2021 Fishing For Freedom Event

Friday June 4th, 2021
Meet and Greet 4pm to 10pm
More details will be available as we get closer to the event

Saturday June 5th, 2021
Veterans Home tournament for Veterans Home residents
9am to 11:30am

Lunch will be available at the Microtel from 12 noon to 1pm

Heroes Banquet
Oakley Lindsay Center (Quincy Civic Center)
300 Civic Center Plaza
Quincy, Ilinois 62301
Rules Meeting at 4pm
Opening Ceremonies at 5pm
Dinner served from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
Dinner is followed by raffles and a live auction

Sunday June 6th, 2021
Fishing begins at 6am and ends at 12pm (noon)

Weigh-In Starts at 12pm (noon) at each location:
-Mark Twain Lake - Indian Creek West
-Reregulation Pool Spillway Ramp
-Great River Marina - Hamilton, IL (Pool 19-20)
-Clat Adams Park (Pool 21-24)

Main weigh-in and awards ceremony at Clat Adams Park
201 N Front St Quincy, Ilinois
Awards Ceremony to begin at approximately 2:30pm

Lodging Information

Lodging requirements for our qualified Warrior participants will be paid for in full by Fishing For Freedom sponsors and donors. Warriors must live more than 30 minutes from Quincy to qualify for a paid room. Our registration committee will contact you with your lodging information in March.

If you have any special needs or accessibility issues, please make sure to make a note of it in the comments block on the registration form, or send us an email. There will be several special needs accessible rooms available.

If your plans change and you are unable to attend the event after making your reservation, please contact our registration committee to cancel your reservation.

Lodging is available for Boaters that live greater than one hour away from Quincy, Illinois or Mark Twain Lake area at several different hotels in Quincy. Some of the locations are within a block from the Mississippi River. You will receive contact information from the registration committee of which hotels we have a block of rooms saved for the event. Volunteer Boaters are responsible for their lodging expenses and making their individual reservations.

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Tournament Rules


Code of Conduct


Waiver of Liability