Sports

2017 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo Calendar

Bob Breck and Jim Henderson, Master of Ceremonies

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

5pm – USCG Cutter Station Grand Isle Leaves Port to Examine Island Waters

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Daylight – Fishing Begins
11am – Pavilion Opens to Public (Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
7pm – President’s Welcome Party at Pavilion (Open to Public – Boiled Shrimp, Cash Bar)
6pm – 10pm – Rockin’ Dopsie at Pavilion – Join- President Barry Kern, Mardi Gras World & Admiral Lt. Gov. Billy Nugesser
8pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station (Sand Dollar)

Friday, July 28, 2017

11am – Pavilion Opens to Public (Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
12pm – 4pm – DJ Captain P
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
3pm – 5pm – RJ and Jay Paul Molinere (TV show SWAMP PEOPLE) Autographs and Photos
7pm – 11pm – Entertainment by Top Cats
8pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station (Sand Dollar)

Saturday, July 29, 2017

11am – Pavilion Opens to Public (Registration, Food, Merchandise, Educational Booths)
11am – 2pm – RJ and Jay Paul Molinere (TV show SWAMP PEOPLE) Autographs and Photos
11am – 3pm – Children’s Scale Opens at Sand Dollar Marina
11am – 2pm – Registration for Children’s Crab Races
11am – 3pm – DJ Captain P
2pm – Children’s Crab Races at Pavilion
2:50pm – Rodeo Stage will be dedicated “The Tommy Ory Memorial Stage”
3pm – Children’s Awards under Pavilion
6pm – Scales Close at Weigh Station
6pm – 8pm – Entertainment by Wiseguys
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Rodeo Awards for Top Fishermen and Women. Bob Breck, MC (Grand Prize Drawing for Boat/Motor/Trailer)
9:30pm – 11pm – Entertainment by Wiseguys

Food Provided by Cashio’s Catering, Thibodaux. Registration Tickets and Merchandise on Sale Daily at the Pavilion.

Tickets and Merchandise also available at Sureway, Blue Water Sports, ,Bridgeside, Sandollar. For more information, go to http://tarponrodeo.org.

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