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Kiss My Bass Charity Team Event – Delta San Joaquin Nov 20th, 2021


This is a team event entry tournament. All entries must be per team.

Please make sure to fill out an Entry Form and email it to bille@wonews.com after checking out!

We would like to make the check-in portion of this event as virtual as possible during our registration gathering the day before the event.

For additional information or if you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to email or call tournament director Billy Egan at bille@wonews.com 949-366-0248

By purchasing this product you are acknowledging you have read and understand all the terms, conditions and waivers for this event listed below!

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9/15/21 As of today, we have received our new permit date for November 20th, 2021.  Thank you for your understanding and continued support!


The Basics

Who…. Any team that has access to a boat or has a friend with a boat. MUST have working livewells.

What…. Kiss My Bass – Charity Team Event benefiting Stockton Youth

When…. 1 Day Tournament Date November 20th, 2021

Where…. Stockton CA Delta at Ladd’s Marina (Launch and Weigh-In)

Host Hotel – Courtyard Stockton, CA – 3252 West March Lane

Reservation Link – Coming Soon

Why…. Raising funds for the Stockton Boy’s and Girls Club!  That’s why!!


Here is your chance to fish in a team tournament with some amazing individuals. We are running a silent auction for the upcoming “Kiss My Bass” team event being held at Ladd’s Marina in Stockton on November 20th, 2021. All money generated from the silent auction will go to the Stockton Boys and Girls Club. If your bid is the highest, for the celebrity angler you bid on, then you will be fishing the event with that angler! How cool is that! Bidding starts at $400 to cover the team entry.

Western Outdoor News is proud to partner with the Downtown Sportsmen Club of Stockton Ca (DTSC) on the all new Kiss My Bass Charity Team Event at the Delta this year.  WON will be assisting DTSC with all tournament affairs and processing entries for this inaugural charity event being held November 20th, 2021 at the world famous Sacramento Delta.  Ladd’s Marina in Stockton Ca, will be the host marina and launch facility for the event.  The event is open to all anglers and teams.  The Kiss My Bass event is a team event that will pay out the top 10 teams 40% of the entries collected.  Based on 50 boats we will pay out a total of $8000 to the top 10 teams weighing the heaviest 5 fish limit.  Each angler must be registered for the event to participate.  This is a great way to compete and also “GIVE BACK” to the Stockton area youth programs.

Registration for the event will be 100% online until September 16th, as we will need to make sure every angler is accounted for and has completed all aspects of the registration process.  There will be “Late” registration available at the Ladd’s Marina, which will be held on November 19th located at 4911 Buckley Cove Way, Stockton, CA 95219 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Click the entry form below to download the form
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Enter your team today to qualify!

Book your group rate for Downtown Sportsman Club

You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event.

Event Summary:
Downtown Sportsman Club
Start Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
End Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, November 1, 2021
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: $139 (From $239-$259)

Book your group rate for Downtown Sportsman Club

The event payout structure will be as follows:



For additional information or if you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to email or call tournament director Billy Egan at bille@wonews.com 949-366-0248

Don’t hesitate to sign up today. Stay tuned to our website at wonews.com and our social media platforms for more event information and sponsorships.

2021 Kiss My Bass Rules

Official Rule Sheet – Click to Download

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Official Rule Sheet

Section 1: Rules and Regulations

1-1 These Rules and Regulations (“Rules”) apply to Kiss My Bass (“we”, “us” or “our” as the context may require) Downtown Sportsman’s Club (“Event”).

1-2 Participant(s) acknowledge and agree that they have reviewed, understand, and will abide by the Rules. Participants willingly agree to comply with the Rules for participation in the Event.

1-3 All local, State & federal laws shall apply to all Participants at all times including, without limitation, the penal code.

1-4 All local, State, U.S. Coast Guard, Parks & Wildlife, and federal boating and fishing regulations or off limits, shall also apply to all Participants at all times.

1-5 In the event of a discrepancy between any printed version and any digital version of the Rules, the Rules posted on our website at the time of the Event shall prevail.

Section 2: Event Participation and Eligibility

2-1 Each person in the boat must be a paid contestant of the Event and abide by the Rules. All vessels used in the event may only contain the maximum 2 anglers.

2-2 Participants less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult with written parental permission. All anglers will sign and agree to the event waiver form. (Written parental permission must be provided to Event staff prior to the start of the Event) Participants under the age of 18 years may not fish alone in the Event.

2-3 Event officials reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone in their sole discretion, including anyone who has failed a polygraph examination and/or been disqualified for fraudulent actions in connection with any fishing tournament.

2-4 The Event is an “open” event. All anglers are welcome and invited to participate in this charity fundraising event.  Teams must consist of 2 anglers for safety reasons.

2-5 WON and DTSC employees are not eligible to register and win prizes in the Event. This does not apply to family members of DTSC employees.

