Presidential Challenge of Central America

Virtual Tournament

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2021 DATES ANNOUNCED

Fishing Tournaments To Benefit

Marine Conservation and Local Charities.

                   June 4-5, 2021

December 5-6, 2021

Open to boats from Guatemala to Panama

It's time to get Central America Fishing Again!  Book your favorite boat, call your favorite Lodge.  Let's go fishing!

Entry Fee Information

ONE ENTRY FEE $500 GETS YOU INTO BOTH BILLFISH CATEGORIES!

BILLFISH CATEGORY:

Regional Billfish Combined

Sailfish/Marlin
Trophies for Top Three Places
Optional Daily Jackpot - $300.00 x 2 days $600.00

Optional Marlin Jackpot - $500.00 ( Winner take all)

 

National Billfish Combined – Sailfish/Marlin
Trophy for Top team
Optional Daily Jackpot - $300.00 x 2 days $600.00

Optional Marlin Jackpot - $500.00 (Winner take all)

 

MEATFISH CATEGORY– $250.00

Longest Meatfish measured with the official CaptApp device.
Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo -Trophy for longest of each species.
Optional Daily Regional Jackpot - $300.00 x 2 days $600.00

Optional  Daily National Jackpot - $300.00 x 2 days  $600.00

Countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama

*The Tournament will retain 10% of Calcutta money to support our charities,

FUNDS RAISED AFTER PAYOUTS WILL GO TO SUPPORT CENTRAL AMERICA CONSERVATION AND  SUPPORT NEEDS OF THE LOCAL SPORTFISHING COMMUNITIES.

CaptApp REGISTRATION
If you plan to fish the PCCA you need go to your App Store and download CaptApp. You must have CaptApp in your phone android or IOS. To join and participate and you must use the camera accessed from Inside CaptApp logging app. You must allow for notifications to be sent to you by CaptApp. When you Join you will receive a confirmation via push notification on your phone and also to the email you registered with. If you did not receive a notification you are not registered yet!

The website is www.captapp.com. Register your boat and as an angler. Start using the video and enter your catches to practice before the Tournament.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Catch and release billfish tournament. Recognized species are sailfish and marlin.
  • CAN I FISH ANOTHER TOURNAMENT AND  ENTER INTO THE PCCA AS WELL?  YES!!!!!!!!!
  • SCORING: Scoring will be done by VIDEO recording your catches from your cell phone using CaptApp.
  • DIVISIONS:  Regional=all Countries in Central America /National= Country you are fishing from.
  • FISHING AREA: Fish from any marina or anchorage-Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama.
  • RULES: Basic IGFA Modified Rules will apply.
  • FISHING HOURS: 7:30am - 3:30PM

USING CAPTAPP

The website is www.captapp.com. Register your boat and as an angler. Start using the video and enter your catches to practice before the Tournament.