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05/05/21 – State Bass Fishing Championship Begins Friday at Kentucky Dam Marina

May 5, 2021 2020-2021 News Releases



The eighth KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship begins Friday morning at the Kentucky Dam Marina when 90 teams compete for the 2021 state title. The two-day KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship (May 7-8), with Calvert City serving as official host city, begins each morning with the boat launch from Kentucky Dam Marina at 6:30 a.m. (Central). The weigh-ins are scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. each day and will be streamed live online at

Teams will launch in three flights each morning with a staggered return to the dock for weigh-ins. The launch order will then be reversed for the second day of the competition. Teams will start returning to the marina at 2:30 p.m. each day for the weigh-in, which will be streamed free of charge on the NFHS Network and available at Awards will be presented following day two’s weigh-in to the top four teams along with the big bass award.

Free digital tickets for fans attending the weigh-ins are available online at Fans can “buy” the free ticket before arriving and validate the ticket on their phone upon arrival.

More information on this year’s championship can be found through the links below:

2021 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship
Schedule –
Championship program –
Watch the Weigh-ins –
Random Boat Launch Order –


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
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 284 member schools both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and 6 sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches, and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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