2021 CCA Maryland Winter Classic

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2021 CCA Maryland Winter Classic

Saturday, December 4, 2021
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Youth
Fly Caught
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Striped Bass
Phone:4436219186
Email: information@ccamd.org


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The Tournament ID is: BKD

BKD should be written on your hand or ruler or otherwise be visible in the pictures submitted for this tournament.

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Presented by: 

BKD

 NEW FOR 2021: REGISTER VIA: CCAMD.org/WINTERCLASSIC

Once paid, via the CCA Maryland website you will return to this page to enter a coupon code and bypass further payment.  

For assistance with registration call David Sikorski @443-621-9186 or email information@ccamd.org

CCA MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED: ALL MAY JOIN AND ENTER

  To join, renew, or check status go to membership.joincca.org or by calling (800) 201-FISH (3474). The mailing label of our TIDE magazine also contains your membership number. 





$85 USD
Individual Angler


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Announcements

WINTER CLASSIC Tournament ID :BKD
4 days 22 hours ago

Events & Schedule

Captain's Meeting

12/01/2021 07:45 PM

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Crew

CCA Maryland
Director
443-621-9186
David Sikorski
Director
(443) 621-9186
Bill Montgomery
Director
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John Bonanno
Director
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Rules and RegulationsClick to Read

  

.  All fish entered for competition shall be released in a manner to maximize health and survivability of the released fish. 

  1. ALLOWED FISHING TACKLE: Light Tackle/Fly only. Artificial scent, liquid/gel color or lure enhancement allowed. No Trolling or use of live/dead bait.
  2. Boundaries: Tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. 
  3. A single, clear and readable photo of your catch should be taken against the 48” CCA MD ruler. Rulers received at a previous years CCA MD or Boat Yard Bar and Grill Tournament or Fish for a Cure are allowed.  Additional rulers may be used if certified by judges ahead of time or inspected prior to awarding prizes to participants without the official ruler. 
  4. Tournament participants will be provided a tournament identifier after sunset on Friday Dec 3rd via iAngler Tournament(email & message) and on CCA Maryland's Facebook page. The Identifier must be visible in all pictures and may be printed out, drawn on a hand or ruler, or be made visible in all pictures of fish.  It will also be posted at the top of the tournament information on the iAngler Tournament page. 
  5. The overall fish length will be judged based on the image you provide from the snout to the tip of the tail. The tail may be pinched.
  6. To properly measure a fish, place it directly next to or on top of the ruler, w/ the nose towards the zero mark. Any length of fish beyond the zero inches mark of the ruler will not count towards the official length.  Rulers MAY NOT be modified in any way, but it IS RECOMMENDED that a fish be placed against a bulkhead, or attached to a board to allow the snout of the fish to be even with the zero mark.  
  7. Any fish caught longer than 48” should be photographed next to the ruler and the zero mark of the ruler in any images should not be blocked from view. 
  8. No fish below the legal size limit may be entered.
  9. Tournament officials reserve the right to inspect any participant’s ruler before, during, or after judging and disqualify any catch if a ruler modification is suspected. Failure to present the ruler to judges at their request may result in disqualification.
  10. Tournament officials reserve the right to examine the embedded metadata of any photo image to confirm the validity of picture. Photos with edited or missing metadata may be disallowed at the judge’s discretion.  Judges may ask to view the original image on your phone or camera.  Failure to provide an original image may result in disqualification
  11. Participants may not change boats during the tournament.
  12. All occupants on a single vessel must be entered in the tournament.
  13. Youth entries may not be counted toward a team stringer unless youth is fishing as part of team under paid registration.
  14. All participants reserve the right to challenge any photo judgement before 5:00 Pm ON 12/13 or when judging ends if later than 5:00pm ON 12/13.  
  15. Judges reserve the right to disqualify any entry and have final say in determination of fish length by a 2/3 majority vote of judging panel.
  16. Tie breaker determined by time of entry or when stringer length is submitted based on the time that the photo is taken by an angler per the device use for taking the image.  No image may be altered or have data removed. 
  17. Measurements will be made to nearest 1/4”
  18. Participants may only be awarded for one prize in any single division. 

