The Annual Gary Nix Memorial BASH ON THE BLUE Party & Fishing Tournament brings the community together for the ever popular pre-tournament party and a fun day of fishing, all the while raising critical funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay. This year’s party and fishing tournament will be held at Tampa Harbour, 5200 W. Tyson Avenue, on November 6 & 7, 2014.
The festivities kick off Thursday evening November 6th, from 6:00 – 9:30 pm with a fun party highlighted by dinner, music, and silent and live auctions.
The inshore, catch and release, fishing tournament is Friday, November 7th, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Fishing is followed by an awards ceremony and picnic at Dukes Retired Surfers’ Island Bar.
The Gary Nix Memorial Fishing Tournament was created in 2002 to remember Gary, a Boys & Girls Club Member who passed away at 16 years of age. Fun-loving and with a passion for fishing, he was dedicated to working with children. It is in his spirit, we hold this annual fundraising event to help children from the Tampa Bay community. The Gary Nix Memorial Bash on the Blue began as a neighborhood effort to heal and to honor Gary.
Now in its 13th year, The Gary Nix Memorial Bash on the Blue continues making an impact on the Tampa Bay community with its support of the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay. Thanks to sponsors MetLife, Air Culinaire Worldwide, Italiano Insurance, TECO Energy, Tampa Bay Times, Trademark Recruiting and Lazydays what began as a fun fishing tournament has grown into an event that supports thousands of children in the Tampa Bay area.
For more information and to register, visit our web site at http://www.bgctampa.org.