STAR Awards Ceremony and Banquet


October 07, 2023 at 5:30PM


Charlotte County Fairgrounds, 2333 El Jobean Rd,
Port Charlotte, FL33948

CCA Florida STAR presented by Yamaha will be celebrating and awarding nearly $500,000 in boats, motors, prizes and scholarships at the 9th Annual STAR Awards Banquet & Ceremony presented by Punta Gorda Engelwood Beach Visitors & Convention Bureau on October 7th!

This year’s event will be held at The Charlotte County Fairgrounds, Port Charlotte, FL

Over 100 anglers will be awarded prizes & scholarships and attendees will have the opportunity to meet Florida’s favorite fishing celebrities, enjoy a great BBQ meal, live entertainment by Jesse Ray Stout plus drinks, silent & live auction in the company of 400 like-minded fishing friends. This is one of CCA’s most exciting banquets.

Tickets will be available for purchase after September 7th on the STAR website.

Open seating tickets are just $65 per adult and $25 for youth and include a STAR T-shirt compliments of Laishley’s Crab House, Realtree Fishing tumbler compliments of Ingman Marine plus swag bag filled with goodies, dinner, live entertainment, complimentary drinks, silent & live auction.

Our host hotel is not your normal Comfort Inn & Suites, this property offers spacious accommodations near all top Port Charlotte attractions. The convenient location off I-75 makes it easy to get to The Charlotte County fairgrounds, Gulf Coast beaches, Charlotte Harbor and Fisherman's Village. Each day starts with a free hot breakfast. You'll also have access to free Wi-Fi in guest rooms and common areas, outdoor heated pool, hot tub, and patio with barbecue grills. They also offer an on-site fitness center and sundry shop. Their staff is available to assist you any time, night, or day, as the front desk is available 24/7. free parking, and complimentary shuttle to and from Punta Gorda Airport as well as downtown PG.

Here is the booking link for STAR winners and guests with a standard room rate of just $109 per night for a standard room:

Florida's largest family-friendly fishing competition
May 27 to September 4, 2023!

Fish one day, some days or every day - win awesome prizes with a single catch!



including tagged, non-tagged, inshore and offshore, Ladies and Youth with species like - Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Grouper, Kingfish and Mahi-Mahi.


in Prizes

Boats, motor and trailer packages, cash, marine electronics, Yamaha motors, tackle, scholarships, Gift certificates and much more


Days of Fishing

family friendly angling competition - for anglers of all ages and experience levels - most winning places and are determined by a random drawing.


Register Now for STAR 2023
$40 for current CCA Florida Members | $80 for 18+
(includes one-year CCA Florida membership)


FREE for current, youth CCA Florida Members | $10 for youth, ages 6 to 17
(includes New Tide Membership)


[Registration process involves creation of a profile at CCA National and registering for STAR]