With many Yachts360 team members participating in billfish tournaments, we wanted to create a one stop post to help you decide on which major tournaments you plan to fish this year!

While you’re here, be sure to check out the three posts below for more information on tournament fishing:

*Note: Tournament dates may vary. Follow the links for the most updated information!

2022 Billfish Schedule

January Billfish Tournaments

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown
Dates:  January 26-29, 2022     Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica

Islamorada Fishing Club Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament
Dates:  January 26-27, 2022   Location: Islamorada, Florida

IGFA Light Tackle Open
Dates: January 25-27, 2022   Location: Palm Beach Shores, Florida


February Billfish Tournaments

Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Line, Vine and Dine
Date: February 3-6, 2022   Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sailfish Challenge
Date:  February 23-27, 2022   Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Pescadora Billfish Championship

Date: Feb. 17-19, 2022   Location: Quepos, Costa Rica

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown, Leg II
Date: Feb. 23-26, 2022   Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica


March Billfish Tournaments

Jimmy Johnson’s Quest for the Ring Championship
Date: March 1-5, 2022   Location: South Florida

Chub Cay Invitational
Date:  March 17-19, 2022   Location: Chub Cay, Bahamas

Los Sueños Signature Triple Crown
Date: Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2022   Location: Los Sueños, Costa Rica


April Billfish Tournaments

Viking Yachts Key West Challenge
Date: April 6-9, 2022   Location: Key West, Florida

Final Sail
Date: April 6-10, 2022   Location: Miami Beach, Florida

Costa Offshore World Championship
Date: April 24-29, 2022   Location: Quepos, Costa Rica

International Marlin Madness Game Fishing Tournament
Date:  April 23-24, 2022   Location: Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago

White Marlin Roundup
Date: April 20-24, 2022   Location: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas

Louisiana Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
Date: Apr. 25-May 1, 2022  Location: Grand Isle, Louisiana


May Billfish Tournaments

Hatteras Village Offshore Open
Date: May 10-14, 2022   Location: Hatteras, North Carolina

Northeast Florida Marlin Association Bluewater Tournament
Date:  May 11-14, 2022   Location: St. Augustine, Florida

Orange Beach Billfish Classic
Date: May 17-22, 2022   Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament
Date:  May 25 – 28, 2022   Location: Georgetown, South Carolina

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club Invitational
Date:  May 12-15, 2022   Location: Venice, Louisiana

Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Swansboro Rotary Memorial Day Tournament
Date: May 26-29, 2022   Location: Swansboro, North Carolina


June Billfish Tournaments

Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic
Date:  May 31 – June 5, 2022   Location: Venice, Louisiana

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic
Date:   June 6-12, 2022   Location: Biloxi, Mississippi

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: June 13-19, 2022   Location: Morehead City, North Carolina

Carolina Billfish Classic
Date: June 22 – 25, 2022   Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic
Date:   June 22-26, 2022    Location: Sandestin, Florida

Pensacola International Billfish Tournament
Date:  TBA   Location: Pensacola, Florida

Hatteras Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament
Date: June 26 – July 2, 2022   Location: Hatteras, North Carolina


July Billfish Tournaments

Bermuda Billfish Blast
Date:  July 3-7, 2022  Location: Hamilton, Bermuda

Mid-Atlantic Cup Blue Marlin Tournament
Date:  July 4, 2022  Location: Cape May, New Jersey

Blue Marlin World Cup
Date: July 4, 2022  Location: Worldwide

Billfish Pachanga
Date: TBA   Location: Port Aransas, Texas

Bermuda Big Game Classic
Date: July 14-18, 2022   Location: Hamilton, Bermuda

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City “Quest for the Ring” Championship
Date: July 10-16, 2022   Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Blue Marlin Grand Championship
Date: July 13-17, 2022   Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Edisto Billfish Tournament
Date:  July 20–23, 2022 Location: Edisto Island, South Carolina

Key West Marlin Tournament
Date: July 20–23, 2022   Location: Key West, Florida

NC Ducks Unlimited Band the Billfish Tournament
Date: July 20-23, 2022   Location: Morehead City, North Carolina

Carolina Boat Builders Tournament
Date: July 27-30, 2022   Location: Manteo, North Carolina

Mobile Big Game Fishing Club Billfish Limited Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Swordfish Cup
Date: TBA   Location: Worldwide

Hawaii International Billfish Tournament
Date: July 30-August 7, 2022   Location: Kona, Hawaii

Hatteras Grand Slam Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Hatteras, North Carolina


August Billfish Tournaments

White Marlin Open
Date: August 8-12, 2022   Location: Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City Marlin and Tuna Club Offshore Open

Date: August 14-21, 2022   Location: Ocean City, Maryland

Texas Billfish Classic 
Date: August 16-20, 2022   Location: Freeport, Texas

Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament
Date: August 13-19, 2022   Location: Manteo, North Carolina

Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational
Date: August 17-20, 2022   Location: Beach Haven, New Jersey

The MidAtlantic
Date: August 21-26, 2022   Location: Cape May, New Jersey

Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament
Date:  August 24-27, 2022   Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia

Big Island Marlin Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Kona, Hawaii

Texas International Fishing Tournament
Date: August 3-7, 2022   Location: Port Isabel, Texas

East Cape Offshore Tournament
Date: August 2-6, 2022   Location: East Cape, Mexico


September Billfish Tournaments

It’s a Wrap Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Kona, Hawaii

Channel Islands Billfish Tournament
Date:  TBA   Location: Oxnard, California


October Billfish Tournaments

Los Cabos Billfish Tournament
Date: October 16-20, 2022   Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament
Date: October 26-28, 2022   Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


November Billfish Tournaments

Florida Sailfish Cup
Dates: TBA   Location: Florida

SoCal Swordfish Open
Date: TBA   Location: Newport Beach, CA


December Billfish Tournaments

Guatemala Billfish Invitational
Date: Dec. 8-12, 2022   Location: Puerto San Jose, Guatemala

Hope Town United Sailfish Tournament
Date: TBA   Location: Singer Island, FL