Registration for the 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley Opens Today, January 13

Registration for the 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley Opens Today, January 13
 
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Starting today, January 13, 2015, collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the 2015 season - the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley. The event will be held on Kentucky Lake, which has hosted numerous collegiate series events over recent years. 

The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series will kick off the 2015 season with one of the most diverse fishing tournaments in college fishing. The Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash offers every competitor the chance to win among eight total weigh-ins. The tournament, which is based out of Paris Landing in Henry County, Tennessee, will consist of a two-day, individual big bass format with weigh in sessions every two hours of each competition day.

"This is one of the most enjoyable collegiate events of the season to be a part of," said the Director of the Collegiate Series and President of CarecoTV, Wade Middleton. "It's open to all college anglers, counts double towards Cabela's School of Year points and a single cast can win someone a prize! Last year the amount of prizes that we awarded exceeded $20,000.00.

Prizes will be awarded for the ten (10) heaviest bass weighed during each session along with a daily prize for the overall heaviest bass weighed each tournament fishing day AND additional prizes will be awarded for the overall heaviest bass of the event. Over $5,000.00 in Cabela's gift cards alone will be awarded at the event in addition to numerous other prizes from companies like Garmin, Hydrowave, Yamaha, Ranger Boats, Costa, FroggToggs, Mustang, and many others. 

Additionally Berkley and Abu Garcia will be providing prizes including: Large Berkley tackle packs, Berkley Emotion rods, and Abu Garcia Revo and Orra reels. 

"Big Bass events, with hourly weigh-in formats are wildly popular," stated Chris Hockley, Berkley Brand Marketing Director. "We're proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash which allows us to bring the excitement and winning opportunities specifically to collegiate anglers. There are some great prizes to be won and in these events, the camaraderie nearly always equals the competitiveness."

"This event is a great tournament to start off the 10th Anniversary of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series," Middleton added, "and we are looking forward to making this season the largest and most competitive yet!"

The 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series consists of three nationally televised Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing tournaments in addition to the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash, which are scheduled for the following dates:

03-13-2015 - 03-15-2015 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash - Kentucky Lake 
04-17-2015 - 04-19-2015 2015 Collegiate Bass Fishing Open - Lake Chickamauga
04-25-2015 - 04-26-2015 2015 Collegiate Bass Texas Shootout - Lake Texoma 
05-20-2015 - 05-22-2015 2015 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship - Pickwick Lake

Registration for the Cabela's Collegiate Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley will be open at 8:00am Central Time on Tuesday, January 13 on the Collegiate Bass Championship Website. More details will be provided about Kentucky Lake

Official rules for the 2015 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series can also be found onwww.CollegiateBassChampionship.com. Additional details, including event-specific Angler Packets, will be released in the coming weeks.


About the Association of College Anglers
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
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