Tournament Info

Thursday, September 19

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6:00pm

Bamboo Willies

or watch online via Facebook Live HERE

Captain’s Meeting

This is mandatory for at least one representative of each team either attend in person, or view on the Pensacola Lionfish Shootout facebook live broadcast. Teams that watch on facebook live must comment with their team name to check in at the meeting. 

Friday, September 20

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Sunrise - Sunset

Invaded Range

Tournament Day One

Tournament begins at sunrise and ends at sunset. Go forth and shoot as many lionfish as you can find. 

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3:00pm - 6:oopm

Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Count Station Open

The count station will be open from 3pm – 6pm to drop off fish. Please refer to the rules on cooler drop off and icing of fish. 

Saturday, September 21

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Sunrise - Sunset

Invaded Range

Tournament Day Two

Tournament begins at sunrise and ends at sunset. Go forth and shoot as many lionfish as you can find.

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3:00pm - 6:oopm

Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Count Station Open

The count station will be open from 3pm – 6pm to drop off fish. Please refer to the rules on cooler drop off and icing of fish. 

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10am - 5pm

Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Lionfish Festival

Bring the family out to the festival and learn about the invasive lionfish.  Watch the lionfish hunters come in with their catch for the tournament and enjoy the family-friendly activites, vendor booths, and fun!

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6 pm - 11pm

Fish Heads Restaurant & Bar

Meet & Greet Party

Come join the after party at Fish Heads Restaurant & Bar behind our host hotel, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Participants, sponsors, vendors, and participants will all be there to eat, drink, and tell stories (and lies) about lionfish hunting. See old friends, and meet many new ones. 

Sunday, September 22

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8:00am - 11:ooam

Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Count Station Open

The count station will open at 8am and close promptly at 11am. ALL participants must be in the cooler line and checked in by tournamnet staff no later than 11am. No exceptions. Please refer to the rules on cooler drop off and icing of fish.

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9:00am - 5:00pm

Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

Lionfish Festival

Bring the family out to the festival and learn about the invasive lionfish.  Watch the lionfish hunters come in with their catch for the tournament and enjoy the family-friendly activites, vendor booths, and fun!

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Approx. 3pm

Bamboo Willies

Awards Ceremony

The moment you have all been waiting for. As soon as the fish are counted, and sizes are tallied, we will announce the winners and have the raffles. Get ready to win cash and prizes!

FWC’s lionfish King or Queen will be announced during this time.