Fish for Hope

$55000 

Goal: $100000

Place of Hope’s inaugural Fish for Hope Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo Tournament will be an exciting event benefiting nearly 260 children and young adults in desperate need in Palm Beach County!

Teams will be fishing in support of a child in foster care, providing food, clothing, school supplies and other essentials for their child!

Place of Hope’s inaugural Fish for Hope Kingfish, Dolphin, Wahoo Tournament will be an exciting event benefiting nearly 260 children and young adults in desperate need in Palm Beach County!

Teams will be fishing in support of a child in foster care, providing food, clothing, school supplies and other essentials for their child!

The GRAND PRIZES to the Top Fundraiser and Heaviest Fish Overall is a Costa Rica Fishing Trip to Los Suenos!

Winning teams in both categories will enjoy a 3-day experience in Los Suenos Costa Rica with The Black & Blue Fishing Club!Includes lodging for up to 6 people in a 3 bedroom, 2 bath condo at Los Suenos Resort and Marina. Fish on a world-class 57’ custom Carolina sport fishing boat with captain and crew. The Central Pacific region of Costa Rica offers some of the most spectacular fishing in the world. Fish thrive in the calm and clear waters just outside Herradura Bay off Los Suenos year round. Airfare not included. Kindly donated by Doyle Insurance and Jason Doyle. Value $12,000.

Schedule of Events

Kick-off Event
Date to be announced

Captain’s Meeting
June 24, 2016 at The Buccaneer
5 p.m. – 9 p.m. • 7 p.m. rules reading
One crew member must be present

Fishing Tournament
June 25, 2016 at Sailfish Marina
7:30 a.m. Lines in, 2:30 p.m. Lines out
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Weigh-in party

Awards Party
June 25, 2016 at The Buccaneer
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
8 p.m. Awards ceremony
(valet provided)

Fish for Hope Presenting Sponsor – $15,000
1 tournament entry • 1 VIP table for 10 guests at kick-off event
10 tickets to awards party • logo on t-shirts and leader board
Logo on promotional materials • 2 buckets and 4 t-shirts

Offshore Slam Sponsor – $7,500
1 tournament entry • 1 premier table for 10 guests at kick-off event
10 tickets to awards party • logo on t-shirts
Logo on promotional materials • 2 buckets and 4 t-shirts

Kingfish Sponsor – $5,000
1 tournament entry • 1 premier table for 10 guests at kick-off event
10 tickets to awards party • logo on t-shirts
Logo on promotional materials • 1 bucket and 4 t-shirts

Dolphin Sponsor – $2,500
1 tournament entry • 4 seats at kick-off event
4 tickets to awards party • logo on t-shirts
Logo on promotional materials • 1 bucket and 4 t-shirts

Wahoo Sponsor – $1,000
1 tournament entry • 2 seats at kick-off event
Logo on promotional materials • 1 bucket and 4 t-shirts

Sailfish Sponsor – $750
2 seats at kick-off event • company name on promotional materials
1 bucket and 2 t-shirts

Hope Sponsor – $250
Company name on promotional materials

How can I get involved?
You can visit our Fish for Hope page to register as a new team, or join an existing team.

What do I do once I am registered?
Share your personal web page with friends and family via email, Facebook and Twitter and ask them to make a donation on your page. Spread the word and try to increase your sponsors to help raise support for the child you are sponsoring.

What does my donation go towards?
Your donation will go directly towards caring for the 230 foster children currently in our care.

Tournament Rules

  1. WEATHER: The decision to fish is solely the captain’s choice. All anglers fish at their own discretion and risk. No entry refunds.
  2. At least one member of all tournament registered boats MUST check in with a tournament representative at the Captain’s Meeting.
  3. Lines in at 7:30 a.m. Lines out at 2:30 p.m.
  4. All state & federal recreational fishing rules governing weight, size, bag limits and licensing must be observed. Only legal sized fish will be weighed.
  5. Eastern boundary is 25 nautical miles. Fishing in the Bahamas is prohibited.
  6. All fish must be caught on rod and reel (no electric reels). Kites, downriggers, planers and wire lines are permitted. No line test restrictions.
  7. Tournament scales open at 2 p.m. and close at 4 p.m. All fish weighed in must be accompanied to the scale by an angler from the boat on which it was caught and be weighed in the presence of the Official Tournament Weigh Master.
  8. No mutilated fish will be weighed. In the event of a tie (identical weights), an award will be given to first angler at weigh-in, the other fish will become eligible for the next lowest award category if applicable.
  9. Only one (1) fish per category, per boat can be entered in the adult categories.
  10. In the event of cash prizes, winners must provide their Social Security number and submit a completed 1099 Form to Place of Hope.
  11. Juniors are defined as kids 12 years old or younger (as of May 30, 2016). Juniors must fight their fish unassisted.
  12. Tournament will monitor channel (to be announced).