 

CATCH SUBMISSION:

Pictures shall be submitted via the iAngler Tournament smart phone app by 3:00pm or in person at Buzz's marina by 4:00pm.

In case of a tie, the individual that turns in their catch first or team reaches the stringer length first is the winner.  

Participants must confirm that their catch has been recorded properly, and can do so through the iAngler Tournament Scoreboard throughout the day.  

Youth participants without a smartphone or email may be connected to an adults account PRIOR to lines in for catch logging purposes. 

If fishing on a boat with multiple participants you may submit catch under one persons name, or add an anglers name in the notes section of the catch submission. All catch will be organized as a team.  

All fish entered for competition shall be released in a manner to maximize health and survivability of the released fish. 
ALLOWED FISHING TACKLE: Light Tackle/Fly only. Artificial scent, liquid/gel color or lure enhancement allowed. No Trolling or use of live/dead bait.
A single, clear and readable photo of your catch should be taken against the 48” CCA MD ruler. Rulers received at a previous years CCA MD or Boat Yard Bar and Grill Tournament or Fish for a Cure are allowed.  Additonal rules may be used if certified by judges ahead of time or inspected prior to awarding prizes to participants without the official ruler. 
Tournament participants will be provided a tournament identifier after sunset on Friday Dec 3rd via iAngler Tournament(email & message) and on CCA Maryland's Facebook page. The Identifier must be visible in all pictures and may be printed out, drawn on a hand or ruler, or be made visible in all pictures of fish.  It will also be posted at the top of the tournament information on the iAngler Tournament page. 
The overall fish length will be judged based on the image you provide from the snout to the tip of the tail. The tail may be pinched.
To properly measure a fish, place it directly next to or on top of the ruler, w/ the nose towards the zero mark. Any length of fish beyond the zero inches mark of the ruler will not count towards the official length.  Rulers MAY NOT be modified in any way, but it IS RECOMMENDED that a fish be placed against a bulkhead, or attached to a board to allow the snout of the fish to be even with the zero mark.  
Any fish caught longer than 48” should be photographed next to the ruler and the zero mark of the ruler in any images should not be blocked from view. 
No fish below the legal size limit may be entered.
Tournament officials reserve the right to inspect any participant’s ruler before, during, or after judging and disqualify any catch if a ruler modification is suspected. Failure to present the ruler to judges at their request may result in disqualification.
Tournament officials reserve the right to examine the embedded metadata of any photo image to confirm the validity of picture. Photos with edited or missing metadata may be disallowed at the judge’s discretion.  Judges may ask to view the original image on your phone or camera.  Failure to provide an original image may result in disqualification
Participants may not change boats during the tournament.
All occupants on a single vessel must be entered in the tournament.
Youth entries may not be counted toward a team stringer unless youth is fishing as part of team under paid registration.
All participants reserve the right to challenge any photo judgement before 5:00 Pm ON 12/4 or when judging ends if later than 5:00pm ON 12/4.  
Judges reserve the right to disqualify any entry and have final say in determination of fish length by a 2/3 majority vote of judging panel.
Tie breaker determined by time of entry or when stringer length is submitted based on the time that the photo is taken by an angler per the device use for taking the image.  No image may be altered or have data removed. 
Measurements will be made to nearest 1/4”
Participants may only be awarded for one prize in any single division. 
 

PROTEST: All participants reserve the right to challenge any photo judgement OR report any possible rule infraction before 5 on Dec 4th when judging ends, and final scores are posted online. ANY PROTEST MUST BE SENT TO INFORMATION@CCAMD.ORG or communicated to David Sikorski @ (443)621-9186 and completed in writing in person.  Please include description of possible error or infraction, any evidence, and contact information for those who wish to be interviewed by judges.
Judges reserve the right to disqualify any entry and have final say in determination of fish length by a 2/3 majority vote.
Tie breaker determined by time of entry or when stringer length is achieved.

