A great line up for the 30th Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic

Milton Modin (left) is a record holder for sweetlip and jewfish

Milton Modin (left) is a record holder for sweetlip and jewfish

Welcome to the 2016 Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic, don’t miss the Grand Opening on Friday, July 1.  Entrant cards and event bags available for pickup after 4pm, with the Department of Fisheries and Coast Guard information and latest regulations.

What a wonderful eight days it will be for the 30th Classic. Weigh ins are 4pm – 6pm from Saturday 2 to Friday 8, with prizes presentation from 6pm. Relax whilst the young ones are at Kid’s Club, 4-7pm daily.

James Harrison is performing most nights from Saturday, with the Rip Snorters on July 2, T-Bone Turner Solo  and Liam Brew on July 8, and The Vibe on the final night.

The Twilight Expo is open 3pm – 6pm,  July 2 and 3, where you can watch well known Sunshine Coast chef Andrew Strange demonstrate some wonderful fish and seafood at the 5pm cooking demonstrations.

Sunday is Kid’s Day! From 10am – there’s BCF Casting Comps and Tent Pitching with a special visit from Scott Hillier of Creek to Coast fame. Kids will also love the jumping castle and face painting 4-7pm.

Veterans Day is Tuesday July 7, followed by Wednesday’s State of Origin 3 on the big screen at The Club, and the notorious Ladies Day on Thursday.

Remember the charity raffles are on every night benefiting groups like Coast Guard, Aquatic Centre, Camp Quality, SES, Rainbow Warriors, Rainbow Beach State School, and charity bingo on 10am Wednesday.

It all concludes on Saturday July 9 for the Grand Finale, note the earlier start and finish time, 3pm – 5pm – FINAL weigh-in prize presentations from 5pm, followed by overall presentations and draw down major prizes.

To all, good fishing!

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