The Bayou La Batre Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 2nd Annual Bayou La Batre Kayak Classic on August 1, 2015, and is seeking sponsors to help fund the event. Sponsor packages range in price from $50 to $1,000. Also needed are prizes, giveaways and in-kind donations.
The Kayak Classic fishing tournament is held along the coastline of Bayou La Batre and the Gulf of Mexico; competition begins with a shotgun start at 6 a.m.
Anglers will compete for more than 30 awards, which include both Master and Junior Angler division titles. For registration, visit http://www.bayoulabatrekayakclassic.org/page/Register.
Festivities will go on throughout the day and include fresh local seafood, cold drinks, live music and other events. For complete details on the Kayak Classic, see http://www.bayoulabatrekayalclassic.org or call the Chamber of Commerce, 824-4088.