Sat, Sep 25 | Calaveras Lake

10th Annual Kayak Tournament 2021

Fin Addict Kayakers! Welcome everyone to a one day fishing tournament benefiting the Fin Addict Angler Foundation to continue its mission in providing angler education to the youth. We respect and follow all COVID-19 precautions and preparations.
10th Annual Kayak Tournament 2021

Time & Location

Sep 25, 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Calaveras Lake, 12991 Bernhardt Rd, San Antonio, TX 78263, USA

About The Event

 Fin Addict Angler Kayak Tournament benefiting the Fin Addict Angler Foundation promotes a spirit of friendly competition while participants enjoy the sport of fishing with family and friends while making some special memories.

TOURNAMENT RULES

Participation: 

This tournament is open to the public. Each participant must complete a registration form and a Covid questionaire to enter. The registration form can be submitted online or in person and the entry fee must be paid prior to the event. The Covid questionnaire will be completed at the check-in table. 

Registration: 

Early registration is strongly encouraged. As a bonus, participants pre-registered by September 15, 2021 will receive a limited edition tournament t-shirt (only while supplies last).  It is the participants responsibility to pick up their angler packet containing the tournament shirt. If you decide not to attend the in-person weigh-in, please contact info@finaddictangler.org by 10/2/21 to schedule your angler packet pick up time at the Foundation Office. Note: If you register in-person the day of the tournament, the entry fee must be paid in cash - no other payment methods will be accepted.

Registration Fee: 

The registration fee (per person) is based on the division you enter: $50 Open / $40 Women's / Youth 16 years of age and under free. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times in order to participate. 

Check-In: 

6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Pre-Fish Meeting:

There will be an informal Facebook Live Anglers meeting on September 24, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. to go over the tournament rules and guidelines. Fin Addict Fishing Tournaments will be the Facebook host for the Live Anglers meeting.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

In the acceptance of change to the new normal of Safety First, we are adhering to the guidelines of Bexar County. Social distancing is strongly encouraged during our activities. For the safety of all anglers and our communities we will have you to complete a basic questionnaire prior to participation. 

Tournament Times: 

You must check-in at tournament table to confirm your registration and complete the Covid questionaire before you begin fishing regardless of your arrival time. Angler's Meeting 7:45 a. m. Anglers can begin fishing at 8:00 a.m. and will submit their fish no later than 2:30 p.m. Fish caught before 8:00 a.m. or submitted after 2:30 p.m. will not be eligible for judging. In order for a fish to be eligible for judging, it must be submitted by 2:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at the event and on the Fin Addict Fishing Tournament facebook page on the website the week following the tournament.

Tackle & Fishing Equipment: 

Live, dead and artificial bait will be permitted. Each angler will be allowed to have and use two fishing poles at a time. Please use fishing poles or cane poles in this tournament - no nets or traps or any other method may be used in this tournament. You must bring your own fishing gear, bait etc. No downrigging. 

Fishing Location: 

Participants must be fishing in a kayak in the water of Calaveras Lake.  No motors. Paddle or Peddle only. For park fees and park rules check www.cpsenergy.com or call (210)635-8359. All participants must wear a personal floatation device.

Fishing Laws: 

This tournament will adhere to all State (TPWD) fishing rules. For TPWD rules, visit TPWD's Calaveras Lake website. Fish must be legal (size, species, etc) in order to be eligible for judging. Children must wear a life jacket while on the water.

Judging: 

Heaviest Single Redfish (minimual length 20 inches)

All legal fish must be brought to the judges table. You must be in line by 2:30 p.m. with your fish to be eligible for tournament judging. All judges' decisions are final. There will be no deduction for dead fish that are turned in. In the event of a tie, the tie breaker will be determined by the first fish submitted.

FAAF Check-it stick will be the official ruler used for measuring.

Side-Pots:

$10 Cash only

$$$ - Heaviest Legal-size single Catfish 

$$$- Single Red Fish with the most spots on one side (minimual 20 inches)

Weigh Master has final decision.

Youth Division is not elligible for side-pot entry.

Prize / Awards: 

Winners based on 75 anglers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 10th place prizes TBD) will be announced after judging has concluded. The "Youth Division" Tournament winners are awarded items of nominal value (no cash prizes).

Tournament Agenda

Sept. 24th 

  • 7:00 p.m. - Facebook Live Anglers meeting and registration

Sept. 25th

  • 6:00 a.m. - Check-in begins
  • 7;45 a.m. -  Anglers Meeting
  • 8:00 a.m. - Tournament begins
  • 9:00 a.m. - Registration ends
  • 2:30 p.m. - Tournament ends (fish must be submitted for judging by 2:30 pm)
  • Tournament and raffle winners to be announced

Begin online registration below by clicking '+' once to increase the ticket count, then clicking the 'Checkout' button. You will then be presented with the online registration form and provide your payment info. Our payments are processed by PayPal. PayPal accepts all major credit/debit cards.You are not required to have a PayPal account to use its service. 

Date may be subject to change due to any unfairable conditions prohibiting fishing activities . All entry fees will roll over to new date. No refunds. All funds to benefit the Fin Addict Angler Foundation in it's mission to provide angler education.

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • Kayak: Open Division, Qty 1
    $50
    $50
    0
    $0
  • Kayak: Women's Division, Qty 1
    $40
    $40
    0
    $0
  • Kayak: Youth Division 16 under
    $0
    $0
    0
    $0
Total$0

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