General Information

Classic Eligibility-Must have finished in one of the following. Top 60 Adult Teams, Top 15 Solos, or have fished 4+ events.

Qualifier Entry Fee Options per event (launch and lunker included)
Adult Teams $140 per event $1120 for season Side Pot Optional $40
Solo $80 per event $640 for season Side Pot Optional $20
Adult-youth $50 per event no points based on number fishing

CLASSIC Entry Fee Options
Adult Teams= $160/ Solo=$100/ Side Pot Optional=$40

Yearly Membership Options due prior to fishing
Basic-$40 per member/ Gold-$100 per member *Pays highest finisher per event*

AOY Bonus allowed to drop the lowest tournament finish of the season

CONTACT:  TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS

Taylor Clifton (251) 680-9397, dixiebasstrail@gmail.com
Jeremy Bass (228) 327-5941, mjeremybass@yahoo.com

Schedule

Delta-Dixie Division 2021 – Print Schedule Here

February 27th Live Oak Landing
March 20th RCSP Millers Ferry
April 24th Live Oak Landing
May 15th Live Oak Landing
June 19th Live Oak Landing
July 17th Live Oak Landing
August 21st Live Oak Landing
September 18th Live Oak Landing
(CLASSIC) October 15th & 16th Live Oak Landing

CONTACT:  TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS

Taylor Clifton (251) 680-9397, dixiebasstrail@gmail.com
Jeremy Bass (228) 327-5941, mjeremybass@yahoo.com

