S'port City Bass Club

                                        SPORT CITY BASS CLUB 2018 RULES


1. SPORT CITY BASS CLUB, INC. WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OR LOSSES.

2. THE OFFICIALS IN ATTENDANCE WILL DECIDE ANY RULE INTERPRETATIONS OR CLARIFICATIONS.

3. CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEE IS $30.00 PER YEAR.

4. MEMBERSHIP FEE WILL BE WAIVED FOR CHILDREN 15 YRS. AND YOUNGER IN MEMBER'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND CHILD MAY PAY $10.00 TO FISH THE MAIN TOURNEY OR $2.00 TO FISH THE ASSOCIATE POT .

5. EACH PAID MEMBER WILL HAVE ONE VOTE IN ALL CLUB DECISIONS AND RECEIVE ONE POINT FOR ATTENDING THE PRE-SEASON MEETING.



TOURNAMENTS




1. EACH TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE WILL BE $30.00 PER MEMBER.

A. $25.00 GOES TO THE TOURNAMENT WINNINGS.

B. $3.00 GOES TO THE BIG BASS POT.

C. $2.00 GOES TO THE TOP TEN TOURNAMENT.




2. EACH TOURNAMENT ENTRY FEE FOR GUESTS WILL BE $30.00. THE GUEST WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO SHARE IN THE WINNINGS AND

CLUB ACTIVITIES.

A. GUEST IS REQUIRED TO FISH WITH A MEMBER AND CAN FISH AS A GUEST A MAXIMUM OF 2 TIMES THEN MUST JOIN

THE CLUB. IF A GUEST WINS A PAYING PLACE, $30.00 WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM HIS WINNINGS FOR CLUB

MEMBERSHIP.



3. NO NON-PAYING GUESTS IN THE BOAT AT TOURNAMENT TIME EXCEPT IMMEDIATE FAMILY.


4. FISHING GUIDES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO FISH IF THEY HAVE GUIDED ON THE CHOSEN LAKE WITHIN 30 DAYS.


5. ALL ENTRANTS MUST CHECK-IN PROPERLY AT CHOSEN LAUNCH SITE 30 MINS. PRIOR TO BLAST OFF TIME (45 MINS. PRIOR ON

TOLEDO BEND). YOU MAY TRAILER TO ANOTHER LAUNCH AFTER CHECK-IN 30 MINS. PRIOR TO BLAST OFF (45 MINS. TOLEDO).

YOU MAY NOT LEAVE YOUR CHOSEN LAUNCH OR FISH UNTIL BLAST OFF TIME. IF YOU TRAILER YOU MUST BE AT WEIGH-IN SITE

WITH YOUR BOAT ON THE TRAILER AT WEIGH-IN TIME. BLAST OFF TIME WILL BE POSTED ON WEBSITE.


6. WEIGH-IN WILL START PROMPTLY AT THE APPOINTED TIME (3:00 P.M. UNLESS VOTED OTHERWISE). WEIGH-IN TIME FOR JULY

AND AUGUST TOURNEYS WILL BEGIN AT 1:30 P.M. AND CLOSE AT 3:00 P.M.

A. YOU MUST BE IN SIGHT AT WEIGH-IN TIME TO AVOID LATE PENALTIES.

B. A 1/10 POUND PER MIN. PENALTY WILL BE IMPOSED UP TO 15 MINS. LATE AT WHICH TIME YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

C. A 1/2 POUND PENALTY PER DEAD FISH WILL BE IMPOSED AND ALL PENALTIES FACTOR INTO FINISHING ORDER AND PAYOUT.


7. YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN FISH TO THE SCALES EXCEPT IN AN EMERGENCY. YOU MUST NOTIFY AN OFFICIAL OF YOUR

EMERGENCY AND GIVE YOUR FISH TO ANOTHER MEMBER TO WEIGH FOR YOU.


8. A MEMBER MAY NOT WORK THE SCALES WHILE HIS/HER FISH ARE BEING WEIGHED.


9. THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF FISH TO BE WEIGHED WILL BE FIVE. WE WILL FOLLOW THE LAKE MINIMUM LENGTH OR SLOT

LENGTH. SPOTTED BASS WILL BE TREATED SAME AS LARGEMOUTH. WHEN NECESSARY, FISH WILL BE MEASURED ON CLUB

BUMP BOARD FOR GREATEST LENGTH WITH MOUTH CLOSED AND TAIL OPEN, PINCHED, OR FANNED.


