Recap coming soon!!!
The singular Open Qualifier for 2016 will be in D’Iberville, MS.
Here is your chance to go head to head against the best and see how you fare.
One opportunity for anglers from all over to come together and compete head to head in a great addition to the television series for the Discovery Channel’s family of networks, Destination America as part of The Elite Redfish Television Series. Kicking off with the Classic Kick Off event and concluding with a tour stop in Grand Isle, LA. in September, in between are 3 other tour stops and this Open event.
This 3 day event will have all anglers who sign up competing for 2 days, July 7-8 and the top 5 moving on to fish on day 3. It’s going to be a great weekend for families to enjoy the brand new Scarlet Pearl Casino and Resort and another large format produced Elite Series tournament event.
All the exciting tournament action from these 3 days of competition will be filmed, produced and aired this season in a full one hour episode. For the Elite Series pros competing as well as open anglers this will be a weekend of unparalleled challenges and opportunities.
- One angler per boat format
- All launches (except under extreme weather conditions) to take place at the bridge ramp near Scarlet Pearl Casino.
- All weigh ins to take place at the Scarlet Pearl Casino north parking lot.
- Entry fee 750.00 per angler with optional 250.00 Academy Advantage side pot.
- Payments are non refundable and can be paid up and through July 4th via paypal, cc or check.
- July 6 Wednesday evening captain’s meeting at Scarlet Pearl beginning at 5:30 pm taking place in the Strand Event Center.
- July 7-8 Thursday and Friday all anglers launch at 7:00 am and 7:15 am depending on number of flights
- July 7-8 Thursday and Friday weigh in begins at 3:30 pm
- July 8, Friday kids pier tournament 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
- July 9, Saturday the top 5 anglers launch at 7:00 am
- July 9, Saturday weigh in begins at 3:30 pm with awards immediately following
- $10,000.00 check for first place and field paid back 1 in 5 based on participation for both
- Top 10 Elite Series tour anglers qualify for auto bid to 2017 Classic Kick Off