The 60th Pennsylvania State

Championship Fishing Tournament

September 26th - 30th, 2019

(1959 - 2019)

"Catch & Release Tournament"


Tidioute, PA - the "Sportsman's Paradise" is home of the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament (PSCFT).  A fun packed weekend is planned every year on the last full weekend in September with activities for all ages.  While the catch and release fishing contest is the star of the show complete with cash awards and prizes, there is also a kids fishing derby with trophies awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, a parade with judging and trophies, bicycle give a ways, carnival rides, fireworks, lots of food and many raffles.  We invite everyone to enjoy and participate in all the festivities and entertainment surronding the tournament.  For more information contact the PSCFT by email at: and for registration forms to enter the fishing contest please visit the tournaments website @




Thursday, September 26th

Carnival and Grounds open at 6:00pm


Friday, Setember 27th

Committee members will be on grounds to accept registrations all day, carnival and grounds open at 6:00 pm


Saturday, September 28th

Scales open at 5am - close at 8:00 pm sharp

Carnival and grounds open at noon, kids fishing derby from 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Benner Park, Arts and crafts show at Tidioute Firehall from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm,

Parade line up at 10:00 am - Parade begins at 1:00 pm sharp.

Door prize drawinigs at 8:00 pm; tickets on sale prior to drawings on the tournament grounds.

Fishing finalits announced at 8:30 pm

Junior Championship angler crowned at 9:00 pm


Sunday, September 29th

Scales open at 8am-close at 2:30 sharp

Carnival and grounds open at noon

Champion angler crowned at 3pm

closing ceremonies at 3:30 pm


Come join us and be a part of the Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament Parade! This years parade theme is tailgating! So get your favorite sports team, non profit, dance team, band, group of friends, or organization together as everyone is welcome to participate. Click the link below to download and print the parade registration form.
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PA Trout Stocking Schedules

The trout stocking schedules are now available online. To search for locations and dates go to, click on the link for Trout Stocking Schedules, select a county, enter start and end dates, then press “Go.”



please write: Pa State Championship Fishing Tournament, Inc.

                                                                 90 Main Street

                                                               Tidioute, Pa 16351

                                                or check out their Facebook page


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Tidioute Borough
129 Main St
Tidioute, PA 16351

Phone: (814) 484-7424

Fax: (814) 484-7412

Email address:

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