This all-charity event is limited to just 60 custom inboard boat teams - 32' or larger - chosen by invitation only to represent the custom boat manufacturers in an all-release format. Accept a coveted Custom Shootout invitation, and you compete to win one of the most prestigious tournaments, as you are competing against the best of the best! At the same time you will be giving back to other charities such as the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, IGFA, Joe DiMaggio's Children's Hospital and many other organizations in need.
|Monday, April 29th|
|6pm||Captain & Crew Party
Sponsors will be there to display their products
|Tuesday, April 30th|
|3pm - 5pm||Registration and boat bag pickup|
|8pm||Dinner and cocktails & Captain's meeting|
|Wednesday, May 1st - Saturday, May 4th
One day will be a lay day
|6:30am||Breakfast sandwiches Delivered
Sponsored by your CAT Dealers
|8:30am - 4:30pm||Fishing Hours|
|4:30pm||Rum Punch Dock Greeting|
|Wednesday, May 1st|
Sponsored by Sunset Marina
Bring your meat, fish, chicken, etc. and our chef will grill it for you. We will have side dishes available. Our burgers and hotdogs are available too. Special sponsor tables will be setup.
|Thursday, May 2nd|
|7pm||On your own for dinner
Support the local restaurants!
|Friday, May 3rd|
|7pm||Honor the Custom Boat Builders with Dinner and Cocktails
Sponsored by HUK
|Saturday, May 4th|
|7pm||Awards Dinner at the Boat Harbour Tent
Sponsored by Dex Imaging
The Captain's Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 7pm in the Tournament Tent at the Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas for all registered teams. A team representative must be in attendance, as rules are subject to change.
All boats must stay at Boat Harbour Marina.
The Custom Shootout is a 501(c)3 charitable organization which has contributed over $800,000 in the past 15 years to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, the 9/11 Fallen Heroes, and the Hurricane Katrina Red Cross Relief Fund - as well as many other charities.
2018 tournament proceeds look to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Wounded Warriors in addition to many other needed charities, which will be announced as tournament time approaches.
The Custom Shootout is committed to support organizations in need of immediate recuperative funds and on-going research and rely on the generosity of our team members to aid in that dedication.
The IGFA has given this tournament permission to replicate portions of their rulings, And has no involvement in these particular Regulations.
The following acts will disqualify a catch:
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Please fill out the request form below and we will contact you with the entry documentation.
The 2017 Custom Shootout