2012 High School Fishing season schedule finalized

Partners in fishing - The Bass Federation and FLW

The 2012 High School Fishing season schedule has been set. High school teams may enter online at HighSchoolFishing.org for their chance to win a $10,000 scholarship in the High School Fishing National Championship. High School Fishing Tournaments are open to all ninth, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students, including home schooled students, that are members of the Student Angler Federation. Trophies and commemorative High School Fishing jerseys are awarded to the winners at each state championship. The winning team from each state championship will advance to a High School Fishing Conference Championship in the fall of 2012. Boats are provided upon request at all Conference Championships. The winning team from each Conference Championship will receive trophies and commemorative jerseys, and advance to the 2013 High School Fishing National Championship, held in conjunction with the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship in the spring. Each member of the winning High School Fishing National Championship team will receive a $5,000 scholarship to use at the University of their choice. Teams participating in the conference championships and National Championship will also receive a travel allowance to help offset their expenses. Student Angler Federation membership is $25 per year. Forty nine states and the province of Ontario have championship tournaments scheduled. The full schedule can be seen at HighSchoolFishing.org. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association this week announced that it has sanctioned High School fishing as a recognized, varsity sport-activity starting next year. Kentucky became the second state to recognize bass fishing as a varsity sport, joining Illinois. About High School Fishing Launched in 2011 by FLW and The Bass Federation Student Angler Federation, High School Fishing is the largest student-angler initiative in history. It offers students at more than 23,000 high schools across the United States and Canada the opportunity to compete in club, state, conference and national bass tournaments for the chance to earn college scholarships. Every team participating in a state championship is also invited to compete in the High School Fishing World Finals, the largest tournament of its kind. Visit www.highschoolfishing.org for additional information. About FLW FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing unparalleled fishing resources and entertainment to our sponsors, fans and host communities. FLW is offering anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2012 over the course of 191 tournaments across five tournament circuits, each providing an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy - the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water," through a variety of platforms including tournaments, outdoor expos and the world's richest fantasy sports game - FLW Fantasy Fishing. For more information about FLW and FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FLWOutdoors.com or FantasyFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter and Facebook. About The Bass Federation, Inc. The Bass Federation Inc. (TBF) is owned by those we serve and dedicated to the sport of fishing. TBF is the largest and oldest, organized grassroots fishing organization there is. TBF affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 fishing, youth and conservation events at the local level each year and have provided a foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for more than 40 years. Visit bassfederation.com for additional information.

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