Abu Garcia College Fishing Open Schedule
|Abu Garcia College Fishing Open||Mar 30-31||Chickamauga: Dayton Boat Dock | Dayton, TN|
No guides or purchasing information after Mar 19, 2021
Hosted by Fish Dayton – Rhea Economic & Tourism Council
|Central Conference||Mar 26|| Table Rock: Table Rock State Park Marina | Branson, MO|
No guides or purchasing information after Mar 15, 2021
|Jul 30||MS River-La Crosse: W. Copeland & Clinton | La Crosse, WI|
No guides or purchasing information after Jul 19, 2021
|Oct 15||Lake of the Ozarks: Public Beach #2 | Osage Beach, MO|
No guides or purchasing information after Oct 4, 2021
|Northern Conference||Apr 30||Smith Mountain Lake: Parkway Marina | Huddleston, VA |
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 19, 2021
|Jun 4||Potomac River: Smallwood State Park | Marbury, MD|
No guides or purchasing information after May 24, 2021
|Aug 20||Detroit River: Elizabeth Park Marina | Trenton, MI|
No guides or purchasing information after Aug 9, 2021
|Southeastern Conference||Feb 12||Harris Chain: Venetian Gardens - Ski Beach | Leesburg, FL|
No guides or purchasing information after Feb 1, 2021
|Apr 23||Lake Guntersville: Lake Guntersville State Park | Guntersville, AL|
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 12, 2021
|Oct 22||Lake Chickamauga: Dayton Boat Dock | Dayton, TN|
No guides or purchasing information after Oct 11, 2021
|Southern Conference||Apr 16||Lake Somerville: Lake Somerville Marina | Brenham, TX|
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 5, 2021
|Jun 11||Lake of the Pines: Lakeside Park | Jefferson, TX|
No guides or purchasing information after May 31, 2021
|Oct 1||Lake Dardanelle: Lake Dardanelle State Park | Russellville, AR|
No guides or purchasing information after Sep 20, 2021
|Western Conference||Jan 30||Shasta: Bridge Bay Resort | Redding, CA|
No guides or purchasing information after Jan 19, 2021
|May 15||California Delta: Big Break Marina | Oakley, CA|
No guides or purchasing information after May 4, 2021
|Sept 25||Clear Lake: Redbud Park | Clearlake, CA|
No guides or purchasing information after Sep 14, 2021
|National Championship||Mar 3-5||Grand Lake: Wolf Creek Park | Grove, OK|
No guides or purchasing information after Feb 15, 2021
Off-limits: Feb. 16-28, 2021 | Practice: Mar 1-2, 2021
Hosted by Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau & City of Grove
Open to teams from all conferences.
|1||$33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury|
Top 20 teams advance to the 2022 National Championship. One additional team advances for every 10 teams over 200 competing.
Open to teams from all conferences. Non-conference teams do not earn School of the Year points.
Top 10 teams advance to the 2022 National Championship. One additional team advances for every 10 teams over 100 competing.
A tournament must have at least 25 boats for cash awards to be active.
Top 10 teams from each 2020 Qualifier and the top 20 teams from the 2020 Abu Garcia College Fishing Open. One extra spot is awarded for every 10 boats over 100 in qualifiers and 200 in the Open.
|Place||Club + Anglers|
|1||$33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as pros|
|2||$5,000 + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as pros|
|3||$4,000 + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as co-anglers|
For question about tournament registration or membership, please contact:
MLF Customer Service
270-252-1000 or [email protected]
Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT. E-mails will be answered during normal business hours.
For questions about College Fishing tournaments, please contact:
270-205-5155 or [email protected]
MERCURY BONUS BUCKS:
The Mercury Bonus Bucks contingency bonus goes to the winning angler in each qualifying event if he or she is the original registered owner/first purchaser of a 2019 or newer 115-250 HP Mercury outboard. (Mercury National Team pro team members are excluded, as National Team contractual incentives will apply.)
It is the responsibility of anglers to make sure the engine is registered in their name with Mercury prior to competing. Non-registered engines will not be eligible. Note: For engines purchased from Mercury pro staff, please call the warranty line to confirm registration eligibility.
Qualifiers and Open - $1,000
National Championship - $2,000
TOYOTA BONUS BUCKS:
The Toyota Bonus Bucks program is totally free and is available to college students who own or lease a Toyota Tundra, Tacoma, Sequoia or 4Runner. Vehicle may be registered in parent(s) or legal guardian’s name. When you win, your college club also wins a matching contingency award. For more information and to register for Toyota Bonus Bucks, please visit toyotatrucksbonusbucks.com.
