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Download the 2017 Brochure HERE



MAY 19-20, 2017

This is our 16th Annual Shallow Sport Owners Tournament to be held on beautiful South Padre Island.

Check out the Schedule of Events below!


FRIDAY: 05-19-17


Sign in, pick up team #’s, gift bags, door prizes



SATURDAY: 05-20-17


Check in by boat by water


Every boat must be checked in by water!

WEIGH IN……………1:00-3:00PM

Must be at the end of the line by 3:00 pm!

AWARDS BANQUET…………….5:30-8:00PM

Online Registration CLOSED!!

2017 Shallow Sport Angler

Late Registration: $120 (At Event)

Includes everything for those who wish to compete in the tournament:

Entry Fee, Friday Night Social, Saturday Awards Banquet, Gift Bag, T-Shirt,

Entry into Door Prize Drawings, and one boat raffle ticket.

2017 Shallow Sport Child Angler

Child Registration $45

Includes same as above, but is only available for individuals aged 12 or younger.

In addition to being able to compete for all of the regular trophies, there will be a separate

trophy awarded to heaviest stringer (Red, Trout, Flounder) in the youth division.

Availability of child shirt sizes limited. All children receive a trophy.

Shallow Sport Social Participant

Social Fee $45

For those who aren’t going to fish, but still want to join the fun. Includes Friday night social

(with appetizers & keg beer), Saturday evening awards banquet, gift bag, T-shirt,

& registration for door prizes.

**We will not be selling Extra Meal Tickets this year, due to venue space constraints.** 

If you have any questions about the tournament, you can call Shallow Sport Boats at (956) 233-9489.

Diamond Sponsors 

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Platinum Sponsors



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Gold Sponsors

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OFFICIAL RULES & REGULATIONS OF THE SHALLOW SPORT 2017 OWNERS FISHING TOURNAMENT A complete set of rules can be found on our website ( It is the contestant’s responsibility to read, understand, and comply with all of the rules outlined below. Noncompliance will be grounds for disqualification from the tournament and future barring from activities sponsored by Shallow Sport of Texas, Inc. By entering this tournament, each contestant agrees to abide by these rules and regulations and agrees that any decisions of the Tournament Directors will be final. SHALLOW SPORT OF TEXAS, INC. AND TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY INTO THE TOURNAMENT TO ANY ANGLER. • All participants in the Tournament must be aware of tournament rules including additions or changes made by May 20, 2017. • IGFA rules apply. Anglers must have a current fishing license. • All participants must fish from a Shallow Sport Boat. Wade fishing is permitted from boat only. No tubes or kayaks allowed. • There are 2 divisions: Guided and Amateur Angler Teams • Amateur Division anglers may not be or shall not use professional guides or commercial fishermen to obtain fish. Any boat that has a professional angler on board, or is aided by a professional angler, will qualify the entire team deemed as entered into the guided division. • Each team will consist of a minimum of one angler, and no more than FIVE anglers, including the captain. Number of anglers on boat must not exceed Coastguard rating. No one is allowed on board the boat if he/she is not registered as an angler of that boat’s team. • Each angler will be registered by boat. A number will be issued for each boat/team. Your number MUST be displayed (visibly near windshield) on your boat during the entire tournament. • All boats must be in the same area in the bay for a shotgun start on Saturday 5/20/2017 at 6:30 am SHARP! • Each angler will be allowed to weigh in their largest Trout, Redfish, and Flounder (one fish per species, per angler for a total possible combination of 3 fish total per angler). • Winning fish for each species will be determined by heaviest weight. In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided by length, and then by earliest weigh-in time. • Only one rod per angler is allowed in the water at one time. Fish must be caught on a rod and reel with live, dead or artificial bait. • Boats participating in the Tournament should not be in contact during official fishing hours with any other boat, unless approved by the tournament directors. Contact #s for directors are provided. • Weigh-in time begins at 1:00 pm and ends at 3:00 pm, May 20, 2017. The last person in the weigh-in line at 3:00 pm will be identified by tournament staff. Weigh in card must be signed by the angler when the fish are weighed in prior to leaving dock. Fish will only be weighed one time. Make sure the weights are correct before signing the weigh in card. All fish brought in by land are subject to the same rules. • No red drum over 28” or trout over 25” will be weighed. • A professional weighmaster will weigh in fish. If in her opinion, the fish was caught outside the tournament time frame or was tampered with in order to alter its weight an/or length, the contestant agrees to take a polygraph test. If the polygraph test confirms this opinion or if the contestant does not take the test, contestant will be disqualified from the tournament and agrees to forfeit all right to winnings. • All protests, objections, or suspicions of rules violations must be provided in writing to the Tournament Directors prior to the end of weigh in. Failure to provide written notification will be grounds for dismissal of the objection. It will be the sole decision of the Directors whether to request a polygraph.