2017 COUNCIL OF UNDERWATER DIVE CLUBS SHOOTOUT RULES
> Venice, LA
> August 18-19 2017
1) Applicable Council Derby Board rules apply to the Shootout. The
Shootout is open to Council Clubs and their members, retired members,
prospective members, and Jr. members. Tickets are $60 each. You may
commit via phones to Abbie 225-571-4954 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is payable at the Shootout site or via paypal using email email@example.com. All divers must be known before 5 AM on Friday, August, 18, 2017. Please note if you commit, entry fee is still due regardless of participation.
2) Eligible fishes are: JACK FISH (any legal jack), BARRACUDA, COBIA,
GROUPER (any legal grouper), MANGROVE SNAPPER, RED SNAPPER, SHEEPSHEAD. Cash prizes FOR TOP accumulative 7 fish stringer,with only one fish per category per person to be weighed to get a total "stringer weight." The top 10 STRINGERS, based on weight of 7 fish will get cash prizes . Prize table for top fish in each category. Best boat and Club will be determined using a point system; Top 10 stringers, 1st=10 points, 2nd=9points and so on. 1st place in each category will be the usual 3 points per category.
> 3) Awards for Club, Boat, King,and Skin Diver.
> 4) Boats can leave no earlier than 5 AM on Friday, August 18th . All Boats must return to port on the 18th.
> Boats can leave no earlier than 5 AM on Saturday, August 19th.
> 5) All Divers must be committed before 5 AM on Friday, August 18th.
6) All Dive Boats must display a dive flag while diving. The Council
request that all boats and divers have fun, dive safe, have dive
insurance, and yield to the wishes and desires of the oil rigs and work
boats. That all divers enjoy themselves at Cypress Cove but use good
common sense with dealing with the Marinas and the Fishermen.
> 7) Weight-in close on Friday 8 PM with some flexibility. On Saturday, the scales will close at 7 PM.
> 8) Ports for the Shootout will be open to all gulf waters.
> 9) A $50 Calcutta for the largest fish shot. Money must be pay before 5 AM Friday, August 18th. Winner gets the Cash.
Each diver will receive a Council Shootout T-Shirt, Two (2) meals, beer
and drinks for the meals. In order to insure enough food for the
meals, it is requested that you commit as early as possible.
The Shootout site is located at Cypress Cove Marina
> All money raised will go for the t-shirts, the meals, and prize money. Travis Woodard is the weight master.
> Each club is requested to donate $100 for the Shootout. Entrance prizes may be brought to the Shoot Out site.