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2020 Cabo San Lucas Fishing Tournament Schedule

ATTENTION:

We Still have boats available for All Tournaments in 2020! (Waiting list for the 2020 Tuna Jackpot)

Call us 800-281-5778 or fill out our form below amigos!

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Amigos, every year Cabo San Lucas, Mexico hosts some of the largest and richest fishing tournaments in the world! If you have ever dreamed of putting together a team and chasing that MILIION DOLLAR fish, this is the place to do it! Lands End Charters has the boats and crews including the 2015 2nd Place Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament winners and the 2014 Bisbee’s Black and Blue 1st Place Winners. Tuna Jackpot cashes in 2016 and 2017 and more.

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2020 Pelagic Triple Crown of Fishing 

June 11th – 13th 2020

 

2018 Winners Tim and Nicole, Lands End Charters Clients $19,800.00

The sixth annual Pelagic Triple Crown of fishing Summer Slam is back this June 2020. This tournament has grown from a handful of boats into an expected 40+ boat goal this year.  With $100,000.00 in cash and prizes its the perfect fishing tournament for 1st timers and seasoned teams.

Tournament Details: https://www.pelagictournaments.com/

**** Official Rules and entry information pending as of 1-15-2020

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Wahoo – $500.00 U.S.

Dorado – $500.00 U.S.

Tuna – $500.00 U.S.

Billfish – $2,000.00  and $5,000.00 levels

Species: Billfish Release, Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 6th – Baja Cantina, Marina Cabo San Lucas

Team Check-In – 3:00-6:00pm

Captain’s Meeting – 6:00-7:00pm

Kick-Off Party – 7:00-9:00pm

Friday, June 7th – Day 1 Tournament

Mandatory Shotgun Start – 7:00am

Start Fishing – 7:00am

Stop Fishing – 3:00pm

Weigh-in/Documentation – 3:00-6:00pm

Scales Close – 6:00pm

Saturday, June 8th – Day 2 Tournament

Mandatory Shotgun Start – 7:00am

Start Fishing – 7:00am

Stop Fishing – 3:00pm

Weigh-in/Documentation – 3:00-6:00pm

Scales Close – 6:00pm

Awards Presentation – 7:00pm (Baja Cantina)

Qualifying Boats: All from Super Pangas to Sport Fishers

Size of Team:  from 1 to 8 anglers

Charter Rates: Published rates on our website are accepted for this tournament

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.pelagicgear.com/blog/2017-cabo-summer-slam-presented-pelagic/

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

 

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2020 Bisbee’s East Cape Tournament

August 4th – 8th, 2020

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The Bisbee’s East Cape Tournament is a favorite among serious anglers who love going after big fish! Held at the beautiful Buena Vista Beach Resort, this 3 day tournament is designed to get into some of the best fishing grounds in Baja from Los Barilles to the Gordo Banks. Tournament heads out of Rancho Buena Vista and attracts boats from San Jose to Cabo San Lucas and all over the world. We have charters available to get after it in the East Cape!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots

Daily Jackpot $500 –  $1,500.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $1,000 –  $3,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 – $15,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Game Fish Jackpot $1,000 – $3,000.00 over 3 days

Release Category $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

ACROSS THE BOARD – $22,500.00 Total

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado

Schedule:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00-7:00pm Registration and distribution of Team Bags at the Buena Vista Beach Resort.
  • 6:30-7:00pm Captains Meeting on the pool deck. Attendance by at least one team member is mandatory.
  • 7:00-8:30pm Kick-Off Cocktail Party.

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, AUGUST 5 – 7 – FISHING DAYS

  • 7:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 7:00am-4:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 4:00pm.
  • 12:00pm-7:00pm Weigh Station is open on the beach in front of the Buena Vista Beach Resort.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 8 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 7:00-9:30pm Awards Celebration on the beach in front of the Buena Vista Beach Resort.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2020 Los Cabos Bill Fish Tournament

October 11th – 15th, 2020

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The Los Cabos Bill Fish Tournament is heading into its 19th year as one of the best tournament in Mexico! The large prize pool has earned teams checks into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Known for attracting the best of the best in anglers, a win here means huge bragging rights entering into the competitive Cabo San Lucas tournament season. This tournament should be on any teams bucket list!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $5,000.00 U.S. ( This tournament allows you to skip the Base Entry Fee and enter the Jackpots only) check the link to the official rules above for details.

