2017
Schedule of Events
for Participants

The Greatest Show
in Sportfishing!

If you are NOT a tournament participant or sponsor, your schedule is HERE.

The Greatest Show in Sportfishing

Tournament Schedule of Events - Participants and Sponsors

"Billfish Week" July 11th - 16th, 2017 ~ The Wharf, Orange Beach, Alabama
(Updated 10/21/16)
Tuesday July 11th:
  • 6 pm - 10:30 pm: Crew Fest Party Presented by Galati Yacht Sales and Viking Yachts. Great Food - Drinks - LIVE music and featuring the Triple Crown Challenge Fighting Chair Contest presented by Pompanette
Wednesday July 12th:
  • 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 The Sands (2nd floor above Marina Office) (Private)
  • 7 pm: Kick-off Party at Driftwood Bar & Grille Presented by Hancock & Whitney Bank (Private)
  • 7 pm: Wharf Street Party and Billfish Boat Show on Main Street
  • 9 pm: The One and Only - Miss Billfish Contest on Tournament stage
Thursday July 13th:
  • 8 am - 10 am: "Get Your Game On" Team Breakfast at The Palms (above Villaggio) Presented by Dog River Marine
  • 8 am - 11 am: Final Optional Entry open at Tournament Headquarters (Marina Office)
  • 11:01 am: Boat departure from the Wharf Marina
  • Orange Beach / Gulf Shores Billfish Boat Parade - Canal Road
Friday July 14th:
  • 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 - 8 pm: Tournament Weigh-In presented by Saunders Yachtworks and hosted by Jim Cox
Saturday July 15th:
  • 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
  • 10 pm: Announcement of the Tournament Champions
Sunday July 16th:
  • 9 am: Tournament Awards Ceremony Breakfast and Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship Winners (private)