IGFA Events Calendar

Where in the world is the IGFA? The International Game Fish Association is involved in numerous events worldwide. The list below shows IGFA's upcoming signature events. For more information on IGFA events, please contact IGFA Headquarters at 954-927-2628 or email [email protected].

The health and safety of all IGFA staff, members, captains, anglers, and friends is always our top priority. As we continue to monitor the Coronavirus pandemic closely, all upcoming IGFA events are planned following official government regulations and CDC guidelines. Click here to see what we are doing to ensure your safety and check back often for updates regarding event details.

IGFA Featured Events

 

IGFA Light Tackle Open

January 25-27, 2022

The 2022 IGFA Light Tackle Open will take place January 25-27, 2022, out of the renowned Sailfish Marina Resort in Palm Beach Shores, Florida. Now in its third year, the IGFA Light Tackle Open takes place during the peak of sailfish season in South Florida and provides a unique challenge to the top tournament teams. Are you up for the challenge?!

“I could not be more excited to announce the 2022 dates for these two incredible events,” said IGFA President Jason Schratwieser. “We are very much looking forward to celebrating our beloved sport at these two hallmark events with our members and supporters from around the world.”

For more information about these two events, please contact IGFA Development Coordinator Kim Strong at [email protected] or 954-924-4315.  

 

 

38th Annual IGFA International Auction

Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

January 29, 2022

Angling enthusiasts from around the globe will gather at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, on Saturday, January 29, 2022, to attend the 38th Annual IGFA International Auction. Guests will bid on exciting trips, artwork, tackle, jewelry, and more to support the IGFA’s initiatives in the fields of conservation, youth education and angler recognition. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner will commence at 7:30 pm with the close of the silent auction and the start of the live auction.

Guests of the 38th Annual IGFA International Auction can enjoy a reduced rate at the Ritz-Carlton from January 28 – 30, 2022.

To make your reservations, please click here or call 1-800-241-3333 and reference your group name: 
International Game Fish Association (IGFA) & event dates January 28th – 30th 2022.
Reservations must be made by December 31, 2021

 

For more information about these two events, please contact IGFA Development Coordinator Kim Strong at [email protected] or 954-924-4315.  

 

 

Tommy Gifford Awards

Palm Beach Hilton
 March 24, 2022

The IGFA Tommy Gifford Awards Ceremony celebrates the captains, guides, and crew that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of sportfishing through innovation, outstanding catches, and other noteworthy examples of leadership in their trade.

The 2021 class includes: Captain Ben DeGutis, Captain Roger Greene, Captain Peter Groesbeck, Captain Andrew Mezirow, Captain Skip Smith and Captain Tony Tillett.

For more information about these two events, please contact IGFA Development Coordinator Kim Strong at [email protected] or 954-924-4315.