32nd Annual Offshore Challenge awards winning Anglers
Riviera Beach, FL— On Saturday, April 28, 2012, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County and the West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club hosted the 32nd Annual Offshore Challenge held at Riviera Beach Marina and kicked off at 6:30 a.m. Seventy-five boats were registered to participate in the event which is the longest-running, most successful, one-day charity tournament in the state of Florida. Participants could catch kingfish, dolphin, or wahoo.
All winners were invited to the West Palm Beach Kiwanis luncheon meeting on Wednesday, May 9th to share their ‘big catch’ story and receive trophies and cash prizes. Congratulations to the prize winners.
Results are listed below:
- 1st Place Best Boat, Spiced Rum,
176.9 lbs., $5,000
- 2nd Place Best Boat, Team Slayer,
132.8 lbs., $1,000
- 3rd Place Best Boat, No Bid,
129.7 lbs. $500
- Merchandise Award: Tropically Impaired, 125.6 lbs.
- 1st Place King, Gary Case, Team Slayer 53.3 lbs., $3,000
- 2nd Place King, Bryce Straithem, Shamless, 53.0 lbs., $1,000
- 3rd Place King, James Gilcrest, Yippe-Ki-Ay, 50.5 lbs., $500
- 1st PlaceWahoo, Jim Wood, Sea Premacy, 55.4 lbs., $3,000
- 2nd PlaceWahoo, Steve Sprague, Tuppen’s, 25.6 lbs. $1,000
- 3rd Place Wahoo, Brian Humphreys, X Generation, 23.6 lbs. $500
The 32ndt Offshore Challenge Tournament was fortunate to have many supporting sponsors:
PNC Bank, RYBOVICH Super Yacht Marina; Palm Beach Yachts International; Publix Supermarkets Charities; William K. Caler; Panera Bread; LS Construction & Design, Inc.; Keystone Realty; Roxy’s; Palmdale Oil Company; BE Aerospace; Nozzle Nolen; Atlantic Filter Corporation; Tomasello Pest Control; Allstate-Platz Insurance; First Bank, Contender, Florida Crystals and Tuppen’s Marine & Tackle.
All proceeds from the Offshore Challenge support The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County and theWest Palm Beach Kiwanis Club and its Foundation. The mission of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is to inspire and assist all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens (www.bgcpbc.org). The West Palm Beach Kiwanis Club and its Foundation sponsor a wide variety of youth-oriented programs and provides college scholarships to deserving, yet needy, students from the Palm Beach County area (www.wpbkiwanis.com).