Rules

2021 Rules Dixie Delta – Click here to print rules

DATE EFFECTIVE 2/27/21 Official Rules:
“2021 PRIDE OF THE SOUTH” Tournament series Official Rules:
ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS INVOLVING THE RULES PLEASE CONTACT JEREMY BASS @ 228-327-5941 OR EMAIL MJEREMYBASS@YAHOO.COM
1. Tournament director has the final say and can deny any team from entering the tournament no exceptions. The Tournament Director will be allowed to participate in the tournaments.
2. Sportsmanship Rule: Any unsportsmanlike behavior during tournament hours will be grounds for disqualification from the tournament. This includes but not limited to behaviors like, someone hole-sitting for you, reckless boat operation, intentionally snagging fish, etc….
3. Communication rule- During tournament hours the use of any communication device to seek guidance or fishing information is not allowed. The hiring of guides, non-eligible anglers or non- membered anglers pre-fishing for you prior to any event is not allowed.
4. All fish are to be caught during the hours of the tournament on the body of water the tournament is being held without leaving the boat or receiving fish from another team
5. All State, Corp of engineers, local and Pride of the South rules/laws will be obeyed. It’s the Anglers responsibility to be knowledgeable of the rules. If your team is issued a ticket during any Pride of The South tournaments you must notify the tournament director prior to weighing any fish. It’s the tournament director’s discretion to determine the penalty up to disqualification.
6. GOLD Members must have your contingency shirt at weigh in. Failure to have shirt will disqualify your team from getting the prize money. If your team needs pictures for another contingency program you will be allowed to change shirts and take the necessary pictures to qualify.
7. Only 2 people maximum per boat. An eligible team is either solo, boater and non-boater, or adult-youth (youth must be 17 and under).
8. No leaving the boat to push into any place. If you become stuck you can push out but not allowed to continue to push forward to gain access.
9. The influencing or requesting any operation of a spillway outside it normal schedule operating times will be disqualified. (example olin basin)
10. If you’re late to weigh in it will result in disqualification. Must hang check in key fob on check in board before your official weigh in time. The official time clock will be on the check in board.
11. All site fish must be caught inside the mouth. No snagging
12. Five fish 12 in or Lake Rule limit per boat. Fish measured with a Radicull Beamer Board.
13. 1/4lb (4oz) per dead fish. Lunker winning fish must be weighed alive. Short fish will be released immediately. Ties will be determined by the Lunker between the two teams. It is the team’s responsibility to notify the weigh master that you want your Lunker weighed. Any suspicious dead fish can be denied to be weighed in per tournament director’s discretion.
14. All fished weighed in will be released back. It’s the tournament director’s discretion to allow teams to trailer prior to weighing in.
15. Artificial bait only. No trolling or live bait fishing. Only 1 rod allowed at a time. (A-RIGS are legal) .You must completely retrieve your line inside the boat prior to picking up another rod. Jigger poles are not allowed.
16. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs allowed during tournament. If you’re subject to taking a polygraph no drinking after you weigh your fish until all places and prizes have been decided.
17. No culling at the dock. Only 5 fish allowed in live well at any time.
18. Cutting down of green trees including having someone not entered to fish with the intent to fish during the tournament will result in being banned from fishing the trail.
19. Each team is allowed (1) alternate for the season to keep the points. Any team using a 4th person for their team the Boater and the 4th person will create a new team. The alternate cannot fish alone and must have either the boater or non-boater in the boat to be eligible to fish. An alternate must fish at least 1 regular season event to be eligible for any championship. Cannot use an alternate for the first time in a Championship. You will have to fish solo if you partner can’t fish. Adult-Youth teams can use 1 alternate for the Adult or Youth. The adult cannot fish solo to get points for Adult-Youth team.
20. Points will be based on a 200 points scale. The winner gets 200 points and goes down 1 point per place. If any teams that has entered the tournament does not weigh in or zeroes they will receive 25 points less than the last place team that weighed in. Your lowest point’s tournament will be dropped for the season.
21. Must follow all water safety rules. Life jackets and kill switches during blast off and while boat is on plane.
22. Must abide by all “NO WAKE ZONES”. This includes blast off at live oak. Upper and Lower Bryants on Tensaw must obey bouys.
23. Can leave the boat in an emergency situations only. No fishing allowed while not inside of the boat during an emergency. If a team member has to leave early you are allowed to drop him off at the dock. Once a person leaves the boat they are not allowed back in the boat to fish anymore in that tournament. The angler staying must remain in the boat the entire time.
24. Off limits are determined by state laws. No fishing in ponds or private waters during high water levels. No casting into a private or off limit waters even if your boat is not sitting in the off limits waters. Cannot leave the boat to gain access to fishable waters. You are allowed to lock through Dams. The following are OFF-LIMITS DOCTOR LAKE, HELLCAT LAKE, BOYKIN LAKE, FLAG LAKE, GREEN LAKE, BEAR LAKE, CHOCTAW LAKE, OLIN BASIN, BIG CHIPPEWA LAKE, AND LITTLE CHIPPEWA LAKE.
25. Must obey all posted signs this includes dams. (Section 220-6-19 it shall be unlawful to fail to comply with any restrictive sign, buoy, or marker as approved by the Director of the Alabama Marine Police Division). Treat the sign like a wall do not cross nor cast past the posted sign or the area the sign is referencing this includes private ponds or off-limit areas.
26. Any team fishing in 3 mile creek on mobile river, you must obey the “idle only” designated areas. During Alabama Waterfowl season idle only in Bay Grass, Big and Little Bateau Bay.
27. Any Boat is allowed to carry gas with you in an approved coast guard tank with quick disconnects. Hand Held tanks are not allowed cannot leave boat to get gas on land. No one is allowed to bring you gas during the tournament.
28. Live well check will be conducted during registration.
29. An approved boat must be equipped with an Outboard Water Cooled motor only. No jet foot motors or go-devil style motors will be allowed to enter the tournament. Also live well, navigation and running lights. (Any questions call Tournament Director 228-327-5941)
30. If a team has their trolling motor down FISHING you must give that team a 50 YD courtesy distance unless both teams agree differently. If a team has their anchor out FISHING you must give that team a 100 YD courtesy distance unless both teams agree.
31. Anyone that fishes any of the pride of the south tournaments are fishing at their own risk and cannot hold anyone that is involved in the tournament responsible.
32. Each event will have a mandatory polygraph test performed per the Tournament director’s decision. A formal protest must be filed by the closing of the scales in person. Any obscene or vulgar gestures said at the event as a result of the protest will result in banning of the trail. This type of conduct will not be tolerated.
33. In case of a 1st place tie the team with the biggest fish in their limit wins the decision and the losing team of the tie will be consider 2nd place. Lunker ties will result in a 50/50 payout split.
34. In case of an AOY Points tie. The two teams will be given a 2 hour fish-off after the last event to break the tie. They will be allowed to bring 1 fish back and the largest fish wins.
35. W-9 FORMS are required before any team gets paid. All payments will be in form of a check.

