*** Observer Training Course Schedule ***

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Marina Pez Vela | Quepos Costa Rica | Tuesday 2.13.2024

future classes to be announced

IGFTO_(R)_LogoBelow you will find information for the upcoming Observer Training Courses


Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Marina Pez Vela, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, 60601, Costa Rica | Training Sala Quepoa

Register here: REGISTER


Future classes to be promulgated and posted after the annual Director’s Meeting on 1.17.2024  

Effective 01 August 2023: 

1. Payment in full is required to hold your reservation.  If payment is not received within 2 weeks, your application will be rejected.

2. If you cancel your reservation 2 weeks prior to the program or earlier, you will receive a full refund. 

3. If you cancel your reservation less than 2 weeks before the program, there is a $25 cancellation fee. 

Paying promptly through the application process ensures you have a seat in the upcoming class you selected.

Course Information: Total Approximate Value $500.00; your cost is only $295.00 (plus the PayPal convenience fee).  Sign up now and save!

The half-day session starts promptly at 9 a.m. and runs until approximately 1:30 p.m. and teaches Observer responsibilities and duties, Billfish identification, and IGFA angling rules.  In addition to program attendance you will receive:

Annual IGFTO Membership through the end of the calendar year;

Observer Dress and Work Shirts (one each);

Observer Log Book, Buff, and Lapel Pin;

Course Notebook; and

Web Access to Billfish identification, IGFA Rules Downloads.

Complete the course and observe among the best crews in the world at top-notch resorts in Florida, the Caribbean, and Central America.

Questions? Reach out to our staff via Email: member.services@igfto.org | or by Phone: 404-386-3388 or 860.604.8822.