Grand River Casino and Resort is hosting a Casino Cup Walleye Circuit Tournament on July 10 of this year. The tournament is one of four tournaments in the Casino Cup Circuit. First place brings contestants a $12,000 prize! Teams can consist of two or three members with a $350 entry fee. 100 percent of entry fees are returned as prizes.
100 teams will compete for the prize money and bragging rights, so brush off your angling skills and enter to win! Overnight accommodations will be provided at the Lodge at Grand River Casino. A rules and safety meeting is required for participants on July 9 at 6 p.m. CST with a social beginning at 4:30 p.m. earlier that evening.
Boat launch will be at The Bay at Grand River. Launch will be by flight and flights will be announced at the rules meeting. All boats are guaranteed eight hours of fishing unless modified for safety concerns.
At each Casino Cup Tournament points will be earned. First place receives 300 points with each place reducing by three points thereafter. The top 25 teams from each tournament will be invited to the Big Show Casino Cup held at Grand River on September 25. The top four teams after the final Big Show Casino Cup tournament will split the $20,000 Casino Cup purse with 1st place taking home $10,000, 2nd $5,000, 3rd $3,000 and 4th $2,000. The purse is based on all tournaments having 100 teams participating.
Let’s see if you can come out on top with the best big fish story of them all and $12,000 to boot! Good luck to all the teams!