Billfish Tournament Guide

Emerald Coast

From the biggest marlin and heftiest paydays to the best parties and the toughest competition, there’s a billfish tournament to suit just about anyone. Here is our comprehensive guide to fishing tournaments for marlin and sailfish worldwide.

Tournaments By Month

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January Billfish Touranments

Silver Sailfish Derby
Date:  Jan. 5-9, 2023
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament
Date:   Jan. 7-8, 2022 
Location: Islamorada, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast  

Lenny Schelin Memorial Tournament
Date: Jan. 8-15, 2022
Location: Ft. Pierce, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Pelican Yacht Club Invitational
Date:  Jan. 10-15, 2022    
Location: Ft. Pierce, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast

Pelagic Rock Star Offshore Tournament  
Date: Jan. 14-16, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica Region: Central America  

Stuart Sailfish Club Light Tackle Tournament
Date: Jan. 11-15, 2022 
Location: Stuart, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

Gold Cup Invitational Fishing Tournament  

Date: Jan. 11-15, 2022
Location: Palm Beach, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast  

The Masters Angling Tournament 
Date:  Jan. 19-22, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America 

Ocean Reef Sailfish Classic
Date:  Jan. 20-22, 2022
Location: Key Largo, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg I
Date:  Jan. 26-29, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica
Region: Central Americ

Operation Sailfish 
Date:  Jan. 12-16, 2022  
Location: Singer Island, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast  

Buccaneer Cup 
Date: Jan. 19-22, 2022
Location: Singer Island, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast

Cheeca Lodge Presidential  
Date: Jan. 21-23, 2022
Location: Islamorada, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Islamorada Fishing Club Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament
Date:  Jan. 26-27, 2022     
Location: Islamorada, Florida  
Region: Florida East Coast  

South Indian Ocean Billfish Competition 
Date: Jan. 29-Feb.4, 2022
Location: Black River, Mauritius 
Region: International 

IGFA Light Tackle Open
Date: Jan. 25-27, 2022 
Location: Palm Beach Shores, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast

Spice Island Billfish Tournament
Date: Jan. 26-30, 2022
Location: St. Georges, Grenada  
Region: Caribbean Sea  

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February Billfish Tournaments

Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Line, Vine and Dine
Date: Feb. 3-6, 2022
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Sunshine Coast GFC Classic 
Date: Feb. 10-13, 2022 
Location: Buddina, Queensland 
Region: Australia 

Sailfish Challenge 
Date: Feb. 23-27, 2022
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

New South Wales Interclub 
Date:  Feb. 25-27, 2022
Location: Port Stephens, New South Wales 
Region: Australia

Pescadora Billfish Championship 

Date: Feb. 17-19, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America 

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg II
Date: Feb. 23-26, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica
Region: Central America

Island Time Fishing Tournament 
Date: Feb. 9-12, 2022
Location: Isla Mujeres, Mexico 
Region: West Coast and Mexico

March Billfish Tournaments

Jimmy Johnson’s Quest for the Ring Championship
Date: March 1-5, 2022
Location: South Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Gamex 2022
Date: March 18-26, 2022 
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland 
Region: Australia

Watamu Fishing Festival
Dates: Mar. 5-6, 2022
Location: Malindi, Kenya
Region: International

Kenya International Billfish Tournament
Date: March 10-14, 2022
Location: Diani, Kenya
Region: International

Chub Cay Classic
Date: Mar. 17-19, 2022
Location: Chub Cay, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas 

Pelagic Pura Vida Blue Marlin Classic
Date: March 24-27, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica
Region: Central America

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg III
Date: Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America 

International Marlin Madness Game Fishing Tournament
Date:  TBD 
Location: Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago 
Region: Caribbean Sea 

Marina Casa de Campo Open 
Date: Mar. 10-12, 2022
Location: La Romana, Dominican Republic 
Region: Caribbean Sea

