Congratulations to all the winners
From www.reelingforkids.com: THANK YOU to all of our SPONSORS and ANGLERS for making our 2012 Tournament a SUCCESS. It’s with your generous support and participation that we will continue to make a difference in the lives of the children that attend the Boys & Girls Club throughout the year.
Here is a Scedule of Events for the tournament. For all the details head on over to their webpage at www.reelingforkids.com
Schedule of Events
Thursday, May 31st – Sponsor Kickoff Celebration
Sponsor banquet and celebration at Touchdown Terrace at Florida Field, Gainesville. From 6-10 PM. Open to the public – tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling Laura at 352-372-5342
Tuesday, June 5th – Captains’ Meeting 6PM
8200 NW 15th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32606
Thursday, June 7th
Tournament Headquarters (base) open 1:00–6:00 PM
The Estuary, Steinhatchee
Boat Registration (if you haven’t already registered)
Captain’s Meeting at Roy’s Restaurant – 7:00 PM
Friday, June 8th
Tournament Headquarters open at 5:00 AM
Lines in at 6:00 AM
Weigh Station Open 2:30-5:30 PM (or 6:00 PM if Captain has pre-purchased a Mulligan)
Sponsor/Captain Thank You Dinner at 8 PM
Saturday, June 9th
Tournament Headquarters open at 5:00 AM
Lines In at 6:00 AM
Weigh Station open 2:30-5:30 PM ( or 6:00 PM if Captain has pre-purchased a Mulligan)
Fish Fry with Friends from 4:00-7:00 PM at The Estuary. Open to all tournament participants.
Awards Ceremony 7:30 PM – The Estuary
If you would like to be a sponsor, contact a Board of Director member or Laura at the Boys & Girls Club by calling 352-372-5342
If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, you may do so on the website (front page), contact Laura, or from any person on the Board of Directors
If you would like to enter your boat into the tournament, you may do so in the boat registration area on our website under Tournament Info, or in person at Tournament Headquarters.
If you are a sponsor and need any assistance or information during the tournament from Fri-Sun, contact Laura or any Board of Directors member
For any rules questions during the tournament, contact Capt. Wiley Horton in person at the Tournament Headquarters
If you need technical assistance on the website, please email Tim Orwig at email@example.com (your suggestions and comments are ALWAYS welcome to make this site and the tournament better every year)
Thank you to all our sponsors and participants
from the Reeling for Kids Board of Directors and volunteers
for helping us grow this event for the benefit of
kids who really need our help.
Without you, none of this would be possible.
The Steinhatchee River Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host its 4th Annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival and we welcome your participation in this exciting event. The Festival will be held February 17, 18 & 19, 2012 at the Steinhatchee Community Center, which overlooks the beautiful Steinhatchee River. We are meeting regularly now to plan all the details of this event and our desire is to make it as spectacular as possible for all our friends to enjoy
Some of the events will include:
Fiddler Crab Race – We will have 100 crabs for the races which will be staggered on Saturday only.
Photo Show – Students and Adult categories. $5 entry for adults, kids enter free. Ribbons awarded.
Boot Artin’ - A fun new way to show off your “Steinhatchee Reeboks” (white rubber fishing boots). $5 entry. Visitors can vote for best entry by stuffing cash in the boot. Proceeds to benefit our local food bank. Trophy & ribbons awarded for top three.
Crafts – 10 X 10 booth. Bring your own canopy. $60 both days. Power available on a limited basis for small addt’l fee.
Food Vendors - Space size is 20 x 20. $250 for the weekend, no extra charge for power.
Entertainment – Fri and Sat evenings and Sat afternoon auditions for Suwannee River Jamm. Nominal Gate Fee (TBA)
Parade – The parade will include golf carts, horses, floats and lots more fun. We invite you to join in the parade. Line up is at 9:00 a.m. and parade starts at 10:00 a.m. No charge for entry.
Camp Nemo – Kids area featuring touch tank, face painting, kids games and other activities.
“Swamp Water” One Pot Cook Off – Three categories, Soup, Stew and Chili. We would like to invite you to participate in this fun event & enter your soon-to-be famous recipe. Entry fee is $25.00 ($5 extra for electric). Cash prize for 1st-2nd place winners in each category, trophy for 3rd place with an over all best winner. Commemorative Mugs can be purchased for tasting. Also Peoples Choice Award.
“Lots of Spots” Redfish Contest on Saturday. $10 entry fee, mandatory Capt’s meeting at River Haven. Click here for more information on this event.
Poker Run – New this year on Sunday. Proceeds to benefit local Boys & Girls Club. See website/Facebook for details.
T-Shirts For Sale – In addition to our event T Shirts we will have a ladies cut shirt & ball caps.
Click here for entry forms.
Here is a link to the schedule of events for the Fiddler Crab Festival: Click Here