If your company or organization would like to sponsor the Ditch Pickle Classic, please send an email to email@example.com
Who can enter the Ditch Pickle Classic?
The Ditch Pickle Classic is open to all ages, genders and skill levels!
Is this a team event?
Yes. There will be both individual and team prizes, but you must have a team of 2 to qualify for entry or you will be only eligible for individual prizes
Can I fish the Ditch Pickle Classic without another team member?
Yes. You may enter as a 1-person team. However, you will not be elligible for team prizes and you must have someone ride with you to help with photo-scoring
Do teams have to fish from boats?
Yes. Each team must have a legitimate (legal) motor or man-powered vessel to fish from. Canoes and Kayaks are permitted. Please see our "Tournament Rules" page for more details on watercraft
I'd like to register for the event but I don't have a boat. Can I get paired with someone that has a boat?
Yes. As a non-boater you may still register for the event and we will make every effort to pair you up with someone. If we cannot find you a partner, your entrance fee will be refunded in full
How are fish "weighed-in" at the end of the day?
The Ditch Pickle Classic is formatted as a "Catch-Photo-Release" tournament. Each fish caught will be digitally documented against an official tournament ruler and assigned a point-value before being safely returned to the water. Please see our "Scoring Methods" page for details
What do I get if I win?
Please CLICK HERE and scroll down the page for a listing of prize categories
Do I need a digital camera to register for the event?
Yes. Each contestant must have a working digital camera or camera-phone in order to register
Can I attend this event as a spectator?
Absolutely! We encourage family and friends to attend our post-tournament BBQ and awards ceremony
What are the entry fees for the Ditch Pickle Classic?
The entry fee per angler is $40; 2 person team $80. There is also a separate "Big Pickle" option(see below)
What happens with the proceeds from the event?
The Ditch Pickle Classic puts all proceeds right back into the event and/or to local charities/initiatives.
What is the "Big Pickle" option?
This is a separate pool that individuals may enter for an additional $10 on the day of the tournament. This option offers a 100% payout to the individual angler that catches the largest bass of the day.
How do I register for the Ditch Pickle Classic?
Can I register on the day of the event?
We strongly discourage last-minute entries and you will be charged a $10 late entry fee
What is the location of the Ditch Pickle Classic?
The Ditch Pickle Classic is based out of Mississquoi Bay on Lake Champlain in Swanton, VT
Can I volunteer at the event?
We could always use an extra set of hands! If you'd like to help out, get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-644-2214
**Please direct any questions to DitchPickleClassic@gmail.com or call 802-644-2214**