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Destin Fishing Rodeo

Rodeo Events

Come join the fun….weigh-ins are FREE and open to the public everyday on the docks at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar from 10 am until 7 pm.

February 2017

Annual Rodeo Membership Meeting

Thursday, February 2nd, 5 pm

Members Only Event

The meeting is open to all members of the Rodeo. Dress is casual and hors d’ oeuvres are free. AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar. This is a Members Only event. You can signup for membership prior to the meeting.

March 2017

Miss Destin Application Deadline

Friday, March 10th

Destin resident high-school girls between the ages of 16 and 19 vie for the title of Miss Destin, which among other things, provides at least a $2,000 academic scholarship. Additional scholarship moneys will be awarded.

Preceding the actual pageant, there are several fun-filled social events planned so that the contestants and their parents can meet with pageant officials and judges. The girls will participate in a contestant’s social, a boat cruise and an afternoon Judges Tea for the contestants and their parents to meet one another and the pageant officials.

All contestants must be high school students between the ages of 16 and 19 on the day of the contest, must have a 32541, 32540 or 32550 zip code, be single and never married, and must live within the boundaries of Destin Bridge, South shore of Choctawhatchee Bay, Eastern boundaries of Sandestin and the Gulf of Mexico.

Anyone interested in sponsoring scholarships, the pageant, or in entering the pageant, please contact Helen Donaldson at the Rodeo – 850.837.6734.

April 2017

Miss Destin Pageant

Saturday, April 10th

Rodeo Guide Ad and Awards Sponsors Deadline

Thursday, April 15th, 5 pm

Advertising space is now available for the 69th Annual Destin Fishing Rodeo Awards and Rulebook. This year, thirty-five-thousand copies of the popular book will be printed and distributed throughout the Southeastern United States, locally, and mailed to locations throughout the country.

The Rodeo awards over 200 prizes during the month of October. We are currently seeking awards sponsors for these prizes. Sponsors receive recognition in the Rodeo guide book and awards program as well as have their name engraved on the Rodeo Plaque awarded at the Awards Banquet. Available awards vary from daily prizes to Division sponsors. Sponsorship deadline is April 15th. Please contact Helen Donaldson at 850.837.6734 for more information.

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