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                                                                                                                                                                                    Ladies Game Fishing Tour
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                                                                                                                                          Ribbons… Ribbon Reefs…                        VENUE :             Cairns, Queensland Australia
                                                                                                                                                                                        [CAIRNS YACHT CLUB PRECINCT MARLIN MARINA]

                                                                 SEISIA HOLIDAY PARK
                                                                                                                                          Fishing for Game Fish…                        DATE :               3, 4 & 5 December 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                        ENTRY FEE :         See Entry Form
                                                                   C A P E      Y O R K                                                   Women only fishing gamely…
                                                                                                                                                                                        Friday 3rd December ~ Registration & Briefing
                                                                                                                                          Ribbons flying from Game Boats…               Venue : Salthouse ~ Cairns Yacht Club Precinct Marlin Marina
                                                                                                                                                                                        Time : From 6pm • Briefing & Calcutta: From 8.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                        All Anglers & Skippers to attend.
                                                                                                                                          Ribbons on Tagged Game fish…
                                                                                                                                                                                        Saturday 4th December ~ Ribbons Tournament
                                                                                                                                                                                        Sailpast & Judging of Best Decorated Boat
                                                                                                                                                                                        Time : 7.00am ~ Northern Finger of Marlin Marina
                                                                                                                                          It can only happen in the sparkling           Weigh In : 6.00pm to 8.00pm ~ Marlin Marina
Advanced Automotive Services
Ash Moseley Homes
                                  Chibnalls of Cairns
                                  Dundee's Restaurant
                                                                 Marlin Coast Brew, Barber &
                                                                 Tobacconist
                                                                                                  Seisia Holiday Park
                                                                                                  Shangri-La Hotel
                                                                                                                                          tropical waters of Cairns and it’s for        Sunday 5th December ~ Presentation Dinner
Australian Creative Fish Mounts   ENGEL                          McAlloon Electrics               Sharplift Pty Ltd                                                                     Venue : Sebel Hotel Cairns ~ Ballroom
Australian Crocodile Traders      Erskine's Tackle World         McDonalds Restaurant             ShonArt                                 women only.                                   Time : From 6.00pm for Pre-Dinner Drinks
Bella Vista Bar/Silent World      Far North Fabrication P/L      McLeod Engineering               Skytrans                                                                              Followed by Smorgasboard Dinner & Presentation.
Shipping Logistics                Fin Nor Reels                  Mickey Inc                       Southern Cross Channel 10
Big Cat Green Island Cruises      Fish D'Vine                    Northern Scales                  Spiller's Quality Corrosion
Bullivants                        Frankland Is Cruise & Dive     Norweld Engineering              Control
                                                                                                                                                                                        Nominations:
Cairns Battery World              Global Welding & Supplies      Novus Windscreens                Staging Connection                                                                    Must be received by the Committee by Monday 29th November
Cairns Car Wreckers               Graham The Jewellers           NQ Watersports                   Stockland Cairns                                                                      2010 by post to PO Box 5251 Cairns Qld 4870 or
Cairns Central Shopping Centre    Great Adventures/Quicksilver   NQEA Safety Division - Aimteck   Taylors Wines                                                                         fax (07) 4033 7158. Please bring late nominations to the attention
Cairns Dicount Diving             Cruises                        Ocean Spirit Cruises             The Big Boat Shed                       The Ribbons is Australia’s first and only     of the Committee, as placement at Presentation Dinner cannot be
Cairns Habitat Cruises/Cairns     Green Island Resort            Pacific Toyota                   The Crown Hotel                                                                       guaranteed.
Sunset Cruises                    Green Lantern Pics             Passions of Paradise             The Good Guys                           Women’s Game Fishing Tournament.
Cairns Ocean Products             Hot FM                         Plos Constructions               The Sebel Cairns                                                                      Entry fee provides:
Cairns Regional Council           IGA Mooroobool                 Ports North Pty Ltd              Tonkin Steel
Cairns Seaplanes                  Illusion                       Portsmith Fuels                  Tropic Ocean Prawns                     As a tribute to the famous Ribbon Reefs       Teams of 3 - 4 Anglers :
                                                                                                                                                                                        • 1 T-shirt & Dinner Ticket   per Angler
Cairns Sheet Metal                Internet Information Group     Raging Thunder Pty Ltd           Tuni Fabrication & Hire                                                               • 1 T-shirt & Dinner Ticket   for Skipper & 1 Crew
Cairns Tackleworld                John Chambers-Cars of Cairns   Reef Magic Cruises               Tusa Dive                               and the women anglers competing, the          Teams of 2 Anglers :
Cairns Wholesale Paints           La Beautique Hair & Beauty     Reelax Enterprises               Eve Welch                                                                             • 1 T-shirt & Dinner Ticket   per Angler
Caltex Gordonvale
Cape York Helicopters
                                  Lotsa Printing
                                  Madang Contractors
                                                                 Roger James
                                                                 Salthouse
                                                                                                  Jill Shagoury
                                                                                                  Jocko Moran
                                                                                                                                          tournament has simply been called             • 1 T-shirt & Dinner Ticket   for Skipper
C'est Bon Restaurant              Mark Dodge Auto                Sea FM
                                                                                                                                                                                        Junior Anglers:

