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June 10th Saltwater Slam Boasts a $50,000 KDW Jackpot!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 2023

 

Contact: Chris Caravello

Email: Chris@bluewatermovements.com

Phone: 954-725-4010

 

Leg 2 of the Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit

 

The Mercury/SeaVee Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam on June 10, the perfect time for families to round up the kids and enjoy a weekend of summertime fishing in a family-oriented South Florida fishing tournament. With countless ways to win, this is a must-fish tournament every summer!

 

Signature prize categories for the Slam include big fish payouts in excess of $15,000, a Semi-pro division with payouts to five places, Mid-Range – 27 to 32 feet – and Small Boat – 26 feet and under – divisions with payouts to three places each, along with two hefty optional entry categories with combined payouts in excess of $80,000! 

 

Tournament Entry Tips

 

Early registration for The Mercury/SeaVee Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam is $475 per boat through May 30th, 2023. After May 30th, 2023, the late registration fee is $575. In addition to the first-place title, there will be several other opportunities for anglers to cash out through a variety of general and optional entry categories and Calcuttas, so you may want to take some notes!

 

*Register for the Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam here*

 

General Entry Divisions

 

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog; Weather you’re a new team looking to rise to the ranks of the pros or gunning for a victory on boat lengths of any size, there are plenty of opportunities for you to win the big bucks too along with prizes just for signing up! 

 

Semi-Pro Division: Awards qualifying teams as they rise through the ranks on the PBSCl meatfish circuit. Land in the top 5 of the Semi-Pro Division and get paid. Top Semi-Pro earns $2,000 & a trophy. 

 

Mid-Range Division: New to the PBSC, the Mid-Range Division awards the top three qualifying teams with $2,500 and a trophy going to the 1st place winner.  

 

Small Boat Division: Similar to the Mid-Range Division, the Small Boat Division awards the top three qualifying teams with $2,500 and a trophy going to the 1st place winner.  

 

Slow Pitch Jigging Division: Together with our sponsor JYG Profishing, we have created a new division for the latest craze in saltwater fishing: slow pitch jigging! The heaviest eligible species caught on SPJ will earn a bonus of $500 and a $500 JYG Pro package. Additionally, $500 plus a $500 JYG Pro package will be awarded for the heaviest snapper or grouper caught on SPJ.

 

Pimp My Pumps!: Thanks to our new sponsor, Hooker Electric, every registered team in each leg of the PBSC series will be entered into a drawing for a Hooker Electric custom bait pump system valued at $10,000! Check out the category for more details.

 

*See rules of eligibility requirements here*

 

Optional Entry Calcuttas

 

Some things are bigger than fishing. We encourage all our teams to enter our Fish For Charity Calcutta benefiting our charitable partner Mission Fishin’. Both teams and charity win in this category with a 50/50 split between the high point team and the tournament charity. The entry fee for this Calcutta is $100 per boat.

 

Fish & Chips: New to the PBSC, Fish & Chips was created for the teams that love to win big!  This winner-take-all category awards a stout payout to the team with the heaviest combined total weight. The entry fee for this Calcutta is $500 per boat.

 

Kay Dee Dubya: Catch a weighable Dolphin, Wahoo, and Kingfish in the tournament, and you’ll have a chance to line your pockets with some extra cash! If no team weighs the KDW trio, then the prize money will roll over from this tournament to the next leg of the PBSC. The Pot will continue to grow in each PBSC tournament until someone hits the pelagic jackpot and brings the heaviest KDW trio to the scales. Heading into the Slam, The Kay Dee Dubya Jackpot is estimated to grow again to over $50,000! Entry Fee is $200 per boat. 

 

Pick 3: Before the start of fishing, 3 of the 5 eligible species in the tournament will be drawn from a sealed container. The 3 that are chosen will be the 3 target species in the Pick 3 for that day. If there is no winner, the purse will roll over into the next PBSC tournament where the process will start all over again. Heading into the Slam, Pick 3 Jackpot is estimated to grow again to over $45,000! Entry Fee is $200 per boat. 

 

*See rules for details here*

 

 

Pompano Beach Saltwater Slam Schedule of Events

 

Kick-Off Party/Captains Meeting

When:  Thursday, June 8, 2023

Where: Pompano Beach Civic Center

1801 NE 6th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm

 

Competition Day

When: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Lines In – Lines Out: 7:30am – 4:00pm 

Check-in Deadline: 6:00pm

 

Weigh-In Headquarters 

When: Saturday, June 10, 2023

Where: The Cove Restaurant & Tiki Bar

1754 S.E. 3rd Court, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Awards Ceremony

When: Sunday, June 11, 2023

Where: Pompano Beach Civic Center

1801 NE 6th Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

 

About the Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit

 

If you like fishing for Dolphin, Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna and Cobia, then you will love the format of the Pompano Beach Saltwater Circuit. The PBSC is a 3-leg tournament that takes place annually in South Florida from May to August. Leg 1 of the series begins in May with the Saltwater Shootout, followed by the Saltwater Slam in June and the Saltwater Showdown in August. In addition to a $550,000 purse, teams that register for the tournaments will enjoy premier hospitality including free drinks, great food, live entertainment, tournament shirts and a team bag loaded with sponsor swag! It’s no wonder why the PBSC has become one of the most popular series on the east coast.

 

About Bluewater Movements

 

Bluewater Movements, Inc., is a sports marketing company based in South Florida, the sport fishing capital of the world. Throughout the past 27 years, our team has developed some of the most successful competitive fishing events in the industry. Our background in tournament fishing, coupled with our expertise in event marketing, has enabled a premium experience for tournament anglers and sponsors. Within our portfolio, there are seven wildly popular fishing tournaments, all hosted at various venues across South Florida.


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