Schooners "The Last Local Beach Club" rolls out the red-tail carpet again this year, hosting the 24th Annual Lobster Festival & Tournament in Panama City Beach September 19-22, 2013.
This is the biggest four day lobster festival in Florida, drawing thousands of divers and diners alike from around the Southeast.
Divers participating in the Lobster Tournament, compete in various categories including Spiny Lobster, Shovelnose and Big 6.
Divers can find the registration form, rules and regulations here.
Here's a quick look at the schedule of events for the 2013 Tournament:
Thursday, September 19th
Sand Sculptor Begins on Beach
4:30pm - DJ Dave Tracy
5pm - Barry Fish Duo on Main Stage
8pm - Area Code on Main Stage
10pm- Nightly Raffle Drawing
Friday, September 20
5pm - Diver Registration
6pm - Diver Safety Meeting
Saturday, September 21
Dive Tournament Begins
8:30am - Registration for Sand Sculpting Contest Begins
10am- Live Music & Family friendly games
11am- Lobster Mini Feast on Beach Begins
2:30pm - Sand Sculpting Awards Presentation
3pm- Weigh-in starts, scales close at 6PM
Sunday, September 22
11am - Live Music & Family friendly games
11am - Lobster Feast Buffet on the beach
12pm - Weigh-ins, Scales close at 6PM
4pm- Lobster Auction, Diver Awards & Raffle
8pm - Grand Prize Drawing