The team aboard the Tijereta, owned and operated by Bubba Carter and for this event captained by Tony Carrasosa, carrying anglers Todd Flanders, Dana Thomas and Billy Chase "BC" Angel and supported by mates Minerva Gonzalez and Nelson Muñoz, took top honors in the first year of the Quepos Billfish Cup, scoring 1500 points by releasing 5 sailfish and 2 Marlin. Team Tijereta outpaced their nearest competitor by 372 points. In addition to winning the tournament, angler BC Angel made his first personal Offshore Grand Slam as well as taking the first Team Grand Slam award in the tournament series. Congratulations to team Tijereta! Being a qualifying event for the IGFA Offshore World Championship, this year's winning team also receives the invitation to the 2013 IGFA
Offshore World Championship event.