Fishing & Boating News

Registration for the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's to Close May 11 

by: Wade Middleton,

(May 5, 2015 - San Antonio, TX)

As the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's draws near, anglers prepare for the fourth annual trip to Florence, Alabama to fish the world renowned stretch of the Tennessee River, Pickwick Lake on May 20-22 to crown a Collegiate Bass Fishing National Champion. Anglers are encouraged to Sign Up for the 10th Anniversary of the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship event before the absolute cutoff date on May 11.
 
"We at Florence Lauderdale Tourism are very excited to bring the 2015 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's back to Pickwick Lake for the fourth year. Premier college bass anglers will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of this awesome event. Over 100 colleges will be represented by incredible ambassadors for their Universities," said Suzie Shoemaker, Sports Marketing and Special Events Director at Florence/Lauderdale Tourism.
 
Schools that have fished with the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series prior to the BoatUS Championship event will be allotted two boats, with the possibility of earning a third spot, based on their standing with the series. Every club is guaranteed entry for one two-person team up to the cutoff date of May 11 and no team will earn more than three total entries.
 
Collegiate anglers participating in the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's can plan on the following schedule of events:
 
Sunday, May 17, 2015             
Official Practice begins
Safe Light to Sundown
 
Monday, May 18, 2015
Practice Day
Safe Light to Sundown
 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015             
Official Practice until 3:30pm  
Followed by Yamaha's Angler Appreciation Night
(4pm - 8pm at McFarland Park)
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015         
Official Practice until 2:30pm   
Followed by Registration and Banquet
(2:30pm - 7pm Shoals Marriott Conference Center)

 
Thursday, May 21, 2015             
Day 1 Competition
Safe light (6:00am) - 2:30pm

Friday, May 22, 2015                   
Day 2 Competition
 Safe light (6:00am) - 2:30pm


Don't miss out on your opportunity to compete in the longest running collegiate fishing tournament series championship ever! Sign up today and we'll see you at the 10th Anniversary BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's in Florence, Alabama!
 

About the ACA
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTV and in association with the  The Bass Federation, is a sanctioning body developed to facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing. The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns and operates the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country.  With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, three nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing.  For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, visit  www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com.


For more information call 210-697-8081 or email Wade@carecotv.com.  For more information on CarecoTV, visit www.carecotv.com. For more information on The Bass Federation, visit www.bassfederation.com .