FAQs

How much does it cost to enter the online rodeo?

To purchase a ticket to participate in the online rodeo cost $30.00.

How do I register for the rodeo?

Go to: https://www.grandisleonlinerodeo.com/register/

What are the dates that I can weigh in a fish for the rodeo?

May 1st through October 1st.

Do I have to participate in other rodeos in GI to participate in the online rodeo?

Yes, you have to register, participate and weigh in a fish at one or more of the 6 rodeos to qualify to enter at least one fish on the online rodeo. List of rodeos can be found at: https://www.grandisleonlinerodeo.com/rodeos/

When and where will the awards be presented?

Site and awards will be announced October 1st.

What is the cut-off date to enter the online rodeo?

October 1, 2020.

What are the categories of fish that I can weigh in with the weigh master?

Speckled Trout, Bull Red, Rat Red, Sheepshead, Black Drum & Flounder.

What are the rules for the online rodeo?

The official rules for each rodeo will be used for the GI Online Fishing Rodeo. We will also use the rules and regulations of the LA Wildlife & Fisheries.

What will I need to present to the weigh master to have my fish entered into the online rodeo?

Proof of participation in one of the 8 selected GI rodeos, your Grand Isle Online ticket and/or proof of your payment via PayPal or mail in registration.

How much are the awards for each category of fish?

Each of the six categories of fish will have awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places. 1st=$100.00, 2nd=$50.00 & 3rd=$25.00. The overall winner will be determined by the angler with the most points, with a tie being broken by most weight on the final leaderboard. All 1st place winners receive 3 points. 2nd place winners receive 2 points. 3rd place winners receive 1 points. Award for overall winner is $300.00. Site and awards will be announced October 1st.

If there is a tie on the leaderboard how will the winner be determined?

The overall winner will be determined by the angler with the most points, with a tie being broken by most weight on the final leaderboard. All 1st place winners receive 3 points. 2nd place winners receive 2 points. 3rd place winners receive 1 points.

How will the Redfish be measured?

Redfish will be measured by Total Length. Total length is the longest a fish can be made by pinching the tail.

Can other fishing rodeos become an online fishing rodeo?

We can take your rodeo online for you. Send us an email and we will work out the details. Email us at info@grandisleonlinerodeo.com

How many fish can I weigh in one one ticket?

For each ticket you can weigh in three fish caught at one or more of the eight rodeos. If you weigh in more than three fish you have to purchase another ticket and you can weight in three more fish.

Where do I weigh my fish in for the GIOFR?

At one or more of the 8 rodeos. A representative from the GIOFR will be at the weigh master station of the rodeo to record your fish.

Please email us if you have any questions: info@grandisleonlinerodeo.com