Friday 2nd June 2017, 7.00pm The Lawn at the Copper and Lumber Store Hotel, Nelson's Dockyard.
June 3rd & 4th 2017
Closing Dates for Entries
No Entry fee will be accepted after 6pm on Friday 2nd June 2017.
The official Entry Form Must Be fully Completed, Signed and Handed in with fees at Nelson's Dockyard. To Pre-register click on the "registration tab" on the right hand side column. Please bring the e-mail registration with you.
The Official Tournament Headquarters and Weighing in Station will be in Nelson's Dockyard. All Boats (Foreign & Local) must be at the port of Nelson's Dockyard NO LATER THAN FRIDAY 3rd June AT 6PM. All boats will leave and return to Nelson's Dockyard for the tournament.
Tournament Times & Days
Saturday 3rd June
Sunday 4th June
Any boat hooked up and reported fighting before 4:30pm on the first day, has until Midnight to return to port.
Diesel and Gasoline will be available "and Duty Free" for both Local and Overseas Boat at Antigua Slipway, Nelsons Dockyard.
Opening hours as follow:
Thursday 1th & Friday 2nd - 7:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Monday 5th - 8:00am to 9:30am
Catch and Release
For releases points to be awarded, ALL billfish caught & released must be authenticated by Video ONLY. No photos will be accepted.
Videos should be of the RELEASE and can be presented to the ASF judges either via a digital camera or cell phone, and a member of the crew must have the correct Number Card issued by ASF Radio present & clearly visible in the video.
Videos must be submitted to the ASF Booth where the videos will be reviewed by the committee for inclusion in the final points allocations.
Disposing of Garbage at sea is a serious offence and grounds for disqualification. Please use the bags provided by the committee and follow their instructions for storage.
All fish except Marlin brought to the scales will be bought by the committee at weight less 15% X EC$5.00 per pound. Marlin will be bought at weight less 15% X EC$3:00 per pound.
Payments will be made by cheques or wire transfer (for overseas boat) upon request to Philip Shoul (268)726-4700 and after the Price Giving Ceremony which officially conclude the tournament. The association will not assume responsability for any boats not collecting their payment cheque within the shelf life of the cheque (6 months). The uncollected money will be considered as a "Club Donation".
Fish will be sold by the committee at their fish stall at EC$15.00 per pound for fish whole, cleaned and gutted; or sliced by the pound for EC$15.00.
Registrations are closed/Les enregistrements sont fermes