General Rules

•  The Inshore /Offshore Grand Slam Challenge will run from May 1 st to December 15 th 2008. All weigh in slips must be dated between these dates. Weigh in slips must be received by a committee member no more than 10 days after weigh in.

•  Only official FTC weigh slips will be accepted.(All updated FTC angling rules are in effect, and minimum weights apply)

•  Awards will be based on a point system. The ten heaviest fish in each category will be awarded points, ranging from 10 points for 1 st place to 1 point for lOth place.

•  Points will be cumulative and members can accumulate points in each category for their overall total.

•  There will be three overall places based on the cumulative point total.

•  In the event of a tie the earliest dated weight slip will be used.

•  Members must sail out of and return through any of the following (within 24 hours Inshore & 48 hours Offshore of departure):

•  Debs Inlet

•  Jones Inlet

•  Fire Island Inlet

•  All entry fees must be paid prior to entering any fish. Entry fees are not refundable.

•  All NYSDEC and Federal Regulations apply in regard to size, bag limits, and opening and closing dates

•  Weigh slips can be given to any committee chairmen listed below

•  All committee decisions are final

Inshore Rules

•  The entry fee is $50.00 and each participant must be a FTC member in good standing

•  Four species of fish will qualify: Blue fish, Striped Bass, Sea Bass, and Fluke

  Offshore Rules

•  The entry fee is $75.00 and each participant must be a FTC member in good standing.

•  Three species of fish will qualify: Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Shark (Mako and Thrasher only)


PRIZES

First Place : Grand Slam Challenge Trophy and a $75.00( Offshore ), $50.00 ( Inshore ) gift certificate

Second Place : Rod and reel, insulated cooler with assorted fishing tackle, and boating supplies

Third Place : Insulated cooler with assorted fishing tackle, and boating supplies.