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Old 08-06-2019, 07:28 AM   #1
Anne Doherty
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North Atlantic Club Tournament Schedule

This is the first of three spearfishing tournaments which make up the North Atlantic Championship.

North Atlantic Spearfishing Club- August 11th- Ft Wetherill Open, James town RI, 9 am - 2 pm.

Registration: 7:30-8 am

Entry fee: $20 to be paid when you register.

*** Competitors- 2019 season will waive the below requirement.
You must belong to the North Atlantic Spearfishing Club to compete in an "Open" tournament. Exception: New competitors are allowed to participate in their first "Open" without being a a member of the North Atlantic Spearfishing Club. Their score would count for the meet, but would not be awarded North Atlantic points. Any subsequent "Open " tournament participation would require club membership.***

FISH: All fish will be 2" over the RI State DEM regulations minimum size. Bag limits will follow current State DEM and/or Federal regulations. Fish not governed by a minimum size shall be at least 12 inches in total length. Size and bag limits will be based on 2019 State DEM regulations.

RULES: Tournament rules will conform to the Underwater Society of America's (USoA) requirements for rules pertaining to the National Skindiving Championships. Briefing will be held prior to the start of the tournament.

SCORING: One point is awarded per fish and per pound. The maximum weight to count towards scoring is 20 pounds. Therefore the maximum points per one fish are 21 points.

: This tournament will be a paddleboard (kayak) tournament with only muscle powered transportation being allowed. A diver's flag (12"x12"minimum) and personal USCG approved flotation device are required by state law. A dive knife is also required. GPS is allowed.

TRAVEL TIME: No travel time for this tournament.

Please contact Jay Moore with any questions. 401 323 9418
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Old 08-23-2019, 03:25 PM   #2
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Re: North Atlantic Club Tournament Schedule

Hello all- The King’s Beach Open is the second meet in the 3 meet series for the North Atlantic Championship. It will be held this Sunday, August 25, at King’s Beach in Newport RI. The meet runs 9am- 2pm, registration is from 7:30-8:30. Kayak meet, shore diving allowed. Please see the rules in the previous post, as they apply to all the Open Meets. The third and final meet- the Sakonnet Open- will take place on September 9th, an Sakonnet Point, Little Compton RI.
Come join us for a fun meet- plenty of interesting fish around this time of year!
Any questions? You can contact Jay Moore ( number above post) or Anne Doherty 617 688 4319.
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:43 AM   #3
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How did it go yesterday? Pretty gnarly east wind.
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