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Optional Entry Prize Structure

Tier 1 Daily

  • 1st Place $38,700 per day
  • 2nd Place $23,220 per day
  • 3rd Place $15,480 per day

Prize money in this optional daily category is awarded to the top three boats each day.  Entry for the Tier 1 Daily is $4,000 per boat.  Prize money is based upon 43 registered boats, which is the number of boats entered last year.  If there are more than 43 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 43 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly.

Tier 2 Daily

  • 1st Place $56,700 per day
  • 2nd Place $24,300 per day

Prize money in this optional daily category is awarded to the top two boats each day.  Entry for the Tier 2 Daily is $6,000 per boat.  Prize money is based upon 30 registered boats.  If there are more than 30 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 30 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly. 

Leader’s Board

  • 1st Place $30,600
  • 2nd Place $18,360
  • 3rd Place $12,240

Prize money in this optional category is awarded to the top three boats.  Entry fee for the Leader’s Board is $2,000 per boat.  Prize money is based upon 34 registered boats, which is the number of boats entered last year.  If there are more than 34 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 34 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly.

Self Centered

Center Consoles Only

  • 1st Place $15,300

The name says it all.  If you like the idea of a category geared exclusively towards center console boats then here it is.  Entry fee for this division is $1,000 per boat.  Prize money is based upon 17 registered boats, which is the number of boats entered last year.  If more than 17 boats enter, the prize money will increase.  Should fewer than 17 boats enter, the prize money will decrease accordingly.  Final decision regarding a team’s eligibility for this category will be made by the tournament director.

 

The Big Easy 

  • 1st Place $72,450
  • 2nd Place $31,050

The Big Easy is an optional high stakes category available to all boats competing in the tournament.  Entry fee for the Big Easy is $5,000.  Prize money is based upon 23 registered boats. If there are more than 23 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 23 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly.

Big Fish Bonanza

  • WINNER TAKE ALL
  • $19,350

Prize money in this optional prize category is awarded to the angler that weighs in the heaviest eligible dolphin, wahoo, tuna, kingfish or cobia of the tournament.  Prize money is based upon 43 registered boats, which is the number of boats entered last year.  Entry fee is $500 per boat.  If there are more than 43 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 43 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly. 

 

Release Round Up

  • 1st Place $100,000 (estimated)

This optional entry catagory is divided into 4 rounds over 2 days of fishing.  Hours of fishing in morning rounds are from 8:00am to 12:00pm.  Hours of fishing in afternoon rounds are from 12:01pm to 4:00pm.  Numbers from 1 to 6 will be placed in a sealed container.  During each round of fishing a number wil be drawn from the container and that number will determine the number of sailfish that must be released by your team to move onto the next round.  Once a number is drawn, that number will not return to the container.  In the final round, should multiple boats release the required number of fish, the team that releases the most fish in that round will win.  Ties will be decided by whichever team released their last fish first.  If there is no winner the pot will rollover into the next leg of the Quest series where the process will start over again.  Estimated purse is based upon 25 registered boats plus rollover amount from previous tournament.  Entry fee is $1,000 per boat plus rollover amount from previous tournament.


Quest for the Crest TNT - Series Calcutta

Quest for the Crest Logo

 

Estimated Purse: $66,500

  • 1st  $33,250
  • 2nd $19,950
  • 3rd $13,300

There is no fee associated with competing for the Quest for the Crest Series title and the jacket.  However, the Quest for the Crest TNT is an optional series calcutta available to teams who want to compete for bonus prize money in the overall points race.  A team must register for this calcutta in the 1st leg of the series in order to be eligible for the TNT prize money at the end of the season. Entry fee for the Quest for the Crest TNT is $3,500 for the series.  Prize money is based upon 21 registered boats.  If there are more than 21 boats entered, prize money will increase accordingly.  Should there be fewer than 21 boats entered, prize money will decrease accordingly.

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