ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

Kickoff Party & Captains Meeting

Tournament MOC Dorado Challenge 2017  Miami.

Sign up and be a part of this great event!

Here it is! The 5th Annual Dorado Challenge.
Miami Outboard Club, has come together with its sponsors,
to benefit the kids of Miami.

Sign up and be a part of this great event.
Lots of giveaways, food, drinks, and guaranteed cash money!

Thanks to Miami Outboard Club,
and many more sponsors who make this possible.

Captains Meeting will be held on Wednesday July 12, 2017
and The Dorado Challenge will be held on July 15,2017
at the Miami Outboard Club and Award Ceremony at 5:00pm.

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RULES & ENTRY FORM

REGISTRATION AND FEES

Entry fee is $250.00 per boat,  Fee covers up to 4 anglers which include dinner tickets and tournament shirt. 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.

RULES

Unless otherwise stated, IGFA rules will apply throughout this tournament.

BOUNDARIES

Teams may not enter Bahamian waters at no time.

FISHING LICENSE

All anglers must possess a valid Florida Saltwater Fishing License.

CAPTAIN’S MEETING

There will be a Captain’s Meeting on July 12, 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 one dolphin per boat may be entered.

LARGEST DOLPHIN: The largest dolphin weighed will win the largest dolphin prize.

LARGEST TUNA: The largest tuna weighed will win the largest tuna prize. Only Blackfin or 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 (Less than 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.

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. Official time for both will be announced over VHF Channel 72. Fish being fought at lines out time must be announced over Channel 72 and weighed in no later than 4:00 p.m. The weigh station will close at 4:00 p.m. prompt on Saturday.

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.

AWARDS

Award ceremony will start at 5:00 pm on July 15,2017

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. No exceptions

RELEASE OF LIABILITY

It is agreed and understood that all participants in the Dorado Challenge enter at their own risk and that Miami Outboard Club, Sponsor’s,  or the Dorado Challenge 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 it’s 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 angler specifically agrees and consents 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.

2016 -MOC Dorado Entry Form

GUARANTEED CASH PRIZES: 1st $1,500 - 2nd $1,000 - 3rd $750 - 4th $250 -

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