2018 Quepos Billfish Cup

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2018 Quepos Billfish Cup

Quepos Billfish Cup is a Fishing Tournament scheduled to take place at Marina Pez Vela in Quepos Costa Rica from March 14th through 17th, 2018. Quepos Billfish Cup is the property of and organized by, ifishquepos, S A, a corporation organized under the laws of Costa Rica; Corporate identification number 3-101-614831. Marine Pez Vela participates in the tournament as the hosting facility, but ifishquepos, S A has sole responsibility for tournament operations.  While all efforts are made to keep this information current, all rules published on this website shall be considered unofficial. Official rules will be distributed and announced at the registration check-in and captains meeting. All participants agree to the terms of these rules by participating in the tournament. All participants should also agree to the rules by signing at registration forms at the tournament site.

The Tournament

The Quepos Billfish Cup is a three day billfish team event with top-team honors going to the team that tallies the most billfish points during the tournament. Prizes pay down to third place (first, second, and third). The tournament will award trophies, cash, and prizes to the team(s) that score the most accumulated points for marlin and sailfish.

Scoring Billfish

  • Marlin, Blue, Black, or Stripe *****500 points
  • Sailfish **200 points

Additional Awards

Top Angler: An Award and cash prize will be awarded to the angler with the most billfish releases.

Lady Angler: An Award presented to the top lady angler scoring the most billfish release points.

Junior Angler: Award for the top scoring junior angler (under the age of 16) with the most billfish release points.

Largest Fish Weighed: An Award and cash prize will be presented to the angler weighing in the largest Dorado, Yellow fin Tuna or Wahoo with a minimum weight of 15 lbs. Fish donated for fish fry is much appreciate

Entry Fee
The Team registration fee is $4000.00 with the Team consisting of 1 to 5 anglers. An additional angler may be added to a team for a $500.00 angler registration fee. This basic registration fee covers the participation of the registered anglers. It also covers attendance at all planned entertainment and social activities. The angler fee does not cover the daily boat charter expense. Charter boats are available for hire through the tournament office. Daily optional jackpots:

Daily Total
General Entry (Mandatory) $5,000.00
Billfish Release Jackpot (optional) $1500.00 $4,500.00
Tuna Jackpot (optional) $300.00 $900.00
Dorado Jackpot (optional) $300.00 $900.00
Total (All In)   $11,300.00
Billdish Tournament Series of Central America
Offshore World Championship
March 14 2018


Start: 14 March, 2018
End: 17 March, 2018
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Marina Pez Vela

Quepos, Puntarenas Costa Rica

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  • DAY 1
  • 15:00 Final registration, captain’s meeting and kickoff at Marina Pez Vela
  • 18:30 Captain’s meeting
  • DAY 2 (Fishing Day)
  • 4:45 Registration desk open for check out
  • 6:00 Boat Shotgun start
  • 7:30 Lines in
  • 16:00 Lines out
  • DAY 3 (Fishing Day)
  • 5:00 Registration desk open for check out
  • 5:30 Boat are permitted to leave the marina
  • 7:30 Lines in
  • 16:00 Lines out
  • DAY 4 (Fishing Day)
  • 5:00 Registration desk open for check out
  • 5:30 Boat are permitted to leave the marina
  • 7:30 Lines in
  • 15:30 p.m. Lines out
  • 19:00 Awards Party


Marina Pez Vela