KCKF Pike - May 2023
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KCKF Pike - May 2023
Ontario, Zones 11 to 20
6 May 2023 - 11 June 2023
This is a "Catch, Photo, Release" tournament.
- 5 Fish Virtual Stringer.
- Longest virtual stringers win 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
- Big Pike prize for the biggest Pike available to all participants.
Please note: Fishing is limited to Ontario, Zones 11 to 20
Series: KCKF - Kingston Canoe and Kayak Fishing
$25 CADIndividual Angler
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Events & Schedule
05/06/2023 12:00 AM
06/11/2023 07:00 PM
Rules and RegulationsClick to Read
1. Participation and Eligibility
The KCKF’s online Tournaments are open to all anglers within the tournament boundaries provided they meet the requirements and regulations stated herein.
Liability Release and License Requirements
All participants must read and fully understand The Liability Release Form before their first event.
By registering and paying the entry fee, the angler thereby agrees that he/she/other has read, fully understands and agrees to The Liability Release Form. The form is available in the “Files'' section of the KCKF Facebook page, available for download from the Tournament page on iAnglertournament.com and can be made available by e-mail by request.
By registering and paying the entry fee, the angler thereby agrees that he/she/other has read and fully understands the tournament rules (this document)
All participants must have a valid provincial fishing licence for the event and follow all municipal, provincial, and federal rules and regulations based on where they are fishing.
Competitors must be aged 18 or older in order to participate. No exceptions will be made.
2. Entry Fees and Payment.
Registration will be done through the iAnglertournament.com event page either from a PC or through the phone app (available on android and iOS). The entry fee will also be processed through iAnglertournament.com
First Place place will be awarded 50% of the prize pool
Second Place place will be awarded 25% of the prize pool
Third Place place will be awarded 15% of the prize pool
Biggest Fish will be awarded 10% of the prize pool. Podium winners are eligible for the Big Fish prize.
Entry fees will be added to the prize pool less $10.00CAD to ensure there is sufficient funds available for the iAnglerTournament service fee. Any remaining funds left over at the end of the year will finance the KCKF Angler of the Year award.
For dual species events the prize split will be 25/15/10 for each species.
Note: It is possible for one angler to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd in each species of multi-species tournaments.
There are additional prizes to be awarded in addition to any prize monies.
If there are less than 5 participants in any given event, the 1st place winner will be awarded the full pot.
ONLY angler powered kayaks, electronically powered kayaks, canoes, and SUPs (Stand Up Paddleboards) will be allowed. Accommodations can be made for special needs anglers on a case by case basis and are at the discretion of the tournament directors.
All fish must be caught from your kayak, canoe or SUP. You are not permitted to leave your kayak to fish from shore or wade.
You may fish anywhere within the event boundaries that you are legally allowed to enter. For online events, this includes any province that is specifically stated in that event's description. For in-person events the boundaries are legally accessible areas of the lake stated in the event description
Only commercially available artificial baits/lures/flies are approved fishing methods. Homemade lures and flies will be permitted so long as they adhere to provincial fishing regulations.
Rod and Reel, and Fly Rod and reels are the only acceptable devices. Nets of any kind (IE dip nets, casting nets, etc) are not permitted. Landing nets are permitted at the anglers discretion.
Any one fish can only be submitted once..
Tournament start times will begin at 6:00am on the first day, and end at 7:00pm the final day. All photo submissions must be made by the closing time on the final day of the tournament.
Challenger’s photos will be judged and scored by a panel designated by the tournament Directors and may include the tournament directors.
Photos that do not meet the requirements will not be counted.
Measured length should be clearly visible. All fish will be scored by 1⁄4” (one quarter inch) increments, rounded down. IE, if a fish in 18 and ⅛ inches long, the fish will be scored as 18 inches. If it is at 18 ¼ inches the fish will be scored as 18.25 inches.
Submission lengths will be rounded down to the nearest ¼. Lengths will never be rounded up.
Should the length of a fish submission exceed the length of the measuring device, the maximum visible measurement on the board will be used as the score.
The Tournament organisers will be solely responsible and retain the right to declare any photo as unacceptable
Photos will not be altered from their original state before submission. This includes the file name, timestamp,gps information and other metadata recorded by your device. If the original filename, timestamp or metadata information is suspect in any way the photo will be deemed unacceptable for scoring.
In all submission photos the fish entered must appear to be fresh and free of any obvious mutilation or mishandling. If two fish of the same length are submitted they must show evident signs of distinction
The measuring device used will display a numerical inch marking that is clearly visible, a black line where the bumper meets the board, and will have a sticker or marked “x” on the bumper.
Images that are blurry, out of focus, under/over exposed or otherwise difficult to accurately score will be disqualified.
Each event will be associated with a unique identifier. This identifier MUST be fully visible AND legible in each submission photo.
Event Identifiers for some events will be subject to change on a weekly basis as deemed by the tournament organisers. When a tournament ID is updated, communication will be sent via iAngler to all registered anglers to the email and/or phone numbers they used to register. It is the anglers responsibility to ensure they are using the correct Event Identifier.
Initial event identifiers will be issued NO LATER THAN 10:00pm the night before the first day of an event for pre-registered participants. Those who register after the event start date will be assigned identifiers after registration has been confirmed.
Anglers are allowed to submit as many entries as they wish throughout the duration of the event.
The 5 (five) submissions with the longest verified lengths will be used to tally each angler's final score.
The longest virtual stringer will be awarded 1st place and so on.
In the event of a tie, the angler with the longest fish will be awarded 1st place and 2nd place will be awarded to the other.
6. Photo Criteria
Submission photos must include the entire fish.
Fish must face LEFT with its dorsal fin facing UPWARD
The mouth of the fish must be closed. A ½ inch deduction will be issued for any submission where the mouth of the fish is open
Tail must NOT be manually pinched
The fish must be visibly unharmed, IE, obvious angler related injuries may disqualify your catch.
Markings on the measuring device must be clearly visible and legible
Photos must be taken from directly above the fish, not at an angle
Assigned identifiers must be clearly visible in the picture without obstructions.
For Online and in-person BASS events, approved measuring device brands are as follows:
For All other events any factory made measuring board is acceptable (IE, Pike, Walleye, etc)
Geotagging of submission photos MUST be enabled to prove the fish submitted was caught within tournament boundaries. Photos submitted without location data will be rejected
Metadata for photo submissions must be included and may not be altered. Any suspicion of tampered metadata may disqualify your photo.
7. The Spirit of Competition
Anglers must embody the spirit of competition. KCKF events are meant to be fun and friendly competitions designed to help introduce anglers to the competitive side of fishing. Just because something isn’t specifically against any rules stated within this document does not mean that you should engage in that action or behaviour. Behaviours and actions that negatively reflect on our sport and/or the Kingston Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club will not be tolerated.
Rules are subject to change and updates at the tournament organisers discretion
Questions can be asked in the tournaments “Event” section on Facebook or by e-mail to email@example.com
Disclaimer Click to Read
Liability Release and License Requirements
- All participants must read and fully understand The Liability Release Form before their first event.
- The Liability Release Form is available in the “Files” section of the KCKF Facebook page, available for download from the Tournament page on iAnglertournament.com and can be made available by e-mail by request and MUST be electronically signed.
- By registering and paying the entry fee, the angler thereby agrees that he/she/other has read and fully understands the tournament rules (this document)
- All participants must have a valid provincial fishing license for the event and follow all municipal, provincial, and federal rules and regulations based on where they are fishing.