Teams compete to get the most points across the tournament’s five-lake circuit. Tournament events include panfish, trout, catfish, and bass.
A minimum of four participants and one adult coach are required to compete. No level of fishing experience is required, though anglers 16 or older will need a valid Missouri fishing permit.
Scoring is determined by the length of your catch. (One centimeter is equal to one point.) The five highest-scoring fish will determine the final score for a match.
Teams with the three highest scores will receive FISHSTLCup Grand Champion trophies, while top finishers for each species event will receive species trophies.