Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament

August 19-22, 2020 | 17th Anniversary

The VBBT is part of the Virginia Beach Billfish Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to giving back to the community through youth and marine related charities.

Rolex Submariner

Congrats to Cabell Potts – Winner of a brand new Rolex Submariner!

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Thanks again to everyone who bought a ticket!

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2019 VBBT Winners - Evelyn Kennedy

Tournament Blog

Underdog Win

By |August 25, 2019|

It was an improbable outcome for the week. Evelyn Kennedy, one of the smaller boats competing in the 16th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament, released three billfish on Saturday to claim the top overall prizes and the lion’s share of [...]

Sporty Game

By |August 24, 2019|

A brisk Nor’easter greeted the 79 boats competing in the third and final day of this year’s VBBT. Many headed to the Norfolk and Washington Canyons, but all the boats interviewed reported sloppy seas. The billfish didn’t seem to mind, [...]


By |August 23, 2019|

It wasn’t quite James Bond-like mayhem, but pretty darn close. Just as the fleet was returning from offshore Friday, the skies opened up, punctuated by thunderous clouds and bolts of jagged lightning, making for a wet affair at the scoring [...]

Our Charities

The Billfish Foundation
Stop Abuse
Achievable Dream
Boys & Girls Clubs

Major Sponsors

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Malibu Rum
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Michelob Ultra
Absolut Vodka
McLeskey & Associates
Bluewater Yacht Sales
Altos Tequila
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Virginia Beach Fishing Center
New Realm Brewing Company
Towne Bank
Mission BBQ
Oceans East Tackle
Chick’s Beach Club
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