The Derby

August 29th - September 1st, 2019

Make this Labor Day Weekend "One to Remember"! 3 days of Salmon fishing, city wide scavenger hunts, award winning vendors, live music, and more!

Up to $5000 for the Biggest Salmon

That's right! You could win up to $5000 for catching the biggest Chinook Salmon! (Total cash payout will vary with total number of participants).  There are too many prizes to list and, that list, will continue to grow!

Grab Your Derby Discount Today

Derby Entry discounts will only be offered  until June 30th, So register now and SAVE!

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Slam'n Salmon Derby Girl Photo Contest

Derby Sponsorship Team

Help Wanted!

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Sponsorship and Volunteer information

Sponsor Team (pdf)

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MASTER SCHEDULE - Daily schedule (pdf)

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Final Derby Rules & Regulations

ODFW Salmon Regulations

Chinook (aka King), 2 per day.

No more than 2 barb-less hooks while fishing for salmon or salmon is on board.  Minimum 24"-  Adult Chinook (aka King)

Chinook (aka King) Salmon Only

Chinook (aka King) Salmon is the only species eligible for Derby Cash Prizes.

Be sure to share your other catches for your chance to win a prizes!

Know the Laws

All Participants are responsible for obtaining an Oregon Fishing License and Salmon Tag.  All State of Oregon fishing regulations shall apply.

Fishing Days

Friday (8/30), Saturday (8/31), and Sunday (9/1) are the 3 fishing days.  Participants may fish 1, 2, or 3 days.  The entry fee is the same, regardless of # of days fished.

Grand Prize Judging

Judging for grand prizes will be based on gross weight of the individual fish entered.  In the case of a tie; girth and length will be measured, Largest wins. (1st fish in final)

Judges

Judges reserve ther right to disqualify any fish or participant for illegal catch or violations of the rules and regulations.  All decisions of Official Derby Judges are final.

Ocean Sport Fishing Only

All eligible fish must be caught from a vessel  in the Pacific Ocean off the Brookings-Harbor coast.  No fish caught in a river or another state will not be allowed.  Fish taken by dock or shore will not be accepted.  Fishing with commercial gear is not allowed.

Eligibility

All persons with  a valid fishing license and salmon tag are eligible to enter the derby.  ALL persons with a valid fishing license aboard a vessel must also have a valid derby entry.  All fish brought aboard the vessel could be deemed ineligible and not qualify for any prizes. Guides and charters,  please notify our derby planner if you will be taking derby Participants out during the competition dates.

Registration

Entry to the Derby must be received by 7:00 am the day you begin fishing.  There is no discount for fishing less than 3 days. (Examples: If you only fish Sunday, registration must be received by 7 am Sunday.  If you fish Fri, Sat, and Sun, registration must be received 7 am Friday)

Artificial Weighting

Artificial weighting of fish will disqualify that person from the Derby.  Any fish may be opened and checked by Derby Officials.

Weigh In

The weigh station will be open by 9am each day. Fish caught on Friday and Saturday must be weighed in by 4 pm of the same day. Fish caught on Sunday must be weighed in by 3 pm of that day. Fish must be weighed by a Designated Slamin' Salmon Derby Official.

Prizes

Prizes must be claimed within 10 days. All unclaimed prizes will become property of the Slamin' Salmon Ocean Derby.

Why the Derby?

VENDORS WANTED

We are offering discounts for our artisan, Saturday and farmers market vendors! That's right! Fill out your app today and our planner will contact you with your "tailored to fit" vendors package! 

Slam'n Salmon Ocean Derby '19

The First of Many

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Here at West Coast Adventure,  we are working hard to bring more fishing derby events, as well as river floats, kayak races, and more!

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The sky is the limit! If you have a killer idea, but don't know where to start, or your current event needs some help... Look no further! We are here to help!

Community and Families 1st

Gary (Left) and Brett (Right) , The Cooper Brothers have made the derby a family tradition!

We want to hear your stories! Please reach out to us with your photos and outdoor adventures so we can share them with others!

