The 2018 ND Fishing Challenge will kick off on Saturday, June 23, at Parshall Bay on Lake Sakakawea. We will only have one tournament this year.


Tournament Schedule:

6:00 AM            Registration Opens (boats can begin entering the water from  listed  ramp)

7:00 AM            Break Away (stager start)

3:00 PM            Stagger Finish and weigh-in

4:00 PM            Prize Ceremony


There will be a guaranteed $2,500 first prize for the team with the 5 combined weights of 5 walleye per team. Cash Prizes will be awarded for teams in places 1-3.


The entry fee is $200 per team (2-3 people per team).  Business sponsorships are $500.  Entry fees are due two days prior to the tournament you’d like to participate in.


The event is presented by SCHEELS and Bergstrom Cars and exists to raise support and awareness for the North Dakota Adult & Teen Challenge (NDATC) program.  The NDATC is a successful faith-based drug and alcohol recovery program located in Mandan, ND.  The 12-month residential program is dedicated to helping adults find  freedom  from  the bondage of drug and alcohol problems through a relationship with Jesus Christ.


To enter the tournament register online at or print off the entry at and send it in with your $200 tournament fee. If you have any other questions call Jessica White- Director of Development, at 701.667.2131.