Their goal is to produce a fun and moderately priced family fishing tournament that promotes the local marine and fishing industry, and benefits the marine conservation and educational efforts of the WPBFC and its charitable affiliate, the Palm Beach County Fishing Foundation (PBCFF). The PBCFF’s annual Kid’s Fishing Day for underprivileged youth and Rods & Reels for Kids are two programs that benefit from tournament proceeds. The WPBFC and PBCFF have been advocates on marine conservation and public access issues and actively support the marine habitat enhancement.
Friday, June 3rd
6:00 pm – The tournament Captain’s Meeting will be held at the Riviera Beach Municipal Marina. At least one crew member from each boat must attend.
Late registrations will be accepted at the Captain’s Meeting. Boat numbers will be assigned to every participating vessel. The first 200 boats to register will receive a tournament goodie bucket. The Captain’s Kick Off Party will feature food and drink, a raffle, music and a review of tournament rules.
Saturday, June 4th
6:30 am – Visual check out at one of the designated locations inside Jupiter, Boynton, or Palm Beach Inlet begins. It is each team’s responsibility to make sure their boat number is verified by the land based check out committee or committee boat.
7:00 am – Lines In. Listen for start signal on VHF 8.
12 noon – Tournament scales officially open at Riviera Beach Marina.
3:00 pm – Tournament ends. If you are weighing a fish at the tournament scales, you must be visually checked-in with the committee boat inside Palm Beach Inlet by this time.
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Weigh in.
5:30 – 7:00 pm – Awards Dinner Party.
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Awards and Raffle.
KDW Classic Features & Benefits:
• $34,000 In Guaranteed Cash Rewards
• Convenient Three Inlet Departure (Jupiter, Palm Beach, Boynton)
• Lots Of Ways To Win (Even If You Do Not Catch Fish)
• Ten Cash Payouts In All Categories
• Family-Oriented (Junior Awards and Junior Treasure Chest)
• Event benefits youth education, local scholarships and marine conservation