Terms and Conditions 2022

  1. Competition commences 7.00am Good Friday and closes at end of weigh-in at 12.00pm (noon) on Easter Sunday.​

  2. "Sign-on" is 9.00am to 4.00pm Good Friday and 9.00am to 2.00pm Easter Saturday.

  3. "ENTRY FEES" are Adult, $30 per person and Junior (aged 15 yrs and under), $5 per person.

  4. Weigh-ins LIVE and DEAD on Easter Saturday are 9.00am to 11.00am and 2.00pm to 4.00pm Friday and Saturday, and 9.00am to 12pm (noon) Sunday.  Persons wishing to weigh in fish must be in queue no later than final time at each of these weigh-ins.

  5. ​Prize draws, raffles and presentations will commence at or close to 1.00pm Easter Sunday.​

  6. Major raffle prize will consist of 1st, 2nd and 3rd draw open to all participants and visitors.

  7. Fish being weighed in "dead" must be gilled and gutted but not scaled, in good condition, must not have been frozen and must be of legal size.  Fish deemed to have been altered or tampered with, or poorly kept by their state of decomposition may be rejected from weigh-in by the weigh-master.  Fish being weighed in the live must be in healthy condition, must not be bleeding from the gills and must be able to swim upright upon release.

  8. Foreign objects in fish means instant dismissal from the competition.  Only the nominated species in the Junior and Senior divisions will be accepted for weigh-in purposes.  Only one (1) heaviest fish of each species at each of the dead weigh-ins is accepted.  At the live weigh-in, you may weigh in as many times as you wish.

  9. Fish from the live weigh-in are still eligible for the overall heaviest in the respective species and gain the advantage of not being gutted and gilled.

  10. Competitors must hook and land their own fish, only assistance by gaffing or landing net is allowed.

  11. Fish caught on chartered trips are not eligible for weigh-in.

  12. All fish must have been caught on a hand line or rod and reel only.

  13. In the event of an equal weight in any of the heaviest fish species, a draw will decide the winner.  The loser will be compensated but not necessarily with the same prize or value.

  14. All Queensland fishing and boating regulations and Marine Park rulings in force at the time of the competition must be adhered to.

  15. Entry cards must be presented in person, and further official identification may be required by the Management Committee: at weigh-in; when receiving prizes; Promotional Draws; Super Draws.

  16. All entries become the property of Burrum Heads Amateur Fishing Club Inc. and may be used for marketing purposes.  The Judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

  17. The "Burrum Heads Amateur Fishing Club Inc." (the Club) reserves the right to cancel the Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic at any time where in the sole opinion of the Club it is deemed appropriate to do so.  If the Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic is cancelled prior to the first weigh-in on Good Friday, a full refund will be made to registered competitors within a reasonable time post cancellation.  If the event is cancelled after the first weigh-in on Good Friday, the event will be deemed to be concluded and no refunds will be payable.

  18. The "Burrum Heads Amateur Fishing Club Inc." Management Committee will settle all disputes and their decision will be final.

  19. The competitor nominated, notes and acknowledges that the "Burrum Heads Amateur Fishing Club Inc." accepts no liability for any injury, loss or damage, to any person or property in the course of excursion and the Competition generally, when such injury or loss is due, or alleged to be due, to any act, neglect, or default on the part of the "Burrum Heads Amateur Fishing Club Inc.", or any official or agency thereof, and all competitors fully understand, that in participating, they do so entirely at their own risk, and by their signature, agree to abide by all rules and regulations.  The competitor acknowledges the potential dangers of fishing, and in particular rock fishing, and understands that in entering the competition an event could occur that could lead to serious injury or even death.  The competitor is therefore entering in the fishing competition at their own risk.  

  20. The Super Draw Rules:​

    1. Senior Super Draw is for entrants 16 yrs of age and over paying the $30 entry fee.​

    2. Junior Girls & Boys Super Draws are for all entrants 15 yrs or younger, paying the $5 entry fee.

    3. One number will be drawn in the Super Draw and the winner will have one (1) minute to present him or herself and Entry Card to the officials.

    4. If not there within the time limit the next number will be drawn.