Havana Catfish Classic presented by Havana Church of Christ

 30 May
 Riverfront Park
  - 62644 - Havana - United States
 Havana Church of Christ
The 2nd Annual Havana Catfish Classic— Presented by Havana Church of Christ Riverfront Park - Havana, IL Register: 5:00am - 6:00am Fishing: 6:00am - 12:00pm May 30, 2015 Register online, in person or call 815.257.1373 Anglers 12 yrs old and younger fish for free!!! Registration Fee is $50.00 per boat (3 anglers per boat) or $10.00 per angler for bank fishing. Registration fee can be brought or mailed to ATTN: Catfish Classic Havana Church of Christ 350 S. Broadway Havana, IL 62644 Please make checks payable to "Church of Christ" with "Youth Fundraiser" in the Memo line. Schedule------------------------------------------------------------------ Registration opens at 5:00am fishing starts at 6:00am with signal weigh in is at NOON. Registration and weigh-in will be located at Riverfront Park's Shelter 4 near the Jefferson street boat launch. parking and boat launches are first come first serve. Cost------------------------------------------------------------------------ Cost for boat fishing is $50 per boat (teams of Up to 3 anglers per boat). Cost for shore fishing is $10. Anglers under 12 yrs old may fish for free!!! All registration fees are due by the start of the tournament at 6:00am. All proceeds benefit Havana area youth to participate in youth trips and events with Havana Church of Christ, Registration-------------------------------------------------------------- To register in advance go to www.havanacatfishclassic.com/register or contact Paul Webster, Jim Kinzer or Tim Sickmeyer. Paper Registration forms are also available at Havana Church of Christ 350 S. Broadway Havana, IL 62644 (309) 543-2854 Rules---------------------------------------------------------------------- Weigh-in: For boat teams, Best (Heaviest) 6 fish will be weighed for each boat and the top four teams will receive cash prizes totaling a 50% payout of the total ! (See prize breakdown example below.) For Shore Fishing, Best (Heaviest) 6 fish will be weighed for each angler and the top four Anglers will receive cash prizes totaling a 50% payout! (See prize breakdown example below.) Additional rules: - Church of Christ employees, tournament organizers and judges and their immediate families will not be considered for cash prizes. - All Illinois Department of Natural Resources regulations apply and must be followed. Violation of Illinois DNR, state or federal regulations will result in immediate disqualification and forfeiture of tournament registration fees and winnings by offenders. - Rod and reel fishing only. Bowfishing, bank poles, trotlines, nets and jugs may NOt be used. Fish from shore or from a boat. All fish must be caught on public land from the Illinois river and its backwaters between 6:00am and 11:59am on July 26, 2014. - The 6 best (heaviest) Catfish per boat (teams of up to 3) will be combined for total weight. - Anglers must be present on land for weigh-in no later than NOON. -Anglers of all ages are encouraged to participate. Minors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. -Participants must conduct themselves in a manner appropriate for events sponsored by Havana Church of Christ Student Ministries. Possession of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, firearms and other weapons are strictly forbidden. -Tournaments judges and organizers reserve the right to disqualify any participant who fails to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. Prize breakdown examples with 50 boats & 25 shore anglers*: 50 Boats (teams of up to 3 anglers) X $50.00 Registration Fee = $2500.00* 50% prize payout $2500.00 / 2 = $1250.00* 1st Place (50%) = $625.00 2nd Place (25%) = $312.50 3rd Place (15%) = $187.50 4th Place (10%) = $125.00 25 Shore Anglers X $10.00 Registration Fee = $250.00* 50% Prize Payout $250.00 / 2 = $125.00* 1st Place (50%) = $62.50 2nd Place (25%) = $31.25 3rd Place (15%) = $18.75 4th Place (10%) = $12.50 Total prize payout (50%) = $1375.00 Amount raised for Church of Christ youth (50%)* = $1375.00* *Example only. Actual amounts may vary. Cash Prizes for 1st - 4th Place equal a 50% total payout and are determined by number of anglers who have paid their registration fee in two separate groups: Boat Fishing ($50 per boat with up to 3 anglers per boat) & Shore Fishing See Rules for more details. ABOUT US: Havana Church of Christ is a Jesus-Centered Church in Havana, IL focused on making disciples of Jesus who Believe, Grow, Connect and Go! You can find us online at www.havanachurch.com or on Facebook.

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