Optional Jackpots:

Tuna – Wahoo – Dorado Jackpot – $1,500.00 + $100.00 per angler not entered into base entry

Daily Bill Fish Release Jackpot – $1,000.00 U.S. + $100.00 per angler not entered into base entry

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo

Schedule:

Event Location
Kickoff Party, Final Registration, Captains Meeting and Gala Awards Banquet at the Playa Grande Resort.

October 11

Final Registration, Captains Meeting and Kickoff Party from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Captains Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. The new location is at the Ballroom at the Playa Grande. When you enter the lobby, head to the stairs in the back right corner and go to the ground floor next to the Fitness Center.

October 12

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 13

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 14

From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 15

7:30 p.m., Gala Awards Banquet Dinner, Playa Grande Resort Beachside Terrace

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats recommended

Size of Team:  1 to 6 anglers per boat

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.loscabostournaments.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2020 Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore

October 15th – 18th, 2020

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The Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament is quickly becoming one of the biggest tourneys in town! Affectionately know by the locals as “El Bisbee’s Chico” or “Little Bisbee’s” there is nothing small about this event. It has an easier entry fee and therefore is open to a wider range of anglers. If you have dreamed of fishing a big time Bill Fish Tournament in Cabo and don’t have the bank roll for the Black and Blue, this is the ticket amigos!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot  $500 – $1,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $1000 – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $2000 – $4,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $5000 – $10,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Game Fish Jackpot $1000 – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Release Category – $2,000.00 over 2 days

ACROSS THE BOARD – $22,500.00

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00-7:00pm Registration and distribution of Team Bags at the Puerto Paraiso Mall.
  • 7:00pm Angler, Capt. and Deckhand Meeting. One team member must attend.
  • 7:30-9:00pm Kick-Off Cocktail Party at the Puerto Paraiso Mall.

 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 – FISHING DAY 1 & 2

  • 8:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 8:00am-5:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 5:00pm.
  • 2:00pm-9:00pm Weigh Station is open in front of the Puerto Paraiso Mall.

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 7:00pm Awards Celebration at Maria Corona (See Map Below). Open to tournament participants only.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats strongly recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2020 Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament

October 20th – 24th, 2020

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The Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament is the BIG DADDY of the Cabo San Lucas Tournament Season. This event attracts teams, boats and anglers from all over the world to compete for the multi-million dollar prize pool up for grabs! With the record of over 4 million dollars to a single fish in 2006 this one is no joke! Only the largest of the largest fish qualify to hit the scales here and if your dream is to win big, Lands End Charters has what it takes!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $5,0000.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot $500 – $1,500.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $1,000 – $3,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $3,000 . – $9,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 – $15,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $10,000 – $30,000.00 over 3 days

Release Category – $2,000.00 U.S.

ACROSS THE BOARD: $71,500.00

Species: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin

(Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Spear Fish – Release Only)

Tournament Schedule

 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00pm-7:00pm Registration and distribution of team bags in front of Puerto Paraiso Mall.
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm Captains Meeting, Puerto Paraiso Mall. One team member must attend.
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm Opening Ceremonies begin. Flag Honors with Mexican Naval Escort, Mexican National Anthem, Pre-Colombian New Fire Dance, Lighting of the Tournament Torch, Japanese Taiko Drums, Music by Cabomax.

 WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21-23 – 3 FISHING DAYS

  • 8:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 8:00am-5:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 5:00pm.
  • 2:00pm-9:00pm Weigh Station is open in front of the Puerto Paraiso Mall, boats inside the harbor entrance by 9:00pm can weigh.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 6:00pm at A.P.I. Cruise Ship Pier Awards celebration begins with cocktails followed by dinner and a big screen presentation of the tournament video.
  • Evening Entertainment: Cabo Max’s Benefit concert. Hosted by Bisbee’s Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund.  Concert, Raffle and Silent Auction benefit the Green Scholarship Program and our BF&WCF Revelutionary RFID Tagging Program.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats strongly recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2020 Pelagic Rockstar Tuna Tournament

October 30th – Nov 1st 2020

All Details pending as of 1-15-2020

We will update the site once details are announced

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2020 Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

November 4th – 7th, 2020

The Cabo Tuna Jackpot Tournament is known as the richest Tuna Fishing Tournament in the World! The slogan for this event is “Fish Hard – Party Harder” which tells you that not only is there serious money involved, but this is one big party. Known for attracting the biggest fields all year, don’t wait to register for this tournament amigo as we turn away last minute anglers every year. Lands End Charters has boats available!

