2022
Schedule of Events
for Participants

The Greatest Show
in Sportfishing!

The Greatest Show in Sportfishing

Tournament Schedule of Events - Participants and Sponsors

Tournament Schedule of Events (Revised 7-18) - Participants and Sponsors
"Billfish Week" July 20 - 24, 2022 ~ The Wharf, Orange Beach, Alabam

Wednesday July 20th:
  • Sponsor Check In - Wharf Marina Outfitters Store (next to the boat bar at Marlin Circle)
  • 3 - 8 pm: Team Check-in and Optional Entry Registration (new location) - The Palms (above Villaggio Restaurant) (note - Tournament Optional Entry Registration concludes Wednesday at 8 pm, no Thursday morning

Thursday July 21st:
  • 7:30 - 9 am: "Get Your Game On" Breakfast Presented by Galati Yacht Sales - delivered to your boat
  • 7:30 - 9:30 am: "Hangover Clinic" mobile Bloody Mary Bar Presented by Gulf Coast Yacht Group & Hatteras Yachts
  • 9 am: Tournament Rules Meeting - Mandatory at The Palms (above Villaggio Restaurant)
  • 10:01 am: Tournament Departure from The Wharf Marina.
    A Work of Art will lead teams from the Wharf through Perdido Pass. Boats departing from other marinas in Orange Beach will fall in line. The Tournament will officially begin outside the jetties with a shotgun start on VHF 72.

Friday July 22nd:
  • 7 - 8 am: Early Bird Tournament Weigh-In - (Blue Marlin) prior notification required (by Thursday evening - 9 pm)
  • 5 - 7 pm: Tournament Weigh-In - hosted by Jim Cox and Kelly Jones Finley

Saturday July 23rd:
  • 5 pm - 8 pm: Tournament Weigh-In - The Greatest Show in Sportfishing hosted by Jim Cox and Kelly Jones Finley
    (reminder: Teams must enter back through Mobile Pass only and pass Sailboat Bay by 6pm)
  • 8 pm: Concert at The Wharf Amphitheater - Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour

Sunday July 24th:
  • 9 am: Tournament Awards at the Orange Beach Event Center (next to the hotel) Presented by Saunders Yachtworks and the announcement of the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship Winners Presented by Grander Marine