I figured some people would like to know about this tourney so I am passing along the info. FlyMasters of Indianapolis is hosting an Owners tourney. All you need to do is purchase a rod Shimano or G.Loomis from them to be eligible to participate. Here are the details from there site. Or you can got to https://www.flymasters.com/ and scroll down for the info. I know some people will be buying new rods to get ready for spring and this may help you decide which rod to get.
Owners Fishing Tournament, May 2014
G. Loomis Owners Tournament
FlyMasters of Indianapolis
On Saturday May 10, 2014 the first annual Shimano/G. Loomis Owners Tournament will be held at the Stevenshire Oasis in Northwestern Indiana.
What is an owners tournament? Any angler who purchases a Shimano or G. Loomis fly, spinning, or baitcasting rod at FlyMasters between December 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014 is automatically entered into the tournament.
The prizes for this tournament are worth over $5000.00.
Specifics of the tournament are coming soon.
This is the only way to be eligible for the tournament.