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$25,000 Grand Prize

+$30,000 in daily prizes

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**We are currently sold out for this year’s tournament and have opened a waitlist. Please email or contact the Marine Adventure Centre at Tofino Resort + Marina: 778.841.0186 or email**

The most exciting bluewater adventure event in the Pacific Northwest returns for 2021. For the fourth year in a row, Race for The Blue brings Tofino tournament fishing way, way offshore in pursuit of one of the fastest—and tastiest—fish in the ocean. Oh yeah, and there’s also some fun parties.

Pacific albacore tuna is a sustainable fishery located in B.C.’s rarely-visited offshore paradise. Join us for a week of action September 10 – 18 2021 to discover the Pacific Ocean like you’ve never seen it.

Early birds get a better chance at moorage in our on-site marina. It also guarantees team tickets to Tuna Tuesday dinner with celebrity chef, Kristian Eligh, in 1909 Kitchen.*

Early bird registrants also receive:

  • 4 YETI Ramblers
  • 4 YETI hats
  • 1 flat (24 cans) of alcoholic beverages
  • 20% discount on rooms at Tofino Resort + Marina
  • 10% discount on fish processing by St. Jean’s Cannery & Smokehouse

There is also a Grand Prize drawn from only the early bird registrants:

  • 4 Mustang Survival Race For the Blue jackets
  • $200 gift card to Tofino Resort + Marina
  • 20% discount on moorage
  • Fuel at cost
  • Offshore trip for up to 4 people (not necessary during tournament dates) with Tofino Resort + Marina

*Early bird registration applies to the first 30 teams who register

2021 Entry Fee

$1,500 per boat

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Early bird registrants receive the following:

  • Greater chance of securing moorage space at Tofino Resort + Marina
  • Guaranteed tickets to Tuna Tuesday dinner x 4
  • 4 YETI Ramblers
  • 4 YETI hats
  • 1 flat (24 cans) of alcoholic beverages
  • 20% discount on rooms at Tofino Resort + Marina

There is also a Grand Prize drawn from only the early bird registrants:

  • 4 Mustang Survival Race For the Blue jackets
  • 20% discount on rooms at Tofino Resort + Marina during the tournament
  • 20% discount on moorage
    Fuel at cost
  • Offshore trip for up to 4 people from Tofino Resort + Marina (not necessary during tournament dates)
    *Early bird registrants are the first 30 teams who are registered.

Reserve your spot after July 14th  and your entry includes

  • Welcome Bag from our Sponsors
  • 4 x Team Jerseys
  • 4 x Tickets to Tuna Tuesday
  • 4 x Tickets to the Awards Presentation + Wrap-Up Events

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2021 Highlights of Schedule

Friday, Sept. 10th

7:00pm: Mandatory Meeting ‘Captain’s only’ with small bites hosted by 1909 Kitchen

Saturday, Sept. 11th – Saturday, Sept. 18th

5:00pm – 7:00pm: Weigh-in’s in the courtyard of Tofino Resort + Marina

Tuesday, Sept. 14th

Mandatory #TUNA Tuesday Dinner hosted by 1909 Kitchen. Seating maximum 6 per table, at least two seating times

Thursday, Sept. 16th

8:00pm: Thankful Thursday – Food Bank donation

Saturday, Sept. 18th

3-5pm: Weigh-in’s in the courtyard of Tofino Resort + Marina
7:30 Awards presentation

Tournament Master: adventures@tofinoresortandmarina.com

Rules & Regulations

Read our 2021 rules and regulations so you’re in the know: RFTB 2021 – Rules & Regulations

Awards

4-fish Albacore Tuna aggregate $25,000

Largest single Albacore Tuna

Daily biggest Albacore Tuna

*All awards will be for the vessels, not individual fishermen. It is the responsibility of each vessel’s captain to allocate prize earnings. 

Rare Encounters

We hope all of our vessels encounter Tuna, however, the blue water of the Pacific is home to rare and endangered wildlife that you may not normally see close to the coast.

Leather Back Turtle

Sunfish

Dolphins

1st place Race for the Blue 2020

Team MegaBite

Follow us on our official Instagram channel @racefortheblue for the latest recap of the 2020 tournament

 

thank you to our 2021 sponsors