Rough Riders Charity Fishing Tournament

  • Fri, June 03, 2022
  • 6:00 PM
  • Sat, June 04, 2022
  • 9:00 PM
  • RESIDENCE INN - TIERRA VERDE 214 Madonna Ave, Tierra Verde, FL 33715

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Register

REGISTRATION  OPEN !!! 


•  Catch-Photo-Release •  Sponsorship Opportunities
•  Over $4,000.00 in Cash Prizes •  Raffles, Giveaways & Auctions


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Costs and Registration


 

Fishing Tournament Entry

Entry Fee:

  •  Before May 15th
 $250 per Boat
  •  May 15th & After
 $275 per Boat




Entry Fee includes:

  • Entry into fishing tournament
  • up to four (4) RR Tournament Weekend All Events Wristbands for registered fishermen
  • a fifth RR Tournament Weekend All Events Wristbands for a Paid Chartered Captain

Entry Fee Does NOT include:

  • Boat
  • Space on a boat
  • Boat slip to store boat during Tournament

Click on the Entry Form Below to Download:

Complete Rules are listed below or click on "Rules" in the menu box to jump there

Rough Riders (“RR”) Tournament Weekend Event Wristbands


Saturday Pool Party Band

(12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

(Wrist Band for this Event Only)

$20.00

Saturday Dinner Banquet Band  

(6 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.)

(Wrist Band for this Event Only)

$40.00
RR Tournament Weekend All Events Wristband $60.00

RR Tournament Weekend All Events Wristband - allows entrance into all of the weekend events: Friday Captain’s Welcome/Rules & Regulations Party, Saturday Pool Party, Saturday Dinner Banquet.

RR Tournament Weekend All Events Wristband also includes access to the Hospitality Suite when open.

RR Wristbands are required for admittance to the Captain’s Party and all events.   

Individual Event Wristbands will be sold at the respective event.

If paying by check, make checks payable to:

Rough Riders Fishing Tournament

Present check to your Rough Riders contact, or mail to:

Rough Riders

Attn: Paul Ferrentino

2066 59th Street North,

Clearwater, Fl. 33760

  


 




Net proceeds fund Rough Rider Charities

 


 

Sponsors and Sponsorships


 










 
 Wawa logo

   
 
 
     
 
 

And kind donations from:

Brian Szilvasy


Kathryn Fanning


Kate Bender


Gordon and Sylvia McIntyre


Tom Reynolds

Sponsorship Opportunities Contact:

William Kiessel  

wkiessel@gmail.com 

(941) 993-9002


Please download our Sponsorship Guide for more information:



 

Schedule



 JUNE 3rd

FRIDAY

 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.




CAPTAINS’ WELCOME PARTY

RESIDENCE INN VISTA ROOFTOP


HORS D’OEUVRES & FULL LIQUOR BAR COMPLIMENTARY (6-7 P.M., 8-9 P.M.)  



(TOURNAMENT WEEKEND WRISTBAND OR POOL PARTY WRISTBAND REQUIRED FOR ENTRY)

 7:00 P.M.

CAPTAINS’ RULES & REGULATIONS MEETING

   
 JUNE 4th SATURDAY

12:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. 




POOL PARTY 


12:00 - 2:00 BEER & WINE OPEN BAR COMPLIMENTARY


2:00 – 5:30 CASH BAR


(TOURNAMENT WEEKEND WRISTBAND OR POOL PARTY WRISTBAND REQUIRED FOR ENTRY)

   
   FISHING TOURNAMENT
 6:00 A.M.  OFFICIAL START OF FISHING TOURNAMENT
4:00 P.M.
 OFFICIAL END OF FISHING, MOBILE APP SUBMITTALS END
4:30 P.M.
AWARDS PRESENTATION BEGINS (POOL SIDE)
   

 6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.



DINNER BANQUET

ELKS LODGE MADEIRA BEACH


(TOURNAMENT WEEKEND WRISTBAND OR SATURDAY DINNER BANQUET WRISTBAND REQUIRED FOR ENTRY)

 DINNER

6 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.        COCKTAIL HOUR 

 DINNER  7:30 P.M.                      DINNER
 DINNER  8 P.M. – 9 P.M.           RAFFLES / AUCTIONS

 


 

(ROUGH RIDERS TOURNAMENT WEEKEND EVENTS WRISTBAND ALLOWS ENTRY INTO ALL WEEKEND EVENTS)



 

 

Hotel



RESIDENCE INN at

TIERRA VERDE


214 Madonna Ave,

Tierra Verde, FL 33715


Phone: (727) 864-4868

 

Group rate for 2022  

$199 per night

Last day to book

Wednesday, May 4th

Click Here to Make Reservations

 



 

Volunteer


An endeavor this large needs help from a few generous people who have some time to contribute. If you might be able to help between now and the tournament, and especially during the tournament, we would love to hear from you.

