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05/12/22 – Bass Fishing State Championship to Begin Friday at Kentucky Dam Marina

May 12, 2022 2021-2022 News Releases



The ninth annual KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship is set to begin Friday at the Kentucky Dam Marina in Gilbertsville. The two-day event will start each morning with the boat launch from Kentucky Dam Marina at 6:30 a.m. CT. The weigh-ins are scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. each afternoon and will be streamed free of charge live on

A total of 89 boats will launch across three flights each morning with a staggered return to the dock for weigh-ins. The launch order will be reversed for the second day of competition. Awards will be presented to the top four teams, along with the big bass award winner, following Saturday’s weigh-in.

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:


2022 KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship




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 six 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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