Savannah Saltwater Classic To Benefit American Diabetes Association


A multi-species Big Fish Tournament for both inshore and offshore fishing will be held October 4-6, 2013 to benefit American Diabetes Association. The official tournament activities will be held in conjunction with Octoberfest on the Savannah Riverfront in downtown Savannah and features guaranteed cash prizes.

The Offshore Division Entry Fee is $250.00 and the Inshore Division Entry Fee is $150.00. Slam Competitions include Inshore (Trout, Redfish, Flounder) and Offshore (King Mackerel, Dolphin, Wahoo). There will be multiple Registrations and Captain’s Meetings in Savannah, Statesboro, Richmond Hill and Hilton Head.

The Statesboro Captain’s Meeting will be held October 1st, 2013 at the Pond House on Cypress Lake Road from 5:00-7:00 PM. Come on out and enjoy great food and spirits before the tournament.

Raffle tickets for a 13-foot flats boat will be on sale on the Savannah Riverfront with a percentage of those sales also going to American Diabetes Association.

Fishing times are 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday. The scales open at 3:00 p.m. and the Weigh-In Line closes at 5:00 p.m. on the Savannah Riverfront. The Grand Prize Ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 6 at 5:00 p.m. To register, individuals may go to: www.saltwaterclassicseries.com or call 1-800-546-4622.

The Savannah Saltwater Classic proceeds will be part of ADA’s Fall Campaign, Step Out to Fight Diabetes, to be held on Saturday, October 19 at Skidaway Island State Park. The 5K Run & Walk event features family and corporate teams and will include fall festival activities.

For more information on Step Out or The Savannah Saltwater Classic, contact Suzanne Willis at suwillis@diabetes.org or 912-353-8110, ext. 3093.



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