Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament

August 21-24, 2019 | 16th 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.

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All ticket proceeds go toward our many charitable organizations. Good luck!

2019 VBBT Photo Gallery
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 [...]

Organizations We Support

The Billfish Foundation
Stop Abuse
Achievable Dream
Boys & Girls Clubs

Major Sponsors

Miller Lite
Blue Moon
Michelob Ultra
Altos Tequila
Coors Light
New Realm Brewing Company
Absolut Vodka
Virginia Beach Fishing Center
Towne Bank
Bluewater Yacht Sales
Bold Rock Hard Seltzer
Charles Barker Automotive
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Malibu Rum
Redd’s Apple Ale
Chick’s Beach Club
Mission BBQ
Absolut Juice
Spencer Yachts
McLeskey & Associates
Oceans East Tackle