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Holes 4 Heroes: jpg of 2017 H4H flyer

Holes 4 Heroes is a special Ice Fishing Contest designed to honor our military.      

At Holes 4 Heroes we work with all branches of the military to honor our troops, both at home and abroad. We set up a unique "Hole of Honor" which features a live video feed so that families of deployed soldiers can ice fish for free while being linked via video to their beloved soldier.  

Proceeds support the ministries of Fishing for Life, including our GEM Fishing Camps, our summer High C's lake events, and our Deep C's Men's Groups.

It is our honor to allow all Military members, both current and former, and their immediate families to attend Holes 4 Heroes at no charge.

We have great prizes each year including many door prizes given away throughout the contest.  

What a great event!




2017 Information: Two Great Dates!

Our 2017 event is brought to you by our presenting sponsor, Timber Ghost Realty.

REGISTRATION
Advance registration (available online til 6 pm on Friday, Feb 3rd) is just $10 per person (early bird registration by 12/15/16 is just $5 per person!).  Same-day registration (walk-up on the ice) is $15.  Your registration helps provide free fishing opportunities for families who have served our country. 

Paid participants may purchase and fish out of up to two holes per person.

Military personnel and their immediate families (spouse and children) can register in advance or day-of at no charge for their first hole.  Military participants may purchase a second hole at any time for $5.

Online registration & advanced ticket sales will end on Friday, Feb 3rd at 6 pm.   

H4H West Registration:
                                                                                                                               
Saturday, Feb 4 from 1-4pm at Medicine Lake: Register by clicking
HERE!     

H4H East Registration:

Saturday, Feb 11 from 1-4pm at White Bear Lake: Register by clicking HERE!


SIMULCAST TO IRAQ & AFGHANISTAN

The tournament will be simulcast to Iraq & Afghanistan so that personnel currently serving overseas can watch their family & friends while they fish.   Advance registration is REQUIRED for those who wish to participate in the simulcast, so that we can coordinate timing and logistics and your military friend or family member can be positioned to participate.  Contact tom@fishingforlife.org to inquire about the simulcast.


PRIZES

Over $5,000 in prizes including Clam and Frabill ice shelters, Aqua-Vu, HT Auger Set, Dicks Sporting Goods cards, and much more.  See www.fishingforlife.org for rules and prize list, which will be posted by January 1, 2017.


RULES

Tournament rules will be posted on www.fishingforlife.org and emailed to all registered participants by January 1, 2017. 


INCLEMENT WEATHER AND/OR UNSAFE ICE CONDITIONS

If weather or ice conditions are questionable, visit www.fishingforlife.org to find out whether the tournament will take place.  Notice will be posted by 6 am Day of Tournament.  In the event of cancellation, no refunds will be issued, and prizes will be awarded via random drawing of all pre-registered participants.


SPONSORSHIPS, PRIZE DONATIONS & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in getting involved as a sponsor or donor of a door prize, please contact Tom at 612-987-5466 or email tom@fishingforlife.org.

H4H West Volunteers can sign up HERE!

H4H East Volunteers can sign up HERE!






CLICK HERE FOR OUR GUEST WAIVER

CLICK HERE FOR OUR VOLUNTEER CODE OF CONDUCT/WAIVER

 


 

Check out this moving video from the 2013 Holes 4 Heroes Event:

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/02/02/festival-uses-technology-to-take-deployed-troops-ice-fishing/

 


 

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