Fishing contests in Utah are governed by rule R657-58: Fishing Contests and Clinics.

Before holding your contest, you may need to apply for a Certificate of Registration (COR)—depending on your contest’s size, targeted species, location and prizes.

To learn about all of the requirements for holding a fishing contest in Utah, you should read the fishing contest rule.

For a summary of when you would need a COR, you can refer to the answers to the common questions below. Alternately, you can download a list of guidelines for Type I fishing contests in PDF format that summarizes the key points of the rule.

Common questions about fishing contest Certificate of Registration (COR) requirements