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August 16, 17, & 18, 2013
Kickoff Party August 9th, 2013
7:30pm at Ferg's Sports Bar
Last Chance for Early Registration
All Events Aug 16-18 (below)
Held @ Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
St Petersburg, FL
Friday Aug 16th :
This is where everyone meets to hear the final rule changes and other information. After this meeting the tournament starts at one minute past midnight at 12:01am Saturday morning, no fish can be shot before this time. One registered paid shooter from each boat or team needs to attend this meeting.
Saturday Aug 17th :
Fish must be gutted and properly iced by this time, no cleaning fish at the resort location.
This the the big party! There will be food and drinks and a beer truck to ensure that everyone is well hydrated. Sponsors will be on site with displays and there may be charities accepting donations of fish, making t-shirts, doing fish-rub (gyotaku) artwork, and much more.
Sunday Aug 18th :
Everyone who weighs a fish in the tournament on Saturday wins a prize on Sunday! Come out for coffee and breakfast snacks to see who won big! Shooters will be called to come up and choose their prize from the biggest prize table in spearfishing! The "mystery tickets" given to each shooter will be called out during the ceremony at random times and winners get to pick from the huge prize table. Bar opens at 11am per local laws.
The awards ceremnony is held inside the resort building, rain or shine.