Help conduct valuable research!

Thank you for taking a moment of your day to respond to this 20-question survey. This valuable data will help organizers of carp angling events and tournaments strengthen their future fundraising requests, which in turn will make for a more enjoyable experience for you, the angler.

* 1. How often do you go carp angling?

* 2. On average, how much do you pay for bait during each carp angling session?

* 3. On average, how much do you pay for food supplies during each carp angling session?

* 4. On average, how much do you pay for camping supplies during each carp angling session?

* 5. Excluding normal, per-session expenses, approximately how much do you spend each year on one-time purchases for camping supplies? For example, you may only buy one folding chair or tent per year, so it is a one-time purchase that is not counted toward what is spent for each session.

* 6. On average, how often do you compete in an endurance format carp angling tournament in the United States?

* 7. When competing in an endurance format carp angling tournament, how much do you spend on bait products?

* 8. When competing in an endurance format carp angling tournament, how much do you spend on food products?

* 9. When competing in an endurance format carp angling tournament, how much do you spend on camping products?

* 10. When traveling for endurance format carp-angling tournaments, what is your average duration of lodging required?

* 11. What is your maximum daily lodging allowance?

* 12. When traveling for recreational fishing or endurance format tournament fishing, on average how much do you spend per day at dining at local restaurants?

* 13. Combining all expenses (gas, food, lodging, bait, camping supplies), approximately how much do you spend each time you compete in an endurance format carp angling tournament?

* 14. Rank from highest to lowest, how much money you are spending at each outlet during the course of a multi-day recreational fishing outing and/or while competing in an endurance-format tournament.

* 15. What is the most miles you have/would travel to compete in an endurance format carp angling tournament?

* 16. What is the maximum per team you are willing to pay for registration to an endurance format carp angling tournament?

* 17. Would the offer of a large bonus prize influence your decision to fish an endurance format carp tournament you might not have  otherwise fished (ie. $50,000 for State-record carp)?

* 18. How does cash prize amounts influence whether or not you're willing to travel to compete in an endurance format carp tournament?

* 19. How important is it to receive a keepsake (ie. event t-shirt) from each fishing tournament you attend?

* 20. How do you feel about a social event the night before the tournament?

* 21. Please add any ideas you may have to improve the level of quality and service provided to you at future endurance format carp angling tournaments.

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