Attendance is mandatory, unless absence is authorized by Marvin Forte, Chris Bordes, or Jim Davis prior to the meeting, and for a valid reason.
Any improved or unimproved, publicly-accessible launch
Only public launches are allowed (Washington or Oregon)
Train tracks are NOT public launches
Eligible Water Boundaries:
Main body of water (see map below)
Main body of water south of the map is open to the McNary Dam.
Walla Walla River only open to Madame Dorion Memorial Park
Disconnected sloughs and ponds are out-of-bounds.
Portaging is not permitted.
Only public waters are allowed.
Boundaries are conditions permitting, and subject to change
West Coast Championship Qualifier:
Top 25% of competitors for this event will be qualified for the West Coast Championship at Clear Lake, CA on August 19-20, 2022.
No roll downs. If an angler qualifies twice, they basically eliminate another angler from qualifying.
Competitors who register and complete three KFNW qualifier events will automatically qualify for the WCC, regardless of position.
Competitors who register but do not complete qualifiers, are not eligible.
An overhead 360° light is required in low light conditions. A high-visibility flag, vest-type PFD, and sound signaling device (whistle) are required on the water at all times. Failure to utilize any of this safety equipment may result in disqualification.
If you are displaying any of the known symptoms of COVID-19, including without limitation, fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, and/or diarrhea, stay home. If at any time before or during the Event you begin to experience any such symptoms, or learn that you have come into contact with anyone who either has COVID-19 or is displaying such symptoms, you must immediately alert an Event official and withdraw from the Event.
KFNW has a no refund policy on entry fees, but we will make an exception and issue refunds for competitors who experience symptoms of, or are diagnosed with COVID-19 before the event has been completed. Competitors must notify their Tournament Director. KFNW will not issue refunds unless they are notified sufficiently before lines out.