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Kentucky High School Athletic Association Regionals Set For April 18

FLW News Release

WHAT:   The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) to present the 2015 KHSAA bass fishing regional tournaments. To enter, teams must be members of an approved high school fishing team at a KHSAA member school.


 


WHEN:                  Saturday, April 18, 2015


 


WHERE:                Region 1


                                Lake Barkley


                                Kuttawa Harbor Marina


                                1709 Lake Barkley Drive


                                Kuttawa, Ky.


 


Region 2


                                Herrington Lake


                                Chimney Rock Ramp


                                250 Chimney Rock Road


                                Harrodsburg, Ky.


 


Region 3


                                Lake Cumberland


                                Conley Bottom Marina


                                736 Highway 1275 N. (Camping Area Road)


                                Monticello, Ky.


 


Region 4


                                Cave Run Lake


                                Cave Run Marina (Scotts Creek Ramp)


                                4325 KY 801 S.


                                Morehead, Ky.


 


NOTES: To view the region that your school belongs to, click here. All takeoffs are scheduled for 7 a.m. All weigh-ins will be held starting at 3 p.m.


 


Each school can enter up to and including six boats for regional competition. Each boat must be entered separately and include the names of the two anglers who will start the day fishing out of the boat (each boat is allowed up to four anglers, with only two fishing at any given time). The name of the boat captain who will operate the boat for the students while on the water must also be provided at the time of entry. The names of any substitute anglers or boat pilots will be recorded at the Registration/Rules meeting for each regional.


 


High school anglers will be competing with the goal of advancing to the KHSAA State competition. In regions with four or fewer boats entering the regional competition, all competing teams will advance to the State competition. In regions with more than four boats competing in the regional competition, the greater of four boats or fifty percent of the number of boats entering the regional, not greater than 14 boats from any region, shall advance to the State competition. The full KHSAA bass fishing rules can be found here. The KHSAA State competition is scheduled for May 15-16 on Kentucky Lake at Kentucky Dam Marina, located at 466 Marina Drive in Gilbertsville, Ky.


 


ABOUT FLW


FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2015 over the course of 240 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.


 


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 45 years. TBF founded the Student Angler Federation and the National High School Fishing program in 2008 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing. Visit bassfederation.com or highschoolfishing.org and “LIKE US” on Facebook.


 


ABOUT THE KHSAA


The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 280 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 40 state championships in 12 sports and 4 sport activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


 


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