21st Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic Giveaway Series

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic (ECBC) is one of the most anticipated events on the Gulf of Mexico big game fishing circuit, attracting anglers of all skill levels to compete for over $2 million in cash awards. Now in its 21st year, ECBC continues to expand, yet the core attributes of the tournament remain the same - world-class competition, exceptional service, luxury accommodations, a beautiful backdrop for the event and fun for the whole family.

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

In celebration of the 21st Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, we are beginning a series of social media giveaways. Followers of the FishECBC Instagram and Facebook pages can enter to win prizes such as a SORD Utility Knife, Official ECBC Merch, Coasta Sunglasses, a Baytowne Marina Bonfire, and much more. The rules are simple, must be following us @FishECBC, like the giveaway post, and tag three of your friends. All giveaways open on a Monday at 8am CST and close that Friday at 8am CST, winner will be announced that Friday at 12pm CST.

Boats at ECBC

2023 Schedule of Events and Locations

Registration, Captain’s Meeting: Hotel Effie 1st Floor Juniper Ballroom

Awards: Baytowne Conference Center, 1st Floor Magnolia Ballroom

Jackpot Entry: Marina Bar and Grill

Weigh-Ins: Baytowne Marina

» Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, June 20th | ECBC 2023 Kick-Off to the Week

6:00pm-9:00pm: Angler Appreciation Party at the Baytowne Marina Beach Sponsored by MarineMax

Wednesday, June 21st | Registration and Captain’s Meeting

» All day: Dock Walk at Baytowne Marina

9:00am-2:00pm: Golf Scramble at The Links Golf Club Sponsored by Hancock Whitney

4:00pm-8:00pm: Tournament Registration

6:00pm-6:30pm: Captain’s Meeting

7:00pm-9:00pm: Kick-Off Party

9:30pm-10:30pm: After Party at Marina Bar and Grill

Thursday, June 22nd | Jackpot Entry & Tournament Start

 » All day: Dock Walk at Baytowne Marina

9:00am: Breakfast & Bloodies at the Baytowne Marina Sponsored by Gulf Coast Yacht Group

8:00pm-12:00pm: Jackpot Entry

» 12:00pm: Start of Tournament

6:00pm-9:00pm: Sponsor Appreciation Party at Slick Lips Seafood and Oyster House

Friday, June 23rd | Fun at the Marina and Day One of Weigh-In

» 4:00pm: Weigh-In at Baytowne Marina

» 6:00pm: Live Music at Marina Bar and Grill

8:00pm: Teams wishing to fish or return scorecards, must be under the Destin Pass Bridge

» 9:00pm: Fireworks at Baytowne Marina Sponsored by The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Saturday, June 24th | The Big Weigh-In

» 4:00pm-10:00pm: Weigh-In at the Baytowne Marina

6:00pm: Teams wishing to fish or return scorecards, must be under the Destin Pass Bridge:0

Sunday, June 25th | Awards Brunch

10:00am-1:00pm: Awards Brunch Sponsored by Wind Creek Casino and Hotel-Atmore

11:00am: Awards Brunch

Weigh In at Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

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