Oct. 2, Check In at noon to 2 p.m., Fish at 2 - 4 p.m., Awards & Prizes at 4:30 p.m.
At this FREE event, there will be prizes for first, second and third places in each age group, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13-15, as well as for big fish and small fish. All participants are expected to be able to manage fishing with their equipment on their own. Goodie bags will be given out with a ticket for giveaways inside. Raffles will be available and will be correct change only. Pre-Registration is preferred by Oct. 1 @ 5 p.m. First 100 registered will receive a t-shirt.
The upper pond is the only pond that will permitted for fishing during the Rodeo.
No minnows, crawfish or frogs will be permitted to be used as bait. Other bait like worms, crickets, PowerBaits, etc. are allowed.
Participants are allowed to keep four fish. All trout caught must be kept. Other species can be released but will not be weighed.
One fishing pole per child.
You may weigh fish at any time after the Rodeo begins.
Prizes and Giveaways will be handed out at the conclusion of the Rodeo.
Place all trash in designated trash receptacles to help keep the facility clean.
No alcoholic beverages are permitted.
All rules and regulations set by the Christiansburg Parks and Recreation Department shall be followed in order to participate. The rules stated above are subject to change as recommendations and regulations from the state, CDC and other organizations evolve. All rules and regulations of the VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall be followed as well.