2011 Open Qualifier

Pelican Lake, MN

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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Event Class Open Qualifier

The top 10 places automatically qualify for the NAIFC Championship

Date Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
Tournament Lake Pelican Lake, Monticello, MN
Launch Venue TBA
Start Time 8:00 AM
Weigh-In 1:00 PM
Species 8 Crappie 8 Sunfish
Tournament HQ Monticello Bait & Tackle
Rules Meeting Sat, January 22nd, 2011, 6:00 PM
River City Extreme
Registration REGISTER ONLINE »
Kathy Roberts
320-229-0106
kathy.tom@gmail.com
Reg. Deadline Fri, January 21st, 2011, 6:00 PM
Team Entry Fee $200
Late Reg. Fee $20
Est/Max Field 71/100 Teams
Est/Max Payout $9,940/$14,000
   

For information on the Monticello's lodging, food and entertainment please check out the Monticello Chamber's Web site at : http://monticellocci.com/EventHighlight.cfm?HPID=210

Friday Night Seminar (Monticello Community Center)
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 Pelican 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
In class tutorial (Monticello Community Center) 10:00am-10:30am
On Ice fishing (Pelican Lake) 10:30am- Noon
NAIFC Pro Staff 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 Pelican 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 (River City Extreme)
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 Indoor Weigh-In (The Station Bar & Grill)
Weigh-in starts at 1:05pm

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

Monticello Community Center
505 Walnut Street
in the Mississippi Room
Monticello, MN  55362
763-295-2954
Web site: http://www.monticellocommunitycenter.com/

River City Extreme
3875 School Blvd
Monticello, Mn 55362
763-295-3390
Web site: http://www.rivercityextreme.com/

Monticello Bait & Tackle
1213 State Hwy 25 S
Monticello, Mn 55362
763-295-1187
Web site: http:/www.montibait.com/

The Station Bar & Grill
508 Hwy 25
Monticello, Mn 55362
763-295-6550
Web site: http://www.thestationmonticello.com/