Food & Entertainment
Announced for the
29th Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament
September 26, 2007 –
Southport, North Carolina (NC) - The general public is welcome to
attend and enjoy the festivities during the 29th Annual
U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament to be held at the
Southport Marina from Thursday, October 4th thru Saturday,
The tournament will get the
party started on Thursday, October 4th – with refreshments and Jim
who will be “spinning” your favorite tunes from 4pm-8pm.
Those wishing to enter the tournament will be able to do so at the
Southport Marina on Thursday from 10am –12midnight under the Big
Tent. The Captain’s meeting will begin at 7pm with the signing of
our National Anthem by Amiee Lamkin and a tournament blessing by
Reverend Skip Williams, Trinity United Methodist Church,
Friday, October 5th &
Saturday, October 6th begins with anglers checking out between
7am-9am at three locations, Lockwood Folly Inlet, Cape Fear River,
Masonboro Inlet & Snows Cut Inlet. The scales open at 11am but the
peak weigh-in times for the most spectator fun is usually between
On Saturday, get caught up in
the Tournament excitement by spending the day at Southport Marina.
Elisa’s Caribbean Pot will be serving split pea soup, shrimp n’
grits, curry chicken, curry shrimp and honey corn at a cost between
$4-$6. Lucky Dogs will be serving sausage and hot dogs all the way
for $2.50 - $3.50. Food will be served from 11am – 7:30pm. The
Fat Jack Band will entertain the
crowd from 4pm-7pm. The Fat Jack Band has been a favorite Rhythm &
Blues & Beach Music in the Myrtle Beach, SC & southeast since 1972.
After the fishing stops on
Saturday, the fun really begins, as the anglers begin telling their
fish stories as they anxiously await the announcement of the
tournament results at 7pm.
For more information about the
U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, visit
www.usopenkmt.com, or call the
Southport Oak Island Area Chamber Of Commerce at 910-457-5787.
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