FIRST OF ALL NAPLES PADDLE BOARD WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE TAKE A SOLDIER FISHING FOR INVITING US TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT,WE ARE HONERED
7:30am to 10:30am Paddle fishing tournament t (Fill the can)
Paddleboard, Kayak, canoe
11am: Demos-clinics-lessons and
11:30 to 1:00
Patriotic paddle parade 1mile 1/2: please wear red white and blue
The take a soldier fishing event is probably one of the biggest events in SWF,150 active soldiers will be at this event,some are wounded.All the proceeds go to the wounded warrior project.This event is about our community joining forces and coming out for a great day to support our soldiers.We ask the Naples paddle community to come and participate in this event .Bring your paddle boards,kayaks,canoes and join in the fun.
Enter our paddle fishing tournament and also be part of the patriotic paddle parade,wear red,white and blue and paddle around the bay .Be there to cheer on the soldiers as they come back from their fishing tournament and watch the way in.This is a fun day for all the family.
If you have extra paddle boards,kayaks or canoes ,bring them along.
If you are an advanced paddle boarder and would like to volunteer please call Kelly
SIGN UP FOR THE PADDLE FISHING TOURNAMENT
VOLUNTEER ARE WELCOME
TAKE A SOLDIER FISHING, Event
Saturday - September 14, 2013
Join us for the event in downtown Naples at Bayfront Plaza. Food, fun, silent auction and entertainment starts at 9:00am. This is a family friendly event and there will be food, music, games and local vendors to help raise money for the tournament which benefits the Wounded Warrior Project. Live Auction starts at 1:00pm, followed by the live weigh-in where the Captains and the Troops will weigh their fish. Come out and show your support.
Become an Event or Team Sponsor
Levels of sponsorship can be found on the sponsor page. Our goal is to sponsor 70 boats participating in the Soldier fishing event. We currently have several boats still available for sponsorship.
BOAT SPONSORSHIPS are $[masked] each
9:00am Scheduled activities begin
9:00am - 11:00am Paddle craft event (more info TBA)
10:00am - 1:00pm Live music :
*Local Lt. Paramedic/Firefighter & Singer song writer Tim McGeary
*Blue Grass Band - The Bean Pickers
9:00am - 12:00pm Silent Auction
1:00pm - 2:00pm Live Auction
2:00pm - 2:45pm Event and live weigh-in process explained
2:45pm National Anthem performed and CCSO fly over
3:00pm Teams arrive and live weigh-in begins on stage
Join us starting at 9:00am at Bayfront for the "Feel Good Event" of the year. Lots to be enjoyed by the whole family. In addition to the above listed activities there will be a rock wall, cornhole games, a car show, and of course lots of food and refreshments. So put on your RED, WHITE & BLUE and come out and support these American Heros.
THE FOLLOWING INFO IS FOR PARTICIPATING CAPTAINS ONLY
Friday Sept. 13th Captains meeting at The Quality Inn & Suites, Golden Gate (Not for public attendance)
5:00pm - 6:00pm Check-in
5:30pm Dinner begins
7:00pm Meeting starts
Saturday Sept. 14th Tournament day
6:00am Have your boat in the water at Bay front
(city ramps ,near the Cove Inn, are waiving all parking and launch fees for the day. Nearby private lot is avaiable for overflow truck & trailer parking)
6:00am - 6:30am Find your team, pickup lunches, beverages, ice, etc...
6:45am National Anthem performed (ALL BOATS DEPART IMMEDIATELY AFTER)
2:30PM Boats should be approaching Naples Bay idle zone.
3:00pm live weigh-in begins
7:00pm - 10:00pm Dinner at Olde Cypress for Captains & 1 guest. (not for public attendance)
Cabana Bar At Bayfront
Naples, Florida 34102
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