Tampa Bay

Fishing Funds the Cure Tampa Bay

The Fishing Funds the Cure Tampa Bay Tournament is an extraordinary event that benefits kids battling cancer. The event will kick off on Friday night, October 16, with a tropical gala dinner reception, open bar, and live and silent auctions. Saturday, October 17, is the beginning of the two-day inshore fishing tournament with professionally guided boats and includes breakfast and lunch. Awards will be presented on Sunday afternoon during a ceremony at the Tradewinds Resort. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided on Sunday as well. 

Registration to fish the Tampa Bay tournament costs $2,500, for a team of three anglers, a professional guide, food for both days, and an invitation to the tropical gala on Friday night. Various sponsorship opportunities are still available, ranging from $100 to $30,000.  The 2020 “Fishing Funds the Cure” Tampa Bay Tournament will be an unforgettable weekend of fun, networking, and making a difference. 

The “Fishing Funds the Cure” Tampa Bay Tournament is a signature event for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF). This year, the Tampa Bay Tournament will be held at the amazing Tradewinds Resort on St. Pete Beach with boats launching from MarineMax St Petersburg off Gulfport Boulevard. 

Joshua Lavine, MarineMax General Manager comments, “At MarineMax, we are passionate about boating and family, so when we were given the opportunity to partner with the NPCF for a fishing tournament, we knew it would be a perfect fit. Our crew is ecstatic to help in any way possible to assist in funding the cure for pediatric cancer. We are proud to unite with the NPCF for this cause.”


Tournament Details

Promo Video


Friday – Sunday
October 16 – 18, 2020

Dinner Reception
Friday 7 pm

2 Days of Inshore, Guided Fishing
Saturday & Sunday 7 am to 3 pm both days

BBQ Awards Dinner
Sunday 4 PM


Tournament Lodging
Tradewinds Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

Eligible Species

Red Drum




Sea Trout



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