2018 Rocktober Cup & Trash Tour

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2018 Rocktober Cup & Trash Tour

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Individual
Womens
Youth

Striped Bass
Phone:443-621-9186
Mail: information@ccamd.org


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The 2018 Rocktober Cup is back!   We've moved out to Weaver's Marine and are proud to partner with Back River Restoration Committee to help clean up trash!

Trash clean up participants should sign up with Back River Restoration Committee(BRRC) by contacting Karen Wynn by email at: karenw@savebackriver.org or by phone: 443-983-2945.  Trash clean up locations will be managed by BRRC and announced the week of the event. 

CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Fishing Tournament Participants will be competing for prizes for the top three longest striped bass (Rockfish).  All fishing tournament participants should sign up via the iAnglertournament system.  Participants may also sign up in person at the Captain's meeting on 10/15.  

Tournament officials will provide step by step instructions for logging catch at the Captain's Meeting to insure you are comfortable with using the iAngler System.  


There are also 3 additional Calcuttas for Cash Prizes - Brought to you by Back River Restoration Committee

A: Longest Individual Fish,

B: Longest Over/Under 28" 2 Fish Stringer

C: Longest 3 Fish Team Stringer.

Enter each calcutta below via Paypal....OR enter via cash or check at the Captain's Meeting on Monday October 15th.  

Whether you are an amateur angler or seasoned pro, the Rocktober Cup welcomes fishermen of all ages, so bring the whole family and join us for a fun-filled time!

See full RULES AND REGULATIONS below by scrolling down and clicking Rules and Regulations. 

SHIRT SIZES ARE ONLY GUARANTEED FOR PARTICIPANTS SIGNED UP BY October 6th 2018.   

 

ENTRY

CCA MEMBER ENTRY FEE: $50


Includes:

  • Tournament entry
  • Tournament Party Entry
  • Tournament Shirt(enter by 10/8 for guaranteed size)
  • 5 Door Prize Tickets
  • Captain’s Swag Bag/giveaways
  • CCA 48” Ruler

New Member Entry

NEW CCA MEMBER ENTRY FEE: $75 (pay by clicking below and use the coupon code NEWCCA to bypass further payment when registering for the tournament on this page via ianglertournament)  
Includes:

  • 1 Year Membership to CCA Maryland ($35 value)
  • Tournament Entry
  • Tournament Party Entry
  • Tournament Shirt(enter by 10/8 for guaranteed size)
  • 5 Door Prize Tickets
  • Captains Swag Bag/giveaways
  • CCA 48” Ruler

TOURNAMENT PARTY ENTRY TICKET - $15

Not fishing or picking up trash? Click Below to buy your ticket to the party

Includes food & non alcoholic drinks & cash bar

YOUTH ENTRIES

CCA Youth members(<17) may fish with a participating adult entrant for free.

A CCA youth membership is $10 per year and can be purchased by clicking here CCA Maryland Membership Page

A youth can sign up for their own iangler account if they have their own email and smart phone. They may enter the coupon code CCAYOUTH to bypass the payment section of registration.

If you would rather your youth angler be connected to a parents account, please send an email to information@ccamd.org to let us know what parent account to attach your youth member to.  By doing this, you will be able to select your youth anglers name from a drop down menu when submitting a catch on the iAngler Tournament app. 

PRIZES:

1st, 2nd, & 3rd for all participants, 1st prize for top female angler, 1st prize for top youth angler. 

Prizes will include a combination of products from Engel Coolers, Costa Sunglasses, fishing rods and tackle....and more.

The only CASH awards will be through the Back River Restoration Committee Calcuttas.  

Back River Restoration Committee Calcuttas

All Calcuttas are a 50/50 split between angler and charity


Calcutta A: Longest Fish


Longest single fish by individual angler.  Longest fish in inches measured to the nearest eighth of an inch (1/8”). One winner takes 50% of the total purse.

$20.00 per angler in addition to basic entry.


Calcutta B: Over/Under 28" 2 Fish Stringer


The largest combined length of a total of two fish caught by an individual or multiple anglers. One fish less than 28" and one fish 28" and over.

$40.00 per entry in addition to basic entry

 
Calcutta C: 3 Fish Stringer Stringer:


Up to 3 fish caught by multiple anglers pre-registered as a team or an individual

The total length of up to three fish measured in inches to the nearest eighth of an inch (1/8”).

