2019 Governor's Cup Billfishing Tournament

Governors Cup Weekend 2019 Edisto Beach Marina



Edisto is primed and ready to kick off this weekend with the 2019 Governor's Cup Billfishing Tournament. Every year this event attracts hundreds of people. The Marina at Edisto Beach is ready for what is expected to be the biggest turn out yet. They have just completed a renovation and expansion of the fuel docks, added additional boat slips and upgraded the electrical infrastructure of the docks to accommodate the massive sport fishing vessels coming for the event.

This year (as of this writing) they have forty-six boats signed up for the tournament. The is the final of the four tournaments in the Governor's Cup Billfishing Invitational series. Make sure to swing by to view the weigh-in starting at 5 pm on Thursday, July 18th. The weigh-ins will continue through Saturday, on the dock. Make sure to show up a little early to get a good viewing spot as the crowds will fill in quickly.


Pressley’s at the Marina will be serving food and drinks to purchase. The event will continue into the Bay Creek Park just a short walk from the Marina with vendors, music, food, and drinks. This is a great weekend for the whole community and lots of fun for all ages.