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Entry Fee: $170 - Register for this event
Circuit: AFT Type of Tour: Draw
Division: National Championship 10/13-18/2019 Registration Opens 7/15
Division Lake: Eufaula (AFT National Championship) Date: 10/16/2019
Launch Ramp: Lake Point Resort State Park , 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula AL 36027
Late Fee Starts: 09/27/2019
Registration Cut Off Date: 10/15/2019
Creel Limits (Per Day): See Tournament Rules
Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber of Commerce(Find Local Hotel, Best Rate Hotel Planner)
Lake Point Resort State Park
104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula AL 36027
Website - https://www.alapark.com/lakepoint-state-park
For a room discount you must call Lodge Front Desk 800-544-5253 or 334-687-8011 your discount code is Fish when booking.
Onsite Check in Location:
Tuesday, October 15th, 3-5 pm Lake Point Resort State Park Ballrooms
104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula AL 36027
Give away draw Triton Bass Boat with Mercury Outboard, Garmin Electronics, T-H Marine accessories, Optima Batteries
Off limits: From midnight September 29th through safe light October 13th.
Official Practice: Safelight Sunday, October 13th until 3pm Tuesday, October 15th
Marina & Launch Ramp: Lakepoint State Park Marina, 104 Old Hwy 165, Eufaula, AL 36027, email; [email protected]
Tuesday October 15th
Onsite Check-in (Mandatory): 3-5pm at Lake Point State Park Ball Rooms, 104 Lakepoint Drive, Eufaula, AL 36027
Dinner: Dinner will be served at 5:30pm
Mandatory Safety and Rules Briefing: 6:30 pm
Wednesday October 16th
Take off: After flag ceremony
Thursday October 17th
Take off: Safe Daylight
Friday October 18th
Take off: Safedaylight
Banquet: Friday October 18th at Eufaula Community Center, 14 Community Dr, Eufaula, AL 36027 (Your registration includes 1 banquet ticket, an additional ticket will be provided for your spouse if attending)
Sequence of events:
- Meal at 5:30pm
- Draw prizes
- Recognize Military Service teams
- Present the winner with a 21TRX Triton w/Mercury Motor
- Present the Angler of the Year with a 21TRX Triton w/Mercury Motor
- Present plaques and checks to other winners
- Draw for a 19TRX Triton w/Mercury Motor (Must be Present to win)
The top 500 national point holders plus 30 Active Duty Military will be invited to compete in the National Championship. If one or more of the top 500 do not accept the invitation, the remaining slots will be filled from a list of qualified anglers by points. Contestants must meet the minimum qualification requirements which is; the successful completion of four (4) one-day tournaments and one two-day tournament.
a. There will be three winning positions in the National Championship, one for the overall winner of the event, one for Angler of the Year and one for a draw boat (must be present to win).
b. The top 250 anglers by points will have the opportunity to register as a boater and be guaranteed use of their boat. If one or more of the top 250 do not accept the invitation, the remaining slots will be filled from a list of qualified and pre-registered anglers by points. The top 250 boaters may or may not have a partner during the event. In the event a boater draws a non-boater, Rule 16 applies, including the non-boater being entitled to an equal number of hours to fish his/her selected waters.
c. ABA will take registrations for non-boaters slots from qualified anglers by points, until all 250 boater slots have been filled. Those anglers registering as a non-boater will be paired with a boater and be entitled to their equal number of hours to fish his/her selected waters, see Rule 16.
d. Divisional Points Leaders will compete within the National Championship event for American Bass Anglers Angler of the Year (see Paragraph 22).
e. No angler will be allowed to win more than one boat in any calendar year. The Championship lake will be off limits approximately 15 days prior to the first official practice day. All tournament information pertaining to the Championship will be published on the ABA web site NLT August 1, 2019.
f. Sponsor provided products may be changed by the sponsor without notice.
ANGLER OF THE YEAR PROGRAM: The 2019 a new Angler of the Year program has changed to allow divisions to submit more anglers as finalist to the program based on annual participation within their division. Changes are as follows:
a. All divisions top points holder (Division Angler of the Year) will advance to the Championship Angler of Year program
b. Divisions averaging 20 or more anglers will submit one additional finalist to the Championship Angler of Year program (total of two). The additional finalist must be second place by points within their division, no substitutions will be allowed.
c. Divisions averaging 30 or more anglers will submit two additional finalists to the Championship Angler of Year program (total of three). The additional two finalist must be second and third place by points within their division, no substitutions will be allowed.
d. Divisions averaging 40 or more anglers will submit three additional finalists to the Championship Angler of Year program (total of four). The additional three finalist must be second, third and fourth place by points within their division, no substitutions will be allowed.
e. Divisions averaging 50 or more anglers will submit four additional finalists to the Championship Angler of Year program (total of five). The additional three finalist must be second, third, fourth and fifth place by points within their division, no substitutions will be allowed.
Local Triton Dealer:
BOYD'S MARINE INC, 2481 Hwy 431 North, Dothan, AL 36303, Tel 334-794-2598