The 2020 KCWC Championship promises to be the biggest one yet!
The Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic, presented by Acme Tools/Milwaukee Tools/Honda Power Equipment, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a top prize of $20,000! One hundred twenty 2-person teams will compete for the largest prize in the history of the tournament. This year's tournament is June 13th, 2020. Registration for returning teams begins on February 1, and will open to the public on March 8th at 8AM.
Check the attached press release for more details!
The Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic, presented by Acme Tools/Milwaukee Tools/Honda Power Equipment, distributed $62,706 in proceeds from the 2019 tournament to ten community charities. Over 60 people attended the December ceremony. Over a 19 year tournament history, the Kraus Anderson/Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic has distributed a total of $820,250 to great community causes!
One of the best parts of the KC Walleye Classic is the opportunity for the entire community to get in on the fun! This year we held a raffle for a Lund boat, Mercury motor and Shoreland'r trailer, courtesy Ray's Sport and Marine, as well as several cash prizes sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. A separate drawing was also held for a fantastic Ontario fishing trip to Duck Bay Lodge! This year we also gave away a youth prize package as a part of the kids activity area, sponsored by All Pro Dads. Here's the list of winners!
Trip to Duck Bay Lodge - Kelly Juelson, Blackduck, MN
Youth Prize Package - Leah Peterson, Witchita, KS
The Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic distributed $63,016 on Nov. 15, 2018 to 11 different charitable beneficiaries.
The 2018 Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic, presented by Acme Tools/Milwaukee Tools/Honda Power Equipment, distributed $63,016 to eleven different charitable beneficiaries, an increase of over $16,000 over the previous year.
See the attached release for more information.
In honor of the KCWC's 20th anniversary and their return as our premier sponsor, Acme Tools/Milwaukee Tools/Honda have offered us a pair of Milwaukee RedLithium headlamps!
Returning teams are eligible to win if they complete their registration by the end of the day on 2/20/2020. One prize package will be given to the team selected at random from all qualified teams registered by that time. Good luck!
The Knights of Columbus Walleye Classic will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary on June 13, 2020, at the Lake Bemidji Waterfront! Watch the website and follow our Facebook page @KnightsofColumbusWalleyeClassic for details coming soon!
Sundquist and Holley, who also won the KCWC in 2004, claimed the championship with 13.86 pounds. Duane and Travis Peterson took second and the Legacy prize with 13.38 pounds. Big Fish prize went to Kurt Knott and Marty McSharry with a 5.81 pound fish!
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