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2017 Series Info & Payouts

2017 Tournament Series

All 2017 events filmed for a 13 episode TV series on WFN
June 24 – Q1: Newboro Lake, Newboro
July 8 – Q2: Lake St.Francis, Cornwall
July 22 – Q3: Ottawa River, Rockland
August 19 – Q4: Morrisburg, Morrisburg
August 20 – Pro-AM: Morrisburg, Morrisburg
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September 9 & 10, Classic XXII: Lake St.Francis

2017 Series Fees

  • $1200 – Series entry fees per team.
  • $100 – Initiation Membership Fee per person for new members (includes membership fee)
  • $50 – Membership Fee per person
  • $40 – Administration fee
  • $80 – Optional Big Fish pool per team ($20 per qualifier)
  • $20 – Optional Donation to Competitive Fishing Research at Queen’s University

Note: All fees are in Canadian Funds

Please make cheques payable to Renegade Bass and date them for the current date. No post dated cheques please.


2017 Guaranteed Qualifier Payout Structure (48 teams)

Field size 48 teams -> Qualifier payout purse 48*$300=$14,400
1st – $5000 6th – $800
2nd – $2500 7th – $700
3rd – $1500 8th – $500
4th – $1200 9th – $400
5th – $1000 10th – $300
Early Bird Draw $500 (26 eligible teams)

2017 Big Fish Qualifier Payout (48 teams)

$20 per team is collected for big fish and split as follows:

  • 1st – $480 (50%)
  • 2nd – $280 (30%)
  • 3rd – $200 (20%)

2017 Classic XXII Prize & Payout

Ranger Z519 with 225 HP Evinrude BRP G2 E-Tec HO fully equipped with 2 Lowrance HDS Gen2 units, a Motorguide Tour Tour Edition 24v trolling motor, 3 batteries from Total Battery, on-board charging system, a stainless prop, and Ranger travel cover rigged through Orleans Boat World & Sports.

1st Ranger Boats and Evinrude BRP
TBD

Big Fish is $800 each day assuming all 40 teams participate ($20 / day)


2017 Team of the Year Prize

The 2017 Team of the Year prize is TBD.


2017 BASS Team Championship

In 2017, three (3) teams from Renegade Bass will be eligible to compete in the 2017 BASS Team Championship.

1 – 2016 Team of the Year
2 – 2016 Classic XXI Champions
3 – Highest Placing Renegade Bass team at the 2017 Thousand Island Open

In 2018, three (3) teams from Renegade Bass will be eligible to compete in the 2018 BASS Team Chmapionship.

1 – 2017 Team of the Year
2 – 2017 Classic XXII Champions
3 – Highest Placing Renegade Bass team at the 2018 Thousand Island Open


2017 Ranger Cup

In 2017, $7,500 is available to be won from Ranger Boats ($500 per event), Evinrude BRP ($500 per event) and Orleans Boat World and Sport ($250 per event) through the Ranger Cup program in our qualifier events, Pro-Am event and Classic XXII event.

Full details here.


2017 Stratos 2X

Renegade Bass is eligible for the Stratos 2x rewards program through our qualifiers and Classic events. Under the program, with every first-place finish, Stratos will match your cash prize up to $10,000 for eligible Stratos owners. There’s no sign-up fee. No membership dues. No restriction on model/motor pairings. No need to pre-register for each event. See here for all the details.


2017 Yokohama Biggest bass of the Year

The Yokohama Biggest Bass of the Year presented by Goldwing Autocare rewards the team that weighs in the largest bass of the year in any of the 4 qualifying events or the Classic XXI. The winning team will receive a set of (4) Yokohama tires for each member of the team complete with installation, balancing and nitrogren fill. This prize package has a maximum MSRP of $4000.00.

Yokohama Biggest bass of the Year Winners

2016 Andy Kinstler & Scott Lecky 6.29 – Q4 Lake St.Francis
2015 Steve Barnett & Jack Levert 6.12 – Classic XX St.Lawrence River
2014 Paul Shibata & Craig Lister 5.84 – Classic XIX Ottawa River
2013 Charles Sim & Nigel Touhey 6.53 – Q1 St.Lawrence River
2012 Charles Sim & Nigel Touhey 6.24 – Q4 Lake St.Francis
2011 Clancy Mulvihill & David Craig 6.55 – Q3 Ottawa River

Full details here.


2017 Rookie Team of the Year

First introduced in 2014 and continuing in 2017, there will be a 2017 Rookie Team of the Year award and receive plaques highlighting their accomplishment. Both members of the team must never have fished the series before.

2016 Final Standings

Congratulations to Larry MacPhail® and Carlos Ponte® on winning the 2016 Rookie Team of the Year

1st 18th 57 Larry MacPhail® Carlos Ponte® 64.68
2nd 27th 49 Matt Clapp® Ben Clapp® 60.82
3rd 34th 44 Rick Kewell® Dave Wooldridge® 57.61
4th 36th 48 Karol Okomski® Rob Colangeli® 56.70
5th 42nd 34 Jason Daoust® Jeff Savard® 52.58
6th 43rd 54 Jason Hynes® Adam Kropinski® 52.38
7th 48th 50 Kevin Wren® Stephen Evans® 50.86
8th 50th 30 Shawn Dompierre® Caleb Alexander® 49.40
9th 54th 55 Bill Lalonde® Paul Huntley® 45.01
10th 55th 53 Kirk Phillips® Dave Rahen® 44.34

Rookie Team of the Year Winners

2016 Rookie Team of the Year – Larry MacPhail® Carlos Ponte®
2015 Rookie Team of the Year – Blake Orr® and Matt Tooley®
2014 Rookie Team of the Year – Barry Clayton® and Steven Neveu®


2017 Most Improved Team of the Year

First introduced in 2014 and continuing in 2017, there will be a 2017 Most Improved Team of the Year recognition award. The 2017 team that increases their Team of the Year standing the most comparatively from 2016 will be recognized and receives plaques highlighting their accomplishment.

