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1. This is a team tournament ( 2 Person ), however an angler may fish alone.

2. Teams can fish from shore or out of a boat. Team members must remain within 50 feet of each other at all times while fishing in the tournament. All waters fished MUST be accessible by normal boat propulsion from the main lake to be legal fishing waters. If you are not sure if your means are considered normal propulsion, or if an area is legal to fish, ask a tournament official before the tournament.

3.The tournament official may cancel any tournament without prior notification. The tournament may be rescheduled or money will be refunded. It's the anglers responsibility to find out about cancellations and or rescheduling.

4.Official fishing times will be 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for the spring tournaments, and 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM for the fall tournaments. The Classic will be 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. No line may be in the water before the official start time. All anglers must stop fishing by the official stop time. Boats may launch no earlier than 15 minutes before the official start time. Teams may put their boats in and tie off to a courtesy dock at the ramp, but may not leave till the official launch time. Please do not block the ramp or ramp area. Teams may put in at any public ramp.

5. Any team may check the livewell of any other team before the official start time. Refusal to allow a team to check your livewell will result in disqualification.

6. 8 fish may be weighed in. If a team has more than 8 fish in the weigh-in line they will be disqualified form the tournament. All fish must be alive in the weigh-in line unless verified by the tournament official. If a fish dies after being verified by an official, they may be weighed in. The weigh-in line will be open 30 minutes after the official stop time. The weigh-in line will be closed 60 minutes after the official stop time.

7. All fish must be legally caught with rod and line and hooked in the mouth.

8. Both live and artificial bait may be used.

9. All local, state, and federal laws must be obeyed. All teams are subject to and agree to a polygraph at the discretion of the tournament official. Teams also agree to abide by the polygraph operators decision and or the tournament official's decisions.

10. The tournament official reserves the right too, or have someone accompany or follow any team during the tournament.

11. The tournament official will have final say on all rules. All decisions by the tournament official are final.

12. Teams may use a substitute for all regular tournaments. If a substitute is used, put the team members name on the entry form followed by the substitutes name in the substitutes name in the substitute spot ( ). The substitute must pay the membership fee if not already a member. New for 2019. Substitutes may be used for the Classic in case of illness or death with prior permission from the tournament official. Otherwise the Classic tournament must be fished with your partner you qualified with, or alone. No substitute may be used.

13. No angler may touch, tie onto, hold onto, step on, any private seawall, dock, metal lift or other private property while fishing the tournament. This has always been illegal trespassing , and complaints have been brought to the attention of the tournament officials. Land owners have been instructed to get the boat registration #, and take pictures. If this happens the participant will be disqualified.
By entering any of the Grand Lake  Crappie Series tournament the participants agree to all the rules, and all decisions of the tournament official.

Any questions on the rules should be directed to the officials before entering any tournaments. Any grievances must be submitted in writing to the tournament official within 45 minutes after the official stop time.

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