Qualifying Tournament - Pelican Lake
JANUARY 6-8, 2012




January 6, 2012
River City Extreme 3875 School Blvd Monticello

Social Hour 6:00-7:00pm
Seminar 7:00pm
Round table discussions with NAIFC Pro-Staff after the seminar
This NAIFC Pro Staff Seminar program is geared toward educating fishers to the world of tournaments ice fishing and the best products in the industry. The seminar is open to the public. After the seminar teams that are registered for  the tournament will be paired with NAIFC Pro Staff in small groups. These group tutorials will include specific techniques on how to catch fish during a tournament. The groups will be invited to pre-fish on Pelican Lake at 8:00am Saturday morning, where the NAIFC Pro Staff will demonstrating there fishing techniques uses to compete in tournaments. The goal is for the groups to be on the fast track to becoming skilled anglers, eventually becoming teachers to their friends and fishers in the local community.

Cost for Dinner $8 (Provided by River City Extreme)




January 7, 2012
Monticello Middle School (800 Broadway E. Monticello)
In class tutorial 10:00am-10:30am at the Monticello Middle School Auditorium
On Ice fishing (Pelican Lake) 10:30am- Noon
NAIFC Pro Staff will promote fishing education through demonstration in classroom tutorials. Parents must accompany their kids during the event. The kids and parents will then be invited to fish on Pelican Lake with the NAIFC Pro Staff. Equipment will be provided. This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather. This is an excellent opportunity to introduce a new way for kids to enjoy what the outdoors has to offer. Each youth will be given sponsors products and promotional items for their future ice fishing adventures. Winter Fishing and introduction to the newest technology will give the parent and child a first look at ice fishing. Following the education,  each child will receive a free hot dog lunch on Pelican Lake (Sponsored by Monticello Rotary Club)



January 7, 2012
River City Extreme 3875 School Blvd Monticello
Mandatory meeting (at least one team member must attend)
Dinner with Cash Bar Provided

Come early and enjoy the fun!

Social Time 5:00-7:00pm
Registration  5:00-6:45pm
Rules Meeting starts at 7:00pm sharp!



January 8, 2012
Pelican Lake- Tournament Day
Contestants Line Up, Equipment Inspection by the NAIFC from 6-7:30am

Fishing Contest from 8am-1pm

Weigh- In Immediately following the Tournament at River City Extreme (3875 School Blvd Monticello)

Weigh-in starts at 1:05pm

Come see who this year's Tournament Winner will be!

Register your Team at
For Local Fishing Questions Please Call Monticello Bait & Tackle (763) 295-1187

Registered Contestant Specials


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Best Western Chelsea Inn & Suites                        
89 Chelsea Road Monticello MN 55362                        
(763) 271-8880                                                        
**Rate:  $69.99 for registered contestants.  Must book directly with hotel.
6554 Lamplight Dr. Albertville MN 55301
(763) 463-2600
1002 Hwy 55 Buffalo MN 55313
(763) 682-5660
Comfort and Convenience at Buffalo, MN Hotel
The Country Inn & Suits Buffalo, Minnesota hotel minutes from Monticello and Albertville.
14435 Bank St Becker MN 55308
(763) 262-7700
**Rate:  $70 for registered contestants.
200 E. Oakwood Drive Monticello MN 55362
(763) 295-1111
$59 - $69 for registered contestants
9200 Quaday Avenue NE Elk River MN 55330
(763) 656-4400
10990 95th Street NE Otsego MN 55362
1114 Cedar Street Monticello MN 55362
(763) 295-5900
**Rate:  $69.99 & goodie bag for fishing tournament guests.

General Information

Event Class: Open Qualifier Tournament Boundaries
Tournament Boundaries
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Date: Sun, Jan 08, 2012
Est. Field: 125 Teams
Est. Payout: $21,000
Tourn. Location: Pelican Lake, Monticello, MN
Headquarters: Monticello Bait And Tackle
Launch Venue: TBA
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Weigh-In: 1:00 PM
Species: 8 Crappie 8 Bluegill
Reg. Deadline: Fri, Jan 06, 2012, 06:00 PM
Entry Fee: $200
Late Fee: $20
Rules Meeting: Sat, Jan 07, 2012, 06:00 PM
Coordinator: Kathy Roberts
  (320) 252-0428