Section 3: Registration and Entry Fee

3-1 Each team shall pay a pre-registration entry fee of $400 prior to November 20th, or an entry fee of $420 (“Entry Fee”) for registration the day of the Event. The Entry Fee shall be paid (in full) prior to participation in the Event.

3-2 Pre-Registration for an Event closes at 8:00 pm on the day prior to the Event. Teams may register the day of the Event at the weigh site prior to takeoff and are subject to a $20 late fee.

3-3 There will be no refunds of the Entry Fee unless the Event is permanently cancelled with no reschedule date. If we elect to reschedule the Event, including due to floods, drought, closures and/or other “acts of God” or circumstances beyond our control, we may provide a reschedule date and move all entries forward to the new date. For anyone unable to attend the rescheduled Event, we may elect to move the Entry Fee forward to another event in the future. In the event a Participant needs to cancel an entry (for any reason), we may elect to move the Entry Fee forward to a subsequent event as a courtesy. Subsequent withdrawals or removals from competition will cause the forfeiture of the Entry Fee. We can also elect to refund the Entry Fee by whatever method is selected by us.

3-4 Payment of the Entry Fee constitutes a representation by each Participant that he/she has read and understands the Rules and the Participant will abide by such Rules and also all the decisions of the Event Director and/or Event Staff.

3-5 Chemical substance use, conviction of a felony or other crimes including those involving moral turpitude, or other conduct reflecting unfavorably upon efforts to promote safety, sportsmanship, fair competition and compliance with the Rules, shall be grounds for rejecting any application for registration and/or for disqualification, suspension from the Event, and/or other disciplinary action.

Section 4: Interpretation and Discipline

  1. 4-1  Participants agree to abide by the Rules and all decisions of the Event Director and Event Staff.
  2. 4-2  Interpretation and enforcement of the Rules shall be left to the sole and exclusive discretion of the Event Director and/or his/her designee at the Event. In the event a Participant(s) violates any part of in the Rules or, at the discretion of the Event Director, any other rule not specifically codified herein, the Event Director may impose a penalty and/or sanction on the Participant (including but not limited to any other Participant competing from the same boat). Such penalties and sanctions may include disqualification from the Event and future events.

4-3 Each Participant agrees to report to the Event Director immediately any violation or infraction of the Rules. Failure to report violations, unfounded suggestions that another Participant violated the Rules, or false verification of documents, may be cause for disqualification. All anglers are subject to a lie detector test if the event director deems such actions are necessary at any time.

Section 5: Safety

5-1 Participants are aware he/she/they are participating in a physical activity in the sport of fishing that may be dangerous and can cause injury. These activities may involve severe cardiovascular stress and possible violent contact. Participants understand and acknowledge the activities involve numerous risks including, but not limited to, death, serious neck and spinal injuries resulting in complete or partial paralysis, brain damage, and/or serious injury to bones, joints, muscles and internal organs, and property damage. Although particular Rules, equipment, and personal discipline may reduce the risks associated with participating in the Event, the risk of serious injury does exist and cannot be completely eliminated. Each Participant must provide an executed consent, waiver and release.

5-2 During Event hours no alcoholic beverages or drugs (other than those purchased over the counter or prescribed by a licensed physician) are to be consumed by Participants or allowed in Participants’ boat until the final hourly weigh-in is complete and/or polygraph examinations are complete.

5-3 All boats must be equipped with some type of emergency ignition cut-off device (kill switch) on any remote steered outboard while main engine is in use. Ignition cut-off device (kill switch) must operate properly, which means when the kill switch is activated the outboard main engine must stop running immediately. The ignition cut-off device (kill switch) must be attached to the boat operator at all times while the outboard main engine is in use.

5-4 U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets are required for each person on board a boat during competition. Life jackets must be worn and strapped, snapped, or zippered securely, and maintained in that condition until the combustion engine is out of gear or shut off. Participants shall check inflatable life vest indicators daily during the Event.

5-5 If Participants observe any significant hazard, condition or activity during his/her presence or participation in the Event, Participant should remove himself/herself from participation and bring it to the attention of a representative of the Event immediately.

  1. 5-6  Safe boat conduct must be observed at all times by all Participants.
  2. 5-7  No boat shall have a motor of higher horsepower than approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and/or the lake authority.

5-8 In the event of significant weather conditions during competition, the Event Director will advise via text message or other method selected by the Event Director regarding any change, delay, suspension and/or cancellation of one or more hours or day(s). In such event, the day(s) payouts will be allocated against all completed hours of competition and paid places for the day(s).

