2022 TOURNAMENT RULES
- Derby participants may enter in person at
participating locations or online (please see nhscouting.org/donate/special-events/ for
details) The entry fee is $55.00 for Adult Division and $40.00 for Junior
Division. Junior Division participants must be under the age of 16
upon completion of the Derby. Participating locations will have entry
forms until the close of business on Thursday, May 12,
2022. Online registration will be available until 11 pm on May 12,
- Late registration will be available on Friday,
May 14, 2022, until 6 PM at Wolfeboro Town Dock - Weigh Station, Wolfeboro, and Goodhue on Lovejoy Rd. – Weigh Station, Meredith, for $60.00 per
adult and $45.00 per Junior. No one will be able to enter thereafter. Late
registrations are valid only for Saturday and Sunday.
- Proof of Derby registration shall be in the
angler’s possession while participating in the Derby and must be presented
to any Derby Official upon request. The Derby registration form is
non-transferable and non-refundable.
- Each adult participant must possess a valid 2022
NH fishing license, and all fish must be taken according to NH Fish &
- Only Landlocked Salmon and Lake Trout
taken from Lake Winnipesaukee shall be eligible.
- Any and all fish in Derby participant’s
possession must be dead. The Discovery of any living fish in a participant’s
possession will result in immediate Derby disqualification.
- All boats used by derby participants must be
equipped according to the NH Marine Safety laws. Current registration from
any state is required and must obey NH laws.
- ALL INDIVIDUALS OCCUPYING A BOAT, REGARDLESS OF
AGE, MUST BE REGISTERED IN THE DERBY BEFORE ANYONE WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR
- All fish entered will be examined by an NH Fish
and Game Biologist and/or Derby officials. Participants must enter all
fish whole, not gutted, gaffed, frozen, or altered in any way. All Salmon
entered must be at least twenty (20”) in. long. All Lake Trout entered
must be at least twenty-two (22”) in. long.
- Each participant entering fish must fill out an
official fish entry form to the satisfaction of the Derby officials.
Participants must also produce a witness who can verify that the
entered fish was caught in the presence of the witness and, to the best of
his/her knowledge, in a manner consistent with the rules and regulations
of the Derby and the laws and regulations of the NH Fish and Game
Department. The witness will be required to sign the official entry form.
- All fish entered must be checked in on the day
caught. Fish entered after 6:00 pm will be eligible for the following day’s
prizes. Winning fish shall be determined first by weight, then length, and
finally by the earliest date and time entered.
- Any participant who qualifies for a Division
Grand Prize in more than one division may claim only ONE Division Grand
Prize for a division of his or her choosing. Individuals may be eligible
for more than one daily prize. Prizes will be awarded in three
divisions: Adult Salmon, Junior Salmon, and Lake Trout.
- All daily prize winners and Grand Prize winners
must report to Derby headquarters to claim prizes. Special arrangements
may be made upon request with Derby officials.
- Each participant agrees that the decision of the
judges is final. In the event of fraud or other rule violations discovered
subsequent to the awarding of any prize the judges reserve the right to
change their decision.
- No person directly associated with the Winni
Derby including a member of the Daniel Webster Council, BSA committee
producing the Derby or a Derby sponsor will be eligible for prizes.
- Each participant and witness agree to
comply with the official rules and regulations of the Winni Derby and the
laws of the State of NH. All winners of any Grand or Major prize will be
required to sign a sworn affidavit provided by the Derby. If requested,
the participant and the witness agree to submit to a polygraph examination
(lie detector) at a time and place determined by the Derby officials.
Refusal to submit to a polygraph examination by either the participant or
the witness may result in entry disqualification. Failure of either to
pass the polygraph to the satisfaction of the Derby officials shall result
in entry disqualification.
- Each participant shall hold harmless the Daniel
Webster Council, BSA, as well as all officers, directors, and employees of
the organization and any and all Derby officials, committee members,
sponsors, agents, and affiliates for any bodily injury including death or
any other damages sustained as a participant during the Winni Derby.
- Prize winners shall permit Winni Derby unlimited
use of his or her name and photos for marketing and publicity purposes.
Winners shall be responsible for paying all applicable taxes
Meredith - Goodhue Boat Company - 31
Lovejoy Sands Rd, Meredith, NH 03253 (GPS - 43.65027023594967,
Friday - 8:00 AM to 6:00
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 6:00
Sunday - 8:00 AM to 12:00
Wolfeboro - Wolfeboro Town Docks - South
Main St., Wolfeboro, NH (GPS - 43.58379465080151, -71.21219803452317)
Friday - 8:00 AM to 6:00
Saturday - 8:00 AM to 6:00
Sunday - 8:00 AM to 11:00