All Vessels will be inspected each morning prior to check out by Official Tournament Personal.
No wake zone rules will be enforced!
Lines in water at 6:30 AM.
Lines out by 4:00 PM.
Six lines maximum.
Wire lines and planers will be permitted (no electric reels)
Three (3) heaviest fish per boat will count towards score for each day.
Total pounds for the both days will determine top teams.
Ties will be broken by first fish weighed.
75 NM limit. Boats most remain in the circumference (no landfall).
GPS TRACKS Will Confirm conformity of Rules each day By Tournament Official.
Tournament Official is someone appointed at any time by Tournament Director.
Boats must possess proper Visas, cruising and fishing permits
Live, dead, or artificial bait may be used
Fish may not be transferred from boat to another boat
There is no weather provision and solely at Captain’s discretion
Committee reserves the right to inspect fish holds and GPS plotter tracks at any time.
Any Tournament Member, or Members which try to manipulate, circumvent or break any of the rules knowingly or not, will be disqualified for the day & may be disqualified for the event, solely at the discretion of the Tournament. Director.
All Protest Must Be Filed By 6:30 PM each day with a $500.00 Deposit.
All Boats must be back and tied up at the dock by 6:00 PM to qualified for weigh-in
Any boats after 6:00 PM will not be able to weigh in any fish.
All teams are recommended to synchronize their timepieces with the time Tournament Director.
No extra time will be granted to any team under any circumstances.
All decisions by committee are final!
The $10,000.00 Cash Prize is Based on 25 Boats Paid Participation.
1rst Place $5,000.00 Heaviest Overall Weight Max 6 Fish Weighed
2nd Place $3,500.00 Second Overall Weight Max 6 Fish Weighed
3rd Place $1,500.00 Heaviest Fish Weighed.
Viking's Weigh In Procedure
Scales will open at 4:00 PM & close promptly at 6:00 PM
Call in by radio (ch 72) when you reach no wake zone
When you are called in please have bow and stern lines ready
Choose five largest to be weighed and three heaviest fish will go towards score
All Fished weighed will be final at time of weigh in.
All fished marked By Tournament Personal cutting off tail fin & returned at time of weigh-in
Viking's Winners Circle
Tournament Payout Not Including Calcutta.
$5,000.00 First Place totals of up to six fish, minimum 3 fish to qualify, over two days.
$3,500.00 Second Place Total weight overall next in line overall two fish to qualify
$1,500.00 Third Place Heaviest Fish overall.
Top Junior Angler Awards 1 each winner
Top Female Angler Awards 1 each Winner
Calcutta Optional $5,000.00 Buy in.
$5,000.00 Total Calcutta per Boat, Each Category Below is Optional & per Boat.
1rst Place Participation is $2,500.00 Heaviest Overall Weigh Up to 6 Fish.
2nd Place Participation is $1,500.00 Heaviest Overall Weigh Second in line Up to 6 Fish.
3rd Place Participation is $1,000.00 Heaviest Fish.
The above Participation is per boat, Choose One Category or all Three.
Time Line Schedule
November 9, Arrival Date & Captain's Meeting 8:00 PM
November 10, Lines in Day 1, 6:30 AM, Dinner Pool Side
November 11, Lines in Day 2, 6:30 AM, Awards Ceremony & Dinner.
Tournament will be canceled in the event of a major named stormed. A full refund will be issued within 30 days of the cancellation of the tournament. This Refund is broken down in this manner, 80% back to you & 20% retained as a full credit towards next Year's tournament. All Calcutta's payments, will be Refunded Completely back to the appropriate Credit card.
All gift bags, tournament shirts, Sponsored Gifts will be distributed to each team, that has registered & paid in full.
Mechanical breakdowns do not institute cause for a refund & will be handle on a case by case basis.
In any other weather related instances the majority of boats rules, (if more come then decline to attend), no cancellations will be permitted.
Any smaller boat’s not being able to make the trip will be given a 50% refund & a 50% credit towards next years event for those who did not attend.
Tournament Director has final decision on all refunds, minus reasonable cost involved.