2019 Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 25th

Arrive in sunny Key West and take a short cab ride from the Key West Airport to: Key West Margaritaville Resort & Marina (245 Front St., 305-294-4000). Anglers may check-in, pick up ditty and name tags in the Marina Building, Dewey Boardroom (2nd floor) between 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

 

**Thursday night late arrivals please check-in before breakfast on Friday 6:30-7:30 am in the Dewey Boardroom.**


CAPTAINS MEETING/BOAT DRAWING & COCKTAIL PARTY
Meet your captain from 7:00PM to 8:30PM at the Margaritaville Sunset Pier (245 Front St.), sponsored by Shell Lubricants.  Enjoy heavy hor d’oeuvres and cocktails while drawing for your team boat and reviewing the rules. Please wear your nametag, as this will serve as entrance into all events.










Friday, April 26th

BREAKFAST BUFFET 
A good morning bloody mary and buffet breakfast, sponsored by Sunshine Gasoline Distributors, will be served at the Margaritaville Courtyard between 6:30-7:30 am. After breakfast, teams pick up box lunches, sponsored by DB Trucking, including a lunch for your Captain and Mate, beverages and return taxi vouchers. Please have your crew together as taxis will be waiting to depart.

 

FISH THE CHALLENGE
Your outdoor adventure begins as taxis, sponsored by Wayne Fueling Systems begin picking up anglers at 7:00 am from the Margaritaville Resort and shuttling them to one of the following marinas: A&B, Galleon, Key West Bight, Charterboat Row, Garrison Bight, Hurricane Hole, Land’s End or Oceanside to board their boats. Fish from 8:30 am until lines out of water at 3:00 pm; please ask your Captain to call for pick-up on your voyage back to the dock, so a taxi will be waiting for you upon arrival.

 

LEADER BOARD RECEPTION
Team leaders report the day’s catch and turn in score sheets to Findlay Sinclair at the Key West Margaritaville Resort & Marina (245 Front St) upstairs pool bar from 6:00-7:30 pm sponsored by Excentus. Anglers may sip cocktails, enjoy bites, take a dip or swap fish stories. The evening is free on Duval Street. Your nametag will serve as your entrance into the event.

Saturday, April 27th

BREAKFAST BAR
A good morning bloody mary and breakfast buffet, sponsored by McLane will be served at the Margaritaville Marina Courtyard betweenn 6:30-7:30 am. After breakfast, teams pick up their box lunches, sponsored by BBVA Compass , including a lunch for your Captain and Mate, beverages and taxi vouchers. Please have your crew together as taxis will be waiting to depart.

 

FISH THE CHALLENGE
Your outdoor journey continues as taxis, sponsored by IPC, begin picking up anglers at 7:00 am from the Margaritaville Resort and shuttling them to one of the following marinas: A&B Marina, Galleon Marina, Key West Bight Marina, Charterboat Row, and Oceanside Marina to board their boats. Fish from 8:30 am until lines out of water at 2:30 pm; please ask your Captain to call for pick-up on your voyage back to the dock, so a taxi will be waiting for you upon arrival.

 

COCKTAIL & AWARDS DINNER 
Take a short stroll outside the front entrance of the Margaritaville, along the parking garage to Truman’s Little White House (111 Front Street). Kindly turn in your score cards in to Findlay Sinclair at Truman’s Little White House, as soon as possible, so the final scores can be tabulated.

 

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served from 5:30-7:00 pm sponsored by Saudi Aramco. The dinner and awards program, sponsored by Motiva and Shell Oil Products US, begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Your name tag will serve as entrance into the event.

 

 

Sunday, April 28th

Depart at your leisure with memories of catching “the big one”
and colorful stories of Duval Street!


Until next year...

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