Congratulations to Steven Neveu & Barry Clayton on winning the 2016 Most Improved Team of the Year

+25 Steven Neveu & Barry Clayton 2015=36 2016=11
+13 Robert Greenberg & Chris Lawson 2015=18 2016=5
+13 Howard MacDonald & Sebastien Lortie 2015=42 2016=29
+9 Scott Bullen & Doug Bowes 2015=25 2016=16
+9 Carl Roy & Eric Clemot 2015=21 2016=12

Most Improved Team of the Year Winners

2016 Most Improved Team of the Year – Barry Clayton and Steven Neveu
2015 Most Improved Team of the Year – Bob and Darren Izumi
2014 Most Improved Team of the Year – Jamie Hearty and Chris Patacairk


2017 Win and you are IN

First introduced in 2014 and continuing in 2017, the winner of each qualifier will automatically qualify for Classic XXII. The top 40 teams after 4 qualifier events will still qualify for Classic XXII. Qualifier winners that are not part of the top 40 will add an additional team to the Classic field. This means Classic XXII could have a field size of up to 44 teams.


2017 Rhodes & Williams Appreciation Award

Up to $1250 in cash can be won through Rhodes & Williams Appreciation Award in the qualifier and Classic events.

Full details here.


2017 Motorguide Tour

The highest place team running a Motorguide Tour trolling motor after the four (4) qualifiers and Classic XXI based on total weight will win a Motorguide Tour Tour Edition trolling motor.

Full details here.


2017 Lowrance & Navionics

Teams using Lowrance electronics (the newest unit must be a Lowrance) will be entered into a draw at each qualifier for two (2) Navionics chips. The eligible team that accumulates the highest weight after the four (4) qualifiers and the 2016 Classic XXI will win two (2) HDS Gen2 units.

Full details here.


2017 Shimano Platinum Performance and Loyalty Rewards

Win your 2018 entry fees through the Shimano Platinum Loyalty reward program. Up to $2500 in Shimano gift certificates are up for grabs in the Shimano Platinum Performance program.

Full details on how to participate are available here.


2017 G. Loomis Skeleton Crew Challenge

GLX rods and Shimano Stradic reels are available to be won through the G.Loomis Skeleton Crew Challenge program.

Full details on how to participate are available here.


Other Information

  • 200%+ payout in cash and prizes in 2015 and 2016.
  • No entry fee Classic with Ranger Boat/Evinrude 1st place prize package.
  • 1 team 2017 Renegade Bass teams will compete in the 2017 BASS Team Championship through the 2017 Thousand Islands Open.
  • 2 teams 2017 Renegade Bass teams will compete in the 2018 BASS Team Championship.
  • Maximum of 85 teams per event.
  • Kids prizes at every event.
  • The top forty teams (including ties) will be eligible to participate in the Classic.
  • All tournaments are 1 day events, except for the 2 day Classic Championship.
  • Tournaments start at 7:00 am and weigh-ins begin at 4:00 pm (except for day 2 weigh-in of the Classic which starts at 3:00 pm).
  • You must be a member to compete in the series.
  • All events are streamed live on our website.
  • Plaques for top 3 teams.
  • Big Fish: Plaque, Plus a $20 per team optional Big Fish Pool split 50-30-20 % for the 3 largest fish.
  • Classic Big Fish: $40 per team optional Big Fish Pool split 50 % for the day 1 largest fish and 50 % day 2 largest fish.
  • See the Shimano / Renegade Bass Live Release Boats and Water Weigh System.
  • Print media lead in coverage for all events.
  • Press Releases for all events including interviews of winners.
  • Exclusive series coverage on our Radio Show which airs every Saturday 7-8 am on the TSN 1200
  • Shimano Platinum Cup, G.Loomis Skeleton Crew Challenge, Ranger Boats Ranger Cup, Yokohama Biggest bass of the year award presented by Goldwing Auotcare, Rhodes & Williams Appreication Award, Motorguide Tour and Lowrance/Navionics incentive programs.
  • Master Development Program for Renegade Bass members and Pro-AM participants.
  • Free kids derby.
  • Steve Lee Memorial Instructional Pro-AM event July 9th, 2017 on Lake St.Francis.

Note: *Renegade Bass will not assume any liability for prizes not delivered as stated by sponsors and advertisers.

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Water Selection

Pool ‘A’ – Big Rideau Lake, Lake St. Francis, St. Lawrence River (Morrisburg)
Pool ‘B’ – Newboro Lake, Dog/Cranberry/Whitefish Lake, Mississippi Lake
Pool ‘C’ – none

NOTE:
Three selections from pool ‘A’ and one selection from pool ‘B’ per year. No body of water from Pool ‘A’ will be selected 4 years in a row and a pool ‘B’ body of water may not be selected in consecutive years.

As per the 2015 AGM, Classic water is selected from ALL the bodies of water except the last qualifier of the current year and the previous year’s Classic body of water.