2019 Select Series Format
All ILF Events are formatted after the Major League Fishing format.

See ILF Series Rules

Kahlo, Lake Drive Marines and Wieda's Marine Series Events

  • Series Defined: The field size for a Series is 24 ILF Anglers. Anglers will be divided into two groups of twelve (12) randomly selected by ILF. A Series is comprised of three (3) separate rounds:
    • Qualifying Round 1 – 12 Anglers competing, top 6 advance to the Championship, bottom 6 are eliminated.
    • Qualifying Round 2 – 12 Anglers competing, top 6 advance to the Championship, bottom 6 are eliminated.
    • Championship – 12 Anglers - the top 6 Anglers from each of the above Qualifying Rounds will compete in the Championship.
  • Entry Fees and Payouts: Anglers must be 16 years old or greater and must have a driver’s license. Entry Fee $260 per Angler which covers a Qualifying Round and a Championship should the Angler advance. Championship Payout positions are as follows: 1st place, 2nd place, 3 place and 4th place.
    Payouts based on a full field of 24 Teams*:
    • Winner of each Qualifying Round: Receives a Plaque
    • Championship Round: Total Payout $4,500.00* and a Plaque
  • Participation: Anglers must pre-register by completing the ILF Select Series Entry Form. Series Events are open to all Anglers amateur or Pro on a first come basis.
  • Periods: Each Qualifying Round will be broken up into three (3) two-hour periods. Championships will have three (3) two-and one-half hour periods. Anglers are required to return to a designate rendezvous immediately after each period.
  • Ride Around: Prior to the start of Period 1 Anglers will be given a minimum of a 15-minute ride around to determine their starting point. Period 2 and 3 there will be a maximum of a 10-minute ride around.
  • Lake Announcement: Lakes are only announced at the pre-tournament meeting the morning of your event. A minimum of 72-hours prior to an event Anglers and Boat Officials will be given a meeting location, such as: a Walmart parking lot in a specific city. Once the pre-tournament meeting is over the Boat Official’s will get a text as to directions to a specific lake. The Boat Official assigned to the Angler will than ride with and direct the Angler to the lake. During the ride to the lake the Angler cannot make any calls or text to seek lake information.
  • Rules Requirement: ILF Anglers and Boat Officials are required to be familiar with the ILF COMPETITION RULES, INTERPRETATION & ENFORCEMENT.

Kahlo KUP Select Series End of season series

  • KUP Select Series Defined:The field size for the KUP Select Series is 36 ILF Anglers. Anglers will be divided into two groups of eighteen (18) randomly selected by ILF. A Series is comprised of three (3) separate rounds:
    • Qualifying Round #1 – 18 Anglers competing, top 6 advance to the Championship, bottom 12 eliminated.
    • Qualifying Round #2 – 18 Anglers competing, top 6 advance to the Championship, bottom 12 eliminated.
    • Championship – 12 Anglers - the top 6 Anglers from each of the above Qualifying Rounds above will compete in the Championship. The KUP Championship will be held in the Spring of 2020.
  • KUP Entry Fees and Payouts: Entry Fee $310 per Angler which covers a Qualifying Round and a Championship should the Angler advance. Championship Payouts positions are as follows: 1st place, 2nd place, 3 place and 4th place.
    Payouts based on a full field of 36 Teams*:
    • Winner of each Qualifying Round: $500* and a Plaque
    • Championship Round: Total Payout $9,000.00* and a Trophy
  • Participation: The 1st place Anglers competing in a Kahlo Select Series, Lake Drive Marine Select Series or the Wieda’s Marine Select Series Championship are automatically invited to the Kahlo KUP Series. All other Anglers in the field are invited based to the new 2019 points system, see below. Should any of the 30 invited Anglers choose not to participate additional invites will be given to the next ranking Anglers in sequence base on points.
    • New 2019 Angler Performance Point System: Anglers earn points for the single best Select Qualifying Round and Select Championship Round. Their Ranking position will be determined by computing the average of points earned in the combined single best Select Qualifying and Select Championship Rounds.
  • Periods: Each Qualifying Round will be broken up into three (3) two-hour periods. Championships will have three (3) two- and one-half-hour periods. Anglers are required to return to a designate rendezvous immediately after each period.
  • Ride Around: Prior to the start of Period 1 Anglers will be given a minimum of a 15-minute ride around to determine their starting point. Period 2 and 3 there will be a maximum of a 10-minute ride around.
  • Lake Announcement: Lakes are only announced at the pre-tournament meeting the morning of your event. A minimum of 72-hours prior to an event Anglers and Boat Officials will be given a meeting location, such as: a Walmart parking lot in a specific city. Once the pre-tournament meeting is over the Boat Official’s will get a text as to directions to a specific lake. The Boat Official assigned to the Angler will than ride with and direct the Angler to the lake. During the ride to the lake the Angler cannot make any calls or text to seek lake information.
  • Rules Requirement: ILF Anglers and Boat Officials are required to be familiar with the ILF COMPETITION RULES, INTERPRETATION & ENFORCEMENT.