Tournament Base Entry
By paying the mandatory Base Entry Fees, teams receive angler merchandise and access to the Awards Celebration for four team members. Additional merchandise and access passes may be purchased at the event.
“Overall Tournament Awards” are derived from the $1,500. Base Entry Fee. Of the seventy percent allocated to awards, sixty percent (60%) goes to Billfish Awards, twenty percent (20%) goes to Top Tuna and twenty percent (20%) goes to Top Dorado.
Top Overall Tournament Teams — Billfish
Cash prizes are awarded to the top three teams based on the single heaviest qualifying black or blue marlin as follows: Three winners 65.0%/22.5%/12.5%; Two winners 71.25%/28.75%; One winner takes all. If there are no qualifying marlin weighed, the prize money rolls equally to the Gamefish category and is awarded to the top tuna and/or dorado teams.
Top Overall Tournament Teams — Gamefish (Tuna & Dorado)
Cash prizes in these categories are awarded to the top teams based on the single heaviest qualifying tuna and dorado. If there is no winner in one of the Gamefish categories, the prize money rolls to the other Gamefish species category. If there are no qualifying tuna or dorado weighed, the prize money in these categories rolls to the Billfish category and is awarded to the top billfish teams per the published billfish awards percentage breakdowns.
|Category||Entry Fee||Payout||Award Schedule|
|Base Entry (Required for participation)||$1,500.00||50%||See Base Entry Details Below|
|$500 Daily Jackpot||$1,500.00||85%||Winner Take All / Day|
|$1k Daily Jackpot||$3,000.00||85%||Winner Take All / Day|
|$2k Daily Jackpot||$6,000.00||85%||Winner Take All / Day|
|$5k Daily “Big Bob’s” Jackpot||$15,000.00||85%||Winner Take All / Day|
|$1k Daily Gamefish||$3,000.00||85%||Winner Take All / Day / Species|
|Release Category||$2,000.00||85%||65.0% / 22.5% / 12.5%|
|Across The Board Entry||$32,000.00|