Tournament: May 5-7, 2023

Friday Night is Kick Off Party starting at 6pm and Rules Meeting after 7pm

Music, Food, Drinks and Silent Auction — Non Anglers Welcome

$25,000 Cash Prize for angler who breaks the Dolphin State Record

All Proceeds to Scholarships for Graduating Seniors at Coral Shores High School

Awarded $315,000 in Scholarships!

The Nick Sheahan Scholarship Foundation has awarded $315,000 in Scholarships!

Featured Videos

Ten years of the Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo. Watch a message from Nick Sheahan Scholarship Foundation board members Bernice Dionne and Tom Sheahan on the occasion of the 10th annual Nick Sheahan Dolphin Rodeo in May 2017.

Donny Shannehan's White Marlin Catch! 4/30/11 — Islamorada, FL aboard Captain Cadillac with Captain Billy Chapman and First Mate Nick Campbell. Check out the one handed grab by Nick near the 1:00 minute mark...we almost lost the fish! Great rare catch by Don.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Total $45,000 ($3000 each)

  • George Alvarez
  • Encino Barrios
  • Vincent Biondoletti
  • Joey Caputo
  • Kinsley Catarineau
  • Stella Court
  • Coral De Pauw
  • Diana Diaz
  • Laira Gomer
  • Barrett Hefner
  • MacKenzie Hupka
  • Joshua Jones
  • Emily Kafie
  • Makenna Woolet-Stockton
  • Mariana Yanez

Previous scholarship recipients

2022 Tournament Winners

Adult Division

  • First Place: Joe Ptashinski — 39 lbs
  • Second Place: Judy Ptashinski — 23 lbs
  • Third Place: McKay Sheahan — 21 lbs

Junior Division

  • First Place: Nash Andruski — 15 lbs
  • Second Place: Caleb Bokor — 5.3 lbs
  • Third Place: Hunter Spaulding — 4.9 lbs

Largest Catches

  • Largest Tuna: Neil Hodder — 4.6 lbs
  • No Wahoo weighed

Previous tournament winners

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