April Billfish Tournaments

Viking Yachts Key West Challenge 
Date: April 6-9, 2022
Location: Key West, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

Chub Cay Invitational
Date: Apr. 7-9, 2022 
Location: Chub Cay, Bahamas
Region: The Bahamas

Final Sail 
Date: April 6-10, 2022 Location: Miami Beach, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

Costa Offshore World Championship 
Date: April 24-29, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America 

White Marlin Roundup 
Date: April 14-17, 2022
Location: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
Region: The Bahamas

Marina Pez Vela Open
Date: Apr. 22-23, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America 

Lazy Marlin Hunt
Date: April 1-3, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii
Region: Hawaii

Baker’s Bay Invitational 
Date: Apr. 23-26, 2022
Location: Baker’s Bay, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas

Louisiana Gulf Coast Billfish Classic 
Date: Apr. 25-May 1, 2022
Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament 
Date: Apr. 28-May 1, 2022
Location: Cayman Brac/Grand Cayman 
Region: Caribbean Sea

The Shootout (Production vs Custom)
Date: April 27-30, 2022
Location: Abaco, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas

Game Fishing Association of Papua New Guinea National Titles 
Date: Apr. 8-17, 2022
Location: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 
Region: International

Port Hacking 100 (Sydney, NSW) 
Date: Apr. 30-May 1, 2022
Location: Burraneer, New South Wales 
Region: Australia

May Billfish Tournaments

MONGO Offshore Challenge
Date:  May 1, 2022-Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Pensacola, FL
Region: Gulf Coast and East Coast

Bohicket Marina Billfish Invitational 
Date: Cancelled for 2022
Location: John’s Island, South Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Hatteras Village Offshore Open 
Date: May 10-14, 2022 
Location: Hatteras, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Northeast Florida Marlin Association Bluewater Tournament
Date:  May 11-14, 2022 
Location: St. Augustine, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Billfish Invitational
Date: May 12-15, 2022
Location: Cypress Cove, Louisiana
Region: US Gulf Coast

Savannah Sport Fishing Club Bluewater Invitational Tournament 
Date: May 14-21, 2022
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Region: US East Coast

Orange Beach Billfish Classic 
Date: May 17-22, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Custom Shootout
Date: May 10-14, 2022
Location: Abaco, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas 

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Memorial Day Tournament 
Date:  May 12-15, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament 
Date:  May 25 – 28, 2022
Location: Georgetown, South Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Walker’s Cay Invitational
Date: May 18-21, 2022
Location: Walker’s Cay, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas 

 

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Invitational 
Date:  May 12-15, 2022
Location: Venice, Louisiana 
Region: Gulf Coast 

International Light Tackle Tournament Assocation 
Date: June 20-25, 2022
Location: Flamingo, Costa Rica
Region: Central America

Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament 
Date: June 1-4, 2022
Location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Region: East Coast

Swansboro Rotary Memorial Day Tournament 
Date: May 26-29, 2022
Location: Swansboro, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

June Billfish Tournaments

Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic 
Date:  May 31-June 5, 2022
Location: Venice, Louisiana 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Pelagic Triple Crown of Fishing
Date: June 2-5, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Region: US West Coast and Mexico

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
Date: June 8-12, 2022
Location: Biloxi, Mississippi
Region: Gulf Coast 

Keli Wagner Lady Angler Tournament
Date:  June 10-11, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina
Region: East Coast

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: June 10-18, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina
Region: East Coast

The Invitational
Date: June 15-18, 2022
Location: The Wharf, Orange Beach, AL
Region: Gulf Coast

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Ladies Billfish Invitational 
Date: June 16-18, 2022
Location: Cypress Cove, Louisiana
Region: US Gulf Coast

Carolina Billfish Classic 
Date: June 22 – 25, 2022
Location: Charleston, South Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic 
Date: June 22-26, 2022
Location: Sandestin, Florida 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament 
Date: June 29- July 3 2022
Location: Pensacola, Florida 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Kona Kickoff 
Date:  June 25-26, 2022 
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Rock n’ Reel Hawaiian Open 
Date:  June 10-12, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Hatteras Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament 
Date: June 26-July 2, 2022
Location: Hatteras, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast

