Los Suenos Resort and Marine in Costa Rica is the location for the 2012 WBS Billfishing World Championship of Billfishing this December 5th to the 8th.
What are the prizes?
The WBS Billfishing World Champion will receive:
- A $20,000 cash purse
- Their name added onto the perpetual WBS trophy
- A custom commemorative trophy for your keeping
- The WBS gold Champions ring
- A WBS World Champions Black Jacket.
- There will also be an optional tournament awards for those wishing to participate. And most importantly the coveted title of WBS Billfishing World Champion.
This years WBS World Championship is an individual angler tournament and has a new 3 day all compete format. All participating entrants will compete all three days. Anglers competing against the field (and each other) with two anglers per boat. There are also new rules for 2012 so please be sure to review these. WBS World Championship Rules.
This year only anglers with a valad Anglers Club Member may compete. If you believe your membership may need renewed you can either call us at 855-BILLFISH (855-245-5347) with your credit card information or renew online here.
There are a number of excellent charter operations in Costa Rica, but as with any high-profile tournament, the best boats will be booked early.
Due to the fact that the Los Suenos Marlin Invitational tournament will be following the WBS World Championship this year, we urge you to make your charter boat and accommodations arrangements as early as possible. Anglers usually coming down early to pre-fish so we expect the charters and hotels to fill up quickly. Add to that the increased interest and the number of qualifying anglers for this years WBS World Championship, and you can see that the charter you may want could go quickly.
Facts you may want to know:
Anglers may choose the qualified angler with whom they would like to fish, or the WBS will pair up competitors at a later date. Anglers are allowed to bring guests. All guests must be Registered with them to the social event. Only currently active, qualified WBS Anglers Club Members are allowed to participate in this event.
If you want to stay on the resorts grounds, reservations can be made at the Marriott Hotel. You or your guests can contact them at: Los Suenos Marriott. To make reservations by phone, call 1-800-228-9290 in the USA and Canada. You can also contact www.LSRM.com for condo rentals.
For more information on the WBS Billfishing World Championship or for assistance in making reservations contact the WBS (USA) LLC via email at Linda@FishWBS.com or by calling Linda Fisher-Morgan at 855-BILLFISH (855-245-5347) or 727-820-1234.