Kingfish Tournament Benefits Florida’s First Coast

Reported to be the largest kingfish tournament in the world, Jacksonville has been hosting this tournament since 1981.

Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament

Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament

The AT&T Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament benefits the local community through Jacksonville Marine Charities.

Every year the AT&T Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is held at Sisters Creek Park in July on the Intercoastal waterway. This two day tournament includes a junior angler competition, a food festival, vendor booths, live entertainment and so much more. Reported to be the largest kingfish tournament in the world, Jacksonville has been hosting this tournament since 1981.

Tournament week is July 19 to the 24, 2010 and up to 1,000 boats may participate. Headlining entertainment for Friday the 23rd is Southbound at 8:00 PM, and Mile Train is performing at 8:00 PM on Saturday, July 24th.

Jacksonville Marine Charities promotes marine conservation and uses the proceeds from this tournament to support marine science research, preservation and education. In the last 19 years this charity has donated over $650,000 to the First Coast Community.

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