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Take Part In Our Take-A-Child-Fishing-Tournament

MAY 4, 2019

Each year, Port Freeport proudly hosts their annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) held at the Freeport Municipal Park. In conjunction with the tournament, the Port holds an annual logo drawing contest by distributing fliers to schools and placing ads in local publications.  One lucky winner is chosen and his/her logo is used on all fliers, posters, advertisements and t-shirts for the tournament.

Port Freeport will host its 19th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) on May 4, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Freeport Municipal Park.

Please click on the Entry Form link below for additional details.  Please complete and bring to registration for faster check-in.

Entry Form 


For more information on the Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament visit Port Freeport's Facebook page.



*NEW* Video Contest 2019


Would you like a chance to win additional prizes? Submit a  video clip telling us what you love most about the Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament!

Post your video clip to Port Freeport's Take-A-Child Fishing Facebook Event Page CLICK HERE.

Rules of entry:

- Only one video entry per participant.
- Video must be 30 seconds or shorter.
- Please keep the video fun and family-oriented.

One winner will be selected in the months of March and April. The winner will be contacted through Facebook, so be sure to check back on the progress of the contest.

Need help posting? Click here


** Participant acknowledges uploading videos or pictures to this webpage grants Port Freeport permission and license to publish the videos and/or pictures, including any reproductions or adaptations thereof, to websites, social media and any other advertising material related to Port Freeport.

Port Freeport reserves the right to decline video entries deemed inappropriate.


2019 TACFT Logo Drawing Contest

In conjunction with the tournament, the Port holds an annual logo drawing contest in which one lucky winner is chosen and their logo is used on all tournament flyers, posters, ads, and t-shirts. Entry forms are distributed to grades K-8 in all schools in the Navigation District.

Top Ten Drawings for 2019  Click here

A glance at our past logo Click Here





Want to be a TACFT sponsor?

If you're interested in the possibility of sponsoring the event and would like to know more,
please contact us at tacft@portfreeport.com or CLICK HERE for a sponsorship form.

(979) 233-2667 ext. 4327 


2018 Take-a-Child Fishing

2018 TACFT Information


18th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT), May 5, 2018  PRESS RELEASE.

2018 Logo Drawing Contest
Winning Logo 2018
Top 10 Finalist (Drawing Entries)



1st Place for 2018

Ronald Mercer, O.A. Fleming Elementary Assistant Principal; Isabella Nunez, 1st grade, and Lauren McCormick, Port Freeport Public Affairs Manager

Original Drawing Entry

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2nd Place for 2018

Jeff Kinney, Lake Jackson Intermediate Assistant Principal; Michele Stallard, Lake Jackson Intermediate Art Instructor; Mikalah Hegefeld, 8th grade; Lauren McCormick, Port Freeport Public Affairs Manager

Original Drawing Entry


3rd Place for 2018

Serena Aad, 7th  grader at Brazosport Christian School and Lauren McCormick, Port Freeport Public Affairs Manager


Original Drawing Entry

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2018 Sponsors


AAA Asphalt
Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc.
Doyle & Wachtsetter, Inc.
Freeport LNG
HDR, Inc.
LJA Engineering, Inc.
Moffatt & Nichol
Ports America, Inc.
Sorrell Construction
Tegrity Homes
Vulcan Materials Company


BASF Corporation
Blueline Shop
Brazos Pilots Association
City of Freeport
Horizon Terminal Services
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Raba Kistner Consultants
Red Hook Terminal Services
Sunstates Security, LLC



Bay-Houston Towing Co.
Buchanan Electrical Services
Bracewell, LLP
Cordoba Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Dole Fresh Fruit Company
Freeport Mooring & Marine, Inc.
Freese and Nichols
G&H Towing Company
J.R. Wagner Memorial Foundation
LEAF Engineers, A PBK Company
McDonough Engineering Corporation
Promotions Unlimited
Weighing Technologies, Inc.
WSP USA, Inc. 


Alvin Sun-Advertiser
Bay Star Group
Bell Dental
Brazoria County Septic Service
Bridge Bait Camp
Bridge Harbor Yacht Club
Castleberry Insurance
DarKer Side Dj's
First State Bank
Gulf Coast Engraving
Gulftex Vending & Coffee Services, Inc.
Kennemer, Masters & Lunsford, LLC
Magaly Malambri Photography
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Ravi Singhania, Port Commissioner
Sea Center of Texas
SI Group
Southern Shaved Ice
Texas Port Ministry
The BreVard Company
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 64
Vernor Material and Equipment Co., Inc.

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