Chad Day Fishing Tournament

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The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant and Tiki Bar, Inc. 1st Annual Chad Day Memorial Fishing Tournament benefitting the American Brain Tumor Association is quickly approaching! This year's tournament includes Redfish, Trout, Snook and Flounder categories.

Entry fee: $250 per boat up to 4 anglers $50 for each additional angler 6 maximum per boat.

MORE INFO & RULES pdf   |  REGISTRATION FORM pdf

Captain's meeting: Friday, March 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant and Tiki Bar located at The Ramada Waterfront Hotel

Check out can occur any time after the mandatory captain's meeting on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Weigh-in: Friday (optional), March 31st from 8:00p.m. to 10:00p.m. and Saturday, April 01 starting at 2:00 p.m. Check-in with boat number at the Entry sign, east at Marker 16, to the restaurant, hotel and marina, no later than 3:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremony for the prize money and plaques. Dinner Buffet (complimentary tickets for each team member), Drinks, Raffle Prizes and live entertainment will follow weigh-ins. All participants and family members are encouraged to spend the night in the Ramada Waterfront Hotel Saturday, swim in the pool, dock fishing boats on the east dock wall and enjoy the festivities.

Prize Money: 100% payback on entry fees for each category

Prizes for each species are guaranteed and as follows:
1st – 50% of Entry fee
2nd – 33% of Entry Fee
3rd - 17% of Entry Fee

Example: $250/boat 40 boats entered = $10,000 total entry fees collected. Payouts for each species: 1st - $1,250, 2nd - $825.00, 3rd - $425.00

For complete Rules and Regulations and to obtain entry forms either come by The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant and Tiki Bar, Inc or visit www.thebeardedclamsarasota.com and click on the Events Tab! Look forward to seeing you here.

What happens to The Chad Day Memorial Tournament proceeds?

The Chad Day Memorial Tournament proceeds benefit the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA).

Founded in 1973, the ABTA was the first national nonprofit organization dedicated solely to brain tumors. For 40 years, the ABTA has been providing comprehensive resources that support the complex needs of brain tumor patients and caregivers, as well as the critical funding of research in the pursuit of breakthroughs in brain tumor diagnosis, treatment and care.

The mission of the ABTA is to advance the understanding and treatment of brain tumors with the goals of improving, extending and ultimately, saving the lives of those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis.

For more information on the ABTA, please contact Michelle Dumele at (773) 577-8766 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Where Should You Stay?

The Chad Day Memorial Tournament is headquartered at The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant and Tiki Bar at the Ramada Sarasota Waterfront Hotel. The Ramada Waterfront Hotel has set up a room block for Tournament participants. If you're planning on staying at the Ramada make sure you book early, so you'll receive the discounted Chad Day Memorial Tournament rate. Call 941-358-1000 to make your reservation and don't forget to tell them you're with The Chad Day Memorial Tournament.

Questions?

Contact Wesley Rose This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 941-355-2600 or Joann Day 941-228-5012