Email Tournament Director:
County State Contact Person Phone Number Fax Number Small Tournament
Permit Required?
Large tournament
Permit Required?
Insurance Required? Remarks
Anoka MN 763-421-4760 yes
Carver MN Cpl. Peter Anderley 952-361-1862 yes
Cass MN Cass County Sheriff’s department
Boat and Water Division
P.O. Box 1119
Walker MN 56484
218-547-3394 yes no $5.00 fee per day
must sign and notarize Hold Harmless agreement
Chisago MN Todd Rivard 651-257-4100 yes
Crow Wing MN Sgt. Phil Stoll
304 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN 56401-3587
218-829-4749 218-829-9459 yes no
Dakota MN Brian McGinn 952-891-7811 yes yes no requires 2-3 weeks
sheriff’s office will mail the paperwork then it must be notarized and returned.
sheriff will then sign the permit and they will mail it back to you.
Douglas MN Sheriff Bill Ingebrigtsen
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
216  7th Ave. West
Alexandria, MN  56308
320-762-8151 320-763-4493  none
if within DNR requirements
yes no Normally will issue a letter stating that a permit is not required if a DNR permit is not required.
Hennepin MN Lt. Jeff Storms 952-471-1300 none
if within DNR requirements
yes yes
proof of insurance certificate
Sheriff’s office wants to be notified of all events but should not require a permit if within DNR guidelines.
If on Minnetonka, LMCD must be contacted and a permit applied for, if required.
Some communities require permits as well such as Mound.
Kandiyohi MN Sheriff Daniel R. Hertog
Law Enforcement Center
2201 NE 23 Street
PO Box 733
Willmar, MN  56201
320-214-6700 320-231-6235 yes yes yes
insurance policy number
Morrison MN Sheriffs Assistant Tom Ploof 320-632-9233 yes yes no They will send paperwork.
Fill it out and send it back.
Sheriff will sign permit and mail it to you.
Usually only takes 2-3 days.
Stearns MN Deputy Craig Pogatshnik
yes yes yes
proof of insurance certificate
Winona MN Sheriff David S. Brand
201 W.  3 Street
Winona, MN  55987
507-457-6368 yes yes no
Wright MN Joel Mackerth 763-682-3900 yes
Polk County WI Sgt. Smith 715-485-8300 none
if within DNR requirements