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1. All boats must meet State of Illinois and U.S. Coast Guard safety regulations.

2. All contestants must wear an approved P.F.D. while the main engine is above idle speed. Kill Switches Must Be Attached.

3. No alcoholic beverages are allowed during tournament hours.

4. All livewells and coolers will be inspected at launch.

5. An aerated livewell or cooler is required in all boats no stringers or baskets will

be allowed.

6. Four (4) ounces will be deducted per each dead fish.

7. No Culling of dead fish is allowed.

8. All mailed entries must be postmarked one week prior to the date of the tournament, after that date it will be $90.00.

9. Take off positions will be determined by the date entries are received

and then alphabetically per date.

10. All teams must be registered and inspected by 6:30 A.M. or take off position will be lost.

11. Scoring will be by total weight.  Fish must be a minimum of 14 inches in length to be legal.  Walleye, Sauger and saugeye’s are allowed.  A fish brought up to be weighed that is short will result in the loss of the biggest fish weight.

12. Five (5) fish will be the weigh in limit. (Per Team)

13. Late is late you will be disqualified after your designated weigh-in time.

14. All contestants must be 18 years of age or older unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

15. The boundaries for this tournament are from the Starved Rock Dam down river to the Mississippi River ( DON’T FORGET LATE IS LATE )

16. The tournament officials’ decision will be final regarding these rules.



Name______________________________ Name________________________________


Address____________________________ Address______________________________


City_______________________________ City_________________________________                                           


State____________   Zip______________ State____________   Zip________________


Phone_____________________________ Phone_______________________________                                             


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I have read and I am familiar with the rules.  In signing this application, I hereby release all contestants, sponsors, tournament officials, and the Fox Valley Area

Anglers from all claims of injury or damage incurred in connection with this



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Signature                                                Signature

Parent or legal guardian to sign for minor, otherwise, each team member to sign.

Make Checks Payable to FVAA

Return to:  FVAA, PO Box 3217, St.Charles, IL. 60174