$60.00 per entry in addition to basic entry

 

 





$50 USD
Individual Angler


Essex15, Baltimore County


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Announcements

Tomorrow's Photo Indicator
1 month 1 day ago
Catch Logging Video
1 month 3 weeks ago

Events & Schedule

Captain's/Chapter Meeting

10/15/2018 07:00 PM

Little Havana Restaurant

Lines In

10/20/2018 06:30 AM

Lines Out

10/20/2018 03:00 PM

Tournament Party

10/20/2018 03:30 PM

Weaver's Marine

Photo Check-in Deadline

10/20/2018 04:00 PM

Weaver's Marine

Awards

10/20/2018 04:15 PM

Weaver's Marine

Gallery

Crew

CCA Maryland
Director
443-621-9186
David Sikorski
Director
(443) 621-9186
John Bonanno
Director
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Sponsors

Rules and Regulations

  

Entry Fees

Basic entry for the tournament is $50.00 per angler($75 New Member). Jr. Anglers who are CCA Maryland Members (17 years of age and under) may enter the tournament under for free under the Jr. Angler category only. Any participants 17 years and under that would like to compete in other categories must enter at the $50 Member ($75 New Member) level.

Prizes

There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for the longest, second longest and third longest fish in the tournament under the basic entry fee. No monetary prizes will be awarded under the basic entry fee. No angler may win more than one prize under the basic entry fee. Prizes will be as follows: 1st place prize 2nd place prize 3rd place prize Top Woman Angler Top Jr. Angler

Calcuttas:

50% payout to the winner, 50% goes to the tournament. 

Calcutta A:

Longest single fish by individual angler.

$20.00 per angler in addition to basic entry.

Longest fish in inches measured to the nearest eighth of an inch (1/8”).

One winner takes 50% of the total purse.

Calcutta B Over/Under:

The largest combined length of a total of two fish caught by an individual or multiple anglers. One fish less than 28" and one fish 28" and over. .

$40.00 in addition to basic entry.

The total length of up to three fish measured in inches to the nearest eighth of an inch (1/8”).

One winner takes 50% of the total purse.

Calcutta C Team Stringer (up to 3 fish caught by multiple anglers pre-registered as a team).

$60.00 per team in addition to the individual angler’s basic entry.

The total length of up to three fish measured in inches to the nearest eighth of an inch (1/8”).

One team takes 50% of the total purse.

Rules and Regulations

This is a Striped Bass (Rockfish) tournament The headquarters and official check-in station for this tournament will be Weaver's Marine, 730 Riverside Drive Essex, MD 21221, 

No angler may begin fishing before 6:30 am on 10/20/18 No angler may fish after 3:00 pm on 10/20/18

Any catch caught before 6:30am or after 3:00pm on 10/20/18 does not count for the tournament.

Anglers may use any legal method to catch fish considered for entry. Any angler using bait (live or dead) must use a non-offset circle hook.

No fish should be brought to Weaver's Marine for measuring.

Anglers may fish in any tidal waters of Maryland.

Anglers must be present at the tournament party to win any awards and/or money prizes.

CATCH, PHOTO, RELEASE INFORMATION / RULES:

A single, clear photo of your catch should be taken against the 48” wooden CCA MD ruler provided to you at in person registration or a captain’s party, or at a previous CCA MD or Boat Yard Bar and Grill Tournament, or Fish For A Cure.

The overall fish length will be judged from the snout to the tip of the tail. The nose of the fish should be placed at the zero mark and it is recommended that the zero mark of the ruler be placed against a vertical surface to insure proper alignment on the ruler

The tail may be pinched.

In case of a tie, the fish submitted first will be the winner, and the time considered will be that determined by the iAngler tournament system.

Tournament officials reserve the right to inspect any participant’s ruler during judging and disqualify any catch if a ruler modification is suspected. ANY RULER NOT PROVIDED BY CCA OR A BOAT YARD BAR AND GRILL TOURNAMENT SHOULD BE INSPECTED BY A JUDGE AT THE CAPTAINS MEETING OR BEFORE FISHING TO ENSURE CONSISTENCY WITH THE OFFICIAL CCA RULERS.

One clear and readable picture is required per fish and the zero mark and fishes nose and tail must be clearly visible in the picture Tournament officials reserve the right to examine the embedded metadata of any photo image to confirm the validity of picture, or request that the phone that took the picture is provided to judges for inspection. 

Photos with edited or missing metadata may be disallowed at the judge’s discretion.

ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT ACCORDING TO MARYLAND RECREATIONAL FISHING REGULATIONS AND ON HOOK AND LINE.

