Bay Point Billfish Open

Once home to the premier billfish tournament in the south, the Bay Point Billfish Open is proud to announce the return of an elite sportfishing tournament to the all-new Point South Marina at Bay Point on June 26-29The event will host live music, an in-and-out-of-the-water boat show, food and drinks, and some big-time sportfishing, including many of the best teams competing along the Gulf Coast each summer.

Like other popular tournaments, the Bay Point Billfish Open will include pelagic species such as Blue Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphinfish, along with Catch and Release categories for all the Gulf of Mexico Billfish species. Prize money, combined with optional tournament entry categories is expected to exceed One Million dollars in the first year.


2024 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, June 25th, 2024

6:30pm–8:00pm — Captain & Crew Dock Party

Wednesday, June 26th, 2024

8:30am — Bay Point Golf Outing

2:00pm–9:00pm — Tournament Check-in & Registration

5:30pm–6:00pm — Mandatory Captains Meeting

6:00pm–7:30pm — Captain & Crew Banquet

5:00pm–10:00pm  — Tournament Kickoff Dock Walk (Public Invited)

8:00pm — Opening Night Concert: Randy Houser with Opener Blane Rudd

Thursday, June 27th, 2024

9:00am — Boat Parade to the Gulf 

10:00am — Flare Start at County Pier to the East End

7:00pm — Sponsor's Only Party

7:30pm — Ladies Night Concert

Friday, June 28th, 2024

4:00pm–9:00pm — Tournament Scales Open

7:30pm — Mitch Pierson & Guests Concert

Saturday, June 29th, 2024

4:00pm–8:00pm — Tournament Scales Open

8:00pm — Will Thompson Concert

Sunday, June 30th, 2024

10:00am — Awards Ceremony