General Information

GETTING THERE

FROM THE EAST ON I-10: Take Exit 50
FROM THR WEST ON I-10: Take Exit 46A

ACCOMMODATIONS

These are the two hotels that make this event the success it is. We ask you to stay at these properties!

Golden Nugget Casino Hotel (Our Host Hotel)
151 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530
1-866-475-3847 (for general information only)

For Reservations, call direct 1-228-435-5400
Mention Code: F146036
Week day SKA rate: $79/night, Weekend SKA Rate: $129/night

*ALL Golden Nugget hotel rooms are non-smoking. Guestrooms must be occupied by and registered to at least one adult who is twenty-one years of age or older. Balcony rooms are available for an additional $20 plus tax per night. If you’re having difficulty securing rooms at the SKA special rate, please call the Golden Nugget directly and ask to speak with a manager.

Palace Casino Resort
158 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
Reservations: 1-228-432-8888
                       Code: S4SKA02
                       Special Rates (12% tax not included)
                       $59/night Sunday-Thursday
                       $89/night Friday & Saturday
                       Reservations cannot be made online. Guest must call in and use the group code to get the SKA rate.
Dockage is first come, first served.
1-800-PALACE-9 (1-800-725-2239)
www.palacecasinoresort.com

MARINAS & TRAILER PARKING

Absolutely no trailer parking on the grounds of any Casino Resort. There will be off site trailer parking. Casino staff will be able to point you in the correct direction for trailer parking.
POINT CADET MARINA AT THE GOLDEN NUGGET CASINO HOTEL

Biloxi Port Commission. Call 228-436-9312 to make reservations.

If you are staying at the Golden Nugget, they will have designated parking lots for trailers. Just follow the signs.

PALACE CASINO RESORT

For Palace guests only. No reservations–first come, first served so arrive early to get your spot!

If you are docking at the Palace Casino Resort, after you launch your boat you must immediately take your trailer to the parking lot of the Palace Casino Resort’s warehouse and executive offices. As you come out of the launch area follow the signs to the parking area. Two- to three-minute drive. Please park your trailer in an orderly fashion so each participant has easy access to his or her trailer.
NO TRAILERS ON PALACE PROPERTY!

LAUNCH RAMPS

BILOXI SMALL BOAT HARBOR

Follow Casino Row west on Highway 90. It’s just before you get to the Hard Rock Casino Resort.

PALACE CASINO RESORT

Feel free to launch your boat here but remove your trailer immediately.

Fuel, Ice, & Ribbonfish

GORENFLO'S
at Point Cadet Marina 228-432-7387 or Danny’s cell 228-669-2845

Gas on site. Danny or Laurie at Gorenflo’s will offer ribbonfish as a service for SKA fishermen on a first come, first served basis. When they’re out, they’re out so call ahead. They will be happy to reserve your order. Give them a credit card and they will run the card when you make your order. Better safe than sorry!

BILOXI BOARDWALK MARINA
228-432-2628
200 8th Street, Biloxi www.BiloxiBoardwalkMarine.com

Located on the Back Bay. Dockage, in/out storage, ethanol-free fuel, high-speed pumps, bait shop.

Service Trailers

Mercury, Yamaha, and Loadmaster Service Trailers will be at the Palace Casino Resort.

Do not bring your boat to this site until you have permission to do so from your brand's service technician.

Do not bring your boat to the Nationals with service problems. Have your motors inspected and serviced before you come to Biloxi. If you bring them broken, you may not get them repaired!!!

Mercury | Scott - 954-895-1433
Yamaha | Matt 470-222-9886

By Appointment Only: Mercury and Yamaha Outboard Engine Service
  • Appointments 5:00 am to 9:00 pm during tournament week.
  • NO Routine Maintenance!
  • Emergencies ONLY!
  • Location: Only at the Palace Marina’s Service Trailer (No service at any other location!)
After you make an appointment, you MUST trailer or run your boat to the Service Trailers at the Palace docks.

Loadmaster | JP 813-777-5121

Please call ahead 813.689.3096 if you need specific work to ensure we have the parts on the support trailer. JP and Eric will be available at the Captain's Meeting to take Service Orders for repairs which will be done on a first come basis.


Fishing License

For a Mississippi Fishing License, call 1-800-546-4868 or www.mdwfp.com

If you need the SKA while in Biloxi

Ben Wells: 941-592-6556
Erin Henshaw: 561-351-9393
Jim Butler: 941-302-0456

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