CATCH SUBMISSION:

Pictures shall be submitted via the iAngler Tournament smart phone app by 3:10PM.

Any catch submitted afterwards may only count if the judges agree to accept the catch because of technical difficulties or other circumstances.

Anglers may check in their catch in person or be in line to do so by 4:30 PM at Weaver's Marine

Participants must confirm that their catch has been recorded properly, and can do so through the iAngler Tournament Scoreboard throughout the day by clicking the clip board icon in the top right corner of their app.    

PHOTO IDENTIFIER A

unique identifier symbol will be shared to all tournament participants through the iangler tournament system, email, and by a post of facebook after sunset on Friday Oct. 19th.

This identifier symbol MUST be in each picture entered, and will be something that can be drawn on a participants hand, printed out, or drawn on the participants ruler.

The honor system, honesty and generally accepted ethics and sportsmanship practices are required of all participants.

Judges may disqualify any individual or team believed to be in violation of any rules or regulation at any time.

Judges reserve the right to interview members of your crew and any other potential witnesses regarding any potential rule violations.

The catch of youth anglers does not count towards a team calcutta. If a team wishes to include a youth anglers catch the youth must enter as an adult and pay the full registration amount and forego any entry in the youth division

Captains Meeting

The captains meeting will be held on Monday October 15th starting at 7pm at Little Havana 1325 Key Highway Baltimore, Md. 21230

All anglers participating in the tournament should attend the captains meeting.

You will receive your tournament packet at the Captains Meeting, containing your official ruler.

If an angler cannot attend the Captain's Meeting, the angler should make arrangements with tournament officials and an approved proxy may pick up the absent anglers’ tournament packet. It is then up to said angler to get his/her tournament packet from his/her proxy. If you are unable provide a proxy, you must pick up your ruler from Alltackle or Tochterman's Tackle before fishing. 

 Contact David Sikorski at Davidsikorski@ccamd.org or 443-621-9186 with any issues.

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Disclaimer

For good and valuable consideration, including without limitation the acceptance of the registered participants entry or participation in the 2018 Rocktober Cup & Trash Tour (the "Event") and being permitted to participate in certain related activities, the registered participant, for his or herself and his or her personal representatives, heirs, guest, invitees, employees, and team or crew members hereby

(1) RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES, AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE Weaver's Marine and Coastal Conservation Association Maryland and Back River Restoration Committee or its Chapters, subsidiaries, related entities, respective members, volunteers, heirs, successors, assigns, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, sponsors and subcontractors, (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability to the registered participant, his or her personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin, and for all loss or damage, and all claims or damages therefore, on account of bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage of or to the undersigned, his or her guests, invitees, employees, team or crew, during the Event or arising out of or in any way in connection with the Event or its Rules or related activities or while the registered participant is competing, or participating, regardless of whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or alleged negligence of Releasees ;

(2) AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Releasees and each of them from and against all claims, actions, causes of action, damages, liabilities, losses and judgments (collectively, the "Claims") of or by all guests, invitees, employees, and team or crew of the registered participant for bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage which they may suffer or incur during the Event or arising out of or in any way in connection with the Event or its Rules or related activities, regardless of whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence  or alleged negligence of Releasees; and,

(3) ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY for the risk or occurrence of bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage of or to his or herself, his or her guests, invitees, employees, and team or crew and to his or her boat and equipment due to negligence of Releasees or otherwise during the Event or while participating in the Event or related activities or while in or on the Event premises, which includes but is not limited to, its common properties, recreational areas, and adjacent docks, piers, and boat slips. Participant further assumes the responsibility for and acknowledges all dangers associated with weather and sea conditions;

(4) Anyone entering this Tournament is required to abide by the Tournament Rules. Disqualifications will be determined by the Tournament Judges consisting of three (3) volunteer CCA Maryland or Back River Restoration Committee Representatives. Any protest must state the rule violated and be received by the tournament judges photo Check-in Deadline. All team participants, including team members, guides and boat drivers are responsible for knowing, understanding, and abiding by these Rules. Failure of any team participant to follow tournament rules or procedures will result in disqualification of the team in violation or non-compliance. 

Questions and comments concerning any Rule may be directed to the Tournament Director/Co-Chair. In all Tournament matters, the decisions of the tournament committee are final.

The registered participant agrees to pay all of the Releases’ costs of defending all Claims and further agrees that this Release, Hold Harmless and Agreement Not to Sue is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Maryland and that, if any portion of this agreement is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

The registered participant also gives permission to use her / his name and picture in any published report or coverage of the event.