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July Billfish Tournaments

Firecracker Open 
Date: July 2-3, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Bermuda Billfish Blast 
Date: July 3-7, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda 
Region: Bermuda 

MidAtlantic Cup Blue Marlin Tournament
Date:July 3-4, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey
Region: U.S. Northeast

Blue Marlin World Cup
Date: July 4, 2022
Location: Worldwide
Region: International

Kona Throw Down 
Date:  July 5-7, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii 

South Jersey Yacht Sales Offshore Showdown 
Date: July 6-9, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey 
Region: Northeast

Kona Skins Derby 
Date: July 8-10, 2022 
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Billfish Pachanga 
Date: July 13-16, 2022 
Location: Port Aransas, Texas 
Region: Gulf Coast

Bermuda Big Game Classic
Date: July 3-7, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda
Region: Bermuda

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week
Date: July 10-16, 2022
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Region: Northeast

Bermuda Billfish Release Cup 
Date: July 9-11, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda 
Region: Bermuda 

Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic
Date: July 12-17, 2022
Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts
Region: US East Coast

Blue Marlin Grand Championship 
Date: July 13-17, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Edisto Billfish Tournament 
Date:  July 20–23, 2022
Location: Edisto Island, South Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Hawaii Lure Makers Challenge 
Date: July 15-17, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Sea Horse Anglers Club Tournament
Date: July 21-25, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda
Region: Bermuda

Lone Star Shootout
Date: July 19-24, 2022
Location: Port O’Connor, Texas
Region: Gulf Coast

Key West Marlin Tournament 
Date: July 20–23, 2022
Location: Key West, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

NC Ducks Unlimited Band the Billfish Tournament 
Date: July 20-23, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Carolina Boat Builders Tournament 
Date: July 27-30, 2022
Location: Manteo, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Yacht Club of Stone Harbor Marlin Tournament 
Date: July 28-30, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey 
Region: Northeast

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Billfish Limited Tournament 
Date: July 22-24, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Hawaii International Billfish Tournament 
Date: July 30-August 7, 2022 
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Ladies Tournament
Date: July 30-31, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama
Region: Gulf Coast

August Billfish Tournaments

Washington Tuna Classic
Date: August 4-6, 2022
Location: Westport, Washington
Region: US West Coast and Mexico

Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo
Date: Aug. 5-7, 2022
Location: Flamingo, Costa Rica
Region: Central America

White Marlin Open
Date: Aug. 8-12, 2022
Location: Ocean City, Maryland
Region: Northeast

Texas Legends Billfish Tournament
Date: August 10-14, 2022
Location: Port Aransas, Texas
Region: Gulf Coast

Alice Kelly Ladies-Only Billfish Tournament 
Date: Aug. 12-14, 2022
Location: Manteo, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Ocean City Marlin and Tuna Club Offshore Open
Date: Aug. 14-21, 2022
Location: Ocean City, Maryland
Region: Northeast

Texas Billfish Classic 
Date: Aug. 16-20, 2022
Location: Freeport, Texas 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament 
Date: Aug. 15-20, 2022 
Location: Manteo, North Carolina 
Region: East Coast 

Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational 
Date: Aug. 17-20, 2022 Location: Beach Haven, New Jersey 
Region: Northeast 

The MidAtlantic
Date: Aug. 21-26, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey
Region: Northeast

International Billfish Tournament of San Juan 
Date: Aug. 16-20, 2022
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico 
Region: Caribbean Sea 

Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament 
Date:  Aug. 24-27, 2022 Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia 
Region: East Coast 

Big Island Marlin Tournament 
Date: Aug. 25-28, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Texas International Fishing Tournament 
Date: August 3-7, 2022
Location: Port Isabel, Texas 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Poor Girls Open 
Date: TBD
Location: Ocean City, Maryland 
Region: Northeast

