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CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. – The Clearlake Oaks/Glenhaven Business Association is sponsoring the 29th Annual Catfish Derby, from noon Friday, May 18, through noon Sunday, May 20.
Known by many as “the biggest catfish tournament west of the Mississippi,” the event features an Adult Derby and a Kids Derby for those under 16 years old.
The grand prize winner of the Adult Derby will receive a cash prize of $4,000 – based on minimum of 350 adult entries – and the winner of the Kids Derby will receive a Nintendo Wii System. In addition, each child entrant will receive a commemorative t-shirt.
Derby headquarters will be located at the Clearlake Oaks Fire Station, 12655 East Highway 20, and will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Derby headquarters also will be open for preregistration from noon to 11 p.m. on Thursday, May 17. No registrations will be accepted after 11 p.m. on Friday.
Registration for the Adult Derby is $45 – $40 for those who preregister by Thursday. Registration for the Kids Derby is $10. Proceeds from the event benefit community projects. For applications, call 888-CL-DERBY, 707-998-1006; for information, 707-998-3795, www.clearlakeoaks.org .