Rules and Conditions

  • Fishing is restricted to within the confines of Port Phillip Bay and Westernport.

  • Competition commences at 12.01 am on Saturday November 21st 2020.

  • Snapper, pargus auratus, is the only fish species to be entered.

  • Minimum entry fish length is 28cm.

  • Prizes are only available to entrants of the Peninsula Snapper Challenge.

  • Competition will be judged on total length of fish which is to be entered using a qualifying photograph, detailed below.

  • All entrants must comply with the current fishing regulations of the State of Victoria.

  • Observation of all marine safety issues, including weather conditions is the responsibility of entrants.

  • The event will not be cancelled due to weather conditions.  

  • There will be no refund for cancelled entries.  There will be a 100% refund of entry fees if the event is cancelled due to Governemt mandated Covid restrictions.

  • The presentation & lucky draw prizes will be given away, regardless of weather and any fish caught.

  • There is no restriction on the number of times that you can submit an entry photo.

  • Entrants will only be eligible to win one lucky draw prize.  After being drawn for a prize, Entrants won't be returned to the prize draw.

  • In the event of any disputes arising, the event organiser's decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  • The Peninsula Snapper Challenge is conducted with an emphasis on fun & participation in recreational fishing, please conduct yourself with that mantra.

  • Junior entrants must be aged 16 years or younger as of 20/11/20. Junior entrants will only eligible to win prizes from the Junior prize pool. Entrants under 16 are welcome to enter the Open category & be eligible for Open prizes.

  • Fish submitted in the kayak division must have been caught from a kayak by an entrant registered to the kayak division.

  • Kayak entrants can enter fish caught from a boat but they must submit the boat caught fish on the open entry mobile number

  • Organisers may choose to ask for photo ID for prize collection.

  • Information collected by organisers may be shared with competition supporters. Should you not wish your information to be shared text your request to 0412 441 074.

  • Each of the five longest snapper submitted across all three categories will win a Spotters sunglass prize pack consisting of Spotters sunglasses, cap & sunshade

  • Raffle permit 10368/20 held by the Frankston Bombers Sports Club Inc.

  • Lucky prize draw held on Saturday 21/8 with daily accouncements on Facebook.  All winners notified by email including the prize collection details.

Photograph Requirements

  • Your photograph must be submitted using a mobile phone prior to 6.00 PM EST on Sunday 29/11/20. 

  • The Mobile Number to be used for submission of photographs will be notified to all participants

  • Snapper must be placed on a legal measuring device which is mounted on a flat, rigid surface.

  • The entire fish, nose to tail, daily entry code & fish length must be clearly visible in the photograph.

  • The entry code displayed in your submitted entry must match the entry code word for that calendar day.

  • Entered images that do not meet these requirements or requests will not be considered.

  • The text box of the photo is to include your name and fish length, ie John Smith 85cm.

  • Fish length is defined to be a single fish, measured from nose to tip of upper tail fin.

  • The smartphone and measuring device may be inspected by organisers if requested.

  • Trophy prizes will be presented to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd, legally caught longest snapper in Open, Kayak & Junior sections.

  • Submission of a photograph gives the organisers permission to use the photo in promotional activities. 

  • Any fish submitted on the Port Phillip Snapper Classic 2019 measuring mat will not be considered.

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