Old Salt LOOP Tournament
Date: Aug. 13-17, 2022
Location: Madeira Beach, Florida
Region: Gulf Coast

Sarasota Slam
Date: August 23-27, 2022
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Region: US Gulf Coast

Manasquan River Marlin and Tuna Club Offshore Open
Date: Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey
Region: Northeast

East Cape Offshore Tournament 
Date: Aug. 2-6, 2022
Location: East Cape, Mexico 
Region: West Coast and Mexico

September Billfish Tournaments

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Labor Day Tournament 
Date: Sept. 1-5, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama 
Region: Gulf Coast 

Balboa Angling Club Master Angler Billfish Tournament
Date: Sept. 8-11, 2022
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Region: West Coast and Mexico

It’s a Wrap Tournament 
Date: Sept. 1-4, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii 
Region: Hawaii

Channel Islands Billfish Tournament 
Date:  TBD
Location: Oxnard, California 
Region: West Coast and Mexico

Scrub Island Invitational, Leg 1 
Date: September 6-10, 2022
Location: Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
Region: Caribbean Sea

Scrub Island Invitational, Leg 2
Date: September 10-14, 2022
Location: Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
Region: Caribbean Sea

October Billfish Tournaments

Los Cabos Billfish Tournament
Date: October 16-20, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Region: West Coast and Mexico

Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament 
Date: Oct. 20-22, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 
Region: West Coast and Mexico

Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament 
Date: Oct. 25-28, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 
Region: West Coast and Mexico 

November Billfish Tournaments

Florida Sailfish Cup
Dates: Nov. 1, 2021- May 31, 2022
Location: Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast

El Pescado Billfish Tournament
Dates: Nov. 3-6, 2021
Location: St. Augustine, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout
Date: Nov. 3-5, 2022
Location: Puerto San Jose, Guatemala
Region: Central America

SoCal Swordfish Open  
Date: November 11-13, 2021 
Location: Newport Beach, CA 
Region: U.S. West Coast and Mexico 

El Salvador International Billfish Tournament
Date: Nov. 11-14, 2022
Location: Bahia del Sol, El Salvador
Region: Central America

Tropic Star Billfish Tournament
Date: Nov. 17-21, 2022
Location: Tropic Star Lodge, Panama
Region: Central America

December Billfish Tournaments

Guatemala Billfish Invitational
Date: Dec. 8-12, 2022
Location: Puerto San Jose, Guatemala 
Region: Central America 

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament
Date:  Dec. 2-5, 2022
Location: Islamorada, Florida
Region: Florida East Coast

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic 
Date: Dec. 2-5, 2022 
Location: Stuart, Florida 
Region: Florida East Coast 

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Tournaments By Region

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U.S. Northeast

MidAtlantic Cup Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: July 3-4, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey

South Jersey Yacht Sales Offshore Showdown
Date: July 6-9, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship Fishing Week
Date: July 10-16, 2022
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Yacht Club of Stone Harbor Marlin Tournament 
Date: July 28-30, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey 

MONGO Offshore Challenge
Date:  May 1, 2022-Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Pensacola, FL 

White Marlin Open
Date: Aug. 8-12, 2022
Location: Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City Marlin and Tuna Club Offshore Open
Date: Aug. 14-21, 2022
Location: Ocean City, Maryland

Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational 
Date: Aug. 17-20, 2022
Location: Beach Haven, New Jersey  

Poor Girls Open
Date: TBD
Location: Ocean City, Maryland

The MidAtlantic
Date: Aug. 21-26, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey

Manasquan River Marlin and Tuna Club Offshore Open
Date: Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2022
Location: Cape May, New Jersey

U.S. East Coast

Bohicket Marina Billfish Invitational
Date: Cancelled for 2022
Location: John’s Island, South Carolina

MONGO Offshore Challenge
Date:  May 1, 2022-Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Pensacola, FL 

