Fish for a good cause at the Sailfish Marina Big Dog Fat Cat Tournament on Friday and Saturday, July 7th & 8th. The event is a benefit for A Second Chance Puppies & Kittens Rescue, Riviera Beach Maritime Academy, and the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center. There are $50,000 in cash and prizes and the grand prize is $10,000.
The grand prize winner will be the one who takes 1st place in the aggregate category. There are cash awards for 1st – 5th place in the Kingfish, Dolphin, and Wahoo categories. There are also 1st – 3rd place cash awards for Snapper and women and kids categories. Everyone who takes a spot will also receive a trophy.
Registration for the event is on the 7th at 5 p.m. at the Sailfish Marina Resort on Singer Island, followed by a captain’s meeting at 7 p.m. That night also starts the Sidewalk Celebration, welcoming 30 vendors, for fishermen, families, and anyone interested. There are also 3 bars, silent auctions, and raffles. The celebration takes place from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the resort.
Fishing begins the morning of the 8th, at 6:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Weigh-in is from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and the awards will be presented at 7 p.m. In the meantime, the Sidewalk Celebration continues starting at 4 p.m. All 30 vendors still be there as well as bars, raffles and more. That night dinner will be provided by the Sailfish Marina Resort.
This event is packed full of fun for everyone and benefits multiple causes. If you’re interested, early registration for the tournament opens on June 25th. You can find the application here. For more information about the event in general, click here or visit Facebook.
Sailfish Marina Resort, Lake Drive, West Palm Beach, FL.