Section 6: Permitted Fishing Areas, Practice, Off Limits, and Hours

6-1 All fish must be caught on and within the official designated Event waters during official Event hours. (See individual event pages for lake specific off limits) Participants may fish anywhere on Event waters accessible to the public by boat, except areas designated as “off limits” or “no fishing” by private ownership or local, state and federal officials. Jumping dikes, landmasses or any other object, natural or man-made to enter an area is prohibited.

6-2 The Event off limits time begins at sunset the day prior to the event. Participants must be off the water on or before this time the day prior to the Event and may not begin fishing until the official Event start time on the day of the Event. Participants may return to their respective launch site by boat but are not allowed to fish or use electronics and/or other devices (including lights) or attempt to locate or mark, for the purposes of finding fish, after the off-limits time.

6-3 All participating anglers must takeoff at the formal launch site (Ladd’s Marina) in order as specified by the random boat draw process. Takeoff order will be communicated to anglers the evening prior to the event.

6-4 All anglers participating in the event are subject to boat inspection by event staff the morning of the event prior to takeoff.

  1. 6-5  No fishing shall occur within fifty (50) yards of a marina gas pump.
  2. 6-6  No one may leave his or her boat to fish or land a fish.
  3. 6-7  Participants are limited to use of a primary motorized boat only. No personal watercraft, canoes, kayaks, rafts, or flotation apparatuses.

6-8 No fishing is allowed within twenty-five (25) yards of a non-anchored boat or fifty (50) yards of an anchored boat without that boat’s permission.

6-9 No Participant may buy, barter or hold a fishing location for any other Participant or non- participant for use during any Event day or during off-limits prior to start of the Event.

6-10 Participants must be in line at the bump tanks and declared to Event personnel before the end of the respective weigh period for their fish weight to be tallied and counted in the results of the Event. Once your fish has been bumped by Event personnel at the weigh-in bump tanks, that fish is officially the property of the event staff.

Section 7: Methods, Tackle and Equipment

7-1 All bass must be caught on artificial bait by casting only, no foul hooking of bedding fish. A foul hooked “bedding” fish is defined as a fish that does not have at least one hook in its mouth, and it must be released. No trolling for fish with big motor and/or trolling motor. Participants may use only one rod at any one time. Other rods may be in the boat for substitute purposes.

7-2 No electronic tracking devices (implanted microchips) may be used to locate fish for Event purposes (depth-finders, sound mimicking devices (such as Hydrowave) and graph charts are the only exception).

Section 8: Sportsmanship

8-1 Sportsmanship, courtesy, safety and bass conservation are required from every Participant. Participants shall demonstrate professionalism and integrity in support of the sport of fishing. This includes any and all social media content that may be shared now or in the future. Any Participant found compromising the integrity of the sport or the Event may be subject to disciplinary action, including disqualification.

8-2 The favorable public reputation of the Event, the sport of fishing, the Event Director, the Event Staff, sponsors, partners and officials is of paramount importance. Accordingly, Participants shall refrain from making attacks, accusations, and comments that disparage the integrity of the Event, the sport of fishing, the Event Director, the Event Staff, sponsors, partners and officials. This includes but is not limited to the Participants social media accounts and digital sites.

8-3 Participants shall act in a courteous manner at all times, especially with regard to boating and angling in the vicinity of non-participants who may be on Event waters.

8-4 Any Participants attempting to manipulate the outcome of the Event or defraud the Event may be disqualified and may be subject to prosecution.

Section 9: Weigh-in, Points, and Penalties

9-1 All bass weighed-in will become the property of the Event and will be released back into the lake alive, if possible.

  1. 9-2  Trailering a bass to the official weigh-in station during Event hours is not permissible.
  2. 9-3  For reasons of conservation, all bass brought to the official weigh-in station must be in a weigh bag with adequate water. If a Participant does not have a weigh bag, one will be provided by Event Staff.

9-4 No Participant may weigh more than five (5) bass per official Event rules. One of the five (5) fish limit may be weighed as your teams biggest fish.

9-5 Bass must be weighed-in by a team member and it must be in said Participant’s actual physical possession in the weigh-in line.

9-6 Any artificially weighted bass will be disqualified, and the Participants may be subject to prosecution and may be disqualified from all future events. Any questionable fish will be subject to inspection by event staff, marine biologist or similarly qualified expert.

9-7 Only largemouth and smallmouth bass may be weighed in. Specific lake minimums and/or slot requirements must be followed, and it is the responsibility of the Participant to abide by all local, state, and federal Rules for the Event lake(s).

9-8 No Participant may have more than five (5) bass (per Participant) in his/her possession at any time during official Event hours.  Culling must take place prior to entering the event marina.

9-9 In the event of a tie for the overall big bass, the winner/winners will split the earnings for both places.

9-10 Every effort must be made to keep bass alive including proper live-well aeration, treatment and temperature management. Participants will be assessed penalty of .02 pounds for a dead fish.

