WHAT: The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Texas State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Texas.
WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 2015
WHERE: Texas State High School Fishing Championship
LBJ Yacht Club & Marina
200 S. Wirtz Dam Road
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
NOTES: The Texas State High School Fishing Championship is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. Registration for anglers and their coach, who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at HighSchoolFishing.org. Takeoff will be at 7:30 a.m. and weigh-in will be held at LBJ Yacht Club & Marina, scheduled for 3:00 p.m. High School Fishing takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public. For more information about this event contact the TBF National Youth Director Mark Gintert at (580) 716-4251.
A preliminary list of schools participating will not be available as teams can still register up until the morning of the event.
For complete tournament details visit the tournament details page here at HighSchoolFishing.org.
The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship, coinciding with the TBF National Championship and an FLW Tour stop in the spring of 2016. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.
FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2015 over the course of 240 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.