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2024 Bream Classic banner of river, dates 19 -21 July 2024, and logos

About the Competiton

Registration

Online registrations open Friday 16th February, and and close on Friday 19th July at 6pm. This year we are offering Early Bird discounts until Sunday14th April., then standard price applies online and for in person registrations.

Choose the Register Now button at the bottom of the page or select here.

Registrations, in person will be available:

 

Friday 19th July

  • The Nicholson Hotel in Nicholson, from 10 am to 7:00 pm.

  • The Black Stump General Store in Johnsonville, from 10 am to 6:00 pm.

Saturday 20th July

  • The Black Stump  General Store in Johnsonville, from 6 am to 9 am

Display of all merchandise available on registration - t-shirts $50, fishing shirts $70, beanies $25 caps $25, stubby holders $8

Bream Classic limited edition merchandise for sale at online or in person registration.

Event Pricing - $ per person

Online Registrations

Early Bird - 1st February till 14th April 2024

Senior - $50.00

Junior (12 and under) - $30.00

Family (2 senior and up to 3 junior (12 and under) registrations) - $150 *

If you have more than 3 kids (12 and under), you can purchase additional junior registrations for $15 each. Please contact us.

Standard - 15th April 2024 till 19th July (close at 6pm)

Senior - $60.00

Junior (12 and under) - $40.00

Family (2 senior and up to 3 junior (12 and under) registrations) - $200*

If you have more than 3 kids (12 and under), you can purchase additional junior registrations for $20 each. Please contact us.

In Person Registrations

Senior - $60.00

Junior (12 and under) - $40.00

Family (2 senior and up to 3 junior (12 and under) registrations) - $200*

If you have more than 3 kids (12 and under), you can purchase additional junior registrations for $20 each

Fishing Times

Friday 19th July from 6:00 pm till Sunday 21st July with the last Track My Fish submission at 11:30 am.

Major Prize Draw

1st prize – $25,000 Aquamaster boat & Yamaha engine, sponsored by Twin Rivers BTA and Gippsland RV & Marine.
2nd prize - $3,000 waterfront week stay in Paynesville, sponsored by Gippsland Lakehouse A.
3rd prize - $1,500 offshore fishing charter, sponsored by Lakes Charter Fishing 
4th prize - $550 2 night stay waterfront accommodation, sponsored by Mariners Cove Resort, Paynesville.

To be in for a chance to win the major prize, secure your competition ticket today and attend the Swan Reach Recreation Reserve prize draw on Sunday, 21st July. Terms and conditions apply to prizes, please read in the supplied documents.

Fishing Category Prizes

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

 

1. King or Queen of Bream 2024, open to all anglers, for the longest string of Bream (5 fish caught over weekend fishing times)

2. Longest Bream

  • Senior Female Anglers

  • Senior Male Anglers

  • Junior (12 years and under) Anglers

3. Longest Bream - Runner Up

  • Senior Female Anglers

  • Senior Male Anglers

  • Junior (12 years and under) Anglers

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4. Teams: Longest 'String' of 4  Bream caught by teams of up to 4 members.

 

5. Family: Longest 'String' of 4  Bream caught by a family of up to 5 members.

6. Top 10 longest Bream caught by all Senior Anglers go into the draw for a prize to be confirmed.

7. Top 10 longest Bream caught by all Junior Anglers go into the draw for a prize to be confirmed.

8.. Secret fish draw prizes will be awarded across all the entries.

Competition Waiver & Rules

Bream fish icon

CATCH & RELEASE  BREAM Only 

Log your fish through Track My Fish for Tournaments mobile app.

There will be no physical weigh-in stations. All fish are to be photographed on a brag mat (supplied by the Competition) and submitted through Track My Fish.

 

Download or Update your App now through Apple App Store or Google Play, Instructions on how to use available here (PDF398KB)

Volunteers will be available for anyone who needs assistance in using the App on Friday and throughout the fishing times.

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