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Outdoor Heritage Tournament – Details, payout on 2013 Pro-Am and team tournaments

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Outdoor Heritage, Inc. Tournament Circuits

Details, payout on 2013 Pro-Am and team tournaments

August 17, 2012
For Immediate Release

Outdoor Heritage, Inc. announced details on its new Pro-Am and Team Tournament circuits. The Pro-Am circuit features 150-boat fields of Pros and Co-Anglers competing the first two days of competition on Friday and Saturday, with the top ten Pros advancing to the Sunday finale. The circuit boasts a payback to 1 in 4 boats at each event, with $35,000 and $8,000 cash prizes awarded to the Pro and Co-Angler champions, respectively. As an incentive for those competing for an entire season, the top 20 percent of Pros at year-end will receive free entry into the 2014 season within the same division. The top five Co-Anglers will also be awarded entry fee support for the 2014 season. All year-end entry fee awards will be paid in full by Outdoor Heritage.

Anglers interested in obtaining additional information on the Outdoor Heritage Pro-Am and Team Tournament circuits are encouraged to contact Jim Markham at: [email protected]

The following are details of both the Pro-Am and Team Tournament circuits.
Pro-Am Tournaments (Entry Fees: $1,200 Pro, $400 Am)

  • Individual weight format: five fish limit for Pro, five fish limit for Am
  • Three competition days: Friday through Sunday
  • All Pros fish Friday and Saturday; top ten compete Sunday
  • All Co-Anglers fish Friday and Saturday; Champion crowned Saturday
  • Practice: Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Off-limits: nine days prior to practice.

Tournament Payout (Based on 150 boats):                 

Place Pro Co-Angler
1 $35,000 $8,000
2 $17,000 $5,000
3 $10,000 $4,000
4 $8,000 $3,000
5 $7,000 $2,500
6 $6,000 $2,000
7 $5,500 $1,800
8 $5,000 $1,600
9 $4,500 $1,400
10 $4,000 $1,300
11 $3,500 $1,200
12 $3,000 $1,100
13 $2,500 $1,000
14 $2,000 $800
15-18 $1,800 $600
19-24 $1,700 $550
25-30 $1,600 $500
31-38 $1,500 $450
Big Fish (Day 1&2) $500 $500

Points Race

Pros:  Top 20% in the points race at the end of the year that have fished all four events in a region will receive paid entry fees for that region the following year, a $4,800 value.  For example, if the circuit attracts 150 boats on average, then 30 Pros will be awarded paid entries for the following season.

Co-Anglers:  Co-Angler of the year will receive paid entry (either Pro or Am) for that region the following season. Second through fifth place will receive paid entry fees for the Co-Angler side for that region the following season.

Angler of the Year:  Pro and Co-Angler of the Year will receive $2,000 and $1,000 awards, respectively, to be paid in cash, prizes, or a combination of both.

Team Tournaments (Entry Fee $250)

7 fish limit per team
Tournament Payout (based on 100 boats):

Place Amount
1 $5,000
2 $3,000
3 $2,000
4 $1,500
5 $1,000
6 $900
7 $800
8 $700
9 $600
10 $500
11-15 $450
16-20 $350
Big Fish Prize Package

Team of the Year

Top 20 percent in the Team of the Year points standings, based on average boat count, will receive paid entry for following season.