It’s almost time for the 24th Annual Grand Slam KDW Tournament and Hughes Realty Group, Inc. is proud to be back as a supporting sponsor. This is a fun and exciting family event when locals gather to compete for the greatest catch in several categories.
The Captain’s Kick-Off Party & Meeting will be held Friday, May 10, 2019, at the Riverwalk Events Plaza in Jupiter. The celebration is from 5:30 until 8:30 pm with the meeting beginning promptly at 7 pm. The one-day tournament is Saturday, May 11th with lines in at 7 am and lines out at 3:30 pm. Two weigh stations will be available from 1 pm until 4:30 pm - the Square Grouper Tiki Bar in Jupiter and Sailfish Marina Resort in Palm Beach Shores. The Awards Party and BBQ is held Saturday from 5 until 9 pm at the Riverwalk Events Plaza in Jupiter. All winners will be announced and prizes awarded during the event.
Prizes are awarded in several categories:
Grand Prize: Heaviest KDW Overall
Male Angler $5,000 • Female Angler $5,000.
Heaviest Kingfish • Heaviest Dolphin • Heaviest Wahoo
1st Place $2,000 • 2nd Place $1,500.
3rd Place $1,000 • 4th Place $500.
5th Place $250 • 6th Place $100.
Junior Division (Ages 12 and Under)
1st Place $500 • 2nd Place $400.
3rd Place $300 • 4th Place $200.
5th Place $100.
Meat Fish Division
(Cobia, Snapper, Grouper & Tuna) Heaviest Overall $500 Prize for Heaviest Fish in Each Species.
Tournament Within a Tournament Prize: $1,000
$1,000 will be awarded to the boat that catches the heaviest accumulated weight of all three fish.
Donate Fish – Help Hospice!
Donate your eligible fish (KDW) and receive a special raffle ticket for each fish donated. Drawing held at awards party for two $250 prizes. Fish will be sold and the proceeds donated to Hospice.
The Richard Black Grand Slam Memorial Award
"Catch a Grand Slam" Catch a legal size Dolphin, Wahoo and Kingfish for a chance to win this prize. $1,000 awarded to the boat that catches the heaviest accumulated weight of all three fish.
For more information on the tournament and to register your boat, please visit Grand Slam KDW.