Highest placing eligible entrant - $150
Highest placing eligible entrant - $500
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $250
T-H MARINE ATLAS AWARDS:
T-H Marine awards cash prizes to Atlas Awards members who are the winners or highest qualifying finisher of sanctioned events, giving everyone the opportunity to win like top-level pros. The Atlas Awards program is just $29.99 for a one-year (Jan. 1, 2021– Dec. 31, 2021) membership and gives all anglers the chance to compete for, and win, extra money just for having T-H Marine parts on their boat. This also includes one T-H Marine hat and two logo decals. Logo must be visible on boat and jersey worn on stage. Jersey logo can be replaced with Atlas cap.
Total possible winnings: $1,180 or $2,800 store credit. Each credit is worth $20 cash or $50 in store credit to be used at thmarinesupplies.com
1. Conservation Culling System – 1 Credit
2. G-Force Trolling Motor Handle - 1 Credit
3. Two-Way Alarm - 2 Credits
4. Wave Tamer - 2 Credits
5. HotFoot - 2 Credits
6. Loc-R-Bar - 2 Credits
7. Troll Tamer - 2 Credits
8. Oxygenator - 2 Credits
9. Eliminator - 1 Credit
10. YoloTek - 2 Credits
11. KVD Kong Mini - 2 Credits
12. KVD Kong Mount - 3 Credits
13. Hydrowave H2 - 5 Credits
14. Grass Goat- 1 Credit
15. Atlas Series Hydraulic Jack Plates - 10 Credits
GRAND SLAM BONUS - 20 CREDITS
MUST HAVE 35 OR MORE CREDITS TO QUALIFY FOR GRAND SLAM BONUS
If an Atlas Awards member does not win the event, T-H Marine will pay $100 to the highest-finishing Atlas Awards member inside the top 10 percent or $50 to the highest finisher inside the top 20 percent. To receive the highest-finisher award, Atlas Awards member must own Atlas Hydraulic Jack plate and fill out claim form. All Atlas Awards claims must be submitted within 30 days of tournament win. Claims must be made through the online claims form.
POWER-POLE CAPTAINS CASH:
Power-Pole awards a $500 Captains Cash Bonus to the winner of each Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI tournament if he or she meets Captains Cash Rewards Club contingency requirements.
WILEY X MLF REWARDS:
Wiley X awards a pair of Wiley X sunglasses to each member of the highest-finishing team that meets Wiley X MLF Rewards contingency requirements in each Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI tournament. Requirements: The Wiley X logo must be visible on the front of your jersey or Wiley X branded clothing, hat and/or visor. Wiley X branded sunglasses must be worn on stage (on your face, around your neck or on your hat). The Wiley X logo must be displayed on your tow vehicle and/or boat. You must verify participation in the Wiley X MLF Rewards program at registration for each tournament by showing MLF staff the Wiley X logo on your jersey, Wiley X branded clothing, hat and/or visor.
Epic Baits awards two $50 tackle packs ($100 total) to the winning team in each Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI qualifier, including the open, and two $100 tackle packs ($200 total) to the winning team at the National Championship if they meet Epic Baits contingency requirements.
Requirements: The Epic Baits logo must be visible on the front each angler’s jersey, hat and/or visor. The Epic Baits logo must also be displayed on the team’s tow vehicle and boat. The team must verify participation in the Epic Baits Rewards program at registration for each tournament by showing MLF staff the Epic Baits logo on both anglers’ jerseys, hats and/or visors. The team must also provide a photo of the logo on their tow vehicle and boat. It is the responsibility of each team to let MLF staff know they are participating in the Epic Baits Rewards program prior to the start of competition.
TACKLE WAREHOUSE SCHOOL OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY QUIKTRIP
Three hundred points are awarded to the winning conference team in each tournament, 299 to 2nd, 298 to 3rd, etc. Each school receives the total points earned by their top two conference teams in each tournament. School of the Year is awarded to the school with the highest point total in each conference after three qualifying events are complete in the conference. The overall Tackle Warehouse School of the Year Presented by QuikTrip award goes to the school with the highest point total from any conference at the end of the season. The winning school receives $10,000 from QuikTrip to help offset tuition for the students who contributed to the Tackle Warehouse School of the Year win. In order to be considered for overall School of the Year, the conference must average at least 50 boats per tournament. Schools receive bonus points for competing in the Open. Bonus points only count toward the overall Tackle Warehouse School of the Year Presented by QuikTrip award, not conference School of the Year awards.