Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City
"Quest for the Ring" Championship Fishing Week

July 12-17, 2021

Newly Inducted Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach, Coach Jimmy Johnson, is making his way up north for Summer 2021 to extend his world class fishing tournament from South Florida to Atlantic City, NJ. Annually, Jimmy Johnson's "Quest for the Ring" Championship Fishing Week, Florida (JJFISHWEEKFL) is hosted in March at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Guitar Hotel with fishing happening across South Florida featuring renowned parties, a guaranteed $1 Million purse, and entry into Coach Johnson's famed Ring of Honor, where an annual coveted championship ring is at stake. Coach Johnson has teamed up with the Atlantic City Sports Commission to add on to the series and bring this high stakes and overly entertaining competitive sportfishing experience to Atlantic City, July 12-17, 2021, hosted at the Frank S. Farley State Marina at the Golden Nugget.


Another $1 Million Guaranteed Purse is up for grabs and as Coach Johnson always says, "COME & GET IT!" Jimmy Johnson's Atlantic City 'Quest for the Ring' Championship Fishing Week (JJFISHWEEKAC) will celebrate the magic of Atlantic City as a destination tournament and will feature extreme competition and celebratory parties each night of the week for the teams and their guests and families. When making your plans for next summer, think about all the fun guests JJFISHWEEKAC will have. The July 12-17, 2021 week will include a kick-off party at the Golden Nugget Hospitality Village, that will stay open all week long, 3-days of leave it out on the waters tournament competition, a charitable celebrity pro-am day, a team dine around night, where teams will select to dine at various official participating restaurants at select partner casinos around Atlantic City, an ultimate gifting experience, where a wagon will be provided to help you roll out all the goods, and a closing awards bash featuring live entertainment to collect your checks and dance the night away.

Jimmy Johnson's Atlantic City 'Quest for the Ring' Championship Fishing Week is brought to you in partnership with Meet AC and the Atlantic City Sports Commission, hosted by Contender Boats, powered by Yamaha Outboards, and fueled by Papa's Pilar Rum. The $1 Million Guaranteed Purse will be broken down into the following categories:

General Entry will start at $5,000 and be paid out 30% for White Marlin, 30% for Blue Marlin, 30% for Tuna, 5% for Wahoo, and 5% for Dolphin, each paying out top 2 places. Additional optional entries will include a White Marlin category, Blue Marlin category, Tuna category, and a Wahoo and Dolphin category, each paying out top 2 places and Daily optionals will be available for each species. The final optional entry category includes a Winner Take All, Catch & Release division, powered by Yamaha, where 90% will be paid out to the winner and 10% will be donated to support the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA). The Recreational Fishing Alliance was set up in 1996 to safeguard the rights of saltwater anglers, protect marine, boat and tackle industry jobs and ensure the long-term sustainability of U.S. saltwater fisheries. The winner of the coveted Championship Rings will be the team who brings home the largest amount of the purse across all categories.

Additional hosting sponsors for the tournament include Golden Nugget, Garmin Marine, Oakley Eyewear, Seakeeper, Mahalo Spirits, to additionally include Treaty Oak and Waterloo Gin, Tunaskin Apparel, and Dennis Friel and Connected by Water, the official tournament artist. To fish for the entire $1 Million Guaranteed Purse, across the board entry will be $28,000 and early entry discounts and accommodation credits will start November 10th, with limited number of entries based on each tier of discount. Hotel and slip accommodations for the tournament will be available across Atlantic City at participating casinos and the marina. The team at Fish Hard Events, the management team behind JJFISHWEEK, will be available in the tournament office to assist with booking.

For more information, visit www.questfortheringac.com or call 305-255-3500.

Follow online for the most up to date information on Facebook or Instagram, @jjfishweekac

Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>
Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>
Tournament Scoring

JJFISHWEEKAC is scored by a point system. All team and individual prize categories will be awarded based on the individual or team's overall point standings and the championship rings will be awarded based on the team who wins the most amount of money. In the event of a tie, winners will be determined by the team or individual will be based on time. 

Final Updated Rules will be provided at tournament kick off. 

Tournament Entry

Monday, July 12, 2021

Kick Off Party

Taking place at the Golden Nugget

3:00PM - 6:00PM
Registration & Packet Pick Up
At
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Captain's Meeting
At
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Grand Opening Night Kick Off
At

Get Ready!

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Pre-Fish Day
6:00PM -
Team Dine Around Night
At

at Participating Casinos and Restaurants around Atlantic City

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

at the Frank S. Farley Marina at the Golden Nugget 

7:30AM - 3:30PM
Competition Day 1
At
4:00PM - 9:00PM
Media Drop Off & Weigh-in
At
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Dockside Parties
At at the JJFISHWEEKAC Hospitality Village

At the Golden Nugget Marina

Thursday, July 15, 2021

at the Frank S. Farley Marina at the Golden Nugget

7:30AM - 3:30PM
Competition Day 2
At
4:00PM - 9:00PM
Media Drop Off & Weigh In
At
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Dockside Parties
At JJFISHWEEKAC Hospitality Village

At the Golden Nugget Marina

Friday, July 16, 2021

at the Frank S. Farley Marina at the Golden Nugget

7:30AM - 3:30PM
Competition Day 3
At
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Media Drop Off & Weigh In
At
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Dockside Parties
At JJFISHWEEKAC Hospitality Village

At the Golden Nugget Marina

7:00PM - 9:00PM
Celebrity Pro Am Weekend Kick Off
At
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Winner's Circle Celebration
At

Get Ready!

Saturday, July 17, 2021

at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

9:00AM - 2:00PM
JJ Celebrity Pro Am
At Frank S. Farley State Marina at the Golden Nugget
1:00PM - 7:00PM
Ultimate Gifting Experience
At

All Tournament Participants and Guests are welcome... 

7:00PM -
Post Tournament Closing Bash!
At
2021 Prize Structure
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Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>
Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>
Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>
Jimmy Johnson’s Atlantic City<br/>