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The 2018 Fair Haven Challenge is officially a go !!!
More details to follow in the very near future
New coordinators
Same Location
Same Dates (TBA Soon)
**The A-TOM-MIK Triple Crown is also back in business
Will update when we hear more, new coordination is locking down a pavilion asap


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Hi A-tom-mik,
Is this open to all? We fish out of Fair Haven and see you guys all the time out there. We would like to maybe get in on a tourney with the big dogs.

As Tom said, all are welcome!! This and the atommik challenge are great “ first timer” tourneys.

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Rules and Regulations
-This derby shall commence on August 25, 2018 at 5:00 a.m. and conclude on August 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. All fish entered for weigh in must be landed by 1pm. Tournament fishing is limited to US waters.
-The eligible fish species are Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Steelhead, Lake Trout, and Atlantic Salmon. Only 6 fish may be entered, any fish may be released immediately when caught but MAY NOT BE RELEASED once the fish has been added to the “cooler”. A maximum of 3 Lake Trout may be entered.
-Participants must be officially registered by August 24, 2018 at 3pm. NO EXCEPTIONS Registration forms will be available at Screwy Louie’s Starting 8/1., I will also be taking registrations at Wrights Landing on a limited basis. Registration cost is $100.00 payable in cash only.
-Teams are not limited to a maximum number of anglers. Number of rods allowed will be based on a 4 man team(12 rods). Teams fishing with fewer than 4 anglers may only run the maximum allowed by NYS law.
-Teams may enter and exit from any port in Cayuga, Oswego, or Wayne County on Lake Ontario. Participants shall abide by the fishing regulations of the Department of Transport Small Boat Safety Regulations, and all Municipal by-laws, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation..
-Only your 6 largest fish are to be weighed in at Village Pavilion, Cayuga St., Fair Haven NY. No additional fish, ice or water shall be in the cooler or the team will be disqualified. At least one team member must remain with the days catch until surrendered to the weigh in committee. Awards ceremony directly after weigh in.
-All fish entered must be legally hooked on legal angling tackle. Minimum size for Salmon and trout is 18 inches, except steelhead is 21 ½.
-All participants shall present their Tournament tickets when weighing in their fish. NO EXCEPTIONS. Weigh in opens at 12:00pm. All entries must be at the weight station no later that 3:00PM. A participant may weigh-in fish in other derbies depending on other derby/tournament rules and regulations.
Winner will be determined by a point system with 10 points per fish, and 1 point per pound. Ties will be decided by biggest fish in order. If there are any disputes, the participants shall abide by the final decision of the derby judges. All data recorded by the weight master on the official weigh in form shall be final. WINNING TEAMS MUST EITHER BE PRESENT AT AWARDS CEREMONY TO WIN OR MAKE CONTACT WITH ME BY CELL PHONE NO LATER THAN 6pm AUGUST 26th TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO CLAIM WINNINGS. THOSE WHO DO NOT WILL FORFEIT THEIR WINNINGS. JASON VENDITTI 315-569-6360. Official results will be posted on the Facebook Page
-Participants of this derby compete at their own risk. All participants understand and agree to hold harmless members of the tournament committee and organizers from any liability or claim of damages. All prize winners shall be responsible for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, which are applicable to the prize(s) won.
-Each participant, by paying the entry fee, acknowledges that he/she has read, understands and will abide by the rules of this derby, and agrees that failure to comply with any of the rules will result in immediate disqualification, forfeiture of all prizes.
In the event that the tournament should be canceled due to small craft advisory prior to the 5am start time, the event will be held on the 26th of August. ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE MADE ON VHF RADIO channel 6 AND ON FACEBOOK PAGE FOR FAIRHAVEN CHALLENGE
-Open communication will be in effect during the tournament.
-Any participant not abiding by these rules shall be punished by automatic forfeiture of the Tournament
-Tournament Entry Fee’s will be 100 percent payout less a flat $300 to cover tournament costs. How many places are paid out will be determined by number of entries. There will be a $100 dollar prize for largest fish caught by a junior angler (age 14 on younger)

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