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2018 Tournaments:
Thursday, May 24 & Thursday, July 26

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The Tri-Cities Kiwanis Salmon Tournaments combine support for pediatric care with a fun day of energetic and enjoyable fishing for young patients, sponsors and guests!
 

All net proceeds of our two annual Salmon Tournaments support pediatric care and Child Life programs at North Ottawa Community Health System (NOCHS), at children's hospitals in Michigan including DeVos Children's Hospital, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Tournament sponsors are assigned to professional charter boats for a morning of exciting salmon fishing on Lake Michigan. Each boat holds up to six participants, and sponsors can invite anyone they wish — family, friends, employees or customers. Sponsors can also support fishing opportunities for young patients of DeVos Children's Hospital.

Angel Sponsor — $5,000

  • Three boats holding up to 18 participants.
  • May donate one or two boats to Patient VIPs.
  • Name or logo displayed on sponsor banner.
  • Opportunity to address event attendees.

Hope Sponsor — $3,500

  • Two boats holding up to 12 participants.
  • May donate one boat to Patient VIPs.
  • Name or logo displayed on sponsor banner.

Star Sponsor — $2,000

  • One boat holding up to 6 participants.
  • Name or logo displayed on sponsor banner.

Silver Sponsor — $1,000

  • Up to 3 fishing participants, boat assignment first come first served.
  • Name(s) displayed on sponsor banner.

Patient VIP Boat Sponsor — $2,000

  • Supporting one boat holding 3 patient VIPs and their adult chaperones.
  • Name or logo displayed on sponsor banner.

Patient VIP Benefactor — $750

  • Provides opportunity for one patient VIP to fish.

Additional gifts and donations are gladly accepted!
 

How our tournaments work...

Sponsorships must be received and all boat participants listed no later than two weeks in advance of event. Boats are arranged based on paid sponsor request whenever possible.

Boats Depart at 6:00 a.m. from Chinook Pier, Grand Haven. Coffee and donuts are available before departure. All participants must register before departing, and pick up their fish tags. Boats Return at 12:00 p.m. to Chinook Pier and tagged fish are weighed and processed. Lunch is provided, and a short program precedes the awarding of prizes. A Grand Prize is awarded for the largest fish in Sponsor and Patient VIP categories. Additional prizes are awarded by lottery using the fish tags.

Inclement weather:  Our charter captains make the call on Tournament morning if the weather is not suitable for their boat. Unless travel is unsafe, sponsors and participants should come to Chinook Pier. In the event the fishing is canceled, each set of participants may set up a separate day and time to fish with their assigned charter.
 

Ready to sponsor or looking for more information?

Tournament Grand Admiral: Earl O'Brien
Secretary Amy Urick
Click here to send an email, or call (616) 644-5715

Click here to download the Sponsor Form

 

2018 Sponsors So Far!

Double Angel+ Sponsor:  Metal Flow Corporation
Double Hope Sponsor: Suburban Inns
Angel Sponsor:  Hansen-Balk Steel Treating

Star Sponsors:
Automatic Spring Products Corp
Dyna-Plate Inc.
K&R Services Inc.
Premier Finishing Inc.
PVI Industrial Washing
Verplank Trucking

Patient VIP Sponsors:
Centennial Securities Company
Global Concepts Enterprise Inc.
Muskegon Conservation Club
North Ottawa Medical Staff
Scott DeBoer Memorial Fund
West Michigan Molding
Westwind Construction

Silver Sponsors:
Midwest Juice Inc.
Dr. Gary Doublestein 

Donors:
Rand Marine Miracle Month
Milo R. DeVries
Shape Corp.
Michigan Anglers Association
Dr. Raymond Rabideau
Doris M. Ducey
Compass Design
Several Kiwanians

Prizes and Patient VIP gifts:
Chinook Pier Sportfishing
Michigan Rag Co.
Chip Klein of Hit Man Charters
Ken Melvin of Tammy Too Charters
Terrill Financial Group, LLC
D&W Fresh Market
The Bird House
Magnum Coffee
Bigby Coffee
Texas Roadhouse
Sport Clips Haircuts
Weiss Chiropractic
Mac Kite
Earth's Edge
Oakes Agency
Buffalo Bobs
@Home Realty - Steve Hass
Muskegon Clippers Baseball
Spring Lake Community Fitness & Aquatic Center
Grand Haven Area Community Foundation
Barb & Dave Skeels
Assorted Kiwanians

Lodging for Patient VIPs:
Best Western Beacon Inn

Food:
Arturo's Tacos
Magnum Coffee
Old Boys Brewhouse
Shoreline Insurance
Sweet Temptations
Tyson Foods
The Cookie Lady
Tri-Cities Family YMCA
Taco Bell (Sporks!)
Assorted Kiwanians