Get Your Entry And Gear Now

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Discounted prices are only available until June 30th, 2019! So head to the shop, order early and SAVE MONEY!!!

(Gear and Badges are available by "in-person pick-up" only)

We Are Back

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After 2 years, the derby is back! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Ask us how! There are so many opportunities to get involved; Promote your business, Sell your goods, fund raise, etc.

All Salmon Except Coho

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2 per day.  

Adult Chinook minimum length 

No more than 2 single point barbless hooks and one line when fishing for salmon or salmon on board

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PARKING AND LOT MANAGEMENT

EVENT AREA MAP

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The Derby will be held in the Port of Brookings-Harbor.  Parking lots have been divided into three (3) ZONES.

All Parking is on a first come, first serve, basis. Zones 1, 2, and 3.

Unhitched trailers will be towed. Zones 1, 2, 3, and Beyond.

ONLY ZONE 3 Outlets A, B, and C are considered “Two Ways”. And will be managed as such.

All moorage and overnight (Boat and Trailer) parking can be arranged with the Port of

Brookings-Harbor Office (541-469-2218), located in ZONE 2, Outlet B. Spots are assigned on a

first come, first serve basis.

Port of Brookings-Harbor Website

HEADQUARTERS & VENDORS

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WE WANT YOUR PRESENCE!!!

Vendors, Local Business Owners, Non-Profits, Teams, Clubs, Volunteers, Fishermen, and Water Enthusiasts WANTED!!!


WANT FREE BOOTH SPACE?

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Mention  Free Booth Space


WANT FREE GEAR?

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Mention FREE GEAR


WANT FREE DERBY FOOD?

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Mention FREE FOOD!

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OPTIONAL EXTENSION

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IF THE STARS ALIGN...

Big things are Brewing!!! Big Boat Show? Outdoor Show? Fingers Crossed, if we get to use this space, it will be HUGE!


We Are Looking For the PERFECT SPONSORS and/or PARTNERS!


CURIOUS? 

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ZONE 1

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ZONE 1: Boat trailer, hitched to vehicle, parking ONLY! Described as launch entrance, boat

ramps, and proximity. There will be a total of five (5) “Parking/Traffic Control Personnel”

working in this zone. Two (2) “Launch/Pedestrian Coordinators”; assisting launch users,

directing traffic, guiding pedestrians, and managing cross walk. Two (2) “Ramp Coordinators”;

assisting/guiding launch users, monitor exit, and direct launch traffic to parking. One (1) “Lot

Manager”; managing overall lot flow, places/removes “LOT FULL” sign as necessary, assist in

directing traffic to proximity parking, and act as a derby guide. 

ZONE 2

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ZONE 2: Boat trailer, hitched to vehicle, will be parked in spaces along Lower Harbor Road.

Passenger vehicles and regular port and retail patrons will be managed in this ZONE. Described

as the parking area stretching from Rhiggetti’s Property (Foggy Bottom) and “Outlet A” to the

gravel’s edge “Outlet C”. Delineators and cones will be used to manage parking sections within

this ZONE. There will be a total of four (4) “Parking/Traffic Control Personnel” working in this

zone. Three (3) “Outlet Managers”; rotate outlets A, B, C and their proximity, move delineators

when necessary, places/removes “LOT FULL” signs as necessary, and act as a derby guide.

One (1) “Boat Wash Director”; Assist/Direct use of the boat wash and vehicle maneuvering, and

act as a derby guide.

ZONE 3

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ZONE 3: Vendor and overflow parking. Described as the gravel lot in proximity to the “Boat

Shop” and “Unhitched Trailer Parking” (AKA “The Green Building”). There will be one (1)

“Parking/Traffic Control Personnel” working in this zone. “Lot Manager” will move delineators to

allow access to vendors, vehicles hauling trailers, and over-sized vehicles.

"Lot Manager" will also be called to assist in Zone 2 as needed!


Options for other proximity parking and shuttle availabilty are currently being vetted and negotiated. Please "stay tuned" for updates!!!

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COMING SOON!