Saturday 19 June 2021

Costa Rica World Fishing Competition Encourages Tourism

Photo by Doug Olander, from Off
Photo by Doug Olander, from Offshore World Championship website

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL – From April 12th to 17th, 316 participants from 27 countries will be competing in the World Fishing Championship to be held in Quepos, Puntarenas.

The sixteenth edition of the World Fishing Championship (Offshore World Championship) will be held in in Marina Pez Vela, Quepos.

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Participating countries include: Costa Rica, the United States, Australia, Trinidad & Tobago, Angola, Mexico, Fiji, Brazil, Bermuda, New Zealand, New Guinea, the Dominican Republic, Barbados, South Africa, Panama, Spain, Croatia, Canada and Guatemala, among others.

No professionals in the host country are permitted to participate as anglers, according to the 2015 Offshore World Championship Rules Team Requirements.
owc_slide_show_045Schedule of Events from the OWC website:

Saturday, April 11th – ARRIVAL DAY

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Welcome drinks, snacks and Offshore World Championship Tournament Retail Store opens – Parador Resort, El Quijote Restaurant (upstairs)

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Sunday, April 12th – TEAM REGISTRATION & KICKOFF DINNER PARTY

6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Buffet Breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Team registration, boat draw, camera verification and mandatory team photos — Hotel Parador

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Retail store and sponsor exhibitors on display — Hotel Parador

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Optional spouse and guest activities sign-up with iFish Quepos and pre-order daily angler box lunches (optional) with Parador Resort

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Welcome and tournament rules briefing — Hotel Parador

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6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Kickoff Dinner Party — Parador Resort – La Galeria Restaurant & surrounding area

Monday, April 13th – TOURNAMENT FISHING: DAY ONE

4:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant

5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Shuttle teams to Marina Pez Vela and load boats (for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package)

6:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Guests, sponsors & non-competing anglers are invited to watch the boat parade out of the marina (spectator photo op) with a welcome reception, continental breakfast & activity sign-up to follow at Mercato del Porto

7:30 a.m.
Day One fishing begins

3:30 p.m.
Lines out

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Team check-in/weigh-in — Marina Pez Vela

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Marina Pez Vela Dock Party: Refreshments, food Samplings, entertainment & retail store at Marina Pez Vela

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Shuttle buses from Marina Pez Vela to Hotel Parador & Los Altos for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package

Tuesday, April 14th – TOURNAMENT FISHING: DAY TWO

4:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant

5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Shuttle teams to Marina Pez Vela and load boats (for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package)

7:30 a.m.
Day Two fishing begins

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Optional half-day Roosterfish Tournament for guests & non-competing anglers – Marina Pez Vela

3:30 p.m.
Lines out

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Team check-in/weigh-in — Marina Pez Vela

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Marina Pez Vela Dock Party: Refreshments, food Samplings, entertainment & retail store at Marina Pez Vela

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Shuttle buses from Marina Pez Vela to Hotel Parador & Los Altos for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package

Wednesday, April 16th – TOURNAMENT FISHING: DAY 3

4:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant

5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Shuttle teams to Marina Pez Vela and load boats (for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package)

7:30 a.m.
Day Three fishing begins

3:30 p.m.
Lines out

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Team check-in/weigh-in — Marina Pez Vela

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Marina Pez Vela Dock Party: Refreshments, food Samplings, entertainment & retail store at Marina Pez Vela

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Shuttle buses from Marina Pez Vela to Hotel Parador & Los Altos for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package

Thursday, April 16th – TOURNAMENT FISHING: DAY 4

4:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant

5:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Shuttle teams to Marina Pez Vela and load boats (for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package)

7:30 a.m.
Day Four fishing begins

3:30 p.m.
Lines out

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Team check-in/weigh-in — Marina Pez Vela

3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Marina Pez Vela Dock Party: Refreshments, food Samplings, entertainment & retail store at Marina Pez Vela

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Shuttle buses from Marina Pez Vela to Hotel Parador & Los Altos for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package

Friday, April 17th – GALA AWARDS DINNER AT MARINA PEZ VELA

6:00 p.m.
OWC Retail Store and sponsor exhibits on display

7:00 p.m.
Gala awards dinner party

Saturday, April 18th – DEPARTURE DAY

6:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Buffet breakfast (hotel guests) – Parador Resort, La Galeria Restaurant San Jose Airport transfers (for those who purchased Pacifico Travel Transportation Package)

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