Registration starts at 5:00pm on July 13 at the Yacht Club or register online. Enjoy a welcome cocktail at 6:00pm. The registration fee is $200 USD.
The event is hosted and sponsored by Ernesto Zaragoza Charity Foundation. Funds raised from the tournament help local charities in their endeavors.
The tournament is conducted under International Game Fish Association rules.
2018 International Billfish Tournament: Program
5:00 pm – registration of participants at the San Carlos Yacht Club
6:00 pm – welcome cocktail
9:00 pm – end of registration
7:00 am – opening and opening notice
3:00 pm – start of weighing
4:00 pm – lines up
6:00 pm – close of weighing
7:00 am – beginning of the last day of fishing
2:00 pm – start of weighing
3:00 pm – lines up
5:00 pm – close of weighing
6:00 pm – Dinner (courtesy of Hotel Armida), awards and closing at the Yacht Club
7:00pm – Awards Ceremony
2018 International Billfish Tournament: Awards
Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 teams or boats that scores the most total points (catch and release) during the two days of the tournament, and:
- $1,000 USD cash to the first place
- $800 USD cash to the second place
- $500 USD cash to the third place
Trophies will also be awarded for biggest fish, best captain and best female angler.
There will also be awards for the biggest Dorado, Sailfish and Marlin … and daily jackpots.
2016 International Billfish Tournament Final Results
Overall boat releases:
1. Kryptonite with 8 (pictured right)
2. Predator with 7
3. Cortezano with 3
Winning Anglers: (pictured below)
1. Eleanor North on Predator with 6 released billfish
2. Ken Diaz on Caroline E and David Rothschiller on Kryptonite each released 3 billfish
3. Casey Hayes on Cortezano, Wade Earl and Steve Calvert on Kryptonite each released 2 billfish
2014 International Billfish Tournament Final Results
The 67th Annual International Billfish Tournament took place July 4 – 6, 2014.
The final results are as follows:
1st Place: Bryan Replogle
2nd Place: John King
3rd Place: Ron Cooper
4th Place: Theodore Dake
5th Place: Adan Goldring
6th Place Robert Gilbert William
7th Place: Ken Diaz/Dan Boone/Rich Norquist
1st Place: Connie Ward
2nd Place Tamra Williamson
Thank you to everyone who participated. This event is hosted by the Ernesto Zaragoza Charity Foundation.