Constentant Registration Form
MOC DOLPHIN DERBY ENTRY FORM
Saturday June 17,2017 Weigh-In by 4:00 PM
Before completing this form, please read, understand and sign the rules and regulations. Prize structure based on the tournament’s participation. Tournament committee reserves the right to adjust cash prize awards should participation fall below reasonable expectations. Applications must be signed by all participating anglers in order to process entry. By signing below, I acknowledge reading, understanding and agreeing to all tournament rules.
ENTRY FEE IS $300.00 AND COULD BE PAID IN PERSON AT THE MIAMI OUTBOARD CLUB AND EL CAPITAN. YOU CAN ALSO CALL THE CLUB OFFICE AT 305 379 3000 FOR REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION. WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS, CHECKS AND CASH PAYMENTS. RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE ATTACHED.
REGISTRATION AND FEES – Each entry will receive 4 Shirts, 4 Dinner Tickets, and a Goody Bucket. Each boat is allowed a maximum of 4 anglers. Extra anglers may be added for $50.00 each and includes an extra tournament shirt and dinner ticket. There is a maximum of 6 anglers per boat. Each registered boat is eligible for general prizes.
TYPE OF TOURNAMENT – This is a Boat/Team Tournament. No changes are permitted in registered anglers after the conclusion of the Captain’s Meeting. All dolphins must be entered for official weigh-in in the presence of a boat/team representative. Fish must be brought by land or sea.
RULES – Unless otherwise stated, IGFA rules will apply throughout this tournament.
BOUNDARIES – Teams may not enter Bahamian waters at any time.
FISHING LICENSE – All anglers must possess a valid Florida Saltwater Fishing License.
CAPTAIN’S MEETING – There will be a Captain’s Meeting on June 15 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Miami Outboard Club. At least one representative from each team must be present. The rules of this tournament may be amended verbally or in writing at the time of the meeting. Anglers are responsible to attend and the tournament committee is not responsible to inform the participants of any changes after the Captain’s Meeting.
ELIGIBLE FISH – This is a Dolphin Tournament. Dolphin is the only species of fish eligible for cash prizes. All fish presented for weigh-in must be in fresh, edible condition and caught that tournament day. No mutilated fish (based on tournament committee’s opinion) will be accepted. Minimum acceptable weight of 10 pounds is required for entry into the tournament. There will be a fun fish category where a trophy for biggest legal fish will be awarded to the qualifying angler. The species that are accepted are Kingfish, Wahoo and Tuna( Blackfin or Yellowfin). All participating anglers are urged to release those fish not to be entered into the tournament.
OVERALL SCORING – Only 3 Heaviest dolphin per boat may be entered.
- LARGEST DOLPHIN (Legal Size ): The 3 largest dolphin weighed will win the largest dolphin prize. LARGEST TUNA: The largest tuna weighed will win the largest tuna prize. Only Blackfin on Yellowfin are accepted.
- LARGEST WAHOO: The largest Wahoo weighed will win the largest Wahoo prize.
- LARGEST KINGFISH: The largest kingfish weighed will win the largest kingfish prize.
- LADIES’ LARGEST FISH: The largest Dolphin weighed by a registered female angler will win the largest ladies’ fish prize.
- JUNIOR LARGEST FISH: The largest Dolphin weighed by a registered junior (under 16 years old on the day of the tournament) angler will win the largest junior fish prize. All entries must be weighed at the certified scale at the official weigh-in location(Miami Outboard Club) in the presence of the team entering them. Tournament winners may be subject to a polygraph test. Any fish may be examined by any means necessary. At time of weigh-in, fish must be identified by tag specifying qualifying angler and boat name.
COMMUNICATIONS – All participating boats should be equipped with a working VHF marine radio. The tournament committee will monitor VHF channel 72. Official times or special notifications will be announced during the tournament on this channel. NO WEIGH-IN STATISTICS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON VHF RADIO.
TOURNAMENT HOURS – Lines in at 6:00 a.m. Lines out at 3:00 p.m.
WEATHER CONDITIONS – In the event of unsafe weather conditions, the tournament committee may choose to postpone the tournament until a later date. Captains are ultimately responsible for their crew and should make the decision as to safe sea conditions.
PROTESTS – Any protests concerning the conduct of an angler or rules violations must be filed in writing with the tournament committee no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the alleged violation and must be accompanied by a $100 non-refundable fee.
AWARDS – Award ceremony will start at 5:00 pm on June 25,2016.
TIES – In the event of a tie in weight, the winner will be determined by the earliest weigh-in time.
REFUNDS – No refunds will be given.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY – It is agreed and understood that all participants in the MOC Dolphin Derby enter at their own risk and that Miami Outboard Club or their officers and directors and all persons connected directly or indirectly with the operations of the tournament, or any sponsor of the tournament shall be exempt from any liability for slander, loss, damage, negligence, harm, injury or death suffered by any participant, entrant, sport-fisherman or their companions, boat captains, mates, crew members, guests, vessels and equipment which may occur in or related with the tournament.
SIGNING OF THE ENTRY FORM – By signing the entry form, the angler agrees to follow the above tournament rules and that the tournament and/or its sponsors may use without payment or restriction any photographs or video in which he or she appears for any purpose whatsoever but not limited to resale, advertising, commercial or promotional material. All anglers are required to sign their entry blank form as certification that they have read and agreed to abide by all rules and the above liability release.
POLYGRAPH – All registered anglers specifically agrees and consent to voluntarily submit to a polygraph examination or examinations at any time until all prize winners and awards are determined and announced. Further, each registered angler agrees to obtain the agreement and consent of each and every occupant of the boat from which he or she fishes during the tournament (including but not limited to the captain and crew) to submit to a polygraph examination or examinations as described above. The method and conduct of all polygraph examinations, and the interpretation of the results thereof, shall be in the sole judgment of the polygraph examiner appointed by the Tournament, whose opinion shall be final. If any registered angler or occupant of a vessel refuses to submit to a polygraph examination, or if any registered angler or occupant gives a response which, in the sole opinion of the polygraph examiner, is untruthful, then all registered anglers on the boat shall be immediately disqualified without further notice from the Tournament. Any registered angler so disqualified shall not be entitled to any prize, award, or entry fee refund.
- $1500 1st Place
- $1,000.00 2nd Place
- $500.00 3rd Place
- $350.00 4th Place
- $250.00 5th Place
Registration Form (PDF)
Please download this form, fill it out completely and return it to:
Miami Outboard Club
1099 MacArthur Cswy
Miami, Florida 33132-1612