Lake Simcoe Ice Fishing Championship Derby Supporting CTC Jumpstart Announced

The 4th Annual Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby is to be held on the 17th of February 2019 to support underprivileged children through Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Charities. Commencing with sign-ins at 6:00 AM, the championship runs from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Georgina, Canada - February 11, 2019 /PressCable/ —

Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing announced the launch of the 2019 derby. The event will be held on the 17th of February, 2019 between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM. The premier ice fishing event boasts a cash $17,500 prize pool and is open to two-person teams.

The 4th Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby was announced to be held on Sunday the 17th of February 2019. The event has a $17,500 cash prize pool for the heaviest 12 Perch starting with a grand first prize of $10,000. There will be over $10,000 in extra Participants prizes.

More information about the Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby is available at http://icefishinglakesimcoe.com

The Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby is an annual marquee fishing event that tests ice fishing teams from Canada and around the world. Canadian participants are not required to hold a fishing license to participate in the marquee fishing tournament, although adherence to fishing limits is mandatory. Sign-in for the event commences at 6:00 AM and the tournament runs from 8:00 AM through to 1:00 PM.

The annual fishing derby benefits Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Charities, an organization working to help children through ‘Get in the Game’ with opportunities to enjoy physical activity and organized sporting events. Supported by Canadian Tire Keswick, the event also features a lottery with $50,000 in prizes including tires, bbq’s, trips, event tickets, sports memorabilia, small appliances, tools, equipment accessories and gift coupons. Lottery tickets cost $10 and are available at Canadian Tire Keswick and other locations in Ontario. Darcy Tucker, a Jumpstart Ambassador, and MPP Caroline Mulroney will be drawing the lottery winners starting at 10 AM Sunday 17th of February 2019.

More information about the lottery, prizes and tickets is available at http://icefishinglakesimcoe.com

Check in and Inspection between 6:00 AM and 8:00 AM. Participants will only be permitted to drill holes after 8 AM. The final weigh-in closes at 2:00 PM. Registration fees for the event are priced at $250 for a two-person team. The first two hundred registrations will receive a Loot Bag containing lottery tickets, minnows for bait and other prizes, totalling over $100 in value.

Over $125,000 was raised in the first three years! This year the goal is to raise another $100,000 and increase awareness for Canadian Tire Jumpstart.

According to a spokesperson for Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing Derby, “From the success of our past derbies and the support of Canadian Tire for the Championship Ice Fishing Derby at Lake Simcoe, it is expected the 2019 derby will attract ice fishing professionals and sportspersons from the local community, Ontario, Canada and the USA to the event. We look forward to being able to support the work of Jumpstart Charities to bring sports to disadvantaged children in Canada.” More information is available at Canadian Tire Keswick or the URL above.

Contact Info:
Name: Elizabeth Johnston
Email: Send Email
Organization: Lake Simcoe Championship Ice Fishing
Address: 24270 Woodbine Ave., Georgina, Ontario L4P 3E9, Canada
Website: http://www.icefishinglakesimcoe.com

Source: PressCable

Release ID: 481048

Latest News

BBC DJ fired after royal baby tweet with chimpanzee picture

May 25, 2019

LONDON — A BBC disc jockey has been fired after using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting an image of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes and the caption: "Royal baby leaves hospital." The tweet was seen as a racist reference to baby Archie's heritage. His grandmother Doria Ragland is African American. Baker says the posting was an "enormous mistake." It has since been deleted. BBC Radio...

Australia takes responsibility for typos on 46M bank notes

May 25, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's central bank has taken responsibility for typos on 46 million bank notes after a radio station posted an image of the microscopic error on social media. Triple M radio posted on Instagram on Thursday a magnified photograph of a 50 Australian dollar ($35) note showing the misspelling of "responsibility." The word appears three times on the note and the third "i'' is omitted every time. The Reserve Bank of Australia said the spelling error will be corrected at the next print run later this year. The latest version of the notes was released in October. Australia's...

Wool wrap for royal baby suggests tradition will win out

May 25, 2019

LONDON — Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor slept through his first press conference, but royal experts say the merino wool wrap in which he snuggled said a lot about how his parents, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will approach his future. Meghan, a former TV star, is known for promoting social causes and niche brands with her clothing choices. Yet she and Harry introduced their son to the world Wednesday in a hand-finished shawl and cashmere cap made by G.H. Hurt & Son of Nottingham, whose intricate knitwear has swaddled royal babies for decades. Wrapping Archie in a shawl...

Folau found guilty of breach of conduct over anti-gay tweet

May 25, 2019

SYDNEY — A disciplinary hearing ruled Tuesday that Wallabies fullback Israel Folau committed a "high-level breach" of Rugby Australia's code of conduct when he used social media to criticize gays. "The panel has today provided a judgment that Israel Folau committed a high-level breach of the Professional Players' Code of Conduct with his social media posts on April 10, 2019," the Rugby Australia statement said. "The panel will now take further written submissions from the parties to consider the matter of sanction." The 30-year-old Folau appeared before the hearing to contest Rugby Australia's decision to terminate his contract after he...

Guinness tells marathon-running nurse: no skirt, no record

May 25, 2019

LONDON — A British nurse who ran the London Marathon in her uniform says she has been denied a Guinness World Records listing because she wasn't wearing a skirt. Jessica Anderson ran last week's marathon in a time of 3.08:22, half a minute faster than the existing marathon record for a woman in a nurse's uniform. Anderson says she was informed that her uniform of medical scrubs with trousers didn't meet Guinness's rules for a nurse's uniform: a blue or white dress, apron and a traditional cap. Anderson told Runner's World magazine the rules were outdated and reinforced "old gender...

About Us

Kayak Away aims to bring the latest news, techniques, destinations, and stories that inspire you to get on the water. We are all here together to share all the awesome tips and tricks to kayak.

Contact us: sales[at]kayakaway.com

Subscribe Now!