|Minnesota DNR permits are not required provided there are
no more than 30 participants.
MN BASS Nation bylaws state that club tournaments are allowed
on lakes of 5,000 Acres or less on a first come/first served
basis with the following restrictions:
1. Limit of five (5) tournaments annually on any one lake.
2. One tournament per weekend.
MN BASS Nation bylaws require that each club submit their
lake choices to the Tournament Director after December 1st of
the preceding year. The Tournament Director will compile a list
of the club tournament schedules and resolve any conflicts. Remember that this process is on a first come, first serve basis.
The MN BASS Nation places no restrictions on lakes over
Minnesota State law requires a written permit from the county
Sheriff's office for any tournament, regardless of size.
In addition, each club is responsible for ensuring that all
permits, if applicable, are acquired from other local government
bodies. (City Hall, Lake Conservation District office, etc).
View permit contact information
If "proof of insurance" is required, download this proof of insurance document.