2017 Nationals Schedule Of Events



The 2017 Mercury SKA National Championship and corresponding festivities will take place in Biloxi, MS!

October 24th - 29th 2017




TUESDAY, OCT. 24 @ GOLDEN NUGGET H20 POOL PATIO

Mercury Pre-Game Bash & Nationals Registration ……………………………………….3:00pm - 6:00pm

Budweiser Beer Event ……………………………………………………………………………………. 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Mercury Pre-Game Bash Captains Meeting (Mandatory)....................................7:00pm-7:30pm


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25 @ POINT CADET MARINA

Checkout (Hard Rock Casino Sea Wall) ....................................................................6:30am

“GO FISH” announcement made over radio on VHF CHANNEL 72..........................7:00am

Mercury Pre-Game Bash for Cash Weigh-in............................................................3:00pm - 5:00pm

*Must be checked in by 4:59pm and 59 seconds to weigh fish

Mercury Pre-Game Bash Awards @ Golden Nugget H20 Pool Patio.......................7:00pm - 7:30pm

$5,000 Gas Giveaway Raffle (must be present to win) ……………..………………………. 8:00pm


THURSDAY, OCT. 26 @ SHIP ISLAND ROOM B&C & GRAND BALLROOM

National Championship Registration........................................................................ 2:00pm - 6:00pm

SKA “Partner Row” Pre-Party Mingle........................................................................4:30pm - 6:00pm

2017 Mercury Tournament Trail Awards Ceremony & Dinner..................................6:00pm

Captain’s Meeting......................................................................................................7:30pm - 8:00pm

Recreational Fishing Alliance Raffle …………………………...............................................8:00pm


FRI., OCT. 27 & SAT., OCT. 28 @ POINT CADET MARINA

Checkout (Hard Rock Casino Sea Wall) .......................................................................6:30am

“GO FISH” announcement made over radio on VHF CHANNEL 72.............................7:00am

SKA Village Vendor Set up...........................................................................................10:00am – 2:00pm

SKA Village Open…………………………………………………………………………………..2:00pm - 6:00pm

National Championship Weigh-in................................................................................3:00pm - 5:00pm

*Must be checked in by 4:59pm and 59 seconds to weigh fish


SUNDAY, OCT. 29 @ GRAND BALLROOM

2017 Mercury Tournament Trail National Championship Awards Ceremony................9:00am

Complimentary Coffee Bar & Continental Breakfast





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