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Wayne County Grand Slam

Friday, August 22, 2008
JesupGA  31545
Friday, August 22, 2008
JesupGA  31545

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Wayne County Grand Slam Tournament RulesAugust 22 - 23, 2008Violating tournament rules will result in automatic disqualification.Anyone previously disqualified from a Wayne County Board of Tourism tournament will not be allowed to enter.Cash prizewinners may be subject to a polygraph/voice stress test.Entry fee: $30 per angler with a minimum of 2 anglers per boat. Children under 16 may participate for free.A grand slam will consist of a bowfin (mudfish), garfish, and flathead catfish. To be considered a grand slam, angler must have caught and weighed in at least one each of these three fish.GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IS EXPECTED OF ALL INDIVIDUALS DURING THE TOURNAMENT.Any disorderly conduct will be ample reason for disqualification.Entry fees must be received by August 15, 2008. After that date, only cash will be accepted. In addition, entries received after August 15th will be charged a $10 late fee. Registration will be accepted at the tournament site on August 22nd.1. All state and federal laws and regulations will be observed. Any infraction of these laws and regulations will result in disqualification. It is the responsibility of the entrant to be familiar with these laws and regulations.2. Tournament hours: 7 p.m. Friday, August 22nd to 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 23rd.3. All boats must be at weigh-in (or ramp) by 12 p.m. Saturday, August 23rd.4. Fish may be caught by any legal means. Limit of one bush hook or jug line per fisherman. Lines must be tagged and must be removed before weigh-in.5. Flags must be displayed while anchored. If fishing out of the boat, you must be within 150 feet of the boat.6. Only one fish of each species will be weighed in.7. All children 16 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult.8. The tournament committee will decide ties and disqualifications.9. All entry fees must be received by August 15th; a late fee of $10 will be applied to all entries thereafter.10. Fishing may take place anywhere the fishermen have permission to fish along the Altamaha River Basin.11. A captain's meeting will be held Friday, August 22nd, at 6:00 p.m. at Jaycee Landing for any questions or concerns regarding the tournament or its rules.12. Winners will be determined at the close of the tournament.13. All vehicles at Jaycee Landing associated with the tournament must park inside the fenced in area at the Jaycee Fairgrounds.Tournament PrizesGrand Slam - $2000 - One of each species must be weighed in with the aggregate weight of all three determining the winner.$1000 each for the largest of each of the three species presented for consideration as a single fish caught separately or as a part of the Grand Slam.Wayne County Grand Slam Tournament RulesSafety Rules1. Wearable PFDs of the approved size for each person on board. If the boat is over 16' in length, a throwable device is also required.2. Vessel must have a valid registration with registration numbers properly displayed.3. The vessel must have running lights if operated at night. Red and green lights on bow and white light visible from 360 degrees on the rear. A white anchor light at night must be displayed.4. If your vessel requires a fire extinguisher, the fire extinguisher must be properly usable.5. Remember you are responsible for any damage your wake may cause.6. Use of the cutoff (kill) switch while operating your vessel is highly recommended.7. Valid fishing licenses and picture ID are required on board the vessel for each person fishing.8. Georgia has a 100 foot law that requires idle speeds at locations such as bridges, docks, piers, pilings, persons in the water, etc.9. Fish must be caught and landed by the entrant. (IGFA)10. You must fish in state waters open to the public.11. You are responsible for meeting the weigh-in time requirements. If you are close to the prize money, DO NOT LEAVE. You may be asked to take a polygraph test. If you leave, you may forfeit your winnings.12. IGFA rules apply.13. Remember, you may have to take and pass a polygraph or voice stress examination. By declining to take a polygraph, you forfeit any prizes you may have won.14. Please read all laws, rules, and regulations. Georgia laws and regulations can be found at www.gofishgeorgia.com and IGFA rules can be found at www.igfa.org.15. In case of inclement weather, please use caution and protect yourself. The tournament will continue.16. All decisions made by the tournament committee are final.The following locations contain pilings in the river. Please be cautious because there are other locations where various obstructions are below the water surface.1. Below Dick Swift at 31 39 15.47 N and 81 48 19.19 W2. Above Oglethorpe Landing at 31 43 32.95 N and 81 54 26.12 W3. Above Beard's Bluff at 31 47 14.76 N and 81 57 51.26 W4. Below Sansavilla Bluff at 31 30 07.40 N and 81 38 55.19 W