Hatteras Village Offshore Open
Date: May 10-14, 2022
Location: Hatteras, North Carolina

Savannah Sport Fishing Club Bluewater Invitational Tournament 
Date: May 14-21, 2022
Location: Savannah, Georgia

Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: May 25 – 28, 2022
Location: Georgetown, South Carolina

Swansboro Rotary Memorial Day Tournament
Date: May 26-29, 2022
Location: Swansboro, North Carolina

Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: June 1-4, 2022
Location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Keli Wagner Lady Angler Tournament 
Date: June 10-11, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina 

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Date:  June 10-18, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina

Carolina Billfish Classic
Date: June 22 – 25, 2022
Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Hatteras Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament
Date: June 26-July 2, 2022
Location: Hatteras, North Carolina

Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic
Date: July 12-17, 2022
Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts

Edisto Billfish Tournament
Date: July 20–23, 2022
Location: Edisto Island, South Carolina

Carolina Boat Builders Tournament
Date:  July 27-30, 2022
Location: Manteo, North Carolina

NC Ducks Unlimited Band the Billfish Tournament
Date: June 20-23, 2022
Location: Morehead City, North Carolina

Alice Kelly Ladies-Only Billfish Tournament
Date: Aug. 12-14, 2022
Location: Manteo, North Carolina

Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament
Date: Aug. 15-20, 2022
Location: Manteo, North Carolina

Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament
Date: Aug. 24-27, 2022
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Florida East Coast

Silver Sailfish Derby
Date:  Jan. 5-9, 2023
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

Fish for Holly Sailfish Tournament
Date: Jan. 7-8, 2022
Location: Islamorada, Florida

Lenny Schelin Memorial Tournament 
Date:  Jan. 8-15, 2022 
Location: Ft. Pierce, Florida 

Florida Sailfish Cup
Dates: Nov. 1, 2021- May 31, 2022  
Location: Florida 

Gold Cup Invitational Fishing Tournament
Date:  Jan. 11-15, 2022
Location: Palm Beach, Florida

Pelican Yacht Club Invitational
Date: Jan. 10-15, 2022
Location: Ft. Pierce, Florida

Operation Sailfish
Date: Jan. 12-16, 2022
Location: Singer Island, Florida

Islamorada Fishing Club Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament
Date: Jan. 26-27, 2022
Location: Islamorada, Florida

Buccaneer Cup
Date: Jan. 19-22, 2022  
Location: Singer Island, Florida

Cheeca Lodge Presidential
Date: Jan. 21-23, 2022
Location: Islamorada, Florida

Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Line, Vine and Dine
Date: Feb. 3-6, 2022
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

IGFA Light Tackle Open
Date: Jan. 25-27, 2022
Location: Palm Beach Shores, Florida 

Sailfish Challenge
Date: Feb. 23-27, 2022
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Jimmy Johnson’s Quest for the Ring Championship 
Date: March  1-5, 2022 
Location: South Florida

Ocean Reef Sailfish Classic
Date: Jan. 20-22, 2022
Location: Key Largo, Florida

Viking Yachts Key West Challenge
Date: April 6-9, 2022
Location: Key West, Florida

Final Sail
Date: April 6-10, 2022
Location: Miami Beach, Florida 

MONGO Offshore Challenge
Date:  May 1, 2022-Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Pensacola, FL 

Northeast Florida Marlin Association Bluewater Tournament
Date:  May 11-14, 2022 
Location: St. Augustine, Florida 

El Pescado Billfish Tournament
Dates: Nov. 3-6, 2021 
Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Key West Marlin Tournament
Date:   July 20–23, 2022
Location: Key West, Florida

Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic
Date: Dec. 2-5, 2022
Location: Stuart, Florida

Islamorada Sailfish Tournament
Date: Dec. 2-5, 2021
Location: Islamorada, Florida

Stuart Sailfish Club Light Tackle Tournament
Date: Jan. 7-9, 2022
Location: Stuart, Florida

