The Nipawin Hawks rely on the support of all of the community in its efforts to financially support the team. These fundraisers encompass a wide range of efforts from Farming, Fishing, Auctions, and Lotteries.
These initiatives would not be possible without the generous volunteerism of our Board of Directors, Fundraising Chairs, and the community at large. A HUGE thank-you to all of the volunteers that take the time to plan and execute these wonderful projects!
This page lists the various fundraising initiatives that the Hawks have and are undertaking. Please click on the link to view the various initiatives.
Sean and Connor Tuffs Winners of the Gerald Botterill Memorial Trophy and First Place in the TLWC and Bonus Tournament
The Big Winner's of the 2016 Walleye Championship were Sean and Connor Tuffs of Tobin Lake. They caught a total of 44.85 pounds of Walleye in Two Fishing Days and took home First Place in the Regular Tournament for a payout of $5039.28. The Tuffs were awarded the Gerald Botterill Memorial Trophy for finishing in First Place.The duo also had entered the Bonus Tournament and won the top prize there as well for an additional $10,260.00 payout. Congratulations to you both!
The 1st Place Team in the Mixed Category were Team #72 Kevin Matiachuk and Yvonne Loewen of Saskatoon. They had a total catch of 44.05 pounds of fish and received Trophies, a Custom Rod and Reel each Sponsored by Roger and Amy Shipley of Top Notch Pallets and Tobin Lake RV as well as their cash prizes in both the Regular and Bonus Tournaments.
Second Place went to Team #71 Kolby Matiachuk and Kyleigh Backman of Saskatoon as well. They received 2 Floatation Devices donated by Cabela's.
The 1st Place Team in the Junior Category were Team #61 Tim and James Geni of Wilcox. They reeled in 41.9 pounds of fish. They received Trophies ,Fishing Rod and Reel, Tackle Box and Hat(Donated by The Fishing Hole-Saskatoon, and a replica of the Fish(Donated by Rosetown Mainline Motors)
Second Place went to Team #9 Lee and Josh Ruiter. They received Trophies, a Rod and Reel, Tackle Case and Bag (Donated by Roots Contracting -Melfort)
Third Place went to Team #52 Willie and Hunter Duncan. They received Trophies, a Rod and Reel and a $50.00 cheque (Donated by Roots Contracting-Melfort)
River Runner Recreation donated Hats to the Junior Event as well.
The Winners of the Early Bird Draw for Registration Prior to June 15 were Team #40 Doug Johnson and Lisa Sholter. They each received a Custom Rod and Reel Sponsored by Top Notch Pallets and Tobin Lake RV(Roger and Amy Shipley) as well as a Gift Certificate for their Entry into next years Tournament courtesy of the Nipawin Hawks.
Second Prize in the Early Bird Draw went to Team #44 Ryan and Bob Taylor. They won two Husquavarna Chain Saws.
Third Prize in the Early Bird Draw was won by Team #38 Matt Hrychuk and Logan Bishop. They won Jackets Donated by Thomas Motors.
20/20 Winning Team for One Day total weight closest to 20lbs 20 ounces or 21.25 was Team#72 Kevin Matiachuk and Yvonne Loewen won 2-$200.00 Gift Certificates from Nipawin Vision Center(Adam Fitzpatrick).
Hidden Weight Prize for 29 lbs caught was won by Team #39 Michelle and Don Remizowski. They received 2 Life Jackets Donated by Pine Power Sports and Marine.
Hidden Weight Prize for 36 pounds caught was won by Team #6 Jeff Wall and Steve Scheidl. They received 2 Jig Saws Donated by Pinecrest Rona.
The Big Fish Prize for Day 1 was won by Team #47 Spencer Kozun and Ryan Tait. They collected $645.00 for a fish that weighed 11.45 lbs.
The Big Fish Prize for Day 2 was won by Team #30 Carson Stankowski and Nathan Paradis. They also collected $645.00 for a fish that weighed 10.4 lbs.
We would like to say Thank You to Casey Gouw and River Runner Recreation*Yar-Craft for their donation and purchase of Boat Markers and Supper Friday Night as well as all of the Door Prizes.
Another Thank You Roger and Amy ShipleyTop Notch Pallets and Tobin Lake RV and Jason Ediger of Rosetown Mainline Motors for their generous contributions that allowed us to purchase some fantastic prizes for our Event Winners.
All of the event Volunteers received hats courtesy of Casey and The Shipleys.
We could not make this tournament happen without your support.
Thanks to all the Volunteers who dedicated their time to help leading up to and during the Tournament. Thank you from all of us at The Nipawin Hawks.
Enjoy fun on the ice at our annual Ice Fishing Derby. This year it is Saturday March 11. Come and try your hand at catching the longest fish through the ice.
The Hawks 2017 Radio Auction will be held March 2, 2017 at the Nipawin Evergreen Centre.
Over the last several years, the Hawks have gone farming. Thanks to the generosity of our neighbors, the Hawks have used this vehicle to financially stabilize the club. Great corporate partners assist the Hawks in this venture by providing donations of chemical, fuel, seed, and of course, the land.