Coopers Blue Water Classic 2018

Coopers Blue Water Classic

Darwin’s Premier Fishing Competition

5-7 October 2018

The Coopers Blue Water Classic is back and it’s better than ever! The best fishing competition in the Northern Territory and the only Blue Water one, will feature new rules this year, which hopefully will allow more teams to win in the three different boat categories, as well as a very enticing prize pool.

This year’s CBWC entry fees of $150 include a full year’s Membership at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club.  

Being a family event, all are encouraged to have a go and participate in what has proven to be a fun filled exciting event for the whole family!

Please find here some key information:


  • Cat 1: Boats over 6.00m
  • Cat 2: Boats between 5.500m to 5.999m
  • Cat 3: Boats under 5.499m


  • BRIEFING NIGHT: Wednesday 3 October, 7pm
  • COMPETITION DATES: 5-7 October
  • WEIGH-IN: Sunday 7 October, 2-6pm
  • PRESENTATION NIGHT: Saturday 13 October, 6.30pm


  • $150* (*includes 2018/19 DTBC Membership)
  • Juniors U16 FREE


  • TOTAL PRIZE POOL $35,000


For detailed information about the competition rules, please refer to the Rules Booklet (which will be published soon). 

To register please download the Registration Form (will be published soon), fill it in & send it to [email protected]

We’ll get in contact with you for the payment details. 

This fishing competition is a unique experience with great prizes and the best time for memories to be made on and off the water, when we all gathered for the Award & Presentation Dinner night where the final results are made public and the winners presented with their bounty.

Please sign up to our eNewsletter to stay in touch and be one of the first to find out about the particulars for the 2018 Coopers Blue Water Classic!

Many thanks to all of our generous sponsors, who make this event possible each year and ensure its success.


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