The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are proud to announce that we will be returning to Lake Pickwick in Florence, Alabama for the 2018 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s. In addition to the 2018 event, the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and Florence/Lauderdale Tourism have also agreed to a long term commitment to continue to host this great event at this world class destination for years to come.
“Florence/Lauderdale Tourism is excited to be hosting the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Championship presented by Cabela’s fishing tournament in 2018, 2019 and 2020. We are excited to continue this relationship as the tournament has continuously grown over the years as we have hosted it. We look forward to showing off our community to the hundreds of collegiate anglers who visit and fish the beautiful Tennessee River,” said Suzie Shoemaker, Manager of Sport /Event Sales.
The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s is a week-long event that is one of the largest collegiate bass fishing events in the nation. The Championship week will take place May 22-25, 2018 and includes the Yamaha Angler Appreciation Night, a Flip, Pitch, & Cast Competition, Sponsor Appreciation Registration Banquet, as well as much more to include products, prizes and scholarships awarded to top finishers. Over 175 teams from schools across the nation come to compete for the Championship as well as vying to win the Cabela’s School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia Title.
“The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s is an event we look forward to every year for so many reasons. We get to come to a great area, are hosted by an awesome city and we get to see the best of the best compete on one of the hottest fisheries in the nation,” said Director of the Association of Collegiate Anglers and President of CarecoTV, Wade Middleton. “This is a week-long event in which collegiate anglers get to meet with some of the top companies in the fishing industry, fraternize with other anglers, and win thousands of dollars in great prizes on one of the biggest stages in collegiate bass fishing!”
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About the ACA
The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of CarecoTV, 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 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, four 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 on Cabela’s visit www.Cabelas.com, for more information on CarecoTV, visit www.carecotv.com