Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 6090   Event: Denver Bassmasters Club Bass Tournament
Application Date: 02/01/2023    Event Date: 05/20/2023
Organization: Denver Bassmasters   Phone: 17203754270
Address: 9085 West Quarto Pl.
Contact 1 Name: Howard Binkley
Address: 9085 West Quarto Pl.
Littleton CO 80128
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name: Jeremiah Hofstetter
Address: 16236 E. Severn Pl.
Aurora CO 80011
Email: Send email

Event Information

Permit Type(s): Parks and Open Spaces
Type of Event: Other
Horsetooth Reservoir

One day club Bass Tournament. This is a card tournament so the fish will be released immediately. Nothing special about inspection requirements.

Estimated Participants: 30   Estimated Spectators: 0

Food / Alcohol:
  Food is NOT being Served.
 Alcohol is NOT being Served

   Sat. 05/20/2023: 5:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Additional Information Submitted by Applicant

1. Date Submitted: 02/11/2023
The event will be the Denver Bassmaster's club tournament. Anticipating 30 people or 15 boats. No impact on the staff outside of the normal pre-launch boat inspection. It's not a fundraiser. Emergency plan, contact Howard Binkley at 720-375-4270. No need to involve the fire department or sheriff's department unless there's an accident on the lake. Parking will involve 15 or so parking spots after launch at the south launch facility. No additional room required. No impact outside normal boat and truck traffic for a day at the lake. No port a potty needed. No alcohol will be involved. Each boater has a $300,000 liability proof on the boat. I've attached the club's insurance verification. No course ap needed in the ramp parking lot. We are a 501C nonprofit listed in with the National and Colorado BASS Nation. Brandon Genova is the president of the state of Colorado BASS Chapter, and I can get proof of this. I can send a copy to the county web address if needed.

Reviewing Agency Comments/Status

Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.


Status: Approved

Comments: -Please ensure potable/treated water is available for attendees during this outdoor event. This may be achieved by use of potable water tap at Horsetooth in the event area, or providing commercial bottled water; or water from approved clean and sanitized dispensers such as hard-sided beverage dispensing coolers/receptacles of potable water. -Please ensure that all staff and volunteers are familiar with the emergency communications plan.

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Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Parks & Open Lands

Status: Denied

Comments: The date conflicts with another event that had an earlier application date.

Email Parks & Open Lands

Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


Email Poudre Fire Authority

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Comments: Thank you

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Status: Approved

Comments: Horsetooth Reservoir is managed by Dept. of Natural Resources/Park Rangers who will need to review and approve permit for their property. Sheriff's office has no issues

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Final Disposition

Status: DENIED

Hello Howard and Jeremiah,

Your special event permit has been denied by the Department of Natural Resources with the following comment:

The date conflicts with another event that had an earlier application date.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Natural Resources directly.