ANGLERS OF THE YEARS
TEAMS- The highest team in points after the 1 drop tournament will be our team anglers of the year and will be boat #1 for the following season with free entries.
SOLO- The highest solo in points after the 1 drop tournament will be our solo angler of the year and will be boat #2 for the following season with free entries.
Classic Eligibility-Must have finished in one of the following. Top 60 Adult Teams, Top 15 Solos, or have fished 4+ events. Free entry to Classic-Top 20 Adult Teams, & Top 3 Solos.

Sponsorship Packages

2021 Pride of the South – Dixie Delta Division Sponsorship Packages  Download Sponsorship Package Information
8/24/20 – 10/31/20 Open registration & Boat #’s for the year given out to those teams providing sponsorships.
Incentives:

  • Boat #’s to the following season will be open FIRST to those teams that provided a sponsorship.
  • Allowed to show up and display/sell your products at any of our scheduled events.
  • Your brand is displayed in front of several 100 local fishing Anglers.

Bronze Level – $250.00 (Pick 1)

  • Company logo on BACK of Tournament Shirts for the season.
  • Company logo on Pride of the South website for the year includes link to your website.
  • Company logo on backdrop banner used for pictures and posted on social media.
  • Company logo on the schedule for the season and 2 Pride of the South Hats.

Silver Level – $500.00 (Pick 2) Includes same boat number for season

  • Company logo on Tournament Shirts for the season.
  • Company logo on Pride of the South website for the year includes link to your website.
  • Company logo on backdrop banner used for pictures and posted on social media.
  • Company logo on the schedule for the season and 2 Pride of the South Hats.

Gold Level – $750.00 Includes the following plus same boat number for the season

  • Company logo on Tournament Shirts for the season.
  • Exclusive 3×5 banner displayed throughout every weigh in.
  • Company logo on Pride of the South website for the year including link to company website.
  • Company logo on backdrop banner used for pictures and posted on social media.
  • Company logo on the schedule for the season and 2 Pride of the South Tournament Shirts and Hats.

Platinum Level – $1000.00 includes the following plus same boat number for the season

  • Company logo on the FRONT of Tournament Shirts for the season.
  • Company logo has its own section on the tournament trailer.
  • Exclusive 3×5 banner displayed throughout every weigh-in.
  • Company logo on Pride of the South website for the year including link to company website.
  • Company logo on the backdrop banner used for pictures and posted on social media.
  • Company logo on the schedule for the season and 2 Pride of the South Tournament Shirts and Hats.

Please email all logos to mjeremybass@yahoo.com. The logo must be in vector format. If not, a 1-time format fee of up to $30 will be added. All check payments are to be made out to Pride of the South and mailed to
Jeremy Bass P.O. BOX 1022 Saraland, AL 36571.

For any questions or concerns call or email…
(Tournament Director) Taylor Clifton (251) 680-9397, dixiebasstrail@gmail.com
(Tournament Director) Jeremy Bass (228) 327-5941, mjeremybass@yahoo.com

Gold Membership Shirt

2021 PRIDE OF THE SOUTH TOURNAMENT SERIES – DELTA-DIXIE GOLD MEMBERSHIP
YOU ARE ELIGIBLE ONCE MEMBERSHIP IS PAID
DUE TO CURRENT PRODUCTION/MAILING YOUR SHIRT WILL NOT BE REQUIRE UNTIL IT IS GIVEN TO YOU

TEAMS
1. Cost is $200 per team. Alternate is $35. Alternate must have shirt the day they fish for your team to win bonus.
2. The highest finishing team per event will receive $250 cash and a free future entry (does not cover bonus pot). Must have shirts at weigh in to win bonus pot
3. IF you are a team but fish solo for the day you will be considered under highest solo but you points will remain with your team.

SOLOS
1. Cost is $100. Must have shirt with you a weigh in to win bonus.
2. The highest finishing solo per event will receive $100 and a free future entry (does not cover bonus pot).

Shirt Colors collage

2021 GOLD MEMBERSHIP TSHIRT FORM
THE CONTINGENCY SHIRTS ONCE RECEIVED HAVE TO BE WORN AT WEIGH IN AND FOR PICTURES TAKEN AFTER THE TOURNAMENT THIS INCLUDES ALTERNATES.
IF YOUR TEAM DOES NOT HAVE THEIR SHIRT AT THE TOURNAMENT THE PRIZE MONEY WILL GO TO THE NEXT TEAM.