AMERICAN CATFISHING ASSOCIATION ANNUAL POINTS RACE
The American Catfishing Association in cooperation with many of the nation’s top catfish tournaments have come together to form the ACA Tournament Alliance. This unprecedented alliance has created an exciting annual ACA Annual Points Race program. Setting a new industry standard, nothing so dynamic and unifying has ever been offered before. Now tournament participants from around the nation can enjoy the fellowship and challenge of fishing with and against anglers throughout the catfishing community. Each event will offer a points program that at the end of the tournament season; the ACA will award thousands in cash and prizes to the top finishing teams and anglers from the 4 unique divisions.
ACA Points Race Tournaments
With a growing list of some of the nation’s top catfish tournaments, which make up four unique divisions, are all now part of the annual ACA Points Race series. Utilizing the dynamic ACA Tournament Management system, every event will automatically post, update, and track ACA member participant’s points throughout the nation. Each event will track ACA member’s accomplishments and automatically update each members own unique ACA personal profile as well as an overall nationwide points standing.
The ACA Tournament Points Race season is from January 1 to December 31 of each year.
All participating tournaments will document each events activities and results, including, but not but limited to the following:
Participating ACA angler member information
Participating ACA angler member points
Participating ACA angler member earnings
Participating ACA angler member weights
The collected information will be automatically added and posted to the participating ACA member personal profile that the ACA member can track and share.
Four dynamic divisions have been established so to give tournaments of all sizes and for those that enjoys fishing these same events the chance to be part of this industry leading program and prize contest.
ACA Points Race Rules And Scoring
1. Participating Points Race anglers must be an ACA member* in good standing.
2. An “Entry” is considered a single team. A single team is allowed to consist of a team up to 3 members.
3. Points will be awarded to all ACA members on a team equally.
4. Total end of season points will be taken from the best 5 seasonal events per angler, per division.
5. Ties will be broken by the 6th + event points received from earned division points.
*Limited Membership does not qualify for the ACA Points Race.
THE ACA PROVIDES A CHANCE TO WIN A $25,000 CASH PRIZE IF
A WORLD RECORD BLUE, FLATHEAD OR CHANNEL CATFISH IS
CAUGHT AT ANY ACA POINTS RACE DIVISION TOURNAMENT EVENT.
All ACA Points Race events have agreed to adopt, follow and universally enforce certain rules and policies created by, agreed to, and implemented by the ACA Tournament Alliance. These important standards and policies will be governed exclusively by the ACA Tournament Alliance Committee. The important standards the ACA Tournament Alliance has implemented include, but not limited to the following:
Fish care and handling
Live Well regulations
Awards and Prizes
At the conclusion of the ACA Points Race season, the ACA will host an awards banquet that will feature special guests and speakers, entertainment, fellowship, product highlights and all capped off with the ACA Points Race Awards ceremony where the ACA will announce and award thousands of dollars’ worth of cash and prizes to the seasons division winners.
The following places and winners will be awarded and recognized:
All Division 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners and honorable mention to 4th and 5th place finishers
Top Youth Angler from each Division
Following the ACA Points Race awards, the ACA will award the ACA Angler’s Choice award to each Division’s favorite overall tournament event. These coveted awards will be voted on exclusively by the participating ACA members.
Next, the ACA will announce and install up to 3 highly accomplished members that have given and accomplished so much to the catfishing community to the American Catfishing Association Hall Of Fame.
SIGN UP TO BE PART OF THE ACA
THE ACA INVITES ALL CATFISH
TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS, LARGE AND
SMALL TO BE PART OF THE ACA
The ACA would like to invite ALL catfish Tournament Directors from around the nation to be part of the ACA Tournament Alliance.
Please complete the accompanying signup form so we can include you in the upcoming conference call.
Thank you and we look forward to your participation!
Please download and complete the
Tournament Alliance Worksheet