1st annual Fish-O-Rama fishing tournament - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

1st annual Fish-O-Rama fishing tournament set

The following is a news release from the Family & Youth Counseling Agency:

Big Lake Fuels will host its 1st Annual Fish-O-Rama, a Family Fishing Tournament, to benefit Family & Youth Counseling Agency (Family & Youth), Saturday, Nov. 2 at Calcasieu Point Landing! Over 35 prizes, valued at over $8,000, are up for grabs at the event.

The event promises great food, fun, entertainment and door prizes for the whole family! Fishing will commence at 7:30 a.m., with weigh in beginning at 11 a.m., at Calcasieu Point Landing. Cormie's will provide lunch and live music will begin at 11 a.m. to complement the festivities. Entry fee is $20 per adult and $10 per youth until 5 p.m. on Nov. 1. Entry fees the day of the tournament is $30 per adult and $15 per youth. Registration includes a T-shirt and a meal ticket, with additional meal tickets available the day of the event for $5. Registrations are now being taken at Calcasieu Point Landing, Cormie's, Cajun Tackle, Spicer Bait and Tackle and Cajun Fast Mart. Contact Roxanne Camara at roxanne@fyca.org, or 337-436-9533 for more information.

Family & Youth, a United Way Agency, believes that all individuals possess the ability to solve their own challenges and live full and healthy lives when support is available. It is the mission of Family & Youth to provide affordable and professional support through programs and services dedicated to the advocacy, counseling, and education for the people of Southwest Louisiana. Our effort and commitment to building family values will guarantee a stable and stronger community. For more information about Family & Youth visit www.fyca.org, call 337 436-9533, or like Family & Youth on Facebook.

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