Kids Fishing Derby, Xenia

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  1. Annual City of Xenia Fishing Derby
    Date: 06/14/2008 09:00 AM - 06/14/2008 12:00 PM
    Location: Shawnee Park, Xenia
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    Saturday, June 14, 2008
    Annual Fishing Derby
    9:00 a.m.–Noon
    Shawnee Park

    Registration at Shelter #1 near restrooms
    8:30–9:00 a.m. - On-site Registration
    9:00–11:30 a.m. - Children 15 and under participate in contest
    11:45 a.m. - Presentation of awards

    Fishing Derby Rules & Guidelines:

    * Grab bags will be provided for the first 100 participants
    * Must be 15 years of age or younger to participate
    * Placement in age category will be determined by participant’s age on June 14, 2008 (3-7, 8-11, 12-15)
    * Anyone 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult
    * Adults are to help ONLY with baiting hooks and taking fish off the line
    * Limit 2 poles per child
    * NO catch nets or throw nets. NO fly rods. NO treble-hooks or multi-hooks.
    * Participants should bring their own bait and tackle
    * This is a catch and release event
    * If an official does not measure your fish it DOES NOT count
    * No casting over other participants
    * No littering
    * Any disruptive behavior or failure to follow rules will result in dismissal from event
    * You must have your identification card at all times

    For more information on these and other exciting events, call the City of Xenia Parks & Recreation Department at 937-376-PARK, or visit for details and updates.
  2. CCRiley2

    CCRiley2 Bass-turd

    Thanks for the 411
    Don't know if we can make it, but if they don't want to go swiming. We will be there.
    Are they stocking the lake for the event?

  3. iteech

    iteech Shebasser

    Appreciate the info--if the grandboys are here this weekend, we're there!!