Rules

  • Weigh-in will be held from 2:00pm until 5:00pm, Saturday, October 7th. Derby participants must be in the official weigh-in queue prior to the close of the weigh-in time. The weigh-in area will be located at the City of Snohomish boat launch (off of Lincoln Avenue).  The participant’s legal Catch Record Card must accompany the individual and Coho Salmon to be weighed-in as evidence that it was caught within the Derby Rules.  All persons fishing from a boat must have a valid Derby Ticket.  This is an “ALL WEATHER DERBY”.
  • Participants are limited to one entry COHO SALMON.
  • Ticket sales will close on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the normal close of business at the retail outlets.
  • Coho Salmon entered must be a minimum of 2.0 lbs.  If, in the opinion of the judges, any attempt is made to artificially enhance the weight of an entered fish, that fish and the person entering the fish WILL be immediately disqualified from this and all future Everett Salmon Association Derby’s. Criminal charges WILL be pursued.
  • ALL WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE RULES APPLY. Coho Salmon entered in the Derby MUST have been caught on Saturday, October 7th. Fish may be bled, but not gutted or cleaned for weigh-in. The winner of any tie will be determined by the earliest date and official time of entry. Only Coho Salmon caught in the following areas are eligible to be entered in the Derby:  Snohomish River, Skykomish River and Snoqualmie River.
  • The Everett Salmon Association and the sponsors of the 2017 Bob Heirman Memorial Coho Derby accept no responsibility for loss, damage, injury to any boat, vehicle, equipment, participant, passenger or observer during this event.  The Derby ticket holder, and all members of their party, agree to hold harmless all Derby sponsors, advertisers, and volunteers from any and all liability in connection with this Derby.
  • The Derby Ticket purchaser agrees that any and all appropriate taxes, including use and sales taxes; fees, transfer and operating fees, and all federal taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the prize winner, and that the aforementioned Derby organizations and volunteers shall have no liability for any such taxes and/or fees.  Prize winners must furnish their tax identification number upon request by the Derby prize representative(s) prior to the delivery of any prizes.  Proof of purchase will be required for any prizes linked to a special prize.
  • Prizes will be awarded on Saturday, October 7, 2017, beginning at approximately 5:30 pm at the City of Snohomish boat launch (off of Lincoln Avenue). ALL PRIZES: YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Contest Winners will be solely responsible for all appropriate taxes, fees and licenses.  If a minor wins the contest or cash as the result of having purchased an Adult Derby Entry ticket; the cash or prize shall be awarded in the legal name of the minor-aged participants’ legal parent or guardian, and the named winner will assume sole responsibility for subsequent taxes, fees, and licenses.
  • Each participant acknowledges that contact information is required on the Derby ticket/stub and represents their true and legal contact information.
  • Cash Prize awards will include:  1st – $2,000.00; 2nd – $1,000.00; 3rd – $500.00
  • Derby Entry tickets prices is:  $25.00