SAVE THE DATE!

May 31-June 1, 2019

Tampa Bay Watch Tarpon Rodeo

& Castaway Soirée

Honoring Ed Alber

 

The 14th annual all-release tarpon tournament on Tampa Bay to benefit Tampa Bay Watch.

Sponsorships to compete and join the Castaway Soirée are now available! Contact Michelle Andersen.

 

All-Release Tarpon Tournament Friday, May 31, 2019

11:30 am: Captain’s Meeting and Rules Reading by CCA at Tampa Bay Watch. Lunch provided by Bonefish Grill. 3000 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, FL 33715

1:00 pm: Tarpon Rodeo shotgun start from the Fort DeSoto Boat Ramp*

7:00 pm: Tournament conclusion. Anglers do not need to return to the dock at 7 pm. Winners are announced the next day, June 1, at the Castaway Soirée, TradeWinds Island Resort

* Please note that the tournament times are according to GPS time.

 

Castaway Soiree After-Party Saturday, June 1, 2019

5:00 pm: Exclusive VIP cocktail hour by invitation only

6:00 pm: Castaway Soirée after-party at TradeWinds Island Resort Pavilion, 5500 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

 

Tournament Headquarters

Tampa Bay Watch Marine and Education Center

3000 Pinellas Bayway South, Tierra Verde, FL 33715

Tournament Coordinator: Michelle Andersen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS FOR SUPPORTING THIS EVENT:

 

 

 

SPONSORSHIPS

TOURNAMENT RULES

TICKETS

AUCTION DONATION

CALL FOR EVENT SPONSORS

 

We are currently seeking sponsorships for our event and kindly ask for your consideration. We offer many tax-deductible opportunities to bring additional brand recognition to your company and/or family name pre-, during, and post-event through our website, e-Newsletter (17,000+ subscribers), social media (15,000+ followers), and day of event (300+ guests). Due to your generosity, we will be able to offset our costs, thus direct more funding to our science and education programs.  Last year’s tournament and soirée raised over $85,000 because of to supporters like you that truly care about the protection and future of our beautiful bay.

By providing a sponsorship we will be able to…

• Remove debris from shorelines in large-scale coastal cleanups

• Partner with schools and their students in restoration efforts for our shorelines

• Build oyster shell bars to help reduce shoreline erosion and improve water quality

• Plant plugs of native grasses to continue to restore acres of coastal marshes in Tampa Bay

Won’t you consider making a positive and measurable impact for our mission today?

 

Click here to see our sponsorship opportunities!

 

Contact Michelle Andersen to secure your sponsorship today.

ALL-RELEASE PHOTO FORMAT TARPON TOURNAMENT INFORMATION AND RULES

 

Join us May 31 & June 1, 2019 for the Tampa Bay Watch Tarpon Rodeo, Honoring founding board member Ed Alber! The Tarpon Rodeo is an all catch-and-release tournament on Tampa Bay to benefit our bay restoration projects and education programs. The exciting post-tournament Castaway Soirée includes a silent auction, live auction, vendors, and great food and drinks at the TradeWinds Island Resort on St. Pete Beach. It's your turn to bring home the trophy—are you ready to join the mission of restoration for the Silver King?!

 

Click here to download official tournament rules.

 

 

COMING SOON!

Stay tuned!

DONATE TO SUPPORT TAMPA BAY RESTORATION

 

We hope that you will consider an in-kind contribution to the exclusive auction to help support the mission to restore Tampa Bay.

Auction donors receive recognition and great exposure to business owners and local supporters at the Castaway Soirée after-party held at TradeWinds Island Resort on June 1. All proceeds directly benefit our year-round restoration and education programs.

Last year’s auction proceeds exceeded $55,000, providing essential funds for Tampa Bay Watch’s mission to restoring the bay with the community. It’s all because of supporters like you who truly care about the protection of our magnificent waters!

If you have any questions or require additional information; please contact Tiana Kirby.

 

Thank you for your consideration, and for your support of Tampa Bay Watch!

 

 

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