Saturday, June 2, 2018
About the FSFA Offshore Slam
The annual offshore fishing tournament hosted by the Florida Sport Fishing Association (FSFA) in Cape Canaveral, Florida. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Place prizes are awarded to the 5 largest catches of each of the eligible 5 species. Additional guaranteed prizes include the Big Fish ($5000) and SLAM ($3000).
Live Entertainment, Raffles, and more!
Even if you’re not fishing, join us on Saturday, June 2nd at the weigh-in at Sunrise Marina for live entertainment, raffle prizes and giveaways, food, and drinks.
PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS HERE!
2018 Tournament Schedule
- June 1 @ 6pm: Captains party at Kiwanis Park, Merritt Island
- June 2: Tournament & Awards at Sunrise Marina, Port Canaveral
Eligible Species: Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Grouper (Gray or Red, No Warsaw). There is $5,000 guaranteed payout for the LARGEST (by weight) Fish. The Big Fish will win the big fish bonus and will be excluded from the General awards. The Big Fish can be one of the 3 species to be calculated for the Slam.
Big Fish Sponsored by Bond Yacht Sales and Sunstate Pest Management.
Eligible species Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Grouper. Greatest weight of 3 fish of 3 different species. There is a $3000 guaranteed payout for the Heaviest Combination Weight of a 3 Species Slam.
One Entry per boat allowed in either (or both) species. There is $2,000 total in guaranteed payout for the Bonus Species. $1000 for heaviest Cobia, $1000 for heaviest Amberjack (AJ).
Recognition Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place. A fish declared and tagged as a Ladies Fish may be entered in General Division – however when doing so it is the ONLY species that is entered by the boat team. That fish is thus eligible to win in both General Cash Prize and Ladies Recognition. Eligible Species: Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Grouper (Gray or Red, No Warsaw).
Recognition Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place. A fish declared and tagged as a Junior Fish may be entered in General Division – however when doing so it is the ONLY species that is entered by the boat team. That fish is thus eligible to win in both General Cash Prize and Junior Recognition. Eligible Species: Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Grouper (Gray or Red, No Warsaw).
Billfish Release Award
Recognition award. The first FSFA Tournament was a Billfish event. Recognizing our 50th Annual Tournament, this subjective award will be the decision of the Tournament Committee. Please provide a PHOTO of fish, with your boat entry # prominently displayed for each billfish captured (and released). Have photos available on digital camera or phone to submit during weigh-in via email and/or viewing. Based on size, species and number of fish the committee will decide the award.
1st through 5th – largest of each eligible species. Any angler can enter fish in this general category regardless of gender or age. A fish declared and tagged at the weigh in dock as Ladies or Junior may also be entered in the appropriate (Ladies / Junior) category. Species prizes each are:
- 1st – $1,500
- 2nd – $1,000
- 3rd – $750
- 4th – $300
- 5th – $200
Are you interested in sponsorship opportunities with Central Florida’s longest running offshore tournament? Partner with the FSFA for our 50th Annual Offshore Slam! Call Tournament Director George Bosch at 516-816-3378 or email Georgebfhn@hotmail.com.