Tournament of Champions
October 28th & 29th



Until the 2016
Tournament of Champions

Presented By:

Host of the
Tournament of Champions

Host Lodging

Moors Resort & Marina

570 Moors Road, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
270.362.8361 or 1.800.626.5472
Bass Pro Shop
Bass Pro Shop

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Turning Point
Turning Point


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Bass Pro Shop
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Tournement of Champions 
Entry Form
& Rule and Regulations


2016 Tournament of Champions Payback

       1st Place $10,000      
2nd Place $3,500
3rd Place $2,000
4th Place $1,500
5th Place $1,350
6th Place $1,200
7th Place $1,100
8th Place $1,050
9th Place $1,025
10th Place $1,000
11th Place $900
12th Place $ 800
13 thru 14 Place $700
15 thru 16 Place $600
 17 thru 20 Place $500

(Payback based on a average of 10 boat per qualifying events & 90 entries in the championship)

Schedule of Events

OCTOBER 21st, 6:00pm: $200 entry fee due.  Entries received after that will be assessed a $40 late fee.
OCTOBER 23rd, 12:01am: No guides allowed after this time.
OCTOBER 27th, 2:00pm to 3pm. Late registration at the Moors for qualified teams not yet entered or paid. Cash only. No entries will be excepted after that time.
OCTOBER 27th, 5:00pm: Mandatory pre-tournament rules meeting at the Moors Resort.  Kentucky Lake and all adjoining waters are off limits until the start of the tournament.  An optional $40 Big Bass fee will be collected at the meeting. 
OCTOBER 28th, 12:01am: Obtaining outside information about fishing Kentucky Lake  is not allowed until after the conclusion of the tournament.

OCTOBER 28th, 5:00am thru 6:45am: Pre tournament check-in inside the Moors Boat House. 
OCTOBER 28th, 7:15am: Take Off in assigned order
OCTOBER 28th, 3:15pm: First Flight check in
OCTOBER 28th, 3:45pm: Second Flight check in
OCTOBER 28th, 4:15pm: Third Flight check in
OCTOBER 28th, 5:00am thru 6:45am: Pre tournament check-in inside the Moors Boat House. 
OCTOBER 29th, 7:15am: Take Off in assigned order
OCTOBER 29th, 3:15pm: First Flight check in
OCTOBER 29th, 3:45pm: Second Flight check in
OCTOBER 29th, 4:15pm: Third Flight check in
    (Time changes may be necessary due to conditions)


Letter From the Desk of the President 
Kentucky Lake Ruling Stands

2016 Anglers Dream Tournament of Champions Rules

To qualify for this event two entrants must be designated as a team on the entry forms for the qualifying events that they participated in. A member of a qualified team whose partner can't attend this event can join together with another qualified member to create an eligible team. To qualify a member must enter a minimum of five events during the season and must accumulate 160 or more points in their best five events in any one division. A qualified member can fish alone. The 2016 Tournament of Champions will take place on Oct. 28th  and Oct. 29 and will be held on Kentucky Lake. Entry fees for the Tournament of Champions will be $200 due by Oct. 21, 2016. A  mandatory pre tournament meeting on Thursday Oct. 27 at 5:00 pm at the Moors Marina Boat Launch.

1. SAFETY: Safe boating conduct must be observed at all times. Each competitor is required to wear a Coast Guard approved life preserver whenever the combustion engine is operating. All boats must be equipped with an ignition kill switch. A lanyard is to be attached to the boat kill switch and operator any time the combustion engine is operating. 
2. SPORTSMANSHIP: Tournament competitors are expected to adhere to high standards of sportsmanship, courtesy, safety and conservation. Any infraction of these fundamental sporting principles may be deemed cause for disqualification. Consumption of alcoholic beverages or illegal possession or use of a controlled substance during the tournament or tournament functions will be grounds for disqualification from that event and all further Anglers Dream events. Any contestants cited for a violation of state, marine, fishing or conservation laws will be disqualified.
3. TACKLE AND EQUIPMENT: Only artificial lures may be used. (No live or prepared bait will be allowed with the exception of pork strips, rinds, etc.) Commercial fish attractants are allowed. Only one casting or spinning rod, 8’ maximum length may be used at any time. 
4. HORSEPOWER REGULATIONS: Only Boats and Motors that are in compliance with the B.I.A. horsepower rating will be allowed to participate. 
5. BASIC BOAT EQUIPMENT: Every boat must have all required Coast Guard safety equipment, in addition to a live well properly aerated to adequately maintain a live five bass team limit. 
6. PERMITTED FISHING LOCATIONS: Fishing on tournament waters is permitted anywhere except those areas designated off limits on the day of the tournament or within 50 yards of another competitor’s boat which was first anchored. Competitors may not have any location reserved or saved by either another competitor or non-competitor during the event. All angling must be done from the boat. Contestants may not depart the boat to retrieve a fish. The boat must remain in legal tournament waters on tournament days. Both team members must remain in the boat at all times except in the case of dire emergency. 
7. OFFICIAL CHECK POINT: There shall be only one (1) official point