Roofers Mart Inc.

Bass Tournament Rules

LOCATION: Lake of the Ozarks/Alhonna Resort (573-365-2634) State Road HH, 7 miles off Highway 54, 8 mile marker.

ENTRY FEE: $60.00 per boat.

ENTRY FEE INLUDES: Full buffet breakfast Saturday morning, dinner Saturday night, two night accommodations, ramp fees, boat slip, and an attendance gift.

ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries will be taken until March 31, -NO EXCEPTIONS-

QUALIFICATIONS: To be eligible for the tournament, two (2) active Roofers Mart customers are required per boat. No person will be allowed to enter that has earned $1500.00 in guide fees or tournament winnings in the past year.

FORMAT: Buddy tournament, (only 2 fishermen per boat).

BOATS: Participates are responsible for their own boat, please check in at main office before launching your boat to have a boat slip assigned to your room.

FISHING LICENSE: Fishing Licenses can be purchased at Alhonna.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Roofers Mart will provide 2 nights lodging at Alhonna Resort. Rooms will consist of 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedrooms and will be pre-assigned. Check in Time is at 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Boat Slips will be assigned at time of check-in by Alhonna.

PRE-TOURNAMENT MEETING: Friday evening 7:00 p.m. in the dining room. (Meeting is mandatory)

LIMITS, PENALTIES, AND SCORING: Six (6) fish per boat a day, fifteen (15) inch minimum. Only Largemouth, Smallmouth, and Kentucky bass will be counted. Total weight per boat will determine place. Any short fish presented for weigh-in will cause a one (1) pound deduction from total weight and loss of that fish. No dead fish will be weighed; fish must be able to swim when returned to lake, no floaters. A courtesy board will be available to all contestants prior to submitting fish at weigh-in. Contestants will not be allowed to handle fish after submitting for weigh-in. Measuring is from closed mouth to pinched tail. Flat measuring boards will be used as official measuring devices. Mandatory livewell checks will occur at docks and a sticker will be applied to card. Failure to have livewell checked will result in disqualification. Check-in late penalty is one (1) pound per minute up to ten (10) minutes, then disqualified, no excuses.

TACKLE AND EQUIPMENT: Only artificial bait or lures may be used, with the exception of pork type baits. All fish must be caught on rod and reel during tournament hour's from the boat, landing net may be used. Trolling is not permitted. Safe boating must be observed at all times. Each contestant is recommended to wear a life vest and to have kill switches on their boats, trailering of boats is not permitted. All Missouri Conservation and Water Patrol regulations apply, including operating a motor boat under the influence. All the above rules and any disputes will be interpreted solely by the appointed Tournament Committee and all decisions are final.

TIES: All ties for total weight will be broken on the basis of Big Bass.

FISHING LOCATION: Anywhere on Lake of the Ozarks, except weigh-in areas, 50 yards within another contestant's boat, or around a commercial dock, including Alhonna docks.