Wayne County Grand Slam Tournament RulesAugust 22 - 23, 2008Violating tournament rules will result in automatic disqualification.Anyone previously disqualified from a Wayne County Board of Tourism tournament will not be allowed to enter.Cash prizewinners may be subject to a polygraph/voice stress test.Entry fee: $30 per angler with a minimum of 2 anglers per boat. Children under 16 may participate for free.A grand slam will consist of a bowfin (mudfish), garfish, and flathead catfish. To be considered a grand slam, angler must have caught and weighed in at least one each of these three fish.GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP IS EXPECTED OF ALL INDIVIDUALS DURING THE TOURNAMENT.Any disorderly conduct will be ample reason for disqualification.Entry fees must be received by August 15, 2008. After that date, only cash will be accepted. In addition, entries received after August 15th will be charged a $10 late fee. Registration will be accepted at the tournament site on August 22nd.1. All state and federal laws and regulations will be observed. Any infraction of these laws and regulations will result in disqualification. It is the responsibility of the entrant to be familiar with these laws and regulations.2. Tournament hours: 7 p.m. Friday, August 22nd to 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 23rd.3. All boats must be at weigh-in (or ramp) by 12 p.m. Saturday, August 23rd.4. Fish may be caught by any legal means. Limit of one bush hook or jug line per fisherman. Lines must be tagged and must be removed before weigh-in.5. Flags must be displayed while anchored. If fishing out of the boat, you must be within 150 feet of the boat.6. Only one fish of each species will be weighed in.7. All children 16 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult.8. The tournament committee will decide ties and disqualifications.9. All entry fees must be received by August 15th; a late fee of $10 will be applied to all entries thereafter.10. Fishing may take place anywhere the fishermen have permission to fish along the Altamaha River Basin.11. A captain's meeting will be held Friday, August 22nd, at 6:00 p.m. at Jaycee Landing for any questions or concerns regarding the tournament or its rules.12. Winners will be determined at the close of the tournament.13. All vehicles at Jaycee Landing associated with the tournament must park inside the fenced in area at the Jaycee Fairgrounds.Tournament PrizesGrand Slam - $2000 - One of each species must be weighed in with the aggregate weight of all three determining the winner.$1000 each for the largest of each of the three species presented for consideration as a single fish caught separately or as a part of the Grand Slam.Wayne County Grand Slam Tournament RulesSafety Rules1. Wearable PFDs of the approved size for each person on board. If the boat is over 16' in length, a throwable device is also required.2. Vessel must have a valid registration with registration numbers properly displayed.3. The vessel must have running lights if operated at night. Red and green lights on bow and white light visible from 360 degrees on the rear. A white anchor light at night must be displayed.4. If your vessel requires a fire extinguisher, the fire extinguisher must be properly usable.5. Remember you are responsible for any damage your wake may cause.6. Use of the cutoff (kill) switch while operating your vessel is highly recommended.7. Valid fishing licenses and picture ID are required on board the vessel for each person fishing.8. Georgia has a 100 foot law that requires idle speeds at locations such as bridges, docks, piers, pilings, persons in the water, etc.9. Fish must be caught and landed by the entrant. (IGFA)10. You must fish in state waters open to the public.11. You are responsible for meeting the weigh-in time requirements. If you are close to the prize money, DO NOT LEAVE. You may be asked to take a polygraph test. If you leave, you may forfeit your winnings.12. IGFA rules apply.13. Remember, you may have to take and pass a polygraph or voice stress examination. By declining to take a polygraph, you forfeit any prizes you may have won.14. Please read all laws, rules, and regulations. Georgia laws and regulations can be found at www.gofishgeorgia.com and IGFA rules can be found at www.igfa.org.15. In case of inclement weather, please use caution and protect yourself. The tournament will continue.16. All decisions made by the tournament committee are final.The following locations contain pilings in the river. Please be cautious because there are other locations where various obstructions are below the water surface.1. Below Dick Swift at 31 39 15.47 N and 81 48 19.19 W2. Above Oglethorpe Landing at 31 43 32.95 N and 81 54 26.12 W3. Above Beard's Bluff at 31 47 14.76 N and 81 57 51.26 W4. Below Sansavilla Bluff at 31 30 07.40 N and 81 38 55.19 W

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