Contact:

Tom Reynolds

gtreynolds001@yahoo.com

Or Click Here to reach the Volunteer Page


 

 

Rules, Prizes and Regulations

  • This is a digital photo, catch-and-release tournament.
  • This is a boat tournament; each boat will have an assigned number.
  • Each boat will need a fully charged smart phone, boat number, and a tournament measuring board to be picked up at the Rules & Reg’s Presentation at the Friday Captain’s Party)
  • To score a fish, take a picture, including the boat number and catch, on the measuring board.  Submit the picture through the mobile app provided at the Captain’s Rules & Reg’s Party Friday Evening.
  • The Scoring Committee will acknowledge receipt of submittal from boat.
  • Hours of tournament are 6:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Saturday June 4, 2022 only. Scoring ends at 4:00 P.M.
  • There will be two divisions:
     Guided                   Non-Guided


  • There will be six species:
Snook • Snapper (No Cubera)
• Mackerel (Spanish & King) • Trout
• Redfish • Grouper (No Goliath)




  • The longest species in each division wins or places in that division.
  • As this is a boat tournament, the boat wins or places.
  • Ties for any one species in the same division will not be awarded. The boat who first transmits the submittal through the mobile app wins.
  • The Scoring Committee is made up of 3 judges plus scoring personnel.
  • The Scoring Committee decisions are final.
  • The tournament will be held “rain or shine,” no rain checks.
  • In the event the tournament cannot be held due to COVID-19 restrictions, fishing entry fees will be refunded.
  • This is a charity fishing tournament. The event is family friendly - any behavior that is abusive, offensive, or with that goal is grounds for dismissal from the event and forfeiture of the entry fee.
  • Awards Presentation is approximately 4:30 p.m. at the Residence Inn.
  • ALL FISH CATCHES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MOBILE APP NO LATER THAN 4:00PM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • ANGLING HOURS: 6:00AM to 4:00PM
  • SCORING ENDS AT 4:00PM
  • Awards presentation will take place at the hotel 4:30 to 5:30 PM
 

Prize Categories and Payouts

(no minimum or maximum length for any species)

· 1st Place – Longest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper.

· 2nd Place – Second longest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper.

· 3rd Place – Third longest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper.

· Eligible Grouper species are limited to not include Goliath.

· Eligible Mackerel types are limited to Spanish and King.

  • ·   Snapper species exclude Cubera.

· All entries will include 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards, per scored species, for all boats and kayaks. 

· All boat and kayak entries are limited to one prize per species.

· Payouts will be awarded for all six species in each of the two divisions (Guided & Non-Guided):  1st Place: $200,    2nd Place: $100,    3rd Place: $50 


Our 2022 Committee



Chairman

Daoud Georgis

daoud.georgis@yahoo.com

(813) 785-7963

Tournament OPS  Vice Chair

John Northop

rrjohn972@verizon.net

(813) 313-0980

Sponsors Vice Chair

Bill Kiessel

wkiessel@gmail.com

(941) 993-9002

 Auction/Raffle Vice Chair

Tom Reynolds

gtreynolds001@yahoo.com

(813) 404-4762

Treasurer

Paul Ferrentino

paul.ferrentino@yahoo.com

(727) 422-2130

 Scoring/Website

Robin Conn

robinconn@gmail.com

(813) 239-4501

Pool Party

Mathew Swickey

matthewrswickey@gmail.com

(813) 453-0904

Social Events

Mike "Fireball" Baker

tricountytows@gmail.com

(813) 836-9245

Merchandising

Steve Egan

steveimprint1@aol.com

(813) 453-5646

Charter Captain Liaison

Steve Heisler

fng1093steveo@gmail.com

(813) 267-5734

 Tournament Program

Chris Herman

flyboy4nd@gmail.com

(813) 787-1120

Dinner Banquet Sponsor



 

Downloads


Registration Form

Sponsorship Guide


Tournament Flyer

 

Auction


As we get closer to the event, a complete auction list will become available.

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