*This year ALL competitors will receive an exclusive Limited Edition 2016 Fall Classic hat with entry.
"This meet is held by the Long Beach Neptunes at Catalina Island and is OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED FREE DIVERS. Divers may begin at dawn but must conclude their diving and be at the Isthmus by 4:00 PM (Lobster may be taken the evening before [Friday, October 14th] starting at dusk). Any fish and/or lobster not in the weigh-in circle by 4:00 PM is disqualified, NO EXCEPTIONS! The eligible fish are: Yellowtail, White Sea Bass, Dorado, Barracuda, Bonito, Halibut, Tuna Family, Calico, and Lobster. “NO SCUBA DIVING IS PERMITTED”.
The diving area will include all waters from San Diego to Santa Barbara and include Catalina Island, San Clemente Island, San Nicholas Island, and channel islands. The Cortez and Tanner Banks are OFF LIMITS.
The weigh-in will be at the Isthmus Harbor Beach, Catalina Island at 4:00PM sharp. The winners circle will be located near the public picnic tables at the west grandstand and BBQ."