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5 to 7 Age Division
8 to 10 Age Division
11-13 Age Division
14-16 Age Division
Top 10 (2008 through 2018) Pink Salmon Derby Winners
Twin Falls, ID
Kids Fish Derby 2017 Sponsors
Wilson Brothers/ Coca Cola
Crowley Alaska Tankers
Samson Tug & Barge
Harris Sand & Gravel
Copper Valley Telecom
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
First National Bank
Alaska Marine Guides
2018 Kids Pink Salmon Derby – Saturday, July 21st
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 21st. At the 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!
6. When is the BBQ?
We will begin serving food at 5pm, July 21st Saturday at Dock Point.
7. 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 C6 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.