10. ONLY LARGE MOUTH, SMALL MOUTH, OR SPOTTED (KENTUCKY) BASS MAY BE WEIGHED.


11. YOU MAY CHOSE TO FISH ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY ON TOURNAMENT WEEKEND. NO PRE-FISHING ALLOWED ON TOURNEY

WEEKEND. LAKES WILL BE VOTED AT PREVIOUS TOURNEY'S WEIGH-IN. FEBRUARY TOURNEY WILL BE VOTED AT THE

ANNUAL MEETING. MUST BE PRESENT TO VOTE. THERE IS A TWO TOURNEY LIMIT PER LAKE NOT APPLYING TO TOP TEN LAKE.




12. THERE WILL BE 9 QUALIFIER TOURNAMENTS, FEB. - AUG. THE TOP TEN WILL BE IN SEPT. AND LAKE WILL BE DECIDED BY THE TOP

TEN FINISHERS. YOU MUST FISH 6 OUT OF 9 TOURNEYS TO QUALIFY FOR THE TOP TEN CHAMPIONSHIP.

13. ALL TOP TEN PARTICIPANTS WILL PAY A $40.00 ENTRY FEE AND PLACES WILL BE PAID BASED ON FUNDS. AN OPTIONAL $10.00

BIG BASS POT WILL PAY TOP 2 BIG BASS 60/40. IN CASE OF MULTIPLE ZEROS AT WEIGH-IN, PAYOUT POSITIONS WILL BE BASED

ON YOUR FINISHING POSITION FOR THE YEAR. YOU MUST FISH IN TOP TEN TO RECEIVE PAYMENT.

14. ONLY ARTIFICIAL BAITS ALLOWED EXCEPT PREPARED TRAILERS (PORK RINDS). NO LIVE BAIT.




15. CASH OR CHECKS WILL BE AWARDED FOR TOP 3 PLACES. POT PAYOUT WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: 1ST PLACE 35%, 2ND PLACE 25%,

3RD PLACE 15%, AND 25% TO THE CLUB FUND FOR TOP TEN TOURNEY.




16. IN CASE OF A TIE IN TOTAL WEIGHT, LARGEST BASS WILL DECIDE.




17. IF NO FISH ARE CAUGHT TO ESTABLISH 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD PLACES, MONEY GOES TO CLUB FUND.




18. UNDER SEVERE LAKE CONDITIONS OFFICIALS MAY, PRIOR TO TOURNAMENT DAY, CHANGE THE TOURNEY TO A SCRAMBLE

FORMAT. ONLY LOUISIANA PUBLIC ACCESS LAKES QUALIFY FOR THE SCRAMBLE. MEETING SITE WILL BE ANNOUNCED.




19. WHEN DANGEROUS LIGHTNING IS PRESENT AT BLAST OFF TIME, OFFICIALS WILL DELAY BLAST OFF UNTIL SAFE CONDITONS

EXIST. MEMBERS WILL DISCUSS AND DECIDE ON WEIGH-IN TIME BASED ON BLAST OFF DELAY.




20. THIS CLUB IS INTENDED FOR FUN AND FELLOWSHIP. WE WILL BE A FAMILY ORIENTED CLUB. CLUB RESERVES THE RIGHT TO

DISMISS ANY MEMBER OR GUEST.



POINT SYSTEM




1. TOURNAMENT PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE 1 POINT PER POUND OF FISH WEIGHED IN OR FRACTION THEREOF MINUS ANY

PENALTIES. YOU WILL RECEIVE 1 BONUS POINT FOR CHECKING IN ON TIME AND 1 BONUS POINT FOR ATTENDING WEIGH-IN.

1ST BIG BASS WILL RECEIVE 1 BONUS POINT AND 2ND BIG BASS .5 BONUS POINT.




2. EACH MEMBER WILL DROP THEIR LOWEST TOURNAMENT RESULT AND YOUR BEST 8 TOURNEYS WILL FACTOR FOR

TOP TEN QUALIFICATION.




LAKE MINIMUM LENGTHS/SLOT LIMITS/CREEL LIMITS




CROSS LAKE

BLACK BAYOU HOSSTON NO MINIMUM LENGTH 10 FISH LIMIT DAILY

RED RIVER

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GRAND BAYOU NO MINIMUM LENGHT 8 FISH LIMIT DAILY

14" - 17" PROTECTED SLOT NO MORE THAN 4 OVER 17"

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CADDO LAKE NO MINIMUM LENGTH 8 FISH DAILY LIMIT

14" - 18" PROTECTED SLOT NO MORE THAN 4 OVER 18"

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TOLEDO BEND 14" MINIMUM LENGTH 8 FISH LIMIT DAILY

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OFFICIALS:

Scott Huff (318) 564-1179

Jerry Russell (318) 286-0488

Keith Parker (318) 272-5190