Tournament Details: website

Base Entry Fee: $1,000.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot Tuna $250 daily – $500.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tuna$500 daily – $1,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tuna $1,000 daily – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tun a $1,500 daily – $3,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $2,500 daily – $5,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 daily – $10,000.00 over 2 days

Wahoo Daily $500– $1,000.00 over 2 days

Dorado Daily $500– $1,000.00 over 2 days

Species: Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo

TUESDAY, NOV. 3:
Voluntary Pre-check for teams who have no roster changes, 1 to 4 p.m. Angler packets, hats, bags and shirts will be distributed only. Wednesday check-in will be where you will pick up various sponsor gifts, buy dinner or charter tickets. Note: All anglers must be present on the team to fill out waivers. Pre-check will be conducted at Tesoro Conference Hall, accessed through glass doors.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4:
Check-in 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Tesoro Cabo Marina weigh-in area.

Welcome Party with free gifts, tequila shots, video showing, optional amounts announced, and drawings, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at marlin sculpture area between Capt. Tony’s and Solomon’s Landing. Live music, drawings.

THURSDAY, NOV. 5:
Shotgun start 7 a.m. at the Cabo Arch; Start boat is Wild Tours’ Cabo Escape, leaving the dock at IGY Marina fuel dock at 6 a.m. sharp;

Annual Costa Charity charter, 6 to 8 a.m. on start boat Cabo Escape, first of two. $30 PP. Includes all mimosas, coffee, orange juice, sparkling wine, breakfast burritos. All proceeds after expenses go to Smiles charity.

Gray Taxidermy Weigh-in 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Lines out at 4 p.m. Weigh-in ends at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed.

FRIDAY, NOV. 6:
Costa Shotgun Start at 7 a.m. the Cabo Arch; Weigh-in 3-6 p.m at Tesoro on malecon.

Annual Costa charity charter open to all guests on luxury start boat Cabo Escape, leaving dock at 6 a.m. sharp with mimosas, breakfast burritos, coffee and prizes! $30 a person (all proceeds to Smiles charity), lines out at 4 p.m. Gray Taxidermy scale closes at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed.

Baja Cantina’s Fiesta at Maria Corona Restaurant in downtown Cabo. Doors and bar opens and music starts at 7:30 p.m., Live band, Mexican buffet dinner and foklorico entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and at 8:30 staff begins announcements of day’s results, Gamakatsu Karaoke Contest, Show Us Your Costas! Contest, Fishworks/Baja Cantina Best Dressed, Kingfisher Big Fish, National Rental Car Sticker Contest, plus sponsors’ drawings.

SATURDAY, NOV. 7:
Cabo Tuna Jackpot Awards Dinner, on cruise line pier. Bar opens at 5:30 p.m.; Live band starts at 6 p.m., dinner is ready at 6:30; Smiles International charity Silent auction. All sponsors tackle drawings begin at 6:30; awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m., ends at 9 p.m.

Qualifying Boats: All from Super Pangas to Sport Fishers

Size of Team:  Max of 4 anglers per team

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.loscabostunajackpot.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2020 Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic

November 17th – 20th, 2020

FREE ENTRY!!!!

The Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic is a 100% FREE Tournament hosted by the Los Cabos Tourism Board. This is absolutely free to enter to anyone chartering a boat during the tournament days. If you are in town, don’t miss the opportunity to win some cash and have a great time!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Awards

The Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic is an angler event with a Los Cabos Tourism Board guaranteed $40,000 in cash purse plus prizes. Awards will be for the angler(s) catching the three largest Tuna, Wahoo and Dorado each day of fishing. A total of $10,000 will be awarded each day. Anglers can fish one or all days of the tournament. Los Cabos based professional captains and mates making a living from fishing in Los Cabos cannot be registered anglers (see Tournament Rules the for definition of Professional). The tournament will also email King Sailfish Mount release certificates to all anglers who email a photograph or video of their billfish release during tournament hours and be eligible for special prize drawings. Lady and Junior angler (age 17 and younger) awards will be presented for the tournament.

Tuna/Wahoo/Dorado

Daily Awards for Tuna, Wahoo and Dorado November 19 to 22, 2019. Winning anglers will receive a King Sailfish Mounts Trophy Plaque.

  1. The angler(s) catching the largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $1,800 each day.
  2. The angler(s) catching the second largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $900 each day.
  3. The angler(s) catching the third largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $635 each day.

Note: In the event of a tie, the anglers will split the winnings of their placement and the next lower level. For example, if there is a tie for the largest tuna of the day the anglers will split the prize money of the largest and second largest tuna prize with the next tuna angler assuming the third place position. In the event only one or two fish is caught in a species category, the anglers will split the next positions prize. For example, if only two qualifying wahoo are caught the anglers catching the largest and second largest wahoo for that day will split the third largest prize. In the event no fish are caught in a species category, the cash awards will be split evenly among the other species winners. For example, if no wahoo are caught the wahoo prize will be split evenly between the tuna and dorado winners of that day.

Billfish Release

Anglers emailing a photograph or video to dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com by 1 p.m. November 30 (Los Cabos time) of their released billfish caught during tournament hours will receive a King Sailfish Mount Release Certificate by email and be eligible for special prize drawings for additional awards.

Lady and Junior Angler Awards

The lady angler and junior angler (17 and younger) catching the largest fish each day, tuna, wahoo or dorado, under tournament rules will receive a King Sailfish Mounts Trophy Plaque and prize package. Total of eight awards – four Lady and four Junior.

Prize Disbursement

Any angler receiving cash awards must fill out a prize-disbursement form prior to receiving any funds or prizes. The registered adult “Angler” listed on the Entry Form is in control of any winnings and must sign the prize-disbursement form. We are required by Mexican law to withhold city, state and federal taxes from tournament winnings. The amount of taxes can change from year to year, but is currently 16 percent total.

Schedule

os Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic: November 17-20, 2020

All anglers must register and receive confirmation of registration or at one of the final registration check-in locations in Los Cabos on Nov. 16 in order to be eligible to participate Nov. 17-20. Preferred registration times in Cabo San Lucas is 5-7 p.m. and in San Jose Del Cabo is 3-5 p.m.

Anglers can register on November 17 to be eligible to participate November 18 to 20. Anglers can also register on November 18 to be eligible to participate November 19 to 20. And finally, anglers can register on November 19 to be eligible to participate November 20. Anglers can fish one or all days of the competition. The tournament committee reserves the right to deny tournament entry of any individual, organization or corporation.

Registration Online

November 17-20, 2020

Onsite Los Cabos registration will be at these locations:

Cabos San Lucas: Fisherman’s Landing, Marina Fundadores from 5 to 7 p.m. Tournament t-shirts and hats will be on sale. Contact Dan Jacobs, dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com, international cell number 407-405-0102, Mexico Cell 624-155-4341.

San Jose Del Cabo: Puerto Los Cabos Palapas from 3 to 5 p.m. Tournament t-shirts and hats will be on sale. Contact Priscilla Scollin, Priscilla.Scollin@bonniercorp.com, international cell number 407-405-0121, Mexico Cell 624-178-4866.

November 17: Fishing begins at 6:30 a.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 p.m. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 18 to 20 at all locations.

November 18: Fishing begins at 6:30 a.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 19 to 20 at all locations.

November 19: Fishing begins at 6:30 a.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 20 at all locations.

November 20: Fishing begins at 6:30 a.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas.

November 17-30: All angler billfish release photos or video must be emailed to dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com by 1 p.m. on Nov. 30 (Los Cabos time) to receive an emailed release certificate and be eligible to win prizes through random drawings.

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