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2019 Chisago Lakes Lion's Club Crappie Contest (Official) Rules

Date:  Saturday, May 4th, 2019                                           Revised  4/2/2019

Headquarters:  Frankies Marine, Chisago City, MN

Tournament Hours: 7am – 11:30pm       Events @ Frankies Marine    starting  at 12:00pm

Contestants must be registered to be eligible for big fish prizes and prize drawings.  Fish weighed in must have been caught by contestant entering the fish. 

Advance Registration:  Registration and entry fees must be received by Thursday, May 2nd:  Age 6-12  $5,    Age 13 & over $10,  family of 4 (or more)  $30

For the purpose of this tournament, families shall be defined as:  a mother and father, a single parent, or a legal guardian with legal custody and children ages 1-17 with a total of 4 or more members in the family.        

Big fish winners determined by tournament officials.  Fish must be alive when weighed in.  Only one crappie per contestant will be eligible for top 3.  Contestant weighing in the fish must have also caught the fish. 

Contest scales will be open from 8am to 11:30 am.

MN state fishing licenses required and all MN fishing laws will apply.

Biggest fish based on weight. 


Cash prizes for biggest fish by weight:

Senior division:  $300, $200, $100   (1st thru 3rd) plus Frankies Marine to match dollar amounts with gift certificates of equal value. Total prize packages $600, $400, $200

Junior division:   $75, $50, $25   (1st thru 3rd) Frankies Marine to match dollar amounts with gift certificates of equal value.  Total prize packages $150,$100, $50

Contest lakes include N/S Center Lakes, Big/Little Green Lakes, and Chisago/Lindstrom Lakes.  Weigh-in stations will be at the North Center boat landing for both N/S Center Lakes, Big Green boat landing for Big/Little Green Lakes, and at Paradise Park on Chisago Lake for both Chisago/Lindstrom lakes.

Please stay on the same two lake system that you started on for the entire tournament.  Any crappies deemed not to have been caught on the tournament lakes will be disqualified.  Any challenges to another contestant for breaking the rules must be brought to the attention of the tournament officials prior to the 12:00 start of the event at Frankies Marine.  All tournament decisions are final.

In the event of two winning fish having the same identical weight, the earliest fish entered will have the higher place. 

Grand Prizes:  By drawing by division:   To be eligible, a person must have validly entered the 2019 Crappie Fishing Contest.  Prize will be won by random drawing from contestants entered in the contest. Contestants must be in attendance at Frankies for awards ceremony beginning at  12:00pm to receive door prizes, drawings, and biggest fish cash/gift packages.   Contestants entered in the contest need not have entered a fish in the tournament to win grand or door prizes.

The contest will be held regardless of weather conditions; no refunds. 

Contest sponsors, supporting organizations, and the Chisago Lakes Lion's Club shall not be held responsible for accidents, damage to property, etc.

Contestant ages are based on age as of Sat., May 4th, 2019 to determine division

The Chisago Lakes Lion's Club Crappie Tournament is subject in all respects to the official tournament rules which are available @ Frankies Marine (Chisago City, MN), the Chisago Lakes Chamber bldg. (Lindstrom, MN), and can be viewed online at               


Lakes  Area  Crappie  Tournament         ( Chisago Lakes Lions Club)

Entry Form & Fees:  Mail to:  Stephen Levey,  30010  Norelius  Dr., Lindstrom,  MN    55045

Senior Division                                                                 Make checks payable to:  Chisago Lakes Lions Club

                    Ages:  13 and above       (age as of Saturday, 4th)


Email_____________________________________ ____________Weigh in station____________________________________

Name________________________________________________ City_________________________________________________

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Junior Division             

                    Ages:  6 to 12          (age as of Saturday, May 4th)

Name_______________________________________________  City_________________________________  State__________

Birthday­­­­______________________________________________ Weigh in station____________________________________


Birthday______________________________________________  Weigh in station____________________________________


Birthday______________________________________________ Weigh in station____________________________________


Birthday_____________________________________________ Weigh in station_____________________________________


Birthday______________________________________________ Weigh in station____________________________________


Birthday______________________________________________ Weigh in station____________________________________

Entry Fees:  Sr. Division  $10,  Jr. Division  $5,  Family of 4 or more   $30                                      Definition of family:  Mother and/or father and birth/adoptive children  or adoptive parents and their legal children.  Must choose a legal tournament weigh in station (N/S Center, Chisago/Lindstrom, B/L Green) as listed in rules and fish only those lakes during the tournament.  No switching between weigh-in station lakes.  Must be registered for all prizes and drawings and be present to win (Frankies Marine from 12pm to 2pm).  Contact questions:   or 651-257-2966.   Please read tournament rules for more details.  Registration ends on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019.  All entry forms and fees must be rece


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