Join us on
Sunday, October, 11th
at J. Percy Priest Lake

5th Annual Mac Carmichael Fund

Fate Sanders Marina
3157 Weakly Lane
Smyrna, Tennessee 37167

Two-person Team Tournament

(two people per boat max)

Entry Fee: $140 per boat

$3000 First Place Prize

Prizes for Biggest (by weight) Largemouth ($500), Smallmouth ($500) and Spot Bass ($250)

Dink Prize ($150) for smallest (by weight) 15″ Bass – Must be a legal Bass

To benefit the Pastoral Care Program at the
Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

The Mac Carmichael Fund | How it started


First: Click HERE to open the entry form/waiver (pdf). Type in your info in the form fields, print the form, sign the form, then bring it with you to the tournament. If you forget to bring it, you must complete a form at sign-in on tournament day. Page 2 of the form/waiver is a copy of the Rules and Regulations, keeping it with you on the boat is suggested.

Next: Enter the primary boater’s name in the box below then click the Pay Now button. Payments are routed via secure PayPal however a PayPal account is not required for standard credit card payment.

Primary Boater’s Name

Drawings | Door Prizes | Silent Auction

Each individual entering the tournament
has the opportunity to win door prizes.

  • Sign-in begins at 4:30am at Fate Sanders Marina.
  • Breakfast available for purchase in marina.
  • Tournament begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • Boats take off in order of entry.
  • Weigh-in begins at 2:30pm.
  • All poker chips must be in bucket by 3:00pm.
  • See all rules and regulations below.

Rules and Regulations (Please read)

1. This is a two-person per boat tournament.
2. Choose a partner or fish alone.
3. Winners will be determined by tournament officials based on total weight of 5 bass limit. (Please request weigh-in for all “big fish.”)
4. Only spotted bass measuring 12 inches or more, large mouth measuring 15 inches or more, and small mouth measuring 18 inches or more will be weighed – NO EXCEPTIONS.
5. Golden Rule will be the official board used.
6. Only artificial baits that meet Tennessee State Regulations are authorized. No trolling.
7. No more than two contestants per boat.
8. Contestants may pre-register online or register between 4:30 am and 6:30 am day of tournament.
9. A mandatory live well check will take place during blast off. Please have all live wells open upon exiting the no wake zone.

10. There will be a one-half pound penalty for any dead fish. ONLY one dead fish per boat will be accepted at weigh-in.
11. No alcoholic beverages allowed.
12. Safe boating must be observed at all times. Each contestant is required to wear a fastened U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device anytime the combustion engine is running from boat check until weigh-in each day of the tournament. All boats must be equipped with an emergency ignition-shutoff device that must be securely attached to the driver’s body whenever the combustion engine is running. All persons must be seated and a driver must be behind the steering wheel in full control of the boat whenever it is on plane or the combustion engine is running and in gear.
13. INSURANCE – Liability insurance with coverage in reasonable amounts is required of all boat-owner contestants.