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Fishin' Buddies and Forest Preserve District of Cook County Annual Fishing Derby
Saturday, September 18, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)
NO FISHING TACKLE REQUIRED JUST REGISTER AND BE ON TIME!!!
ONLY REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS CAN FISH THE DERBY!!! SPACES ARE LIMITED!!!
PLEASE BE PROMPT AFTER 9AM WE WILL START ONSITE REGISTRATION IF THE
PRE REGISTERED FISHERS ARE NOT IN ATTENDANCE YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR SPOT IN THE DERBY!
This Event is for children Ages 6-15
Schedule of the day;
1-Sign in at registration table (8am-9am YOU MUST BE ON TIME!!!)
2-Eat breakfast snack
4-Rules & Regulations
7-Awards & Prizes
Anyone who is 16 yrs of age or older must have a valid Illinois Fishing License!
The youth fishing debry is not much different than other youth sports, but regardless of athletic ability or social status all children can participate and excel where they might not even be acknowledged in other sports arenas. The fishing derby encourages patience, discipline, raises the responsibility level as a child learns his/her worth. The derby started in 1992 and has grown to service thousands of children throughout the Chicago land area. All children are eligible, we just require that they have a parent or guardian willing to participate withthem and register prior to the event. We recruit children through schools and churches, by word of mouth and from other organizations.
Any questions call 773-980-9350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Fishin’ Buddies! mission is to train children through fishing and conservation programs.
To help instill a deep, abiding love for the sublime art of sport fishing. To instill an immutable concern for the air, land and waters of our planet. To instill a desire to nurture the soul through communion with the outdoors.