October 20, 2023
Hobie Bass Open Series College Tour on Lake Chickamauga; Hosted by Rhea County Tourism and Fish Dayton.
More details to come!
The 2023 College Tour will consist of 4, 1-day events and a 2 day championship.
These events are open to any collegiate angler fishing out of an approved kayak/ vessel.
The first 3 events will coincide with Day 1 of a Hobie BOS event. Anglers are allowed and encouraged to compete in both. The college awards will take place on Sunday, prior to the BOS awards.
College Tour Opens will be a single day 5-fish event.
Entry Fee will be $75 per angler. Payouts will be based on attendance and money will be awarded to the angler/ school with a direct deposit within 30 days. $5 goes to Tourney X, 100% of the remaining pot goes towards payout.
College anglers are allowed to participate in coinciding BOS events as long as they are registered on time and follow all event rules. BOS Rules apply to College Tour event. Anglers are allowed to submit the same fish into each respective event.
Top 5 Placing anglers will earn ‘College of the Year’ points for their school.
The Championship will be a 2-day event, anglers will submit their best 5 fish each day.
Entry Fee will be $125 per angler. Payouts will be based on attendance and money will be awarded to the angler/ school with a direct deposit. $5 goes to Tourney X, 100% of the remaining pot goes towards payout.
To be eligible for the Championship, anglers must participate in at least one open event during the 2023 season.
College of the Year-
College of the year points will be eligible at each event on a 5 point scale with a .5 Big bass bonus per their anglers’ finish.
1st – 5 points for school
2nd- 4 points
3rd – 3 points
4th – 2 points
5th- 1 point
Big Bass- .5 point
Teams will take their best 3 Open event point totals and their Championship point total for their season total.
College of the year awards will be:
1st place- Hobie Pro Angler 14 180 (Up to a $4949.00 value)
2nd place – Hobie Outback (Up to $3799 value)
Prizes will be awarded on site at the College Championship.