Registration & Observer Training Course

Join the IGFTO, Save almost HALF-OFF, and Start Observing!

Take advantage of this special money saving package when you sign up for an Observer Training Course. The half-day session teaches observer responsibilities and duties, billfish identification, and IGFA’s International Angling Rules. The class will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Registration Form

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Part I: Applicant Information

Applicant Information
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Preferred Method of Contact:

Preferred Phone Number (select the best phone number to contact you):

Emergency Contact Information
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Part II: Training and Capability

Have you successfully completed the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) Observers Training Course?:

Have you fished offshore before?:

If Yes, what is the approximate number of times?:

Are you physically capable of observing from the cockpit?:

Have you ever been seasick in normal sea conditions?:

Are you willing to travel to tournaments outside your local area?:

Part III: Billfish Observing Experience

Have you fished offshore for Billfish?:

Approximate the number of times you have fished offshore for billfish:

Approximate the number of Blue Marlin you have seen caught:

Approximate the number of White Marlin you have seen caught:

Approximate the number of Black Marlin you have seen caught:

Approximate the number of Striped Marlin you have seen caught:

Approximate the number of Sailfish you have seen caught:

Approximate the number of Spearfish you have seen caught:

Do you feel you have the experience and knowledge to correctly identify the different species of billfish?:

If the above answer is Yes, can you provide the name of a professional Captain, Tournament Director, or Tournament Observer Coordinator who can attest to your experience?:

Are there any IGFTO members who can attest to your character, experience, and ability to perform the required duties?:

Part IV: Observers Oath of Responsibility