𝐃𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐁𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐃𝐍𝐀 aims to provide a community to connect with others that enjoy fishing, outdoor activities, and friendly market festival atmospheres through its diverse range of services which include fresh food stalls, fishing merchandise stalls, local talent, cooking displays, interactive activities, youth activities, and market festival atmospheres that will run alongside the Deep Blue DNA Fishing Competition, run for 3 days, twice yearly (March and August)
DBDNA Fishing Competition will be an all-ages, family-friendly, drug and alcohol-free event and will run on the 𝟓, 𝟔, 𝟕𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 ( 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐒𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲) and upon completion of a successful event during the last weekend of August continuing for many years to come.
DBDNA fishing Competition will be an outdoor event held in the public park at 10-45 Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba and make use of the connected car parks for shuttle buses to reduce traffic congestion. Across the road, there is a boat ramp car park with a capacity for more than 120 cars with boat trailers attached and boasts 3 entry/exit ramps and ample waiting room for other vehicles.
DBDNA Fishing competition will be a sustainably run event with the advice, rules, regulations, and knowledge of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and other governing bodies held as a TOP priority.
The market section of the event will host 50+ stalls ranging from fresh food and snacks to the latest fishing equipment and merchandise, DBDNA will ensure no overcrowding of vendors so as the public can enjoy the event for what it is, a fun weekend fishing tournament with the family, The event will be entirely free 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰, only competitors will pay an entry fee.
Tickets will be available for sale from sponsored retailers and the Deep Bule DNA website, 3 months prior the event.
• 𝐒𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲: $𝟗𝟎
• 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲: $𝟒𝟓
• 𝐕𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬: $𝟏𝟏𝟎/𝐝𝐚𝐲 (𝟗𝐚𝐦-𝟗𝐩𝐦)
DBDNA not only provides a platform to test one's skills against mates and fellow fishers alike, in the form of a fishing competition with cash and prize giveaways and a publicly accessible event but delivers a range of cultural ecosystem services through displays, entertainment, educational values, aesthetic values, knowledge systems, social relations, sense of place, recreation and more.