER THE WEIGH-IN








WILD CARD FISH WINNERS WILL BE PAID EACH TOURNAMENT

To become eligible for the top ten fish off:

Each team must fish 6 tournaments during the 8 points tournaments

The top 10 teams with the highest points after 2 throw outs then go to the fish off.

Payout is 1 place for every 5 boats

Points Tournaments are April-November

HOW POINTS ARE EARNED

1st  100 points for 1st place
99 points for 2nd place
98 points for 3rd place and so on

2ND  WAY TO EARN POINTS ARE
4 points for fishing the tournament
(for showing up and paying entry fees points
)

3RD WAY TO EARN POINTS IS
BONUS POINTS =
1 point for each pound on your total weight.     (Example - 10.42lbs = 10 points) or (Example - 6.98lbs = 6 points


4th  Big Fish - 2 points for big fish and 1 point for 2nd big fish of each tournament

You are allowed 2 throw outs where you take out the lowest 2 tournament finishing points only
(The show and bonus points stay with your totals)

In case of a tie in the top ten. The team that had the biggest big fish during the year will win
If teams are tied for 10th place then all teams will go to the fish off with only ten places being paid out


FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:
Scott Thompson at (559)471-5118