King Kat Super Event on Rock River in June
The Cabela's King Kat tournament trail will hit the waters of Rock River at Dixon, Illinois June 12, 2010. This is the opportunity for local catfish anglers to compete for cash, prizes and a chance to advance to the Cabela's King Kat Classic which will be held November 12th & 13th at the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway at Columbus, Mississippi.Along with the tournament the city of Dixon have many events planned for the weekend. This is the 2nd annual Cabela's King Kat event at Dixon and with the tremendous response of last years event, this year promises to be bigger and better than last year. For more information on the events call: (815) 284-3496 or visit their website at:
.The Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail is the opportunity for catfish anglers and clubs to advance to a new level with a major payback and media recognition for their abilities. The trail is a team event. Teams will consist of one or two persons with one exception. A third person may accompany the team provided the third person is under 16 years of age or over 65 years of age. Entry fees for these qualifier tournaments are $200.00 per team.
Weigh in site
The tournament weigh-in will be held at Page Park in Dixon, Illinois. Tournament hours are 6:30 AM until 3:00 PM. All anglers must be in weigh-in line at Page Park by 4:00 PM with a 5 fish limit per team. To help preserve the sport only live fish will be weighed in and all fish will be released after the tournament. For a complete list of rules phone or visit our website.
Participants may enter by mail or at the late registration to be held at Kodiak Outdoor Sports, 735 N. Galena Avenue in Dixon from 5:00pm-7:00pm or at the mandatory meeting at 5:30am tournament morning at the weigh-in site. Deadline for mail in entries is 14 days prior to the event. All entries after that date will pay a $25.00 late fee. The top 20 teams at each qualifying event will qualify for the Cabela's King Kat Classic. Also at each qualifying event field test products from national sponsors will be drawn for following the tournament weigh-in.
Sponsors and host lodging
The Dixon Tourism and Kodiak Outdoor Sports wish to welcome the King Kat anglers and their guest to this beautiful area and hope you enjoy your stay while in town. For more information on Kodiak Outdoor Sports call: (815) 284-3075. For more information on the area call: (815) 284-3496 or visit their website at: www.discoverdixon.org
.Host lodging for the event will be the Comfort Inn, 136 Plaza Dr. in Dixon and the Quality Inn, 154 Plaza Dr. in Dixon. For reservations call: Comfort Inn, 815-284-0500 or the Quality Inn at 815-288-2001.Catfish clubs and organizations may register with the King Kat Tournament Trail and qualify their top 2 teams from each event to fish in the Cabela's King Kat Classic for their support in promoting the tournament trail. To register call 270-395-6774 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Cabela's King Kat Kids Rodeo
In conjunction with the tournament the Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail will hold the Cabela's King Kat Kids event. The event is free of charge and open to all youth 12 and younger. Sign up is from 8:00 AM till 9:00 AM and will be held at the "Page Park" tournament weigh-in site from 9:00am-11:00am. All children will receive a prize just for entering. Bring your favorite rod, reel and bait and show your true fishing ability. All children must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Prizes for winners will be given in two age groups, 0-7 and 8-12.