St. Pete, Florida

October 3 – 5

Fishing Funds the Cure St. Pete, FL

On behalf of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation®, it is our pleasure to invite you to the Fishing Funds the Cure®, Tampa Bay Tournament, on October 3 – 5, 2024.

This tournament features a full day of inshore fishing for redfish, trout, and snook. Event proceeds support critical research to find a cure for childhood cancer.

Trophies will be awarded individually to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each species and an overall team “slam champion” (boat with highest total length combined). Each participant will receive a dry bag full of great tournament swag including a pair of Smith sunglasses.

Thank you to our presenting sponsor:

Family First Life

Tournament Details

Event Schedule

Thursday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
Angler Registration: 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Tropical Gala featuring dinner, cocktails,
live/silent auction, special guest speakers: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. | TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
Fishing: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Marine Max
(Lunch provided)

Friday 6:00 p.m. | Tradewinds Resort | Fashion Funds the Cure
Runway Show & Dinner
Optional Event – Ticket $100

Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. | TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
Fishing: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Marine Max
(Lunch provided)
Awards Ceremony & BBQ Dinner: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | TradeWinds Island Grand Resort

Boats Launch From

Tournament Lodging

TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Eligible Species

Red Drum

Redfish

Sea Trout

Trout

Snook

Snook

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities

Official & Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the 2024 Tampa Bay Fishing Tournament. Sponsorship includes the following benefits: Sponsorship includes the following benefits:

  • Logo included on tournament awards, deluxe angler shirt, and select specialty items
  • 5 guided boats (includes 15 angler entries and tackle)
  • 15 deluxe angler swag bags
  • 15 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Presenting Sponsor recognition in all press releases, website, social media posts, email communications, onsite print/digital materials, and video presentation
  • Full-page ad with premier placement in program and logo on cover
  • Opportunity to include item in deluxe angler swag bags
  • 30 tickets with reserved seating to the Tropical Gala (resort attire)

Official sponsor of Deluxe Dry Bag, Long-Sleeved Performance Fishing Shirt, Rain Jacket OR Cooler. Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • Logo on Deluxe Dry Bag, Deluxe Shirt, Rain Jacket OR Cooler (one item per sponsor, selection based on availability at time of commitment)
  • 2 guided boats (includes 6 angler entries and tackle)
  • 6 deluxe angler swag bags
  • 6 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Logo on website, in the program, in video presentation and inclusion in select social media posts and email communications.
  • Full-page ad in program
  • Opportunity to include item in deluxe angler swag bags
  • • 12 tickets to the Tropical Gala (resort attire)

Official sponsor of the breakfast (2 days) or logo recognition on a Tumbler, T-shirt, Buff, OR Hat. Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • Company logo on Tumbler, T-shirt, Buff, OR Hat (one item per sponsor, selection based on availability at time of commitment) or signage recognition during breakfast on Friday and Saturday.
  • 1 guided boat (includes 3 angler entries and tackle)
  • 3 deluxe angler swag bags
  • 3 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Company logo on social media posts and onsite print/digital items
  • Half-page ad in program
  • Opportunity to include item in deluxe angler swag bags
  • 6 tickets to the Tropical Gala (resort attire)

Official sponsor of lunch/refreshment bag (2 days) with logo recognition supplied to all anglers & captains. Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • 1 guided boat (includes 3 angler entries and tackle)
  • 3 deluxe angler swag bags
  • 3 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Company Logo on onsite print/digital items
  • 6 tickets to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to include item in angler swag bag

Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • 1 guided boat (includes 3 angler entries and tackle)
  • 3 deluxe angler swag bags
  • 3 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Company Logo on onsite print/digital items
  • 6 tickets to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to include item in angler swag bags

Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • You captain your own boat (includes up to 4 angler entries and tackle)
  • Up to 4 deluxe angler bags
  • Up to 4 pairs of Smith sunglasses
  • Company name on on-site print/digital items
  • 4 tickets to the Tropical Gala (resort attire)

***Must provide appropriate paperwork and waivers***

Table setup inside suite during Thursday registration (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
(Showcase new products, conduct raffle prize drawing, share marketing materials)
Sponsorship includes the following benefits:

  • Company name on on-site print/digital items
  • 2 tickets to the Tropical Gala reception
  • Opportunity to include item in deluxe angler swag bags

Sponsorship also includes the following benefits:

  • Half page ad placed in printed program
  • Company logo placed in digital slideshow
  • One (1) deluxe angler bag with tournament swag
    (Ticket to Tropical Gala not included)
  • One (1) ticket to the awards dinner
  • One (1) ticket to the Fashion Funds the Cure runway show on Friday, October 4