Each team may compete in the Ottertail Summer Classic using only artificial lures and qualify for additional sponsor funded payout with no additional entry fee. Teams must:
• Indicate the commitment to fish using only artificial baits prior to the start of the rules meeting.
• Participation commitment decision is non-revocable.
• Minimum Payout – The top 3 teams fishing artificial baits will be paid $700 per team. Payout will increase with sponsor participation.
• Tournament staff will not release participation volume or identity prior to the signup deadline.
• Participants will display a provided Classic Cup Artifishalleyes decal during tournament hours on the contestant boat.
• Contestants still compete with all Tournament contestants for Tournament placing/payout.
• Participants will be subjected to boat inspections prior to the start of each day and during tournament hours to assure no live bait is present in the participant boat.