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2014 BBO Big Bang! Open Tournament - July 18-20, 2014 The Biggest Spear Wars Battle in the Galaxies - A Big Blast!

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Old 07-10-2014, 10:01 PM   #16
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Re: BBO 2014 Registration is Open - Battle the Best Tournament in the Spear Wars Gala

Another recurring Spearboard sponsor is James & Joseph aka SpearDeals.com based in San Diego, California.

Thank you Damien and J&J crew!

Over a year ago, I had the opportunity to visit their cool store in San Diego when I made a trip to personally see the legendary "Children's Pool" site that has been a pinnacle of controversy about beach access.

Here are a few external pics of the store. Please visit the website at:

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Old 07-10-2014, 10:03 PM   #17
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Re: BBO 2014 Registration is Open - Battle the Best Tournament in the Spear Wars Gala

Mako Spearguns is rocking with the BBO once again in 2014.

Here are just a few sample photos of their top tier sponsorship prize donations.

Thank you Dano!
























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Old 07-10-2014, 10:07 PM   #18
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Re: BBO 2014 Registration is Open - Battle the Best Tournament in the Spear Wars Gala

Armor Bags has come through once again with some super lionfish bags this year.

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Old 07-10-2014, 10:09 PM   #19
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Here's another cool prize from Down Under Australia.

Thanks to Shark Shield for becoming a sponsor once again!

Their website is http://www.sharkshield.com/







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Old 07-10-2014, 11:30 PM   #20
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Another great BBO sponsor is Spearitco. They have an amazing selection of quality spearfishing accessories and a bunch of them will be in the BBO prize display bins.

2 SeaStinger Lighting Rod 81” carbon fiber polespears $150 retail value each, $300 total value
1 Deepro 50m Reel loaded with 150 ft of Spearit 550lb Spectra Retail value $70
1 Deepro 50m Reel loaded with 200 ft of Spearit 400lb Kevlar Retail value $70
1 Deepro 70m Reel loaded with 230 ft of Spearit 550lb Spectra Retail value $90
1 Deepro 70m Reel loaded with 300 ft of Spearit 400lb Kevlar Retail value $90

Thanks Jon!

Check out their website here: http://www.spearitco.com/






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Old 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM   #21
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Two more cool sponsors are Stuart Daneman of Kudana Spearguns and Stephen Sanders who donate power heads and holders like these:

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Old 07-13-2014, 04:59 PM   #22
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Re: BBO 2014 Registration is Open - Battle the Best Tournament in the Spear Wars Gala

Tony, have you thought about adding Lionfish as a category to the tournament? 1 point per fish up to 20 points would significantly reduce population of this little pests.
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Hail Top level Sponsor Force E Dive Centers!

Once again the team at Force E comes in at the very highest level of sponsorship.

Thanks Skip, Kathy and all the great friends there!

Visit the Force E website here: http://www.force-e.com/

They re-designed the Rivera Beach store this year, so here are some new photos I took this weekend.
























































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More and more prizes keep rolling in.
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Tony, have you thought about adding Lionfish as a category to the tournament? 1 point per fish up to 20 points would significantly reduce population of this little pests.
I like this idea. However, I dont know what the additional liability would be.
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Old 07-14-2014, 09:38 PM   #26
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Let's give a round of applause to Dustin at Gatku Pole Spears.

Thank you for being a sponsor!

Dustin sent his shipment today.

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Tony, have you thought about adding Lionfish as a category to the tournament? 1 point per fish up to 20 points would significantly reduce population of this little pests.
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I like this idea. However, I dont know what the additional liability would be.
Hi guys,

I thought about doing that a few years ago. The potential liability is much greater. Even experts like my licensed aquarium collector friend get nasty stings from time to time. If I incentivize people with prizes or trophies, my risk may increase too much. The REEF foundation has the resources and insurance to protect themselves with their Lionfish Derbies. Maybe someday in the future, I will reconsider the risks. I hope you understand and will still enjoy the 2014 BBO.

Thanks for your input, Tony

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The menu for the BBO luncheon is shaping up nicely. While I don't have images of the actual food, here are general images of what we will be eating. Due to the liquor license of the Moose Lodge, I learned Monday I can not provide unlimited free beer, water or soft drinks. But, there will be some free drink tickets I will pay for and then additional soft drinks and mixed drinks can be purchased at two full service bars there.

Baked Chicken



Pork Roast



Mashed Potatoes



Rice Pilaf



Green Beans Almondine



Baked Ziti



Salad



Bread Rolls and Butter

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Another great Spearboard sponsor has renewed with some excellent BBO prizes. Spear America brings us the fabulous spearing brands Pathos and Bluetec. Thank you Petros!
























































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I just got the word from out west that another recurring Spearboard sponsor is in again this year. And talk about quality products. Here is a sample of the Moana fins. Check out their website right here: http://moanawaterman.com/




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