2017 Kids' Derby Rules

  1. Contestant must be 12 years old or younger.
  2. Fish caught during the Kid’s Derby will be weighed in at the registration area for the Derby. Kid’s Derby fish are also eligible for prizes in the Walleye Rodeo.
  3. Contest hours are from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon. Fish must be weighted in by 12:00 noon.
  4. Two pole limit per contestant.
  5. Fish must be caught in the designated area of the Canadian Area. Check with Wildlife Department at the registration area for boundaries.
  6. No fish caught before starting time may be entered in the Kid’s Derby.
  7. Fish must be caught and retrieved by the contestant. Adults may assist with pole setup, baiting and casting.
  8. Check with Wildlife Department at registration for specific length limit requirements.
  9. Violation of rules will disqualify fish from Derby.
  10. Contestant may continue to participate unless notified otherwise by Derby officials or Wildlife Department.
  11. Contestant can only place once. One prize per contestant.
  12. Award winners must be present at the award’s ceremony to receive prize (1:30 pm on Sunday at the Weight Station).
  13. Contestants may only win one lifetime fishing license from the Walleye Rodeo Association.
  14. Contestants are encouraged but not required to attend the Awards Ceremony to be eligible for lifetime fishing license drawing. Nonresidents are not eligible for the lifetime license drawing.