The 17th annual event will take place June 19th-23rd – at the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season.
It’s just three short weeks to the start of the 17th annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic and timed to coincides with the peak of Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season. This huge annual event will be held at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort from June 19th-23rd.
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is Northwest Florida’s most successful entry into world-class sportfishing tournaments. Being one of the richest on the Gulf Coast that attracts major players from across the globe, the ECBC set not only a tournament record but the new Gulf Coast record for largest prize purse in history with an impressive $1.95 million in 2016.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and The Village of Baytowne Wharf will, of course, offer various recreational activities surely both the teams and their families can enjoy while at shore. The spectacular nighttime weigh-ins are held at the Baytowne Marina at Sandestin and are open to the public. There will also be nightly entertainment and activities, including a live cooking demonstration, fireworks and live music on Friday. Details are subject to change based on weather. Admission is free and open to the public. For additional details, visit Fishecbc.com.
Friday, June 21
- Day One Weigh-In │ 4-9pm
- Live Music │ 6pm
- Fireworks │ 9pm
Saturday, June 22
- The Big Weigh-In │ 4-10pm