PI – Fishing Derby

Event Phone: (305) 975-2893

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.
  • October 13, 2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pine Island District Fishing Derby

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

 All Cub Scouts welcome from any District

What is it?             The Pine Island District Fishing Derby is an annual event made possible by Fish Florida “Conservation through Education”. It is open to Cub Scouts and their siblings to learn skills like tying knots, casting, bait preparation, fish identification, proper fish release methods. First 100 Pre-registered Scouts and sibling will receive a FREE FISHING ROD WITH A TACKLE BOX and an event patch (Supplies Limited to 100 poles- after the first 100 register you will need to bring your own equipment and you will not receive a pole at the event).

 

Activities?             Fishing contest with prizes awarded for biggest fish caught by a Lion, Tiger, Wolf, Bear, WEBELOS and Sibling. Special recognition trophy for Most Fish Caught overall, Largest Fish Caught overall and the Smallest Catch overall. Be sure and bring your lucky tackle and bait! But some will be available for you. Bring your own snacks if needed. Water will be provided but bring a cup.

When & Where?   Saturday, October 13th from 8:00 am to 12 pm.  This event will be held at the Camp Elmore’s Aquatic Center, 3551 SW 142 Avenue, Davie, FL 33330.

  • 8 – 9am – Check In and Walk-In Registration (Walk Ins must bring their own pole an fishing tackle)
  • 9-11:00 am – Fishing Derby
  • 11-12:00 am – Awards Ceremony

 

Supervision?         Each scout must be supervised by a parent or adult leader at all times.

Cost?                     Fee is $12 per participant and includes a patch. Participants registering on or before Sept 16th will receive a $2 early bird discount and one of the Fishing Rods (Limited to 100 fishing poles only).. Walk-Ins are $ 12 and are not guaranteed fishing rods or patches.

Refunds?               Refunds are not available, but fees are transferable to another Scout or Adult at this event.

Registration?        Online registration available

Deadlines for registrations are: Early Bird discount, Sunday, September 16th @ 11:59PM and regular registration, Thursday, October 11th   @ 11:59PM

Insurance?            Liability, as well as Sickness and Accident Insurance is provided for all registered members and leaders of the South Florida Council.

What to Bring?     Depending on your needs bring: sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, water shoes, water bottle, towel, change of clothes, rain gear, insect repellent, a great attitude and a camera to record all the fun you will have!

 

Do Not Bring:       Some items are not needed and others would be inappropriate: electronics such as radios, TV’s, Gameboys, etc. No firearms, alcohol, tobacco (in any form) or pets of any kind.

 

Weather?              This is a “rain or shine” event. In case of severe weather, contact the individuals listed below.

More Info?            For questions or more information, contact:

  • Event Chair: Jim Krueger email: jimkrueger99@aol.com
  • Staff advisor: Denis Silva 305-364-0020 ext. 233 denis.silva@scouting.org

Use the online registration links above  FISHING POLE is NOT guaranteed if registration occurs after the first 100–

(Walk Ins must bring their own pole an fishing tackle)

Venue:  

Venue Website:

Address:
3551 SW 142 Avenue, Davie, Florida, 33330, United States