2018 Tournament Invitation and Schedule


WELCOME BACK FRIENDS!

 

TIME FOR THE 31st ANNUAL

JOHN PAUL GRIFFON MEMORIAL

INVITATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT


2021 Sponsors and Partners (click a logo to jump to their web site)


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Wednesday May 16 6:00pm-till "Welcome Back" Shrimp Boil (Nick Gaido sponsor) Keg & Cash Bar Pavilion
Thursday May 17 6:00pm-8:00pm Team Check-in/Mixer BYOB Pavilion
Friday May 18 6:15am-4:00pm Tournament Fishing   Laguna Madre
    4:00pm-5:00pm Weigh Station Open Keg, Cash Bar Pavilion
    4:00pm-5:30pm Mixer-Sausage Dogs & Beer Keg, Cash Bar Pavilion
Saturday May 19 6:15am-4:00pm Tournament Fishing   Laguna Madre
    4:00pm-5:00pm Weigh Station Open Keg, Cash Bar Pavilion
    4:00pm-5:30pm Mixer-Sausage Dogs & Beer Keg, Cash Bar Pavilion
    7:30pm-till

Fish Fry, Banquet/Awards

 

Live Auction & Raffle

 

Live Music

Kegs, Cash Bar Pavilion
Sunday May 20   Leave on your own    

Note: No alcohol in or out of the Pavilion during Cash Bar hours

Cash Bar provided by  The Windjammer, Port Mansfield, Texas

Shrimp Boil and Fish Fry catering by Stefano's Restaurant, Harlingen, Texas

 

 

 

Fellow fisherman, you are invited to participate in the 31st Annual J.P. Griffon Memorial Invitational Fishing Tournament.  It’s time to clean up your tackle and get ready for some of the finest fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast.

In addition to your Tournament Entry and the Trophies available in all three divisions, every amateur angler will receive:

  • A JP Griffon Tournament cap and 31st Annual commemorative tee shirt
  • A pre-Tournament Shrimp Boil on Wednesday night
  • The post-Tournament Fish Fry Banquet and Awards Ceremony on Saturday night.

Remember the rule change from last year.

  • Anglers may not leave their boat until 6:15 AM both days.

As before, all stringers may contain only two speckled trout 25 inches or longer per day.

 

Teams may enter the:

  • Guided Division (Artificial lures only, *see rules for Senior exception) or the,
  • Open Division (no guides, and any TPWD legal bait) or the,
  • Hardware Division (no guides and artificial lures only).

 

>>>>>ATTENTION ALL ANGLERS<<<<<

Tournament fishing hours are 6:15am to 4:00pm Friday and Saturday

Don't be late to the Weigh-In.  The line closes at 5:00pm SHARP!

 

Once again we look forward to a capacity turnout this year.  No duplication of this invitation is allowed without approval of the Directors.  If you have any questions, please call (after 7:00pm):

Robert Griffon (713) 248-7729

Brent Ratcliff (713) 819-1988

Thank you,

 

Robert J. Griffon

 

PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR TEAM REGISTRATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE SO WE MAY GET AN ACCURATE COUNT FOR THE SHRIMP BOIL AND FISH FRY.

 

DUE TO LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF TOURNAMENT SPACE, ANY NEW TEAMS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR NEW TEAM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ENTRY, PLEASE SEND AN E-MAIL TO: registration@thejp.org

NEW 20oz Stainless Tumblers for JPGMFT

These handsome 20oz Frio Tumblers will be available this year for $20 each at the Thursday Night Captain's Meeting!

 

 

These top quality Insulated stainless steel tumblers feature the "J.P." logo and precision sealed, slide closure lids.  Perfect for the car, truck, boat or bar!

 

 

There are only a few still available, so be there early before they are gone!


This tournament ended on

May 19, 2018

Tournament Stats

Tournament Fast Links

Port Mansfield Links

Severe Weather & Boating Safety

In the event of severe thunderstorm warnings or dangerous weather conditions prior to the start of the tournament, the day’s fishing will be delayed or postponed. Tournament directors will fly red flags at the Port Mansfield Pavilion. When the flags are lowered, the tournament will resume. If inclement weather conditions occur during the tournament, it is the entrant’s responsibility to seek safety until safe conditions prevail.

 

 

Boat captains, please remember to wear your Kill Switch whenever the boat is underway!

Tournament Info

2018 JP Griffon Memorial Fishing Tournament
May 18, 2018
www.thejp.org

Tournament Contact:
Robert Griffon
713-248-7729
rgriffon@rjgriffon.com

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