your feedback                                Please let us know if there is something we could have done to make your
                                             tournament more enjoyable.
                                             Think you have some great fresh ideas which could help make our next
                                             tournament even better? Email us : info@ribbons.org.au
                                                                                                                                          “Ribbons”                                     Must be over the age of 8 years, and under 16 years on the date of
                                                                                                                                                                                        the tournament.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Game Fishing Vessels:
                                                                                                                                                                                        Teams must arrange their own boats and negotiate fees. Private boats
                                                                                                                                                                                        are most welcome. All boats must be seaworthy and have public
                                                                                                                                                                                        liability insurance. In case of bad weather, participation is the
                                                                                                                                                                                        ultimate responsibility of the Skipper.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Enquiries…
                                                                                                     Illustrations Courtesy Craig Smith   DIANNE HANCE : (07) 4055 2110 or 0408 471 114 • DONNA BURNS : (07) 4039 0705 or 0400 047 425
                                                                                                                                                                                                           EMAIL : info@ribbons.org.au
winners 2009                                                                                                                  rules
Champion Angler 2009 :              Champion Team 2009 :                            Champion Team 2009 :
                                                                UNDER 7m                                       OVER 7m
                                                                                                                              1. Qualifications for Entry : As this is a Ladies only    6. Fishing Grounds : Opal Reef to Raaf Shoals. Be
                                                                                                                                 tournament all competitors must be female. All            aware of Green Zone Rules and Regulations.
                                                                                                                                 competitors must be financial members of a Club        7. Sailpast : All vessels must participate in the
                                                                                                                                 affiliated with QGFA or GFAA. All competitors             sailpast commencing from the Marlin Wharf at
                                                                                                                                 will be eligible to claim QGFA or GFAA records            0700hrs. Vessels must past the Marlin Jetty in
                                                                                                                                 in any category. All QGFA events must be fished           single file as per instructions given at the briefing
                                                                                                                                 under GFAA Rules and Fishing Regulation.                  for the judging of the Best Decorated Boat. The
                                                                                                                              2. Line Class : 10kg, 15kg or 24kg                           committee will individually consider exceptions
                                                                                                                                 If line class is not recorded on score sheet points       to this rule. Departure before 0700 hrs will not
Jodie Davey“ Aboard “Saltaire” “Trebla”       Cloe Albert & Michelle Caunt         “Saltaire”   Jodie Davey, Marie Martin,
                                                                                                                                 will be allocated according to 24kg line class.           be permitted in any circumstance.
                                                                                                Bonnie Martin, Molly Martin
                                                                                                                              3. Tag and Release : All Billfish to be tagged and        8. Fishing Hours :
Champion Junior Angler              2009 Encouragement                              Best Decorated Boat :                        released for points. Tags available at briefing.          Fishing will commence at 0830hrs and cease
2009 :                              Award - Junior Angler :                         Ugly Duck                                                                                              at 1700hrs. Any fish hooked before cease fishing
                                                                                                                              4. Eligible Species : All species except sharks that
                                                                                                                                 are listed in GFAA Record Charts.                         time may be played out and is eligible for points,
                                                                                                                                                                                           provided the hook up is notified at cease of
                                                                                                                                 Edible Fish : As defined by the committee, are            fishing and the team meets the weigh-in cut off
                                                                                                                                 Cobia, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Dogtooth Tuna,                time ~ 2000hrs.
                                                                                                                                 Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo. Edible fish may be
                                                                                                                                 gilled and gutted on capture, but must be kept on      9. Weigh In : All captured fish must be weighed at
                                                                                                                                 ice. An additional 10% is to be added to the              the Marlin Marina between 1800hrs and
                                                                                                                                 weight of the cleaned fish before calculation of          2000hrs. All teams must present completed
                                                                                                                                 points. Edible fish need not be line class to be          Score Sheets and Tag Cards to the Weightmaster
                                                                                                                                 weighed.                                                  even if no fish were caught. Potential Records
      Molly Martin - “Saltaire”            Kacy Koy - “Kamari”                          ‘The Red Hot Marlin Mummies’                                                                       must be announced at time of capture and must
                                                                                                                                 Other Game Fish : (i.e. those not considered              not be mutilated.

