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38th Annual NOEA Fishing Tournament - June 3 to June 4, 2016 - Sanddollar Marina, Grand Isle, LA






MEMBERS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40.00

GUEST OF A MEMBER . . $ 45.00




Where To Stay in Grand Isle?

Grand Isle has many Hotels, Motels. Camps for Rent, Bed and Breakfast, Camp Grounds and other places to stay.  Due to Grand Isle being a popular tourist location, early reservations are recommended.  Some popular locations require 2 or 3 night minimums. Please visit the Grand Isle Tourist Commission web-site for a complete listing of places to stay and other important information. Go to or call 985-787-2997.  Make your reservations early!

Sanddollar Motel: 985-787-2893


Grand Isle... more things to do & places to stay

When in or thinking of Grand Isle and looking for places to stay & things to do you might want to consider downloading this Brochure provided by Grand Isle Tourist Commission.  It is a fairly comprehensive list of Charter Boat Services, Restaurants, Motels/Bed & Breakfast/Camp Grounds/Camps for Rent, as well as other businesses located in Grand Isle. It also includes 2016 Grand Isle Calendar of Events.  Click here to download as a PDF file.


Registration procedure:

Sanddollar Marina - The registration table will be under the covered area. Pre-registration is required to avoid the registration penalty.   A $ 10.00 late charge will be added to the normal registration fee.  Pre-registration dead line is May 22, 2017.  When you check-in at the marina you will receive your souvenir Rodeo cap, if available. You may also pick up your shirts that you may have ordered in advance. Extra shirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis.


Rodeo Shirts:

2017 Rodeo Shirts are available for purchase. (see attached order form) It is important that orders for the shirts are placed in advance to assure receiving them. A limited amount of types and sizes will be available in Grand Isle based on a first come, first served basis.


Door Prizes:

Once you check in at the registration table, your name will be entered in the drawing for the many door prizes that will be given away on Friday and Saturday afternoon, after the scales close.  You MUST be present to receive a door prize.  Names will be called three times and if that person is not present, another name will be called. You must check-in at the registration table at the Sanddollar Marina to be eligible for door prizes.


Fish Weigh-in:

Fish will be weighed only when the Weigh Master is present. Only legal fish are eligible for the weigh-in.  Please check the current State of Louisiana Rules & Regulations for type, quantity and size of fish to be caught.  The scale in Grand Isle will close on Friday at 7:00 PM  and on Saturday at 6:00 PM. Sharp.   Don't forget to make sure that you have a current Louisiana Fishing License and obey the current fishing regulations.


Thursday Afternoon:

As in the past, The Committee has provided food and beverage on Thursday afternoon for the people that arrive to Grand Isle early. The menu this year will be boiled shrimp and Jambalaya. There is a limited supply available based on a first come first served basis.  Food will be served after 6:00 PM.  Registration will also be available at that time.


New Leeville Toll Bridge/Road:

A Toll Road between Golden Meadows and Port Fourchon now replaces Hwy 1.  Payment can now be made at the Toll Booth before entering the highway.   In addition to GeauxPass various forms of payment are accepted - cash (exact change is not necessary), credit cards, and debit cards.  For additional information go to



As you are aware . . . the Committee does a lot year round for all to enjoy the Fishing Tournament each year. After two and a half days of work and fun the Committee and those willing to help are ready to go home to relax.  The extra help will make it easier on everyone.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated in helping to clean up the area.  Please assist the Committee with the clean up and the loading of the tables, chairs and other equipment on the truck. 


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Now that the Rodeo is over... If you have any pictures from this year's Rodeo please Email them to Bill Lindsey @ if you would like them posted on line...