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2018 Cabo Tuna Jackpot Schedule*


Tuesday, Nov. 6: Pre-check for estimated 50 teams who have no roster changes, 6 to 9 p.m. at Marlin Sculpture. All anglers must be present on the team to fill out waivers. Angler packets and team flags only. Regular check-in the next day is where swag if handed out. Fun party, meet the staff in a casual setting, live band, BBQ (no host) between Capt. Tony's and Solomon's Landing restaurants/bars.

Wednesday, Nov. 7: Check-in moved up from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Tesoro Cabo Marina weigh-in area. Yo-Zuri Welcome Party with free gifts, tequila shots, video showing, optional amounts announced, and drawings, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Cultural Center Outdoor Ampitheatre.

Thursday, Nov. 8: Costa Shotgun start 7 a.m. at the Cabo Arch; Start boat is the Cabo Escape, leaving IGY fuel dock at 6 a.m. sharp;

Annual Costa Charity charter, 6 to 8 a.m. on start boat Cabo Escape, first of two. $30 PP. Includes all mimosas, coffee, orange juice, champagne, breakfast burritos. All proceeds to Smiles charity.

Gray Taxidermy Weigh-in 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Lines out at 4 p.m. Weigh-in ends at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed.

Baja Cantina's Fiesta at Maria Corona Restaurant in downtown Cabo. Doors and bar opens and music starts at 7:30 p.m., Mexican buffet dinner and foklorico entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and at 8:30 staff begins announcements of day's results, Best Dressed, plus sponsors' drawings.

Friday, Nov. 9: Costa Shotgun Start at 7 a.m. the Cabo Arch; Weigh-in 3-6 p.m.;

Annual Costa charity charter open to all guests on luxury start boat Cabo Escape, leaving IGY fuel dock at 6 a.m. sharp with mimosas, breakfast burritos, coffee and prizes! $30 a person (all proceeds to Smiles charity), lines out at 4 p.m. Gray Taxidermy scale closes at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed.

Saturday, Nov. 10: Cabo Tuna Jackpot Awards Dinner, on cruise line pier. Bar opens at 5:30 p.m.; mariachi music starts at 6 p.m., dinner is ready at 6:30; Show Us Your Costas, Guess The Fish Contest, Silent auction, live auction, all sponsors tackle drawings begin at 6:30; awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

* Sites subject to change.


THE AWARDS DINNER will again be held on the cruise ship pier Saturday night.

THE COSTA PARTY on Friday aboard the Cabo Escape is TWO parties, both days of the start boat. Cost is $30, and is catered with free food and drink, including mimosas. Start your day off dancing and partying, in the name of charity. As Smiles receives all proceeds both days.