2018
Schedule of Events
for Participants

The Greatest Show
in Sportfishing!

The Greatest Show in Sportfishing

Tournament Schedule of Events - Participants and Sponsors

"Billfish Week" July 10th - 15th, 2018 ~ The Wharf, Orange Beach, Alabama
(Updated 05/17/2018)
Tuesday July 10th:
  • 6 pm - 10:30 pm: Crew Fest Party Presented by Galati Yacht Sales and Viking Yachts. Great Food - Drinks - LIVE Music - Black Jack (no buy in) and featuring the Triple Crown Challenge Fighting Chair Contest presented by Pompanette at The Port on Main Street across from the Ferris Wheel (private) Wednesday July 11th:
  • 10 am - 5 pm: Team Check in and Optional Entry Registration at Tournament Headquarters (Marina Office)
  • 6:15 pm - 7 pm: Tournament Rules Meeting at Orange Beach Event Center (new location - Private)
  • 7 pm: The Kick-off Party Presented by Hancock & Whitney Bank at the Orange Beach Event Center (new location - Private)
  • 7 pm: Wharf Street Party and Billfish Boat Show on Main Street
  • 9 pm: The One and Only - Miss Billfish Contest on the Orange Beach Event Center stage (Private)

Thursday July 12th:
  • 8 am - 10 am: "Get Your Game On" Team Breakfast Presented by Dog River Marine Complex
  • 8 am - 11 am: Final Optional Entry open at Tournament Headquarters (Marina Office)
  • 8 am - 10 am: "Hangover Clinic" sponsored by Gulf Coast Yacht Group and Hatteras Yachts behind the Marina Office
  • 11:01 am: Boat departure from the Wharf Marina
  • Orange Beach / Gulf Shores Billfish Boat Parade - Canal Road
  • 5 pm: Sponsor Village Opens in Marlin Circle along with the Billfish Boat Show on Main Street

Friday July 13th:
  • 4 pm: Sponsor Village Opens in Marlin Circle along with the Billfish Boat Show
  • 5 pm: Weigh-In Spectacular - National Anthem; Opening Intro Video Presentation
  • 5 pm - 7 pm: Tournament Weigh-In presented by Saunders Yachtworks and hosted by Jim Cox

Saturday July 14th:
  • 4 pm: Sponsor Village Opens in Marlin Circle along with the Billfish Boat Show
  • 5 pm: Weigh-In Spectacular - Presentation of Colors; National Anthem; Opening Intro Video Presentation
  • 5 pm - 10 pm: Tournament Weigh-In..."The Greatest Show in Sportfishing!" - hosted by Jim Cox and televised on the BMGC Television Network and online
  • 10 pm: Announcement of the Tournament Champions

Sunday July 15th:
  • 9 am: Tournament Awards Ceremony Breakfast and the announcement Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship Winners at The Port on Main Street across from the Ferris Wheel (private)