Register Now For Yamaha Power Pay To Earn Additional Payouts at ACA Events During the 2024 Season

SAN ANTONIO, TX (April 5, 2024) – In approximately one week, the Association of Collegiate Anglers will host its first event of the 2024 season.  The Hartwell Slam, which will take place at Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC on April 13-14, is a no-entry-fee event which also includes media coverage on a variety of streaming platforms, live coverage, social media promotions and is nationally televised on several networks.  Along with double points on the line, teams will be competing for their share of the more than $20,000 in prizes and contingencies up for grabs.  One of the many contingency programs that the field of hundreds of the top collegiate anglers from across the nation will be eligible to participate in is the Yamaha Power Pay Program!

The Yamaha Power Pay Program is a contingency program for tournament anglers who own, and run with, a Yamaha outboard motor on their boat.  To date, Yamaha Power Pay total payouts exceed more than $1,000,000.

Here are further details on how the Yamaha Power Pay program works:


To participate in the Yamaha Power Pay Program, an angler must own a Yamaha outboard motor. The Yamaha outboard motor must be purchased within the past 60 months, 115-425 HP. Yamaha outboard motor must be warranty registered in participant’s name, and must be used on Program participant’s boat while fishing supported Power Pay tournament events.


Complete the official Yamaha Power Pay Program registration form and return via email, fax, or mail (or register online).


Participate in a contingency paying tournament, and post the highest placing finish of those who have registered for the Yamaha Power Pay Program. Select tournament trails will pay the top two highest finishes. Highest finishes must fall within the top 33% of the field, with a minimum field size of no less than 40 boats. See current list of Power Pay sanctioned events.


Submit the official Yamaha Power Pay Awards form within 30-days of your finish. Upon verification and approval, your contingency payment will be sent via U.S. mail. Winners should allow a minimum of 8 weeks for approval, processing and distribution.