Bass Fishing championship

The 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s Announces Over $30,000 in Payouts

Anglers from across the nation are now preparing for longest college fishing event in history. As a no entry fee tournament, anglers will head to Florence, Alabama to compete in the 23 Not only known for being the longest running collegiate events in history, the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s is also known as one of this biggest paying collegiate events in the country, paying all the way down to 26th place. The payouts for the 2016 Championship will be as follows:

1. $5,000
2. $2,500
3. $1,500
4. $1,000
5. $750
6. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
7. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
8. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
9. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
10. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
11. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
12. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
13. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
14. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
15. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
16. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
17. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
18. $200 Cash +$100 Cabela’s Gift Cards
19. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
20. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
21. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
22. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
23. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
24. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
25. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards
26. $200 Cash +$50 Cabela’s Gift Cards

Along with paying down to 26th place, anglers will also have the opportunity to win over $7,000 in extra cash and prizes through the various contingency programs offered by the Association of Collegiate Anglers and its partners. Based off of jersey and membership requirements, anglers will be offered the chance to win the following contingencies:

  • $500 for highest finishing eligible team with a BoatUS Membership
  • Up to $1,000 in Cabela’s Gift Cards by wearing the ACA logo
  • A $2,000 cash prize to the highest finishing qualified Ranger Cup team
  • Up to $1000 from Yamaha Outboards
  • Two Revo S Reels from Abu Garcia
  • $1,000 through the Garmin Grand Giveaway
  • Up to $1,000 from Costa Sunglasses
  • $250 from G2 Gemini

To find out how you can take advantage of each of the contingency programs, click here:

With less than two weeks left until registration closes for the Championship event, anglers now have more incentives than ever before to make the trip down to Florence, Alabama. Registration is open until May 16th at 5:00pm. We hope to see you all there!

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About the ACA

The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of Careco TV, 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, 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 For more information on Cabela’s visit, for more information on CarecoTV, visit

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