6th Siargao International Game Fishing Tournament

3rd Pilar Sportfishing Cup

6th SIARGAO GAMEFISHING TOURNAMENT
PILAR, SIARGAO ISLAND, PHILIPPINES
11-15 APRIL 2013


SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

11 APRIL (Thursday) – Arrival and Registration
• 9:00AM-4:00PM Arrival / Registration of participants/guests
• 4:00PM Anglers’ Briefing
• 6:00PM Welcome Dinner / Press Briefing / Raffle of Boatmen
• 7:00PM Welcome Dinner with Cultural Show

12 APRIL (Friday) – Grand Opening and Tournament Proper
• 10:00AM Grand Opening
• 12:00NN Lunch / Relax
• 1:00PM Anglers’ Check-out at Pilar Boulevard
• 4:00PM Angler’s Check-in at Pilar Boulevard/Weighing Station
• 7:00PM Dinner / Free Time

13 APRIL (Saturday) - Tournament Proper:
• 5:30AM Anglers’ Check-out at Pilar Boulevard
• 12:00NN Lunch
• 4:00PM Angler’s Check-in at Pilar Boulevard/Weighing Station
• 7:00PM Dinner / Free Time

14 APRIL (Sunday) - Closing Program and Awarding of Prizes:
• 5:30AM Anglers’ Check-out at Pilar Boulevard
• 12:00NN Lunch
• 4:00PM Angler’s Check-in at Pilar Boulevard/Weighing Station
• 6:00PM Awarding Ceremonies with Dinner
• 8:00PM SMB’s Bikini Open

15 APRIL (Monday) - Departure
• 4:00AM Check-out / Proceed to Dapa
• 6:00AM Depart for Surigao City via Chartered Boat
• 9:00AM Arrive Surigao City / Breakfast at Peng Yu Restaurant
• 10:00AM Proceed to Surigao City airport/ Check-In
• AM/PM Depart for Manila via Siargao Island or Surigao City

TOURNAMENT PRIZES, RULES AND REGULATION

BIGGEST BILLFISH CATEGORY: (minimum size is 15kg)
Biggest Php50,000.00; Second Php30,000.00; Third Php10,000.00.

BIGGEST TALAKITOK: (minimum size is 5Kg)
Biggest Php30,000.00; Second Php15,000.00; Third Php10,000.00.

BIGGEST WAHOO/TANGUIGUE: (minimum size is 5kg)
Biggest Php30,000.00; Second Php15,000.00; Third Php5,000.00

BIGGEST DORADO: (minimum size is 5kg)
Biggest Php30,000.00; Second Php15,000.00; Third Php10,000.00.

BIGGEST OTHERS [Except shark, Stingrays, Puffer fish, Dolphin (lumba) and turtles] (minimum size is 5Kg)
Biggest Php30,000.00; Second Php15,000.00; Third Php5,000.00.


Tournament Rules and Regulation:
1. All participants must be at Pilar, Siargao Island at 3:00PM of April 11, 2013 for Registration and briefings of the tournament schedules, Rules and Regulation.

2. Banca Boats and Boatmen shall be raffled. Boat owner may use their own boat provided they will use boatman taken from the Raffle of Boatmen and provided that he agrees to pay the same amount of boat rentals to the boatman. Only Banca boats are allowed in this tournament.

3. All participants must be at Pilar dock at 5:00AM during the tournament days of April 12, 13 & 14, 2013 and must sign in at the tournament Secretariat before going out to fish. Anglers must report back on or before 4:00Pm to sign out and have their fish officially weighed by the secretariat. Any anglers who is late or did not sign in or sign out is disqualified for the tournament day. Tournament time is 5:30AM and end at 5:00PM.

4. All participants must show to the secretariat that he has a life jacket, flashlight, raincoats and ample supply of water for safety purposes. Anglers with Marine Radio are advised to bring it with them and tune in at frequency 61. Anglers are also required to bring in their cellular phone.

5. Fishing area is within five (5) kilometres from the east of the shores of Pilar, Siargao. The north point is Burgos and south point is before Dako Island.

6. Each boat is allowed to use 3 rods and the maximum line is 50lbs of mono or braid.

7. Registration Deadline is April 01, 2013.

8. Anglers must use not more than two single or treble hooks per rods and fish must caught by means of trolling, jigging, popping and bottom fishing. Fish caught by other means other than by hooks like “sprikitit” or “rintik”, bombs or explosives, nets, long lines, spear fishing “pana”, poison “hilo” or “tubli” or other means not sanctioned by the Tournament Director will be disqualified.

9. In case of tie in the weighing of the fish, the angler who weighs in first shall prevail.

10. Angler can submit one biggest fish for every fish category. If he catches two or more fish in one category, the biggest will automatically be considered as his entry. Angler can also win in other fish category but he cannot win twice or thrice in each category.

11. In case of protest, the protest must be in writing within the first two hours of the event or occurrence sought to be protested and submitted to the secretariat. The protest fee is Php500.00. If the protest is prima facie meritorious, it will be heard by the Tournament Director and will be discussed by three judges. The Decision of the Tournament Director and the three judges is final.

12. The Tournament Director will have the right to cancel, limit the time of the tournament if he deems that the weather condition will post danger to life and limbs and is unsafe to hold the tournament. There will be no refund of the registration fee.

13. The Tournament Director and Secretariat reserves the right to change the rules and regulations of the tournament before and during the tournament provided the changes will be announced to the participants verbally or in writing.