Mankato, Minnesota, will host an ice fishing contest. The competition, the 2014 Hummingbird Big Bobber Ice Fishing Contest, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1st, 2014 on Lake Washington boasts several prizes including $4,000 in cash.
All proceeds from the event go toward MSU athletic scholarships.
A ticket for the event is $40.00 for two holes. Each contestant can purchase a maximum of one ticket (two holes). Registration begins at 10:00am, hole selection goes from 10:00am to 12:00pm, and the tournament runs from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.
There will be pre-event beer sampling, raffles, pull tabs, and concessions with food and beverage.
Tickets for the tournament, which has 100 total prizes, will be available at the following locations:
- MSU Athletics main office (389.6111)
- Westwood Bar and Grill
- Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
- The Bobber Shop
Information on the event is available at this link.