The 2022 IGFA SoCal Swordfish Open

When:
November 11, 2022 – November 13, 2022 all-day
2022-11-11T00:00:00-05:00
2022-11-14T00:00:00-05:00
Contact:
Jack Vitek
954-927-2628

The 2022 IGFA SoCal Swordfish Open

This exclusive two-day tournament will take place during prime swordfish season in the famed waters off Southern California, the birthplace of big game sportfishing! The tournament is open to the public and will include three tournament weigh stations: San Diego, Newport Beach, and Oxnard, making this truly accessible to anglers throughout Southern California.

Please join us for this exciting new tournament, and to celebrate both the iconic broadbill swordfish and the historic fishery of Southern California. We will see you there!

 

Tournament Registration

The early bird entry fee for the IGFA SoCal Swordfish Open is $300 per angler, when you register before September 1, 2022. The entry fee after September 1, 2022, is $350 per angler. 

Your registration fee covers your tournament angler bag, as well as food and beverages at the awards ceremony on Sunday, November 13, 2022.

Anglers/Teams are responsible for chartering or providing their own boats for the tournament.

Please click the icon below to register online. For any questions on registration, please contact IGFA at 954-927-2628 or email [email protected].

Schedule of Events

We strongly encourage all anglers, their guests, and crew members to attend the awards ceremony out of respect for the winning anglers and teams, as well as all competitors.

Individual tickets to the awards ceremony are available for purchase at a fee of $75.  

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Virtual Captain’s & Rules Meeting

6 PM- 7 PM

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Tournament Bag Pick Up

Dana Landing – San Diego, CA

Melton’s Tackle  – Anaheim, CA

Eric’s Tackle Shop – Ventura, CA

(Tournament bag pick up available only during regular business hours.)

Thursday, November 10, 2022
Tournament Bag Pick Up

Dana Landing – San Diego, CA

Melton’s Tackle  – Anaheim, CA

Eric’s Tackle Shop – Ventura, CA

(Tournament bag pick up available only during regular business hours.)

Friday, November 11, 2022
First Day of Fishing

Lines In
6 AM

Lines Out
5 PM

Weigh Stations Close
7 PM

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Second & Final Day of Fishing

Lines In
6 AM

Lines Out
5 PM

Weigh Stations Close
7 PM

Sunday, November 13, 2021
Awards Ceremony

12 PM – 4 PM
Dana Point Yacht Club

Please click here to purchase guest tickets online. 

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