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Poker Run Registration

The Emerald Coast Poker Run is broken down into 2 levels: Ruby & Emerald.
Registration criteria for each level is listed below.

Online Registration is closed. Participants are required to register in person at one of the Check-In Locations.

Requirements for Registration

Click on an option below to view the requirements for participating in that level.


All Participants

Requirements for both levels.


1 All boats must be registered and insured.

2 All registered captains must attend captain's/safety meeting.

Ruby Level

Ruby Registrants must meet 2 of the 3 requirements.

There is a $245 registration fee.


1 Resident of Okaloosa, Bay, Escambia, Santa Rosa, or Walton Counties

2 Boats is Under 500 HP

3 Boats is 29 FT & Under


Emerald Level

Emerald Level participants must register with the Florida Power Boat Club.


Visit their website, or call 954-545-1414 for more information.

1 Boats must be 500 HP and over.

2 Boats must be 30 FT and larger.


Click Here to Register

Registration Check-In Times


*All Ruby Registrants must check in at Ramada.
Emerald Registrants must check in at Emerald Grande.

(Ruby Class)
Ramada Plaza Beach Resort

Thursday, August 10th
9am - 5pm

Friday, August 11th
9am - 5pm

(Emerald Class)
Emerald Grande - Destin Harbor

Thursday, August 10th
1pm - 6pm

Friday, August 11th
10am - 6pm

Saturday, August 12th
8am - 10am

All registered captains must attend a mandatory captain's/safety meeting.

2017 Poker Run
Grand Prizes

The Emerald Class Grand Prize:

2017 Ford F150 Truck

Donated by Hub City Ford

The Ruby Class Grand Prize:

Harley Davidson Motorcycle

Donated by Emerald Coast Harley Davidson

All Poker Run Boat Registrants will receive the following:

  • Captain’s Bag (cooler bag)
  • 2 event T-shirts
  • 2 tickets to the Captain’s Party
  • access to all boat week parties
  • 2 tickets to the Emerald Coast Poker Run party
  • AND A WEEKEND STAY AT THE IP CASINO RESORT AND SPA BILOXI

This is a rain or shine event. Poker Run will only be canceled due to safety concerns posed by weather conditions. In the event the the Poker Run is canceled due to inclement weather, the Poker Run party will still go on uninterrupted barring any natural disasters. Registration is a non-refundable donation to the Emerald Coast Foundation.


Additional Questions? Call 850-243-3800

Emerald Coast Foundation, Poker Run
Emerald Coast Foundation, Poker Run
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