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 06/14/2017)
Tuesday July 11th:
  • 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 former Cowgirls on Main Street across from the Ferris Wheel (private)
Wednesday July 12th:
  • 10 am - 5 pm: Team Check in and Optional Entry Registration Presented by Rouses Markets 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: "Hangover Clinic" Presented by Gulf Coast Yacht Group & Hatteras Yachts behind Tournament Headquarters
  • 8 am - 10 am: "Get Your Game On" Team Breakfast Presented by Dog River Marine Complex at Driftwood
  • 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
  • 5:15 pm - 8 pm: World Food Championship presents the Marlin Master Chef Showdown
  • 8 pm - 11 pm: Florida Georgia Line in concert over in the Wharf Amphitheater!
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
  • 8 pm - 11 pm: Florida Georgia Line in concert over in the Wharf Amphitheater!
  • 10 pm: Announcement of the Tournament Champions
Sunday July 16th:
  • 9 am: Tournament Awards Ceremony Breakfast Presented by Spectrum Resorts and the announcement Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship Winners at the former Cowgirls on Main Street across from the Ferris Wheel (private)