PRESENTED BY OT JERSEY & REELERS SHIELD
With the first FAN Central Qualifier in the books Student Anglers will ascend on Lake Belton to make their mark toward the AOY and a chance to qualify for the Championship in May with over $12,000.00 in Scholarships and prizes.
Where- Tournament Host Site
Temple Lake Park -Lake Belton
FM2305, Temple, TX 76501
When- December 5, 2020
THIS WILL BE A TRAILERING EVENT.
This means you are free to launch at the ramp of your choice. There are several boat ramps available to avoid larger groups and lines at any one ramp. There will not be a physical check-in location that morning we will be using GroupMe
Register for GroupMe here.
You may launch from your chosen ramp as early as 5AM
Here is a list of Core parks and ramps that will be open. Cedar Ridge, Westcliff, and Belton Lakeview
FIRST CAST at 7AM
LINES OUT at 2PM
CHECK IN at 2:30PM – SEE DETAILS BELOW FOR WEIGH IN PROCEDURE
All FAN Anglers must be registered to the FAN GroupMe App and check-in with text messaging when prompted by FAN on the morning of the tournament.
Register for GroupMe here.
NOTE: We strongly encourage everyone to use other boat ramps as there will be limited parking.
PLEASE USE THE OTHER RAMPS IN THE AREA, We have about 40 boat parking spots, all other will be redirected out of the park. Here is a list of Core parks and ramps that will be open. Cedar Ridge, Westcliff, and Belton Lakeview
Our Permit requires all FAN members to follow CDC Guidelines and they will be strictly enforced by Park Enforcement. Wear mask and social distancing.
- Boat numbers will be randomly picked on Thursday Dec 3rd and posted by Friday Evening Dec 4th.
- All rules should be understood and be mindful that FAN will utilize polygraph during the 2020-2021 season. FAN RULES
- Student anglers 17 and older must have a valid TX Fishing License.
- We will message last minute changes or updates on the FAN Facebook page.
- We will be using GroupMe for tournament day communications Register for GroupMe here
Check in at Temple lake Park – LINES OUT AT 2PM and you must be check in by 2:30 at the designated location.
DO NOT BRING YOUR FISH TO CHECK IN. JUST CHECK IN GO BACK TO YOUR BOAT AND WAIT FOR YOUR WEIGH TIME TO COME TO THE HOLDING TANKS.
BOATS 1-25 at 2:30 PM
BOATS 1-50 at 2:45PM
BOATS 51-75 at 3:00PM
BOATS 75-100 at 3:15PM
BOATS 101-150 at 3:30PM
Who is eligible?
Registration is open to all 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students. The entry fee for each tournament is $40 a boat with two team members and a qualified captain. Each team member must be a FAN member. Contestants must also have the signature of a parent or legal guardian in the provided space on the liability form of the online membership registration. Each team must consist of two eligible student contestants and one adult boat captain.
Weigh in – First flight is due in at 2PM at the holding tanks. You must be checked in at the check station on your designated flight time or be counted late.
Registration- Teams must register by Wednesday December 3rd 9PM
Registration deadline will be the Wednesday prior to the tournament via online registration and payment only. Late registrations may be considered Saturday for complete teams only and will be added to the bottom of the boat launch sequence. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding registration or if you will register late.
Captains will also be recognized with the Academy Captains Awards including a $50 Academy gift card for the winning Captain and another $50 Academy gift card and an Angler Aid Safety Kit in a random Captains drawing