2015 Special Tournaments / Shoot Out Rules
For tournament information call:  228 297-1158
The  Special Tournaments Rules
These tournaments are separate from our regular "free entry" Rodeo.
Fish entered in these one-day tournaments are not eligible to be entered in our regular Rodeo nor are they
eligible for prizes. These special tournaments are for cash prizes only.  
The  Speckled Trout Tournament Rules  2015
Anyone found in violation of the tournament rules may be disqualified from this and all  future tournaments.
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2015 Shootouts Registration 12- 8pm  July 2, 2015  Barksdale Pavilion.
Shootouts are Flounder and Speckled Trout
SPECKLE TROUT SHOOT OUT RULES

The 2015 Speckled Trout Shootout Weight in will be
12:00 pm. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday July 4th, 2015.

          The 2015 Speckled Trout Shootout Tournament Boat Captains Registration is
           MANDATORY and fisherman can register any time between from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm
           Thursday July 2nd at the Rodeo scales in the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor pavilion.

  1. All vessels must be registered prior to fishing. All registrations must be made
        Thursday July 2nd.

  2. The Speckled Trout Tournament has an entry fee of $125 per boat.  1st and 2nd places will
          be paid cash prizes. Cash prizes consist of $100.00, of the boat registration money for the
         Speckled Trout Tournament split 60/40%.  This is an aggregate weight, 5 fish limit shootout.

  3. The 1st and 2nd place winners will be awarded on the Rodeo Stage at 8 pm on the day of      
          the event. Prizes will not be awarded prior to the ceremony. The Captain of the boat will be
          given the award.

  4. Fishermen my start fishing once registration is complete.

     5.    Fishermen are on the Honor System.

  6. All fish entered for prize consideration must comply with Mississippi’s
      (State Fishing Regulations). Speckled Trout must be at least 13 inches in minimum length.
          Pinched tail measurement method will be used to determine legal fish length.

  7. Fish must be in good edible condition and properly iced. Fish must be properly landed. 
         Fish, which appear to have been frozen, loaded, harpooned, gaffed, mutilated, shot,
          cast/shrimp or gill netted will be refused. 
  
   8. All contestants will, in every respect, catch any fish offered for prize consideration in a  
          sportsmanship manner, obeying all rules and regulations of the tournament.

     9. There may be any number of fishermen on the boat, but each boat may turn in only 5 fish     
            for a total aggregate weight.  All persons fishing on the boat must be listed on the Shoot-
            out registration form. All fish turned in become the property of the Rodeo.

      10. Fish will be kept on display in the fish bins, as long as the fish retains a place on the           
           board.

      11. Scales close for this shoot outt at 6pm. Registered fishermen waiting in line in the         
           designated area when the scales close will be considered "on time".

      12. In case of a tie of equal weight, the first boat that enters fish will be declared the winner.

      13. All decisions of the Weigh Master will be final.

      14. Participants enter at their own risk. Neither the tournament, nor any person connected
           with the tournament shall be liable for any loss, damage, negligence, harm or injury to
           anyone for any reason. 
The  Flounder Tournament Rules  2015

FLOUNDER SHOOT OUT RULES


The 2015 Flounder Shoot out Weight in will be
12:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday July 5th, 2015.

          The 2015 Flounder Shootout Team Captain Registration is MANDATORY and fisherman
           can register any time between from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm Thursday July 2nd at the Rodeo
            scales in the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor pavilion.

  1. All fishermen must be registered prior to fishing. All registrations must be made
        Thursday July 2nd.

  2. The Flounder Shoot Out has an entry fee of $115 per boat.  1st and 2nd places will
          be paid cash prizes. Cash prizes consist of $100.00, of the team registration money for the
         Flounder Shoot Out split 60/40%.  This is an aggregate weight, 5 fish limit shootout.

  3. Shoot out will consist of no more than four person teams, but each team may turn in only 5 fish     
            for a total aggregate weight.  All persons fishing must be listed on the Shoot-
            out registration form. All fish turned in become the property of the Rodeo.

      4. The 1st and 2nd place winners will be awarded on the Rodeo Stage at 7:00 pm on the day of      
          the event. Prizes will not be awarded prior to the ceremony. The Captain of the team will be
          given the award.

  5. Fishermen my start fishing once registration is complete.

     6.   Flounder may be caught hook and line or gigged. Fishermen are on the Honor System.

  7. All fish entered for prize consideration must comply with Mississippi’s
      (State Fishing Regulations). Flounder must be at least 12 inches in minimum length.
        Pinched tail measurement method will be used to determine legal fish length.

  8. Fish must be in good edible condition and properly iced. Fish must be properly landed. 
         Fish, which appear to have been frozen, loaded, harpooned, gaffed, mutilated, shot,
          cast/shrimp or gill netted will be refused. 
  
   9. All contestants will, in every respect, catch any fish offered for prize consideration in a  
          sportsmanship manner, obeying all rules and regulations of the tournament.

   10.  Flounder must be at least 12 inches in minimum length. Pinched tail measurement
            method will be used to determine legal fish length.
    
      11. Scales close for this tournament at 4:00 pm. Registered fishermen waiting in line in the         
           designated area when the scales close will be considered "on time".

      12. In case of a tie of equal weight, the first teamt that enters fish will be declared the winner.

      13. All decisions of the Weigh Master will be final.

      14. Participants enter at their own risk. Neither the tournament, nor any person connected
           with the tournament shall be liable for any loss, damage, negligence, harm or injury to
           anyone for any reason.