B.A.S.S High School Nation Program
Ages: rising 9th through 12th graders
Number of Kids: Minimum of 2 kids on each club. Each student must attend the high school in which they represent, unless there is documented proof of denial to form a club in their high school on school letterhead signed by the principal explaining the reasons for denial. Six students may form a district, county, home school or church high school club.
Tournaments: Up to each individual club whether qualifying club level tournaments are required.
Number of Tournaments Offered: 2
- Bassmaster High School State Championship
- BASS High School National Championship (Q)
Bassmaster State Championship (September/October): Anglers fish as pairs with the boat captain and boat that they bring. The winning team as well as the team finishing in the runner up position from the Bassmaster State Championship receive an automatic birth into the BASS High School National Championship. The Bassmaster State Champions are also invited to fish two days, Thursday and Friday, as a part of the adult state team at the Southern Federation Nation Divisional (March/April) to represent the state of South Carolina with a 14 adult member team. There are 6 divisionals. The winning 14 man team plus two youth from each of the six divisions will attend the B.A.S.S Federation Nation Championship/Junior Bassmaster World Championship (November). The winning youth will receive $5000 in academic college scholarships.