prize categories...                                                                         Calcutta
                                                                                                                                 edible by the committee) must be line class to be
                                                                                                                                 weighed except for junior anglers. Juniors will be
                                                                                                                                 allowed to weigh any gamefish under line class to
                                                                                                                                                                                        10.Teams : Teams must be a minimum of 2 and a
                                                                                                                                                                                           maximum of 4 anglers.
•   Champion Senior Angler             • Mystery Weight Fish                                                                     a max of three fish per species.                       11. Judges: Judges will be appointed by the
                                                                                            We will be having a                                                                             Committee, with the judges’ decision being final
•   Champion Team over 7m Boat         • Champion Out of Town Angler
                                                                                            fixed Calcutta again this         5. Points Score is as follows :                               and binding
•   Champion Team 7m & Under Boat      • Best Decorated Boat                                                                     All fish weighed must be legal fish in size and
                                                                                            year! All teams have                                                                        12.Protests : All protests must be submitted in
•   Runner up Team (Overall)           • Best Happy Snap Photograph                                                              bag limits. In the event of a tie, the first team or
                                                                                            first choice of buying                                                                         writing by the Team Captain to the Executive
•   Runner up Senior Angler            • Greenie Award                                                                           angler reaching the winning total will be declared
                                                                                            their own boat for $100.                                                                       Committee no later than 0900hrs Sunday 5th
•   Champion Junior Angler             • Highest Individual Point Scoring                                                        the winner.                                               December 2010.
                                                                                            If a boat is not bought
•   Runner up Junior Angler              Gamefish Weighed                                                                        Billfish : Nominal weight is 60kg i.e.
                                                                                            by team, then an                     10kg line = 600 + 50% Bonus = 900 points               13.Radio Schedules:
•   First Fish Caught                  • Highest Total Point Scoring Gamefish
                                         Weighed                                            auction of those boats               15kg line = 400 + 50% Bonus = 600 points                  Frequency: VHF 81
•   Last Fish Caught                                                                        left will be performed at            24kg line = 250 + 50% Bonus = 375 points                  Times:    1105, 1405, 1645hrs.
•   Each Billfish Tagged               All prize categories and prizes are subject to       Briefing.
                                       change at the discretion of the tournament                                                Gamefish :
•   Champion Crew
                                       committee                                                                                 Weight of Fish x 100 Divided by Line Class
•   Encouragement Award

                       Please remember that the Ribbons Tournament promotes Tag & Release of Billfish.

                                                                                                                              www.ribbons.org.au                                                Illustrations courtesy Craig Smith

				
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