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New York The Bass Federation Announces 2017 Tournament Schedule


(Oct 23, 2016 - )

The NYTBF is proud to announce the 2017 tournament schedule. Events are included for adults both individual and teams of two, collegiate anglers, high school, and youth. Events are held throughout the state of New York at favorite lakes and rivers. Many of the events are sponsored by the local towns and villages and help to bring in a positive economic impact to the community. We also have local and national sponsors that help to support the NYTBF as well.

Individual adult anglers are competing for a chance to participate in the year end State Championship to qualify for the TBF National Semi-Final and possibly a berth in the TBF National Championship.
Collegiate anglers are competing to qualify for the Collegiate Cup Championship where top teams will advance to the Cabelas Collegiate Cup Championship. The high school anglers compete as teams with a chance to advance to the TBF SAF Regional Championship. The youth anglers, who are the future of our sport, are competing for a chance to represent New York at the World Championship held in conjunction with the prestigious Forrest Wood Cup.

POINTS Schedule

30 October 2016 Early Bird, 2017 Points #1, Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga NY 10 June 2017, Points #2, Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga NY
16 July 2017, Points #3, Mohawk River, St Johnsville NY
27 August 2017, Points #4, St Lawrence River Clayton NY

TEAM Schedule

24 June 2017, Team #1, St Lawrence River Clayton NY

25 June 2017, Team #2, St Lawrence River Clayton NY

17 September 2017 Team #3 Lake George, Mossey Point NY

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

23/24 September 2017, NYTBF State Championship, Lake Champlain, Ticonderoga NY

COLLEGIATE CUP

26 August 2017, Collegiate Cup Qualifier #1, Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh NY

16 September 2017, Collegiate Cup Qualifier #2 Lake George, Mossey Point NY

1 October 2017, Collegiate Cup Championship, Lake Champlain Ticonderoga NY

YOUTH

15 July 2017, NYTBF State SAF High School Championship, Mohawk River, St Johnsville NY

30 September 2017, NYTBF State JR Championship, Port Henry NY

TBF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINAL

7/8 October 2017, (PA Host )TBF National Championship Semi Final, Henderson Harbor, Lake Ontario NY

More details including the 2017 rules will be posted in the near future on the NYTBF website.

About the NYTBF - New York The Bass Federation (NYTBF) is an affiliate state chapter of The Bass Federation, the original grass roots bass fishing organization whose motto "Owned by those we serve, dedicated to the sport of fishing" embodies the very essence of who we are and what we do. Our organization is committed to providing something for people of all ages and gender. We offer youth, high school, collegiate, adult and team tournaments, you need not own a boat to participate and regardless of your on the water experience we're certain you'll find like-minded folks within our group. We fish all across the state and with the support of our local and national sponsors we're pleased to offer area anglers additional opportunities to enjoy New York's diverse bass fishery.