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2019 KBF OPEN

December 14, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 2:30 pm EST

$50

TOURNAMENT HQ
SATURDAY, DEC 14, 4–6 PM EST
NOTE: CHANGED LOCATION
Tortugas Kitchen and Bar
608 S Ocean Shore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32164
Website: tortugasflorida.com

ELIGIBLE WATER
• LAUNCH from any public-access launch point contiguous with eligible water. [FWC Ramp Finder]
COMPETE in Lake George, Little Lake George, Crescent Lake and Dead Lake, and tributaries
• Boundaries: Lakes listed above plus:
• Salt Springs Run: Salt Springs Boat Ramp [Map] to Lake George
• Oklawaha River: The Kirkpatrick Dam Canoe/Kayak Launch in the Rodman Recreation Area [Map] downstream to the St Johns River. NOTE: eligible water does not include any portion of Rodman Reservoir. It includes the Oklawaha River but only downstream of the dam.
• Dunns Creek: From Crescent Lake [Map] north to St Johns River
• Haw Creek: From Crescent Lake (Green Bay) [Map] east to County Road 305 bridge
• Murphy Creek: From Dunns Creek west to St Johns River [Map]
• St Johns River from Rte 40 bridge south of Lake George [Map] north to the mouth of Dunns Creek [Map]

SCHEDULE

  • FRI, DEC 13 (all times EST)
    Prefishing deadline: 4:00 PM
    • Event ID Code release: 6:00 PM
    View Chad’s virtual captains meeting video on KBF Facebook Page [Link]
  • SAT, DEC 14
    • Registration Deadline: 6:00 AM
    • Earliest Launch Time: 6:00 AM
    • Competition Starts/Lines In: 6:30 AM
    • Sunrise: 7:10 AM
    • Competition Ends/Lines Out: 2:30 PM
    • Photo Upload Deadline: 3:30 PM (NOTE: Changed from 3:00 PM.)
    • Check-in Deadline: 4:00 PM
    • Check-in Location: Tortugas Kitchen and Bar

EVENT INFORMATION

  • Format: CPR (catch-photo-release) Tournament in which bass photographed on an approved measuring board along with an Event Identifier Card are uploaded via TourneyX Pro App
  • Event ID Code: Same KBF Identifier Card, but different Event ID Code than from the Friday KBF Big Bass Brawl [Printable 8-up PDF]
  • Minimum length: 12.00″
  • Number of Fish: 5
  • Payout: will post this later today, Saturday, 11/2
  • TourneyX:
    • Create a TourneyX Account: [Register for Free Account]
    • Download TourneyX Pro App: [Apple] [Android]
    • TourneyX FAQ: [TourneyX Help]
    TourneyX Live Leaderboard: [Open]
  • KBF Competition Rules: [Rules]
  • Waiver & Release Form: [Submit Online]

SPONSORS

  • NRS
  • Torqeedo

HOST
Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches
Website: visitflagler.com

REGISTRATION
Entry Fee: $50
Register on TourneyX: [Register for Event]

CONTACTS — Report issues, questions, or early departures to:
Director: Chad Hoover
Email: kayakbassfishing@gmail.com
Phone: 757-348-2232

QUALIFICATION
KBF Members who finish in the top 30 will qualify to compete in the 2020 KBF National Championship.

RANKING
Following a 24-hour dispute window, during which scores and judgments may be challenged, results are finalized and posted on the KBF Rosters and Rankings page.

PRIZE PAYOUT – FORM W-9 REQUIRED
Each Competitor awarded cash prizes is required to provide KBF with a completed, signed, and dated IRS FORM W-9, even if no information has changed since one was submitted in previous years.

Open a blank form on a web browser [link to IRS FORM W-9], fill it out, sign and date it. Then mail it to:

Kayak Bass Fishing
Attn. Lynette Brentlinger
170 E Main St Ste D #128
Hendersonville, TN 37075

…or photograph or scan it, and email the digital photo to Lynette Brentlinger, KBF Member Services Manager, at shopkbf@gmail.com.

After receiving the completed, signed and dated Form W-9, KBF will distribute payments via PayPal Funds Transfer to the email address provided during event registration.

See eligible water in Google Maps

KBF Big Bass Brawl
For KBF OPEN Competitors Only
Entry Fee: $50
Two days: Friday and Saturday, Dec 13-14
Same rules, hours, and eligible water as KBF OPEN
Register on TourneyX: [Register for Event]

Venue

Tortugas Kitchen and Bar
608 S Ocean Shore Blvd
Flagler Beach, FL 32164 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
386-439-0098
Website:
https://wwwe.tortugasflorida.com/