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Old 01-18-2018, 02:05 PM   #1
Stray Turtle
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2018 North Florida Shoot Out

2018 North Florida Shoot Out


Tournament Kickoff Party: 7:00pm May 2 at Ancient City Brewery (3420 Agricultural Center Dr. St. Augustine 32092)

Captain's Meeting: 7:00pm May 9th at Ancient City Brewery
This will be final chance to register for tournament.

Tournament Spearfishing Days: Shooting days are May 10th-12th

Weigh-Ins & Award Ceremony: 10:00am May 13th Comachee Cove Yacht Harbor (3070 Harbor Dr St Augustine 32084)
Must be in line for weigh-in by 12:00pm!

Fish Categories

Grouper Cobia Snapper Flounder Sheephead Amberjack Lionfish

Prizes, Awards/Trophies

Top Dog; Best Boat/Team; Largest Lionfish; Smallest Lionfish; Most Lionfish; Top Jr Angler; Top Mermaid; Top Freediver & Aggregate 1st Place For Each Fish Categories

Prizes: The Prize Table will be picked in order of overall aggregate score.

Ex. Shooter with highest aggregate score picks first from prize table, second highest score picks second and so on.

Rules & Regulations

1. Safety First: This is a recreational event, DO NOT push your training limits or violate safe practice.

2. Tournament Kick Off Party: This is an open event hosted by NFDC to welcome all participants and the community as a whole to some fun & festivities prior to the competition. The party will also an opportunity for participants to complete tournament registration if they have not previously done so.

3. Registration: Deadline to register is May 9th 10:00pm, Divers may drop off completed entry form/waive & pay fees in person at any NFDC meeting/event or online at www.leaguelineup.com/NFSO

4. Captain's Meeting: At least One (1) Representative Diver from each boat must be present at the captain's meeting to check in Divers.
This allows the Representative Diver for his/her team to acquire/verify tournament paperwork, acquire mystery tickets, shooter bag(s), witness the official tournament time & be privy to any last minute rule changes.
This will be final chance to register in person, if turning in registration for a diver on your team/boat please be sure waiver is complete!

5. Official Entry & Eligibility: No Diver is officially entered in the tournament until the NFDC has received a properly filled out entry form/waiver & all fees have been paid.
All participants must possess a valid Florida Saltwater Fishing License.

6. Tournament Spearfishing Days: Shooting days are Thursday May 10th through Saturday May 12th with the tournament officially beginning Sunrise May 10th, 2018 and concluding Sunset May 12th, 2018. The "Rain Date" will be Saturday May 31st - June 3rd, 2018.
Shooters are not required to hunt all 3 days.
All fish must be harvested in Florida Waters BOTH STATE & FEDERAL WATERS
Powerheads are prohibited!

7. Scoring/Points: Shooters must choose which fish to weigh-in prior to arriving at the weigh-in stage.
Tournament officials WILL NOT weigh fish individually, to determine fir the participant, which fish is largest.
Fish must be properly gutted before weigh-in (Please Use Fish Cleaning Area Provided).
No more than Two (2) fish from each category may be weighted.
Each Participant will receive One (1) point per pound.
Tied scores will be broken by dividing the participant's total fish weight by number of fish weighted.
Best Boat Calcutta: $100/Boat (CASH ONLY Collected At Captain's Meeting)
Be Sure To list boat/team name for Calcutta when you register!
Best Boat/Team will be decided by adding scores of each member, taking the total aggregate score of boat/team. Boat with highest score takes CASH pool & award!
All fish must be in compliance with FWC regulations!

8. Weigh-Ins: Participants must be present & weigh-in their own fish.
Fish must be gutted & iced.
All participants must be in line for weigh-ins no later than 12:00PM, NO EXCEPTIONS.

9. Awards/Prizes: Trophies & prizes will be awarded Sunday May 13th after weigh-ins and once scoring calculations are completed.
Awards: The 1st Place Shooter (participant with the highest aggregate score) will be awarded the 1st Place Trophy for each fish category.
Trophies will also be awarded for biggest lionfish, most lionfish, top dog, top mermaid, Top Jr Angular & Top Freediver.
Prizes: The Prize Table will be picked in order of overall aggregate score.
Ex. Shooter with highest aggregate score picks first from prize table, second highest score picks second and so on.

10. Rule Changes: NFDC reserves the right to make any last minute rule changes at the Captain's Meeting. This is why at lease one Representative Diver is required to attend the mandatory Captain's Meeting.
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