The NYS Winter Classic Fishing Tournament cash prize levels are solely based upon angler participation. 
There are 7 categories of fish, the placements below apply to each category. The greater the number of 
participating anglers, the greater the number of places and the higher the payout according to the following schedule:

    # Anglers:        # Places Paid:        Total % Paid Out:          Placement Breakdown:
      <50                          1                60% + 20% Weekly's                    1 = 100%
     51-99                        3                60% + 20% Weekly's       1 = 50%, 2 = 30%, 3 = 20%
   100-250                      3                60% + 20% Weekly's       1 = 50%, 2 = 30%, 3 = 20%
   251-500                      3                60% + 20% Weekly's       1 = 50%, 2 = 30%, 3 = 20%
   501-750                      3                60% + 20% Weekly's       1 = 50%, 2 = 30%, 3 = 20%
   751-2000                    5                65% + 20% Weekly's       1 = 40%, 2 = 30%, 3 = 15%, 4 = 10%, 5 = 5%
    >2000                       10               65% + 20% Weekly's      1 = 25%, 2 = 20%, 3 = 15%, 4 = 12% 5 = 8%, 6 = 6% 7 = 5%, 8 = 4%, 9 = 3%, 10 = 2%



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NYS Winter Classic Prize Levels