Last 4 tournaments (starting in May). If 8 or less teams sign up match ups will start in June. Entry fee $50 per boat. Teams qualify based on Net AOY points after the 3rd tournament. In the event of a tie the higher seed will be given to the team with the most accumulated weight weight. Top 16 teams will be invited to compete in a bracket style championship. Immediately following the weigh in for the 3rd tournament, each team must make a commitment on whether it will compete in the bracket championship if it qualifies. If a team chooses not to pay entry fee and participate, the next team down in the AOY standings will have the option to participate. Each tournament from May or June (depending on participation) through September will feature the head to head matches. Heaviest sack of the match-up wins and advances to next round. At the September tournament, the championship match-up will be held. No alternates will be allowed to fish the match-up championship in September. Payout will take place after the conclusion of the September tournament and will be based on the number of teams participating in the championship.