Bass Fishing championship

Registration to Close for the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s May 16

By Cody Levy

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – As the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s draws near, anglers prepare for the fifth trip to Florence, Alabama to fish a world renowned stretch of the Tennessee River, Pickwick Lake, on May 22-27 to crown a Collegiate Bass Fishing National Champion. Anglers must Sign Up for the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship event before the absolute cutoff date on Monday, May 16.

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“Florence, Alabama is excited to host the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Championship Fishing Tournament for the fifth consecutive year.  Each year hundreds of college anglers from all over the country have fished Pickwick Lake reeling in some incredible bass.  We look forward to showcasing our city to these incredible students again in May,” said Suzie Shoemaker, Sports Marketing and Special Events Director at Florence/Lauderdale Tourism.

Schools that have fished one of the two Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series events prior to the 2016 BoatUS Championship event will be allotted two boats and schools that have fished both of the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series events prior to the 2016 BoatUS Championship event will be allotted three boats. Each university is guaranteed entry for one two-person team up to the cutoff date of Monday, May 16 at 5:00pm and no team will earn more than three total entries.

For more information on the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s, click here: 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s Details

Collegiate anglers participating in the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s can plan on the following schedule of events:

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Official Practice begins

Safe Light to Sundown

Monday, May 23, 2016

Practice Day

Safe Light to Sundown

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Official Practice ends at 3:30pm (No boats allowed on the water past 3:30pm)

Followed by Yamaha’s Angler Appreciation Night
(4pm – 8pm at McFarland Park)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 

Official Practice until 2:30pm (No boats allowed on the water past 2:30pm)

Followed by Registration and Banquet

(2:30pm – 7pm Shoals Marriott Conference Center)

Thursday, May 26, 2016            

Day 1 Competition

Safe light (6:30am) – 2:30pm

Friday, May 27, 2016                   

Day 2 Competition

Safe light (6:30am) – 2:30pm

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to compete in the longest running collegiate fishing tournament series championship ever! Sign up today and we’ll see you at the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela’s in Florence, Alabama!

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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 www.CollegiateBassChampionship.com. For more information on Cabela’s visit Cabelas.com, for more information on CarecoTV, visit www.carecotv.com.

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