Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic

  • June 3, 2019 - June 9, 2019

  • Recurring daily

  • Location: Point Cadet Marina

  • Phone: (228) 239-2575

  • Time: See website for complete details

  • Price: Free

Hundreds of anglers converge on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the 22nd Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic. Vessels ply the billfish-rich waters off the coast to compete for over $2,000,000 in cash & prizes. The weeklong event features nightly dock parties, captains banquet, golf outing and live entertainment for the spectators at the weigh scales Friday and Saturday evenings.

Monday, June 3

Teams begin arriving

Tuesday, June 4

Dock Party
6pm until
Fresh seafood, jambalaya, crawfish, free beer and live music!
Sponsored by Miller Lite, Louisiana Fish Fry Products and Gorenflo’s

Wednesday, June 5

Tournament Registration Begins 1pm – 9pm
Register early and receive your MGCBC team gear!

Mandatory Captain’s Meeting
6pm – 6:30pm
is Required

Captains & Anglers Party
Presented by Budweiser, Maverick Yachts & Yamaha
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Live music by the H2O Pool
The Molly Ringwalds presented by
Corona, Hornitos & Red Bull @ 8:30pm

Thursday, June 6

Liquid Brunch
Presented by Magnolia Vodka, Pier Punks and Gulf Coast Yacht Group
8-10 a.m.

Boat Parade 11:00 a.m. from Point Cadet Marina, Checkout Required.
BOATS MUST DEPART in the water from Point Cadet Marina.
Fishing begins 11:01 a.m. following boat parade.

Sponsor Appreciation Block Party in downtown Ocean Springs, MS. beginning at Off the Hook Fish House.
6:00 p.m. – 'til

Friday, June 7

Tournament Fishing Continues
Scales Open 3pm – 8pm

Saturday, June 8

Scales Open 3pm – 6pm
6pm SCALES CLOSE – Fish will be weighed for boats within the designated markers

Sunday, June 9

Awards Ceremony 10:30am at the Golden Nugget Grand Ballroom
Presented by Middleton Marine, A&M Yachts and Dog River Marina

Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
  • June 3, 2019 to June 9, 2019
  • Point Cadet Marina
  • Free
  • Recurring daily