2011 Open Qualifier

Richmond Lake, SD

Sunday, February 20th, 2011
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Event Class Open Qualifier

The top 10 places automatically qualify for the NAIFC Championship

Date Sunday, February 20th, 2011
Tournament Lake Richmond Lake, Aberdeen, SD
Launch Venue Richmond Lake State Park Rec Area South Launch
Start Time 8:00 AM
Weigh-In 1:00 PM
Species 8 Crappie 8 Sunfish
Tournament HQ Ken Shell Express
Rules Meeting Sat, February 19th, 2011, 6:00 PM
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
Registration REGISTER ONLINE »
Kathy Roberts
Reg. Deadline Fri, February 18th, 2011, 6:00 PM
Team Entry Fee $200
Late Reg. Fee $20
Est/Max Field 29/100 Teams
Est/Max Payout $4,060/$14,000

Friday Night Seminar(Best Western Ramkota Hotel) 
Social Hour 6:00-7:00pm
Seminar 7:00pm
Round table discussions with NAIFC Pro-Staff after the seminar

This NAIFC Pro Staff Seminar program is geared toward educating fishers to the world of tournaments ice fishing and the best products in the industry. The seminar is open to the public. After the seminar teams that are registered for  the tournament will be paired with NAIFC Pro Staff in small groups. These group tutorials will include specific techniques on how to catch fish during a tournament. The groups will be invited to pre-fish on the Lake at 8:00am Saturday morning, where the NAIFC Pro Staff will demonstrating there fishing techniques uses to compete in tournaments. The goal is for the groups to be on the fast track to becoming skilled anglers, eventually becoming teachers to their friends and fishers in the local community.

Saturday Morning Kids Ice Camp (Best Western Ramkota Hotel)
In class tutorial  10:00am-10:30am
On Ice fishing 10:30am- Noon

NAIFC Pro Staff along with certified instructor Jim Kusuda will promote fishing education through demonstration in classroom tutorials. Parents must accompany their kids during the event. The kids and parents will then be invited to fish on Richmond Lake with the NAIFC Pro Staff. Equipment will be provided. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather. This is an excellent opportunity to introduce a new way for kids to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer. Each youth will be given sponsors products and promotional items for their future ice fishing adventures. Winter Fishing and introduction to the newest technology will give the parent and child a first look at ice fishing.

Saturday Night Rules Meeting (Best Western Ramkota Hotel)
Mandatory meeting (at least one team member)
Dinner with Cash Bar
Come early and enjoy the fun.
Social Time 5:00-7:00pm
Registration  5:00-6:45pm
Rules Meeting starts at 7:00pm sharp!

Sunday weigh-in (Best Western Ramkota Hotel)

Official Rules
: http://www.naifc.com/rules.php

Best Western Ramkota Hotel
1400 8th AVe Northwest
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone 605-229-4040
website: http://aberdeen.ramkota.com/ 

Ken's Shell Express
2201 6th Ave S.E.
Aderdeen, SD 57401
Phone 605-225-6671
Website: http://www.kenssuperfair.com/proshop.html

Oasis Richmond Lake