UPDATE: Royal Palm Coast Classic tourney canceled
UPDATE: Officials reported on Oct. 14 that the event has been canceled.
The Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association is taking registrations through Oct. 18 for its third annual Royal Palm Coast Classic Fishing Tournament, set for Oct. 18-19 at the Port Sanibel Marina.
This year’s event will benefit the Freedom and Virtue Institute, a Fort Myers nonprofit that promotes individual liberty, self-reliance and human dignity among underprivileged children and individuals enduring hardship, empowering them to better their situations and live a dignified self-sustainable life.
The tournament will kick off with a captain’s party on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the marina.
On Oct. 19, anglers will hit the water at 7 a.m. for a day of fishing, which will conclude at the marina with a dinner and awards celebration at 4 p.m. There will be an auction, prize giveaways and raffle drawings.
Prizes for the catch-and-release tournament will be based on combined length of longest snook and longest redfish per four-person team. Cash prizes will be awarded to winning teams, including $5,000 for first place.
The registration fee is $125 per angler.
To register, visit RPCClassic.com.
The Port Sanibel Marina is at 14341 Port Comfort Road, Fort Myers.