Bud Light Fishing Rodeo Prizes

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June 24-25, 2017

Pensacola Sports is excited to announce it is now the owner and operator of the Bud Light Family Fishing Rodeo. The event will take place as usual on June 24-25, 2017.

Cash awards and prizes await the angler who weighs in the top three fish in 20 different species. In addition to the rodeo, there is a King Mackerel Challenge with separate buy-in and cash and prizes awarded to the boat that brings in the biggest king mackerel.

1st through 3rd place prizes will be awarded for the following divisions:

1st place = $300 in fishing gear  & plaque
2nd place = $200 in fishing gear  & plaque
3rd place = $100 in fishing gear  & plaque

  • King Mackerel is the only eligible species.
  • 100% of all entry fees will be returned in prizes.
  • The King Mackerel Challenge is an SKA event, but you are not required to be a member of SKA to participate. All Rodeo rules still apply.
  • All anglers must purchase a general rodeo ticket to be eligible for Challenge prizes.
  • Prize depth will be based on the total number of boats entered in the Challenge.
  • Please use the below chart as a guideline for prize payout. Prize money will increase and decrease based on the total boat count.

20-29 Boat Field = 50%, 30%, 20% payouts

20 Boat example:

1st place $3500 + $1000 bonus prize
(Grizzly 60qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place $2100
3rd place $1400

30-39 Boat Field = 50%, 30%, 20% payouts

30 Boat example:

1st place $5250 + $1000 bonus prize
(Grizzly 60qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place $3150
3rd place $2100

40-49 Boat Field = 50%, 25%, 15%, 10% payouts

40 Boat example:

1st place $7000 + $1000 bonus prize
(Grizzly 60qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place $3500
3rd place $2100
4th place $1400

Cash Awards

Cash Award categories are available at $500, $300, $200 and $100 King Mackerel and $100 Daily.

Each category will pay out 1st, 2nd and 3rd places based on 50%, 30% and 20% split of total monies, less a 10% tournament fee.

If there are 5-10 entries in a cash awards division, then prizes will be based on a 1st place 60% and 2nd place 40% split, less a 10% tournament fee; 4 or less entries in a division will be winner take all, less 10% tournament fee.

1st through 3rd place prizes will be awarded for the following divisions for each age group (10 & under and 11-16):

1st place = $50 in fishing gear & trophy
2nd place = $30 in fishing gear & trophy
3rd place = $20 in fishing gear & trophy

  • King Mackerel
  • Red Snapper
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout
  • Flounder
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Mingo Snapper
  • Ladyfish
  • White Trout
  • Croaker
  • Hard Tail
  • Sheepshead
  • Catfish
  • Pinfish
  • Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder are the only eligible species.
  • Grand Slam consists of the combined total weight of all three species.
  • 100% of all entry fees will be returned in prizes.
  • All anglers must purchase a general rodeo ticket to be eligible for Challenge prizes.
  • Prize depth will be based on the total number of boats entered in the Challenge.
  • Please use the below chart as a guideline for prize payout. Prize money will increase and decrease based on the total boat count.

20-29 Boat Field = 50%, 30%, 20% payouts

(less 1st place individual fish prize payouts)
20 Boat example:

1st place – Grand Slam $2400 + $1000 Bonus Prize
(Grizzly 40qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place – Grand Slam $1440
3rd place – Grand Slam $960
1st place – Redfish $400
1st place – Speckled Trout $400
1st place – Flounder $400

30-39 Boat Field = 50%, 30%, 20% payouts

(less 1st place individual fish prize payouts)
30 Boat example:

1st place – Grand Slam $3750 + $1000 Bonus Prize
(Grizzly 40qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place – Grand Slam $2250
3rd place – Grand Slam $1500
1st place – Redfish $500
1st place – Speckled Trout $500
1st place – Flounder $500

40-49 Boat Field = 50%, 25%, 15%, 10% payouts

(less 1st place individual fish prize payouts)
40 Boat example:

1st place – Grand Slam $5250 + $1000 Bonus Prize
(Grizzly 40qt. Bud Light Cooler and Raymarine Dragonfly Unit)
2nd place – Grand Slam $2625
3rd place – Grand Slam $1575
4th place – Grand Slam $1050
1st place – Redfish $500
1st place – Speckled Trout $500
1st place – Flounder $500

Cash Awards

Optional Cash Awards are available for each of the following divisions: Day One Grand Slam, Final Grand Slam, Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder.

Cash Award categories are available at $200, $100, and $50 for Grand Slam and $100 and $50 for Redfish, Speckled Trout and Flounder.

Each category will pay out 1st, 2nd and 3rd places based on 50%, 30% and 20% split of total monies, less a 10% tournament fee.

If there are 5 – 10 entries in a cash awards division, then prizes will be based on a 1st place 60% and 2nd place 40% split, less a 10% tournament fee; 4 or less entries in a division will be winner take all, less 10% tournament fee.

Bonus prizes are supplemental awards to the General Rodeo and Junior Rodeo prizes. All registered anglers are eligible for bonus prizes where appropriate and are eligible to win more than one bonus prize.

MYSTERY WEIGHT – (2 prizes)

$100 in fishing gear

Sponsored by 

raymarine

 

There are two Mystery Weight Bonuses. These bonuses will be awarded to the first angler to weigh an eligible tournament fish that weighs 4.03 lbs. and the first angler to weigh an eligible tournament fish that weighs 30.17 lbs. If the exact weights aren’t hit, then the closest to each weight without going over will win.

 

LADY ANGLER

Day 1 – $100 in fishing gear

Awarded to the first lady angler weighing in the largest eligible tournament fish on day one.

Day 2 – $100 in fishing gear
Sponsored by Engineered Cooling

Awarded to the first lady angler weighing in the largest eligible tournament fish on day two.

BOB FABBRO MEMORIAL BONUS – $100 in fishing gear

Sponsored by Cape Horn

Awarded to the first angler weighing in the largest eligible tournament fish.

 

CREIGHTON TIPPINS PARKER MEMORIAL AWARD –
$500 cash and a trophy – Each age group

Awarded to the youngest junior angler to weigh-in a King Mackerel in the 10 and Under age group.
Awarded to the junior angler catching the largest King Mackerel in the 11-16 age group.

 

KAYAK BONUS – $150, $100, $50 cash

Sponsored by Gulf Coast Kayak Fishing Association

Awarded to 1st – 3rd place Redfish and King Mackerel caught on board a Kayak. Angler must be registered in the General Rodeo. Junior Anglers are eligible.

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