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High School Bass Fishing Competition Dates, Hosts Named

Nov 22, 2019

The following dates and locations have been announced for high school bass fishing events.


2020 11th Annual High School World Finals / National Championship:

June 23-27           Upper Mississippi River, LaCrosse, WI.


2021 12th Annual High School World Finals / National Championship: June TBA, Lake  Hartwell, Anderson, SC.


2020 Season SAF High School Fishing State Championships:

Nov. 23, 2019      Utah State Championship – Sand Hollow , Hurricane, UT

Feb. 1, 2020        Florida State Championship – Harris Chain, Tavares, FL

Feb. 1                    Texas State Championship – Lake O the Pines, Marshall, TX ** Televised Event**

Feb. 16                  Louisiana State Championship – Toledo Bend, Many, LA

Feb. 22                 South Carolina State Championship – Lake Hartwell, Anderson, SC

March 1                  Georgia State Championship – Lake Lanier, Gainesville, GA

March 8                  Arkansas State Championship – Lake Dardanelle, Russellville, AR

March 21               North Carolina State Championship – Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC.
March 22               Nevada State Championship – Lake Mead, Boulder City, NV

March 28               Kentucky State Championship – Lake Cumberland, Burnside, KY

March 29               Mississippi State Championship – Lake Ross Barnett, Jackson, MS

March 29              Washington State Championship – Lake Washington, Renton, WA

April 4                    Virginia State Championship – Lake Gaston, Bracy, VA

April 5                    Alabama State Championship – Neely Henry, Gadsden, AL

April 11                  Tennessee State Championship – Lake Chickamauga, Dayton, TN

April 25                  Arizona State Championship – Lake Havasu, Havasu City, AZ.
April 25              Kansas State Championship -          Melvern Lake, Osage City, KS
May 2                      Oregon State Championship – Ten Mile Lake, Lakeside, OR

May 2                     Ohio State Championship – Alum Creek State Park, Delaware, OH

May 3                      California State Championship – Cal Delta, Bethel Island, CA

May 3                     Oklahoma State Championship – Grand Lake, Grove, OK

May 3                     West Virginia State Championship – Sutton Lake, Sutton, WV

May 9                     Idaho State Championship – Lake Lowell, Caldwell, ID

May 9  (Tentitive) Illinois State Championship – Rend Lake, TBA

May 30                   Indiana State Championship – Brookville Lake, Brookville, IN

May 30                   Tri State Championship (MA,RI,CT)  – Quaboag, Brookfield, MA

June 6                    Maine State Championship – Little Sebago Lake, Windam Town, ME.
June 6                    Nebraska State Championship – Red Willow Reservoir, McCook, NE.
July TBA                 Wisconsin State Championship – Lake Waubefa, Madison, WI.
July 7                      Minnesota State Championship – Lake Minnetonka, Wayzata, MN

July 11                   Ontario State Championship – Georgian Bay, Waubaushene, ON

July 12                   Quad State Championship (PA,DE,MD,NJ) - NE Rvr Upper Chesapeake, North East, MD
July 19                   Vermont State Championship – Lake Champlain, Colchester, VT

July 19                   South Dakota State Championship – Enemy Swim Lake, Webster, SD

July 25                   Michigan State Championship – Lake St Clair, Harrison Township, MI

Sept. 13          New York State Championship – Great Sacandaga Lake, Northville, NY

Sept. 27                Colorado State Championship – Lake Pueblo, Pueblo, CO

Oct. 4                      New Hampshire State Championship – Lake Winnipesaukee, Alton, NH


2020 SAF High School Fishing Challenges\Open Events:

Jan. 25, 2020       Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s Georgia Early Bird Challenge – Clarks Hill, Evans, GA

Oct. 10                   New Hampshire Open – Lake Champlain, Fort Ticonderoga, NY


2020 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Opens: (TBA)


2020 State Athletic Association Events: (Qualified teams only)

Feb. 29                 GAPPS Qualifier – Lake Lanier, Gainesville, GA.
March 7                  LHSAA Reg 2 Regional Championship – Toledo Bend, Many, LA

March 14               LHSAA Reg 1 Regional Championship – Ouachita River, Monroe, LA

March 14               LHSAA Reg 3 Regional Championship – Atchafalaya Basin, Berwick, LA

March 14               LHSAA Reg 4 Regional Championship – Bayou Segnette, Westwego, LA

March 21               GAPPS Finals Championship – TBA, TBA

March 28               MissHSAA Mississippi Activities Association – Lake Ross Barnett, Jackson, MS

April 3-4                LHSAA State Finals – Cross Lake, Shreveport, LA

April 25                  KHSAA Reg 1 Regional Championship – Lake Barkley, Kuttawa, KY

April 25                  KHSAA Reg 2 Regional Championship – Lake Cumberland, Jamestown, KY

April 25                  KHSAA Reg 3 Regional Championship – Green River Lake, Campbellsville, KY

April 25                  KHSAA Reg 4 Regional Championship – Cave Run Lake, Salt Lick, KY

May 8-9                  KHSAA State Finals – Kentucky Lake, Calvert City, KY


GAPPS – Georgia Athletics Private Parochial School

LHSAA – Louisiana High School Athletics Association

MissHSAA – Mississippi High School Activities Association

KHSAA – Kentucky High School Athletics Association


Additional SAF events are being added for the latest events line up, visit HighSchoolFishing.org.

Complete rules are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and FLWFishing.com

Registration for the 2020 season state championships and challenge events opened November 11, 2020 at HighSchoolFishing.org. For SAF High School Fishing State Championships, each team must compete in the state in which their school is located. Teams from all states can compete in a SAF challenge event or a FLW High School Fishing Open tournament. Entries for all State Championships, SAF Challenge events or State Athletic Association events should be made at HighSchoolFishing.org or by calling TBF at (580) 765-9031, entries for FLW Open HS events should be made at Flwfishing.com  or by call 272-252-1000. There is no limit to the number of teams accepted into a tournament from each school or club except per State Athletic Association rules and those events only.

All FLW and TBF High School Fishing tournaments are free to enter there is no event entry fees. The tournaments are two-person (team) events for students in grades 9-12 (one members of each team can be 7th or 8th) and open to any SAF-affiliated high school club.

About The Bass Federation - The Bass Federation Inc., (TBF) is a member of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. TBF is owned by those we serve and dedicated to the sport of fishing. The Federation is the largest and oldest, organized grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization there is. TBF, our affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 events each year and have provided a foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for more than 50 years. TBF founded the Student Angler Federation and the National High School Fishing program in 2007 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing and are proud partners in fishing with FLW. Visit bassfederation.com or highschoolfishing.org and “LIKE US” on Facebook.

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