ITINERARY

Friday, July 14th, 2017

5:00 – 6:00 PM      Social Hour at IRA Civic Center

5:00 PM      Registration Opens (boat numbers randomly drawn on a computer during rules)

6:00 PM      Rules Meeting Starts - Welcome Fishermen

  • Guest Speakers
    • Grand Rapids State Bank – Noah Wilcox
    • Grand Rapids Area Hockey Association
    • Special Olympics - Athlete
    • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • DNR - AIS
  • Read Rules - AIM
  • Water Front Site Layout/ Review & Start/Finish Process
  • Recognize Sponsors

 

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

4:30 AM    Committee and Volunteers Arrive at Waterfront at Tioga Beach

5:30 – 6:45 AM      Participant Boat Check

6:15 AM    Welcome Announcement to Anglers, Official GPS Time, Boat Return Schedule

                  Flight 1 – boats 1-33 return at 3:00 PM

                  Flight 2 – boats 34-67 return at 3:15 PM

                  Flight 3 – boats 68-100 return at 3:30 PM

6:20 AM    Thanks to Our Sponsors

6:25 AM    Tournament Director Contact Number, Rules for Weather

6:30 AM    GPS Official Time / Blast Off Process –all boat trickle start

6:50 AM    National Anthem / Motors Off

  • GPS Official Time

7:00 AM    Tournament Start – Continuous start boats 1-100

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     Boat Rides at Tioga Beach

2:00 PM     Kids activities start at IRA Civic Center (Bouncy House, Dunk Tank, etc,)

3:00 - 3:30 PM Boats check back in at Tioga Beach

4:30 PM     Kids Fishing Clinic at IRA Civic Center

5:00 PM     Awards Ceremony Social Hour

6:00 PM     Weigh In Begins