U.S. Gulf Coast

MONGO Offshore Challenge
Date:  May 1, 2022-Sept. 1, 2022
Location: Pensacola, FL 

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Billfish Invitational
Date: May 12-15, 2022
Location: Cypress Cove, Louisiana

Orange Beach Billfish Classic
Date: May 17-22, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Memorial Day Tournament
Date: May 23-29, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic
Date: May 31-June 5, 2022
Location: Venice, Louisiana

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
Date: June 8-12, 2022
Location: Biloxi, Mississippi

Louisiana Gulf Coast Billfish Classic 
Date: Apr. 25-May 1, 2022 
Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana 

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
Date: June 22-26, 2022
Location: Sandestin, Florida

The Invitational
Date: June 15-18, 2022
Location: The Wharf, Orange Beach, AL

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Ladies Billfish Invitational 
Date: June 16-18, 2022
Location: Cypress Cove, Louisiana

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament
Date: June 29- July 3 2022
Location: Pensacola, Florida

Blue Marlin Grand Championship
Date:  July 13-17, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Billfish Pachanga 
Date: July 13-16, 2022
Location: Port Aransas, Texas 

Lone Star Shootout
Date: July 19-24, 2022
Location: Port O’Connor, Texas

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Billfish Limited Tournament
Date: July 22-24, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Texas International Fishing Tournament
Date: Aug. 3-7, 2022
Location: Port Isabel, Texas

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Ladies Tournament
Date: July 30-31, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Invitational 
Date: May 12-15, 2022
Location: Venice, Louisiana 

Texas Billfish Classic 
Date: Aug. 16-20, 2022
Location: Freeport, Texas 

Old Salt LOOP Tournament
Date: Aug. 13-17, 2022
Location: Madeira Beach, Florida

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Labor Day Tournament
Date: Sept. 1-5, 2022
Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Texas Legends Billfish Tournament
Date: August 10-14, 2022
Location: Port Aransas, Texas

Sarasota Slam
Date: August 23-27, 2022
Location: Sarasota, Florida

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U.S. West Coast and Mexico

Pelagic Triple Crown of Fishing
Date: June 2-5, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

East Cape Offshore Tournament
Date: Aug. 2-6, 2022
Location: East Cape, Mexico

Washington Tuna Classic
Date: August 4-6, 2022
Location: Westport, Washington
Region: US West Coast and Mexico

Balboa Angling Club Master Angler Billfish Tournament
Date: Sept. 8-11, 2022
Location: Newport Beach, CA

Los Cabos Billfish Tournament 
Date: Oct. 16-20, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 

Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament 
Date: Oct. 20-22, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament 
Date: Oct. 25-28, 2022
Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 

SoCal Swordfish Open 
Date: November 11-13, 2021 
Location: Newport Beach, CA 

Channel Islands Billfish Tournament
Date: TBD
Location: Oxnard, California

Island Time Fishing Tournament 
Date:  Feb. 9-12, 2022 
Location: Isla Mujeres, Mexico 

Hawaii

Lazy Marlin Hunt
Date:  April 1-3, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Rock n’ Reel Hawaiian Open
Date: June 10-12, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Kona Kickoff
Date: June 25-26, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Firecracker Open
Date:  July 2-3, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Kona Throw Down
Date: July 5-7, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Kona Skins Derby
Date: July 8-10, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Hawaii Lure Makers Challenge
Date:  July 15-17, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Hawaii International Billfish Tournament
Date: July 30-August 7, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

Big Island Marlin Tournament
Date: Aug. 25-28, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

It’s a Wrap Tournament
Date: Sept. 1-4, 2022
Location: Kona, Hawaii

The Bahamas

Chub Cay Classic
Date: Mar. 17-19, 2022
Location: Chub Cay, Bahamas 
Region: The Bahamas 

Chub Cay Invitational
Date: Apr. 7-9, 2022
Location: Chub Cay, Bahamas

White Marlin Roundup
Date: April 14-17, 2022
Location: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas

