Florida Tech Football To Hold Fishing Tournament

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Head coach Steve Englehart and his staff will host the inaugural Florida Tech Football Offshore Fishing Tournament presented by FrogBones Family Shooting Center, announced on Friday. Following the tournament, an awards party will be sponsored by and held at Florida Beer Company, 200 Imperial Boulevard in Cape Canaveral.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Head coach Steve Englehart and his staff will host the inaugural Florida Tech Football Offshore Fishing Tournament presented by FrogBones Family Shooting Center.

FIT_Seal-580“This is a great opportunity to raise some money for the football team here at Florida Tech,” said Englehart.

“It’s a good way to get people involved that maybe haven’t been involved previously at Florida Tech, whether that be from an athletics standpoint or just involved in general.”

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Tournament weekend will kick off with a captain’s party, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi of Melbourne, on Friday, May 29 at its dealership on 509 East NASA Boulevard in Melbourne.

The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, May 30 with the official weigh-in at 4 p.m. at the boat ramp at Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral.

Steve Englehart

Steve Englehart

“We’re excited, I think it’s going to be a fun couple of days,” said Englehart.

“I’ve never participated in an offshore fishing tournament so we still have a lot of work left to get all squared away but I’m excited for what’s to come.”

Following the tournament, an awards party will be sponsored by and held at Florida Beer Company, 200 Imperial Boulevard in Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920.

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The entry fee to participate is $300 with proceeds benefiting the Panther Football program.

For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact wide receivers coach Austin Silvoy at 321-674-8436 orjsilvoy2012@my.fit.edu, or Associate Vice President for Athletic Fundraising John Thomas at 321-674-8427 or johnthomas@fit.edu

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ABOVE MAP: Head coach Steve Englehart and his staff will host the inaugural Florida Tech Football Offshore Fishing Tournament presented by FrogBones Family Shooting Center, announced on Friday. Following the tournament, an awards party will be sponsored by and held at Florida Beer Company, 200 Imperial Boulevard in Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920.


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