 

2017 Sponsors:

Double Angel+ Sponsor:  Metal Flow Corporation
Angel+ Donor:  Rand Logistics, Inc. — Marine Miracle Month
Angel Sponsor (July):  Hansen-Balk Steel Treating

Hope Sponsor (July): Varnum LLP

Double Star Sponsor: Suburban Inns

May Star Sponsors:
Dyna-Plate, Inc.
K & R Services
Lily Products
Premier Finishing, LLC
Quality Tool & Stamping Co
Seaver Finishing
Verplank Trucking

July Star Sponsors:
Automatic Spring Products Corp
Flannery Machine & Tool
Paradigm Jet Management
PVI Industrial Washing

Patient VIP Sponsors (May):
West Michigan Molding
Ottawa County Medical Society

Patient VIP Sponsors (July):
NOCH Medical Staff
Global Concepts Enterprise Inc.
Westwind Construction

Silver Sponsor (May): Midwest Juice Inc.

Silver Sponsors (July):
Dr. Raymond Rabideau, Dr. Gary Doublestein
Shape Corp.
Epitec

Donors:
BMC Bil-Mac Corporation
Doris M. Ducey

Prizes:
Ken Melvin of Tammy Too Charters
Chip Klein of Hit Man Charters
Chinook Pier Sportfishing
Sweet Temptations
Magnum Coffee
Michigan Rag Co.
Scott and Julie Reenders
Melissa Heyer - Coldwell Banker
Terrill Financial Group
Earth's Edge
Carlyn & Company
Peg Head Jewelry
Fortino's
Harborwear
Various Tri-Cities Kiwanians

Lodging for Patient VIPs:
Best Western Beacon Inn

Food:
Arturo's Tacos
Tyson Foods Inc.
Orchard Market
Leppink's Food Centers
Sweet Temptations
Old Boys Brewhouse
Shoreline Insurance

Patient VIP Gifts:
Grace Stanton
Sensory Systems Clinic West
MACkite
Buffalo Bobs
Earth's Edge

 

2016 Sponsors, May Event:

Angel Sponsor:  Metal Flow Corporation

Star Sponsors:
Dyna-Plate, Inc.
K&R Services
Lily Products
Premier Finishing, Inc.
Quality Tool & Stamping Co, Inc
Dr. Raymond Rabideau / Dr. Gary Doublestein
Seaver Finishing
Suburban Inns
Verplank Trucking

Patient VIP Sponsor:
Ottawa County Medical Society

Donors:
Doris Ducey
Ellen Eich
Mary Dawn Cooper
Maxine Veurink Trust
Midwest Juice
Shape Corporation
Westwind Construction

Prizes:
Ken Melvin of Tammy Too Charters
Outcast River Guides
Sweet Temptations
Best Buy
Michigan Rag Co.

Lodging for Patient VIPs:
Baymont Inn & Suites Grand Haven

Food:
Arturo's Tacos
Orchard Market
Sweet Temptations
Old Boys Brewhouse
Shoreline Insurance
Great Harvest Bread Company

Patient VIP Gifts:
Steve Haas @Home Realty
Chemical Bank
Rycenga Building Center
D Baker & Son Lumber
Walgreens
Culvers

2016 Sponsors, July Event:

Angel Sponsors: 
Metal Flow Corporation
Hansen-Balk Steel Treating

Star Sponsors:
Automatic Spring
Flannery Machine & Tool
K&R Services
Paradigm Jet Management
PVI Industrial Washing
Suburban Inns
Varnum LLP

Patient VIP Sponsors:
Global Concepts
NOCH Medical Staff
Scott E DeBoer Memorial Fund

Donors:
Brenner Oil Company
Muskegon Conservation Club
Michigan Anglers Association

Prizes:
Chip Klein of Hit Man Charters
Outcast River Guides
Chinook Pier Sportfishing
Sweet Temptations
Best Buy
Magnum Coffee
Michigan Rag Co.
Edith Tomandl
Buffalo Bob's
Barefoot Dave's
The Bookman

Lodging for Patient VIPs:
Baymont Inn & Suites Grand Haven

Food:
Arturo's Tacos
Orchard Market
Sweet Temptations
Old Boys Brewhouse
Shoreline Insurance
The Cookie Lady

Patient VIP Gifts:
Quality Dining Inc
Steve Haas @Home Realty
Chemical Bank
Rycenga Building Center
D Baker & Son Lumber
Walgreens
Culvers