The DIFF Club Surf Fishing Tournament is open to DIFF Club members only. The tournament will begin at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 13, 2022 and will end at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 15, 2022. All contestants must register at Cabin 16, DIFF headquarters, between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on October 13, 2022. The deadline for entering the tournament is July 31, 2022. Tournament Fee for DIFF members under 16 before October 8, 2022 will be waived when accompanied by an adult entrant. When you register, please provide your current email address. Entry confirmation cards will be sent via email. Please print the confirmation email and bring it to the Tournament or confirm with the Director or Treasurer before the Tournament.
All contestants must attend a pre-tournament meeting at DIFF headquarters beginning at 11:00 AM on October 13, 2022. Late arrivals that have prepaid must advise a DIFF official of their estimated arrival time and check in with an official prior to fishing. Contestants may not leave DIFF headquarters to begin fishing until the pre-tournament meeting is adjourned and the starting signal is given. There will be a random roll call. The tournament director reserves the right to call a complete roll call of tournament entrants as needed. All registered contestants not present at starting signal will be DISQUALIFIED!! All fish in your possession at the beginning of the tournament must be dressed. Your vehicle and premises may be inspected by tournament officials at the beginning of the tournament and at any time during the tournament.
All fish (including appropriate paperwork for fish) entered in the tournament must be brought to and registered at the fishing tournament headquarters. Entrants are strongly encouraged to take photos of the fish they catch and enter into the weigh-in, even those fish which must be released. Tournament headquarters will be open on a limited schedule. Entrants will be given the schedule at the pre-tournament meeting. To be eligible, a fish must be entered and registered in the tournament by 12:00 noon, October 15, 2022. No exceptions! Contestants in the check-in line at noon on Saturday will be processed and eligible for the tournament. Fish check-in will be closed when that final group of entrants is processed. For a fish to be eligible for a cash prize, it must be registered and weighed-in by the individual catching the fish. Fish will not be weighed-in for anyone showing up after 12:00 noon Saturday, October 15, 20221. In addition to being eligible to fish in the tournament entrants are eligible to participate in all other tournament activities.