It’s that time of year again, and we are excited and looking forward to our third annual Deep Sea Classic Fishing Tournament to be held the weekend of July 19th – 21st. Thanks to our many sponsors, the prizes total to over $55,000BZ.
The event is scheduled to kick off on Thursday July 18th at 6pm at Grand Caribe Resort with a briefing, Calcutta and Captain’s dinner. One of the highlights of the night will be the auction of art pieces, from this year’s special t-shirt designer, international marine artist – Carey Chen along with one from our very own local marine artist – Ernest Garcia. Proceeds of the night’s auction goes to charity, the Hope Haven Children’s Home.
Then the big event for the weekend starts on Friday July 19th with Bimini at 6am at our dock and end on Sunday July 21st at 1pm, where awards and prizes will be given out. The deadline for registration is Thursday July 18th at 10pm.
Additional services provided this year includes:
- Assigned docking space
- 24 hour dock security
- 2 free drinks and pass on appetizers daily for anglers ONLY
- Daily boat washing service
- Onsite digital boat mechanic
- Access to medical facilities
- Wrist band for drink specials at Loser’s Bar & Grill
- Free massage to top angler of the day
While the avid anglers are out competing, the excitement continues onsite with a fun Volley Ball Tournament and Kayak Race. Prizes are as follows:
Volley Ball Tournament (Preliminaries on Saturday at 10am. Finals on Sunday at 11am)
1st Prize : Two – 1 Night Stay at Grand Caribe, $500 Cash, Trophy & Eye Wear
2nd Prize: $300 Cash, Trophy, Gift Basket & Eye Wear
3rd Prize: $150 Cash, Medal & Gift Certificate
Kayak Race (Saturday 1pm – 5pm)
1st Prize – $300 Cash plus trophy
2nd Prize – $200 Cash plus trophy
3rd Prize – $100 Cash plus trophy
And that’s not all! There will be live entertainment from an international band performing on Friday and Saturday at 5pm – 7pm. Shore guests will also have an opportunity to win a Helicopter ride for 4 persons to the Belize Blue Hole. With every purchase of food and beverage at the Pool Bar, Rain and Aqua, a ticket with your name and number will be entered for a chance to win; the raffle will be drawn at the prize giving ceremony on Sunday.
To make it easier to participate in this event, we are once again offering amazing discounted rates on luxury accommodations to participants of the tournament.
Apart from Grand Caribe Belize, the primary sponsors are the Belize Game Fishing Tournament, Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority & Institute, Benny’s, BenQuip, Fountain and Boston Whaler.
In addition, the other organizations sponsoring this tournament includes:
Belize Tourism Board
Adventure Travel Solutions
Tuff E Nuff Tours
The Beach Basket
Maya Island Air
Losers Bar & Grill
The Spa and Salon at Grand Caribe
Courts Optical, Belize
We look forward to another successful tournament and invite the public to come out for a fun-filled weekend. Interested participants can contact Ms. Amy Leiva at [email protected] to register or to book their stay. Click here for the registration form.