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For good and valuable consideration, including without limitation the acceptance of the registered participants entry or participation in the 3rd Annual CCA Maryland Winter Classic presented by BKD Lures(the "Event") and being permitted to participate in certain related activities, the registered participant, for his or herself and his or her personal representatives, heirs, guest, invitees, employees, and team or crew members hereby

(1) RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES, AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE Coastal Conservation Association or its Chapters, subsidiaries, related entities, respective members, volunteers, heirs, successors, assigns, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors, sponsors and subcontractors, (collectively, the "Releasees") from any and all liability to the registered participant, his or her personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin, and for all loss or damage, and all claims or damages therefore, on account of bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage of or to the undersigned, his or her guests, invitees, employees, team or crew, during the Event or arising out of or in any way in connection with the Event or its Rules or related activities or while the registered participant is competing, or participating, regardless of whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or alleged negligence of Releasees ;

(2) AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Releasees and each of them from and against all claims, actions, causes of action, damages, liabilities, losses and judgments (collectively, the "Claims") of or by all guests, invitees, employees, and team or crew of the registered participant for bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage which they may suffer or incur during the Event or arising out of or in any way in connection with the Event or its Rules or related activities, regardless of whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or alleged negligence of Releasees; and,

(3) ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY for the risk or occurrence of bodily injury, personal injury, death, property or other damage of or to his or herself, his or her guests, invitees, employees, and team or crew and to his or her boat and equipment due to negligence of Releasees or otherwise during the Event or while participating in the Event or related activities or while in or on the Event premises, which includes but is not limited to, its common properties, recreational areas, and adjacent docks, piers, and boat slips. Participant further assumes the responsibility for and acknowledges all dangers associated with weather and sea conditions;

(4) Anyone entering this Tournament is required to abide by the Tournament Rules. Disqualifications will be determined by the Tournament Judges consisting of three (3) volunteer CCA Maryland Representatives. Any protest must state the rule violated and be received by the tournament judges photo Check-in Deadline. All team participants, including team members, guides and boat drivers are responsible for knowing, understanding, and abiding by these Rules. Failure of any team participant to follow tournament rules or procedures will result in disqualification of the team in violation or non-compliance.

Questions and comments concerning any Rule may be directed to the Tournament Director/Co-Chair. In all Tournament matters, the decisions of the tournament committee are final.

The registered participant agrees to pay all of the Releases’ costs of defending all Claims and further agrees that this Release, Hold Harmless and Agreement Not to Sue is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Maryland and that, if any portion of this agreement is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.

The registered participant also gives permission to use her / his name and picture in any published report or coverage of the event.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK

CCA National and CCA Maryland (collectively “CCA”) very much appreciate your attendance at our event. As you know, the United States and Maryland are currently experiencing a pandemic associated with the virus COVID-19 (“the virus”). Your attendance at this CCA Event is voluntary and with full knowledge that the virus can be spread from one person to another including at social gatherings. CCA endeavors to follow local, state and federal virus related guidelines when planning for, preparing for and holding CCA Events.

PLEASE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK CAREFULLY AS IT CONTAINS INDEMNITY PROVISIONS RELATING TO YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.

In recognition of the above, Guest agrees to assume the full risk and responsibility for: all illness including specifically COVID 19 and any illness or injury arising indirectly or directly from COVID 19, harm, injury, disease, damage, death and personal and economic loss to Guest arising from the Guest’s presence and activities of Guest at the CCA Event, including any illness or injury arising out of CCA or its employees, volunteers, executives and board of directors own negligent acts.
Guest, on behalf of herself/himself and all heirs, executors, beneficiaries and representatives agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless CCA, its employees, volunteers, executives and board of directors with respect to all such illness including specifically COVID 19 and any illness or injury arising indirectly or directly from COVID 19 and any harm, injury, disease, damage, death and loss, except to the limited extent caused directly by the willful misconduct of CCA its employees, volunteers, executives and board of directors. In addition, Guest on behalf of herself/himself and all heirs, executors, beneficiaries and representatives agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless CCA its employees, volunteers, executives and board of directors from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, expenses and costs (including reasonable attorney fees) relating to any injury, illness including specifically COVID 19 and any illness or injury arising indirectly or directly from COVID 19, harm, damage, disease, death or personal or economic loss to any person or property incurred or suffered by Guest or any other person claiming by, through or under Guest as a direct or indirect result of the negligence or misconduct of CCA its employees, volunteers, executives and board of directors, or any violation of this Agreement by Guest.
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