Champion Boat Owners Buddy Bass Tournament
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Posted on Thursday Jun 28, 2012 at 8:19 PM  

Champion Boat Owners
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Benefit Buddy Bass

Boat Show October 12th, 2012
3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Tournament October 13th, 2012
7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Cape Fair Boat Ramp, Table Rock Lake

$ 50.00 Per Boat --- 80% Payback

$ 10.00 Optional Big Bass 100 % Payback

Optional Boat Show & Dinner

It will be a two day event at Cape Fair Marina, Table Rock Lake starting at 3:00 P.M.-5:00 PM Friday October 12th at the Cape Fair Marina with a Champion boat show, vendor booths, and swap meet, followed that evening at the Cape Fair Community Center from 6:00 PM-8: PM with a barbeque buffet dinner and silent auction to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, followed 7:00 AM-3:00 PM Saturday October 13th with the tournament... Entry for the tournament will be $50.00 per boat and the all you can eat buffet style dinner the menu is as follows: Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Hot Rolls, Full Salad Bar with 20 items, and Beverage will be $5.00 per person for tournament entrants ($8.50 for non entrants. Dinner can be purchased along with early entry or at the door. Please notify Tournament Directors if you would like to enter your boat in the boat show.

Tournament Directors: Tom Blakemore Ph. 417 880-6767 and Jeff Avers Ph.417 880-0960

1. Early Entry is available by mailing checks payable to "Tournament of Champions" to the below address and at the Cape Fair Marina on the morning of the tournament. If entering by mail, please provide your contact information and details if your entry includes the optional Big Bass Side Pot and/or optional Buffet Style Dinner. Boat take off numbers will be based on date and time of entry. For early entries, please provide an e-mail address for boat take off confirmation numbers. All teams must fish out of a Champion boat. Entry fee will be $50 per boat. One person entry is acceptable but full entry fee is required.
Mail Checks to: Tournament of Champions
PO Box 791,
Springfield, MO 65801-0791

2. This will be an 80% payback tournament with 20% going towards Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Side pot will be provided with a $10 entry fee for the biggest fish.

3. Tournament will take off at 7am and weigh in will be at 3:00pm. Weather conditions may
alter takeoff times (fog or severe weather) and hours fishing will be adjusted as needed.
Numbered chips will be provided for each boat and that chip must be turned in and placed
in the chip bucket before each weigh-in time dead line or that team or boat cannot weigh in. Chips will be drawn after weigh-in for draw prizes. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this rule.

4. This will be a five (5) fish tournament per boat and all bass must measure 15 inches or more on a golden rule. A courtesy measure will be available at weigh in. Attempting to weigh a short fish will result in disqualification. Dead fish will be a deduction of one (1) pound per dead fish from total stringer weight. Acceptable bass are Largemouth, Smallmouth and Kentucky. Three hook Alabama rigs are allowed.

5. Pay back will be on one place for every four boats entered with a maximum of 10 places paid.
Ties between team weights will be decided by totaling the number of teams tied and their places together and dividing the total payback between the teams. Polygraph tests may be given at any time at the request of the tournament officials.

6. Weigh masters judges will be the only people to touch or measure the fish once the bag of fish
has been turned over to them for weigh-in. All of the judge’s decisions will be final in reference
to short or dead fish and as to the final weight of each team’s weight. Touching of the fish after
the judges have received them or pushing or arguing with the judges may be reason for
disqualification. Weigh-in judges cannot weigh or measure their own fish and temporary judges
will be requested to weigh their fish.

7. No team shall fish within the buoys of Cape Fair Marina, No team shall fish 50 yards of any full service marina dock or docks attached to that marina. No team shall fish within 50 yards of any boat that they knowingly feel is in the tournament. Protest will be decided by the Tournament officials and their decisions will be final.

8. Life jackets must be worn any time the boat is on plane.
Team boats must pass by marina dock at idle speed with their live wells open for inspection and must idle out to buoys for a one boat at a time safe take off. No passing at idle speed within the buoys before takeoff and at any time teams boats are within the buoys of the marina they must move at idle speed.

We have read the above rules and release the tournament officials, and sponsors from claims of injury or damage in connection with this event. We also agree to a truth verification test. I/We have a current boat insurance policy, and shall provide proof if requested.

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