Rules & Derby Info

“Bill Bannock Classic and Flinty “  2017

Promoters and organizations assisting in the derby operation, their agencies and agents are not responsible for death, injury,damage liability, theft or fire on any entries, Each entrant, upon entering the derby, will in effect, be signing a waiver form.

The Bill Bannock Classic will be from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

“Flinty”  hours will be 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

EACH ENTRANT

       – Should bring CHISEL to open hole.

       – Must have a valid MB Fishing license or Treaty Status ID card in possession

        – Must have a valid Bill Bannock Classic or “Flinty”  entry card to enter the respective derby boundry – this card must be visible

        - Must act as true sportsmen – unruly actions will not be tolerated

        – Must be in the area of his/her line at all times

     – Is responsible for their own catch. (Derbyofficials or a delegate may assist with handling fish). Only that person can enter the fish.

Damaged or dead fish will not be eligible for a prize

Prizes will be awarded based on the length of the fish as measured by tournament officials.

No fish huts, tents, or coverings of any kind are allowed

No vehicles are allowed in fishing area- parking areas are provided

No alcohol ( other than that sold within the derby boundaries) is allowed.

No practice fishing is allowed near either derby site 24 hours prior to either derby.

Manitoba Fishing regulations are in effect

The Bill Bannock Classic Derby and “Flinty” will be restricted to the boundaries determined and marked by the committee.

All species of fish native to Clearwater Lake are allowed in Bill Bannock Classic. All fish native to Athapaskow Lake are eligible for “Flinty”

 Only those caught with a barbless hook in the usual manner will be allowed. Fish must be entered immediately, measured &

registered at the hole by a Bill Bannock or “Flinty” Official.

Only fish entered during these times will qualify. No person will be allowed in the fishing area before 09:30 AM unless directed by a derby official.

 The Derby Official’s decision shall be final. No other person can be considered as spokesperson for the rules during the derby.

ROTARIANS ARE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DERBY. THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR ALL PRIZES EXCEPT THE TAGGED FISH. 

THE TAG MUST REMAIN ATTACHED TO THE FISH UNTIL VERIFIED BY ONE OR MORE OFFICIALS.

COMBO DERBY – All fish caught by the same angler will be entered into the Combo Derby. The winners will be determined by the total length. Eg. 100 cm in Bill Bannock plus “0” cm in “Flinty” will be 100 cm total.

All rules have loopholes-it is the intention of the derby organisers to provide an honest sportsmanlike derby. In the interest of good sportsmanship; entrants are reminded that the “spirit of the rule” will prevail in all judgement cases.

EARLY BIRD Ticket Holders ( tickets purchased prior to: Midnight March 25, 2017)

After March 25, 2017 a special draw will be held for the holders of Early Bird Tickets for both derbies.

IN THE FLINTY DERBY ONLY: ALL SUPER HOLE WINNERS WILL BE RELEASED ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF THE DERBY (10am )AND WILL HAVE THE CHOICE OF ANY HOLE, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF MARKED CORPORATE HOLES. Hole choice will be based on a first come basis.

40 extra super holes were drawn, so no partners this year.

Winners will be contacted by phone or email and be given the option of refusing the hole, that hole will be given as an option to another winner of the draw.

If the winner decides not to use the special holes, the holes will not be used by any other angler. In the case of the end of the spoke holes: the partner will get the second hole from the end, directly behind winner of the special hole. The  Earlybird ticket holders not drawn will be released from the holding area prior to the regular ticket holders.

 

Bill BannockClassic or “Flinty” ENTRY FORM
APRIL 8, 2017 April 9, 2017

Bill Bannock Earlybird: $ 120.00
All Flinty tickets $100 – THE FLINTY ONLY: Tickets purchased prior to mid nite March 22 will be entered for the super hole draw.
(Entry must be received before Midnight March 21, 2017)
Bill Bannock regular: $ 100.00

Polaris Raffle Ticket : $ 20.00
(MGCC#: 1945RF – To be drawn during the Bill Bannock Classic.)
Mail to: Box 855, The Pas, MB R9A1k8

 MAIL ENTRY FORM:

You can download the file MAIL ENTRY FORM and mail to the address below.

The Rotary Club of The Pas  – Box 833 –  The Pas, MB R9A1k8  

 

For any information on the Bill Bannock Classic’s Fish Derby or Bill Bannock ticket information you can visit their  website at www.BillBannock.com