Washington State Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament


2017 Tournament Director - Clyde Renman Ph: (509) 732-6679 ... EMAIL

The Governor's Cup Tournament Staff and Directors are pleased to Welcome you to our Annual Tournament.

The Washington Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament is a TWO PERSON TEAM event (limited to 125 teams).

Cash awards are presented on the basis of aggregate weight over the two days
based on a total of six (6) fish per day, two (2) of which over 20 inches.

  • Tournament will pay 10 places based on total weight.
  • Fishing is confined to a specific area in Lake Roosevelt. - The area is large enough to give up to 125 teams plenty of space to fish.
  • The tournament is designed to minimize impacts on fisheries resources.

The Governor's of all states are invited to participate or send a representative team.

Note ... Teams wishing to represent their state should contact their governor for an appointment letter.
If no team is appointed by a state's governor, the Washington Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament Committee selects a team at random.

2017 Governor's Cup Tournament Application ... Click Link to Download a printable application (Pdf file)


Representative teams need not pay the entry fee, but do not become eligible for cash awards if they do not.

The Governor's Cup Trophy is awarded to the Governor of the state placing highest among these representative teams.

Option Pools

Tournament Program Book Advertising Rates
(ALL ads are now COLOR)

Competitors do not need to enter them to enter the tournament, nor do they have to enter both, it is entirely the choice of the competitor. One 1/8th page Ad
Heavy Stringer and Big Fish - 50% payout each day
One 1/4 Page Ad
Heavy Stringer - 3 Places Each Day
One Half (1/2) Page Ad
Big Fish - 2 Places Each Day
Full Page Ad

NEW in 2017 - Junior Team (1 Member 18 or younger) is eligible
for an additional $500 prize Money (provided by Country Chevrolet in Colville)

Rules will be explained on Friday at the Driver's Meeting


Team Parking Agreement

1- We understand that the National Park Service has provided a parking area at Locust Grove for Tournament Parking and that shuttle service is provided by the Tournament committee.
2- NO Tournament Parking of boat trailers or vehicles is allowed in the Kettle Falls Marina parking lots/areas
3- Our Team hereby agrees NOT to park at the Kettle Falls Marina.   We understand that if we do it will result in Team Disqualification for the day and forfeiture of our entry fee. . 

Tournament Sponsors