The Shootout (Production vs Custom)
Date: April 27-30, 2022
Location: Abaco, Bahamas 

Baker’s Bay Invitational 
Date: Apr. 23-26, 2022
Location: Baker’s Bay, Bahamas 

Custom Shootout
Date: May 10-14, 2022
Location: Abaco, Bahamas 

Walker’s Cay Invitational
Date: May 18-21, 2022
Location: Walker’s Cay, Bahamas 

Caribbean Sea

Cayman Islands International Fishing Tournament 
Date: Apr. 28-May 1, 2022
Location: Cayman Islands

Spice Island Billfish Tournament
Date:  Jan. 26-30, 2022
Location: St. Georges, Grenada

Marina Casa de Campo Open
Date: Mar. 10-12, 2022
Location: La Romana, Dominican Republic

International Marlin Madness Game Fishing Tournament
Date: TBD
Location: Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago

International Billfish Tournament of San Juan
Date: Aug. 16-20, 2022
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Scrub Island Invitational, Leg 1 
Date: September 6-10, 2022
Location: Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
Region: Caribbean Sea

Scrub Island Invitational, Leg 2
Date: September 10-14, 2022
Location: Scrub Island, British Virgin Islands
Region: Caribbean Sea

Central America

Pelagic Rock Star Offshore Tournament
Date: Jan. 14-16, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg I
Date: Jan. 26-29, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

Pescadora Billfish Championship
Date: Feb. 17-19, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown,  Leg II
Date: Feb. 23-26, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

The Masters Angling Tournament 
Date: Jan. 19-22, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica 

Pelagic Pura Vida Blue Marlin Classic
Date: March 24-27, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica
Region: Central America

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg III
Date: Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2022
Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

Marina Pez Vela Open
Date: Apr. 22-23, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica

Costa Offshore World Championship 
Date: Apr. 24-29, 2022
Location: Quepos, Costa Rica 
Region: Central America

International Light Tackle Tournament Assocation 
Date: June 20-25, 2022
Location:  Flamingo, Costa Rica

Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo
Date: Aug. 5-7, 2022
Location: Flamingo, Costa Rica

No Sancocho Sailfish Shootout
Date: Nov. 3-5, 2022
Location: Puerto San Jose, Guatemala

El Salvador International Billfish Tournament
Date:  Nov. 11-14, 2022
Location: Bahia del Sol, El Salvador

Tropic Star Billfish Tournament
Date: Nov. 17-21, 2022
Location: Tropic Star Lodge, Panama

Guatemala Billfish Invitational 
Date: Dec. 8-12, 2022
Location: Puerto San Jose, Guatemala 

Bermuda

Bermuda Billfish Blast
Date: July 3-7, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda

Bermuda Big Game Classic 
Date: July 3-7, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda 

Bermuda Billfish Release Cup 
Date: July 9-11, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda 

Sea Horse Anglers Club Tournament
Date: July 21-25, 2022
Location: Hamilton, Bermuda

Australia

Sunshine Coast GFC Classic
Date: Feb. 10-13, 2022
Location: Buddina, Queensland

New South Wales Interclub
Date: Feb. 25-27, 2022
Location: Port Stephens, New South Wales

Gamex 2022
Date: March 18-26, 2022
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland

Port Hacking 100 (Sydney, NSW) 
Date: Apr. 30-May 1, 2022
Location: Burraneer, New South Wales

International

South Indian Ocean Billfish Competition
Date: Jan. 29-Feb.4, 2022
Location: Black River, Mauritius

Watamu Fishing Festival
Dates: Mar. 5-6, 2022
Location: Malindi, Kenya

Kenya International Billfish Tournament
Date: March 10-14, 2022
Location: Diani, Kenya

Game Fishing Association of Papua New Guinea National Titles
Date: Apr. 8-17, 2022
Location: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Blue Marlin World Cup
Date: July 4, 2022
Location: Worldwide