Terms and Conditions

Rules & Conditions

Registrations will be automatically closed upon filling of the number of team’s quota as determined by the Frenchville Sports Club.

All Registered Participants must attend the Compulsory Briefing night at Frenchville Sports Club on Thursday 23 May 2019.

Eligible Fish for the Competition must be caught within the designated Fishing Times as outlined in the Barra Bash Tournament Itinerary.

Eligible Fish must be caught within the designated the designated boundaries or disqualification will apply.

Day 1 Tokens will be issued at the Compulsory Briefing Dinner. Day 2 Tokens can be collected from the Club after 3 pm on Friday 24 May 2019.

The event organiser reserves the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions as they deem necessary.

All decisions by the organiser – Frenchville Sports Club Ltd are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

ENTRY FEE

$450 per Team (incl GST)

Teams of two (2) anglers

In 2019 there will be a limited number of teams in the Frenchville Sports Club Barra Bash.

All anglers (or for those under 18 years of age their parent / guardian) must be a current financial member of the Frenchville Sports Club.

If you are not currently a member you can join here: http://www.frenchvillesportscl...

NOMINATIONS

Entries will be accepted in order of which completion of the nomination details and payment is required. If you have further queries regarding the Nomination Process please email: fitzroyriverbarrabash@fsports.com.au

INSURANCE

All teams must present a copy of their current comprehensive Boat Insurance Policy by Thursday 23 May 2019, either in person with their registration, or via email to fitzroyriverbarrabash@fsports.com.au. Any team unable to present a copy of their comprehensive Boat Insurance Policy will forfeit their nomination fee.

FISHING FORMAT AND METHOD

Teams of two (2) anglers may fish with a maximum of 1 fishing rod person at any one time.

This event is a lure and fly only competition. The use of bait is strictly forbidden, and breaches of this rule will result in disqualification. Knotless landing nets are recommended, and gaffs are not permitted.

RECORDING OF CAPTURES

All competitors are to use the Track My Fish App and upload photo of their catch on the supplied Fish Measuring Mat, with the respective daily token displaying the angler name and team name, to the designated competition app page. It is imperative that the photo taken is clear, and shows the entire length of the fish. The length of the fish and the angler who caught it must then be recorded on the events team tally sheet for the day.

Anglers are also encouraged to take a photo of the angler and fish and submit this for use on social media platforms and marketing media, and to enable live scores to be maintained.

SCORING

Points are scored per millimeter of fish registered, with overall points based on the top 10 Barramundi and Threadfin Salmon of each team catch, per day.

The largest Threadfin Salmon registered per angler will also determine the length prize winner for this category.

In the event of a tie, a count back will be conducted, whereby the first angler to SMS their catch will be deemed the winner.

BREACH OF RULES

All breaches of any rules will be reviewed by the organising committee.

Breaches of the rules may result in the loss of catch totals or expulsion from the competition. The organisers ruling is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

SAFETY AND FISHING ETIQUETTE

All anglers are encouraged to show courtesy to their fellow anglers at all times whilst on the water.

Both anglers are required to conduct a safety inspection of their boat on each day of the competition to ensure familiarity with all safety equipment.

The observation of the “6 KNOTS NO WASH POLICY” within the town reaches must be adhered to. All applicable maritime rules and regulations must be adhered to at all times.

FISHING AREA

Competitors are to fish within the Fitzroy River Net Free Zone designated on a map distribution during the Registration and Compulsory Briefing Session. Freshwater lagoons and above the Barrage are deemed to be out of bounds and must not be fished.

Breaches of this particular rule will result in penalties being applied to the team and may result in disqualification.

PRIZE MONEY

The following prize categories and prize money will be awarded at the
Presentation Dinner.

MOST METRES OF BARRAMUNDI - TEAM TOTAL

• 1st Prize - $5,000 • 4th Prize - $800
• 2nd Prize - $2,500 • 5th Prize - $500
• 3rd Prize - $1,200

BIGGEST BARRAMUNDI - INDIVIDUAL

• 1st Prize - $1,000

MOST METRE OF THREADFIN SALMON - TEAM TOAL

• 1st Prize - $1,000
• 2nd Prize - $500

BIGGEST THREADFIN SALMON - INDIVIDUAL

• 1st Prize - $500

Family Fun Day

Registrations will be automatically closed when determined by the Frenchville Sports Club.Eligible Fish for the Competition must be caught within the designated Fishing Times as outlined in the Barra Bash Family Fun Day Itinerary.Eligible Fish must be caught within the designated boundaries or disqualification will apply.The event organiser reserves the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions as they deem necessary.All decisions by the organiser – Frenchville Sports Club Ltd are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.


Win a Boat Terms & Conditions

Raffle Tickets are available from the Frenchville Sports Club and affiliated event sponsors.

1 ticket - $5

3 tickets - $10

10 tickets - $20

All raffle tickets will be entered into the draw for the Boat.

The draw will be conducted at 6 pm on Sunday 26 May 2019.

The winner of the boat must be 18+ years and does not have to be present to win.

The event organiser reserves the right to make changes to the Terms and Conditions as they deem necessary.

All decisions by the organiser – Frenchville Sports Club Ltd are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.

FAQs

Fitzroy River Barra Bash T-Shirt * BBQ Dinner at the Registration and Briefing Night (Thursday 23 May 2019) * Presentation Night Dinner and Selected Drinks (Saturday 25 May 2019) * A chance to share in over $20,000 in Cash & Prizes
South Rockhampton Access is adjacent to the Leichardt Rowing Club, South Rockhampton – access off Lion Creek Road via Huet Street (freshwater access). Access is on Quay Street, Rockhampton City. Between South and Francis Streets. Boat ramp is located on Littler-Cum-Ingham Park. North Rockhampton Access is at the end of Larcombe Street via Glenmore Road and Macalister Street, near barrage. Access at the end of Reaney Street, via Bridge Street and Goodsall Street (saltwater access). - Four lanes with central floating pontoon and car trailer parking.
The Rockhampton Recreational Voluntary Code of Practice (VCOP) is designed to encourage local and visiting recreational fishers to adopt sustainable and responsible fishing practices while fishing in the Net Free Zone to ensure fish stocks remain in a very healthy state in the system. Take the Fitzroy River Voluntary Code of Practice Pledge by clicking here.
In 2019 the Fitzroy River Barra Bash will be changing how to submit your catches by SMS or by the Track My Fish App. Catches must include a photo on the measurement brag mat and must be able to be read clearly. You will receive more information on the recording of catches as you Register.
Day 1 Tokens will be issued at the Registration Dinner Day 2 Tokens can be collected from the Club after 3pm on Friday 24 May 2019.
Frenchville Sports Club has made joining as a Member easy. Simply visit: http://www.frenchvillesportsclub.com.au/membership/join-now/
Catches for the Family Fun Day will be submitted by the Track My Fish App. All catches must include a photo on a brag mat. Further details on this App will be emailed to all Registered Participants.
Tokens for the Family Fun Day Competition will be emailed to registered participants at 6.00pm on Saturday 25 May 2019.
Frenchville Sports Club will email all registered participants a map for the designated fishing area. If you are found to be fishing outside these boundaries you will be disqualified from the competition.

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