9-11 Any alteration of length or weight of bass is prohibited, and the Participant may be banned from any future events and may be subject to prosecution.

Section 10: Communications

10-1 Participant’s entry into an Event via online or onsite represents your express consent to receive email, phone, and text message communication from the us and any of our successors, directors, members, officers, agents, contractors, affiliates, employees, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, and/or advertisers before, during, and after an Event. Participants who remain in our database after an Event understand and acknowledge that they will receive ongoing communication. In order to discontinue communication, it is the Participant’s responsibility to notify us in writing to opt out of our mail, email, text message, and other databases.

10-2 Text message updates and Event communication may be provided by the Event. The Event and the Event Staff can NOT guarantee delivery of any text messages or communications. It is the Participant’s responsibility to manually enter themselves into the text system. Some carriers/providers block text messaging services and it is the Participant’s sole responsibility to check with his/her respective provider to determine text delivery services. If Participant is unable to receive text messages, please contact your provider prior to the Event or you may use any Event leaderboard on site at the Event. If you have ever opted out of our text system, we can NOT put you back into our system and you will NOT receive text updates unless YOU put yourself back into the system with the keyword. If you have opted out previously some carriers will NOT allow you to re-enter yourself into the system and you will have to use any Leaderboard on site at the Event.

10-3 Cell phones and other communication devices may NOT be used for the purposes of locating or finding fish and/or communicating with other Participants or Non-Participants regarding such. Cell phone is ONLY to be used for emergency assistance and contacting the event director or staff.

Section 11: Polygraph Examination

11-1 Participant agrees to submit for a third-party administered polygraph examination and agrees to provide truthful and honest responses as to be determined by the third-party polygraph examiner.

  1. 11-2  Refusing to take a polygraph examination for any reason will result in immediate disqualification.
  2. 11-3  Any Participant taking medication should notify the polygraph examiner prior to examination.
  3. 11-4  Any Participant determined by the polygraph examination and/or other Event Officials to be intoxicated and/or under the influence of any type of illegal drug(s) at the time said Participant is required to take the polygraph examination or in violation of the Rules, may be disqualified from this Event and all future events.

11-5 Participants acknowledge and agree that we may disclose the results of the polygraph exam. Whether disclosure occurs is in our sole discretion.

11-6 By his/her signature on the Event entry form and/or other required documents or entering the Event online, each Participant agrees to submit for a third-party administered polygraph examination. Each Participant shall abide by the conclusion reached by the third-party administrator administering the polygraph examination and, specifically, whether the Participant provided honest and truthful responses. Participants must successfully pass the polygraph examination or be removed from competition.

11-7 At the sole discretion of the Event Director or his/her designee, random third-party administered polygraph examinations may be administered on site during the Event.

Section 12: Boat Inspection

12-1 All Participants, by entering this Event, hereby agree to allow their boat to be boarded and inspected by Event Officials at any time prior to, during, or following the Event, to include, but not limited to, their boat registration, U.S. Coast Guard horsepower rating plate, livewell, rod boxes, closed storage compartments, tackle boxes, life jackets, personal floatation devices, and safety equipment.

12-2 The Event will cooperate with local law enforcement, park rangers and fish/wildlife officers during the Event. If any Participant is found to be in violation of local, state or federal law during Event hours, he/she/they may immediately be disqualified and unable to compete in future tournaments.

Section 13: Protests and Disputes

13-1 All protests or disputes relating to any matter involving the Rules or the Event must be registered in writing with the Event Director within fifteen (15) minutes of the designated weigh-in and prior to delivery of any prizes or winnings. Protests made after the deadline will be disregarded and the protesting Participant may be subject to disqualification. Failed polygraph examinations are non- disputable and the results are final.

13-2 Any protest filed by a Participant shall be heard by the Event Staff. After reviewing the protest submitted, the Event Director shall inform the protesting Participant of the Event Staff’s decision. The Event Staff’s decision, shall be in their sole discretion and shall be final and not subject to further appeal.

13-3 The interpretation and enforcement of the Rules will be the sole responsibility of the Event Director and, if protested, the Event Staff, and in their sole discretion.

Section 14: Miscellaneous

14-1 The headings, captions, titles, and numbering system are inserted only as a matter of convenience and may under no circumstances be considered in interpreting the provisions of the Rules.

14-2 The Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California in all respects, including matters of construction, interpretation, validity, and enforcement.

14-3 We may amend these Rules at any time, in our sole discretion, including during the Event.

By purchasing this product you are acknowledging you have read and understand all the terms, conditions and waivers for this event listed below!

  • I have read and consent to the Liability and Photo Release Waiver (https://www.)
  • I have read and understand the official rules of the Event (Event Rules)
  • I have read and agree to the privacy policy ( https://www.)

For additional information or if you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to email or call tournament director Billy Egan at bille@wonews.com 949-366-0248