• Open to the Public
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Over $4,000.00 in Cash Prizes
  • Raffles, Giveaways & Auctions

Host Hotel

COURTYARD by Marriott

100 Riverfront Drive West, Bradenton, FL. 34205
Website for reservations: Courtyard by Marriott

No code necessary!  Friday - Sunday are booked through this link.  Call the above number to check in earlier or stay later.  Ask for sales dept. and tell them you are with the Rough Riders.


  • 1st Place – Largest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Tarpon.
  • 2nd Place – Second largest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Tarpon.
  • 3rd Place – Third largest Snook, Redfish, Trout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Tarpon.
  • Eligible Grouper species are limited to not include Goliath.
  • Eligible Mackerel types are limited to Spanish and King.
  • Snapper species exclude Cubera.
  • All entries will include 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd place awards, per scored species, for all boats and kayaks.
  • All boat and kayak entries are limited to one prize per species.
  • Payouts will be awarded for all seven species in each of the two divisions (Guided & Non-Guided):

1st Place: $250, 2nd Place: $150, 3rd Place: $100

    Raffle Drawing

    Your BEST VALUE is 6 TICKETS FOR $100
    Single Tickets $25 Each

    Raffle Drawing at 2023 Rough Rider Fishing Tournament Dinner Saturday June 3 2023 at Courtyard Marriot Bradenton.

    Need not be present to win.  Drawing Saturday June 3.  Drawing location Tournament Dinner Marriott Courtyard Bradenton. All Entrants will be communicated as to who won the prize via email.

    Party with the Rough Riders for the next year ON US!!!
    WIN the Rough Rider Golden Ticket

    Prize - 2 Tickets to the following Rough Rider Events. These events include a downtown Tampa Gasparilla Weekend Package.

    • 2 Nights Hotel accommodation at the Rough Rider Hotel 2024 Gasparilla Weekend, Hotel TBA Downtown Tampa. It has been Hilton last 2 years.
    • Approx Value $1100
    • 2024 Gasparilla Pre Party - Approx Value $50
    • 2024 Gasparilla After Party – Location TBA It has been University Club last 2 years. Approx value $50
    • 2024 Golf Tournament. Approx Value $300
    • 2023 Military Ball. Approx Value $200
    • 2023 Christmas Party – Approx Value $100
    • 2024 Sporting Clays Tourney. Typically held at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays– Approx Value $300
    • 2024 Andy Brown Fishing Tournament Weekend Wristbands. Approx Value $200
    • 2 Cases of assorted throw beads from the Rough Rider Quartermaster. Approx Value $130

    TOTAL PRIZE Value - Approx $2200

    Downloadable Documents

    To become a sponsor please download the above "Sponsorship Info Document",  then contact:

    Patrick Borchard, Committee Chair, (813) 838-7432,
    Stan Walker, Sponsorship Vice-Chair, (863) 397-9824,
    Herb Moore, Sponsorship Vice-Chair,
    (813) 493-0823,

    Rough Rider Office - 813-248-1898 - 601 N 19th St . - Tampa, FL 33605


      • $95 - All Inclusive Wristband:  Captains' Kick-Off and Welcome Party, Pool Escapades, Main Dinner Banquet and Hospitality Room Access
      • $40 - Pool Escapades and Hospitality Room Access (a-la-cart option)
      • $30 - Captains' Kick-Off and Welcome Party (a-la-cart option)
      • $60 - Main Dinner Banquet (a-la-cart option)
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