(Additional rules apply for the $25,000 jackpot)
$25,000 perch date is to be announced.

1. Dates and Time
- 2011 Contest dates are June 25, July 9th and July 30, 2011.
- Contest fishing time is 6 AM to noon (CST).

2. Entry Fee
- Entry fee is $10 per person per contest.
- Entry fee to be paid at Chief's Bait, 1114 W. 4th St., Michigan City, Ind.
- No entry fees will be accepted after the start of a contest (6 AM).
- Entry fee includes admission to the perch feast and banquet on the evening of Aug. 20, 2011.

3. Prizes
100% payout through cash and prizes!

- A Chief's Championship Perch Series traveling trophy will be awarded to the team
with the highest total weight over the three contests.

4. Fishing Rules
- This is a team contest. A team may consist of one or any number of anglers. Every
person on board a boat must be entered in the contest.
- A maximum of 30 perch per team may be weighed.
- No contest team may have fishing lines in the water before 6 a.m. (CST) or after
noon (CST).
- Lake Michigan harbors and piers may be fished.
- All state regulations and laws apply while within that state's jurisdiction.
- Weigh-in will take place at the Trail Creek Marina fish cleaning station.
- Any catch not in line at the weigh-in by 1 p.m. (CST) will be disqualified.
- No sorting or "test weighing" will be allowed. Teams must have their heaviest single  
fish and total catch identified for the judges.
- Cancellation of a contest date will be made by 5 a.m. (CST) and announced via    
marine radio channel 19.
- In the event of a contest day cancellation, the "rain date" will be the following day
(Sunday). No refunds will be made.   
- All perch will be examined for freshness and may be disallowed at the discretion of
contest judges.
- All boats may be subject to inspection prior to and during a contest. Observation
boats will be on the water.
- Violation of a fishing rule may result in disqualification.
- Protests must be made in writing within 30 minutes of the last perch being weighed.
- In case of dispute, the decision of contest judges is final.

5. Perch Feast & Banquet
- All perch will become the property of tournament operators to be used for a huge perch fry, which
is free to CCPS entrants, on the evening of Aug. 20, 2011 inside the "Boat Show" tent.
- An awards banquet honoring the winners and recognizing the contributors will take place inside the
tent on the evening of Aug. 20th.

For more information on CCPS, stop in Chief's Bait, 1114 W. 4th St. (U.S.Hwy 12), Michigan City, or call
219-874-4086. You can also visit and click on Perch Tourney to see the rules.***
Michigan City, Indiana
219 874-4086
2011Tournament Rules
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