Any kid in the following age divisions:
Age: 5 – 7
Age: 8 – 10
Age: 11 – 13
Age: 14 – 16
2. Who can come to the BBQ?
Kid’s Derby participants and their friends & family.
3. What if I don’t catch a fish?
Come by the weigh in station anyway, and let us know that you tried. You can still get a free t-shirt (while supplies last) and attend the Awards BBQ.
4. When & Where do I weigh my fish?
Between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 18. Valdez Fish Derby weigh in station near the Harbormaster’s office.
5. How much does it cost?
It’s FREE! No fees for the derby or for the BBQ!
8. When is the BBQ?
We will begin serving food at 5pm, July 18th Saturday at Dock Point.
9. What will Valdez Fish Derbies do with my picture?
Valdez Fish Derbies will take a picture of every child who weighs a fish.
If parent/guardian signs the release form, their picture will be posted on VFD website.
Winner pictures will be released to the media, only if parent or guardian over age of 18 has signed the release.
As a non-profit 501 C3 organization, Valdez Fish Derbies is dedicated to promoting Sportfishing in Valdez. Pink salmon are a great introduction to fishing for kids because the pinks are plentiful, easily accessible and a lot of fun to catch. Valdez Fish Derbies happily funds the barbecue, prizes and operational expenses of the Kids Pink Salmon Derby. We encourage you to bring your kids and get hooked on fishing.