The objective: To capture and tag as many Bluefin tuna migrating along the offshore edge of the Bahama Banks as possible. Intercept these giants as they head toward the northern canyons to achieve winner-take-all honors in this 48-day tournament window - fish five days at your discretion; two days at ours!
|Monday, May 1st - Wednesday, June 15th|
|7:30pm to 4:30pm||Day 1 - Day 15 Fishing days & hours
...choose 5 days...
|Thursday, June 16th|
|8:30am to 4:30pm||Mandatory Fishing Day #1|
|8pm||Dinner... to be announced|
|Friday, June 17th|
|8:30am to 4:30pm||Mandatory Fishing Day #2|
$3,000 pays 1st, 2nd & 3rd (50/30/20)
The Bimini Bluefin Tournament is a professional tournament.
The Bimini Bluefin Tournament is a U.S.-based company and requires all payouts be submitted with an IRS Form 1099 Misc., even if the winnings are earned in a foreign country. If your team is entitled to a cash reward at the conclusion of a tournament, an IRS Form W-9 must be submitted to the Committee prior to receiving the award. Each tournament team must designate one representative payee to receive payment. Payment of "cash prizes/awards" is by check and will be written to the team's representative. The Committee has up to one week after the conclusion of the tournament to make payment(s) to the winner(s). The Tournament Committee accepts no responsibility for the division of cash awards, optional cash rewards, or any other rewards between team members. You may download the IRS Form W-9 here: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
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 click on the link below to download the Bimini Bluefin PDF entry form.