2024 Tournament Info

General Information

28th Annual Orange Beach Billfish Classic will be held May 14-19, 2024, at The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL. The OBBC is the first billfish tournament of the Eastern Gulf tournament circuit and the start of the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series.

Registration and Forms

Make Checks Payable to OBBC, Mail Form and $2,000 Deposit to:
PO Box 1645
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Pay By Credit Card, Call: Kate Ferrara-Dorland 225-892-2146

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 14th

  • 7:00 pm: Captain and Crew Party under the big tent at the Wharf (Private)

Wednesday, May 15th

  • 4:00 – 10:30 pm: Registration and Optional Cash Awards open under the big tent
  • 6:00 – 10:30 pm: Optional cash Awards Pot Party with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner (Private)

Thursday, May 16th

  • 9:30 am: Mandatory Captain’s Meeting under the big tent
  • 10:00 am: Boats may leave The Wharf through Perdido Bay to Perdido Pass
  • 12:00 noon: Boats may leave Perdido Pass. Any boat choosing to leave through Sailboat Bay may not leave The Wharf Marina until NOON, May 16th
  • 12:00 noon: Fishing Commences

Friday, May 17th

  • 7:00 -10:00 pm: Weigh in at The Wharf

Saturday, May 18th

  • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm: Weigh in at The Wharf

Sunday, May 19th

  • 9:00 am: Tournament Awards Breakfast (Private)

Tournament Rules