Weigh in will be in half pound increments. Big fish will be in tenth pound increments. In the event of a total weight tie big fish weight will be used to determine winner. In the event of another tie they will split the pots between the two places.
If all fish weigh the same, the pots will be split evenly between teams.
The winner of the big fish pot will be the team that enters the heaviest fish during the tournament weigh in.
Any team late for registration or weigh in times will be considered forfeit.
Boat must be launched in one of the permitted launch sites.
Boat must be loaded at the same site as launched however multiple launches may be used.
No alcohol or drugs permitted during tournament hours.
No drugs permitted on Carp Cartel Bowfishing store Property, any violations will result in immediate removal from property and forfeit
All forfeit/disqualifications will result in complete forfeit of entry fee and potential prizes.
Each team participant must have proper state fishing license and know the laws of the state.
All fish must be taken from a boat.
Multiple boats may be used however only one boat is allowed in the water at a time, (one for daytime, one for night).
Each boat must follow state laws for their vessel to include weight limit and personnel capacities
Scouting is allowed However No bows, arrows, nets, gigs, or gaffs are allowed in any boat 48 hours prior to the start of the tournament. Violators will be disqualified.
No baiting, chumming, shocking fish.
Each team may only weigh fish that were shot by members of their team in the allotted time of the tournament.
No teaming up and no transferring fish from one boat to another. Violations will result in disqualification of both teams.
Fish entries must be taken with bow(compound, recurve, longbow, or crossbow.) and a single point arrow attached to it with line.
Single hook gaffs are allowed for landing shot fish.
All boats may be subject to a random inspection by the tournament officials prior to the tournament.
If you break down and cannot get back to the check-in point by your own means, you can get towed back to the launch site by another boat, but your teams fish must not leave your vessel.
Boat must return to the tournament site. (Boat Towing will not be penalized if late to weigh in)
You cannot have a non-team member aid with transportation, driving the boat, shining of the lights, retrieving or transporting fish.
Anyone in the boat must pay registration fee as a competitor.
If your team forfeits and leaves before weigh-in, one member must call or text the tournament organizer (208)283-1866 and let him know that your team will not be returning for weigh-in.
No altering fish to add weight or remove weight.
Fish are not to be kept on ice.
Fish may be gutted for inspection.
Carp Cartel Bowfishing Store has the right to change and enforce rules as deemed necessary and has the right to deny entry and/or disqualify any team at any time for any reason as they see fit to preserve safety and the integrity of our tournament.
If you have any concerns or problems with any of these rules please address them with the Tournament Director
Signature of liability release is also acceptance of these rules
Tournament host and sponsors are not responsible for any accidents or lost/stolen property. Liability Release must be signed by all participants prior to camping, or participation in this tourney.
These waivers deem that no liability to property or persons, death or injury shall be the responsibility to CARP CARTEL BOWFISHING or its owners/volunteers.
Not having a waiver signed and dated will disqualify you from competing.
You Presume all risks on your own behalf and cannot hold anyone else but yourself accountable during this event.
All participants under 18 must have parent/guardian signatures for liability release.