This all-charity event is limited to just 50 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.
Please fill out the request form below and we will contact you as soon as possible
|Tuesday, May 16|
|6:00 pm||Captain & Crew Party
Sponsors will be there to display their products Sponsored by Smith-Merritt Insurance
|Wednesday, May 17|
|1:00pm to 4:00pm||Registration and boat bag pickup|
|8:00pm||Dinner and cocktails & Captain's meeting, Sponsored by: Papas Pilar|
|Thursday, May 18 - Saturday, May 20|
|6:30am||Breakfast sandwiches Delivered Sponsored by your CAT Dealers|
|8:30am - 4:30pm||Fishing Hours|
|4:30pm||Rum Punch Dock Greeting|
|Thursday, May 18|
|7:30 pm||Grill night!
Bring your meat, fish, chicken, etc. and our Chef will grill it for you! We will have all the side dishes - burgers and hotdogs available, too!
|Friday, May 19|
|7:00pm||Honor the Custom Boat Builders with Dinner and Cocktails Sponsored by SPOT ZERO|
|Saturday, May 20|
|8:00pm||Awards Dinner at the Boat Harbour Tent Sponsored by FDDA & MTU|
The Captain's Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 during the kickoff dinner in the Tournament Tent at the Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas for all the registered teams. A team representative must be in attendance, as rules are subject to change.
All boats must stay at Boat Harbour Marina and enter & depart each day.
Any fish that is harvested, must be brought in on the boat which the fish was caught.
Any images or video downloaded by the Committee become the property of the Tournament and its agents and may be used in displays, promotional materials, marketing campaigns or web design.
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:
The Custom Shootout is a 501(c)3 charitable organization which has contributed over $1,200,000 in the past 20years to the Hurricane Dorian victims, 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.
2023 tournament proceeds look to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Bahamian schools, the IGFA, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital 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.