Great Lakes Kayak Fishing Series, 2018

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Madison Chain of Lakes

KBF Trail Event

Saturday, June 8th

https://www.kayakbassfishing.com/2019-kbf-trail-series/

2019 KBF TRAIL Series Overview

KBF Members can pit their skill against other kayak bass anglers in regional tournaments. KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are qualifying events for the five 2019 KBF TRAIL Series Regional Finals, the 2019 KBF TRAIL Series Championship (October 18–19 on the Mississippi River near LaCrosse, Wisconsin) and the 2020 KBF National Championship (April 2–4 on Lake Guntersville, Alabama).

Entry fees for KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments and Regional Finals remain at $75 for 2019. The KBF TRAIL Series Championship Entry Fee will be $150.

2019 KBF TRAIL Series Tournament Payouts

At each 2019 KBF TRAIL Series Tournament, the top ten in rank split $6,450 in cash, regardless of the number of registrants.

  • First Place. . . . . . . .$2,000

  • Second Place. . . . . $1,000

  • Third Place. . . . . . . . $750

  • Fourth Place. . . . . . . $600

  • Fifth Place. . . . . . . . . $500

  • Sixth Place. . . . . . . . .$400

  • Seventh Place. . . . . . $400

  • Eighth Place. . . . . . .  $300

  • Ninth Place. . . . . . . . $300

  • Tenth Place. . . . . . . . $200

KBF Big Bass Brawl at each KBF TRAIL Series Tournament pays out even more cash:

$50 per hour ($100 for the “Golden Hour”) if caught by a Brawl registrant, and $500 for the biggest bass of the day (highest-scoring photo) among those caught by Brawl registrants. In addition, a mystery bass BONUS BUCKS is up for grabs, too, for Brawlers enrolled in KBF BONUS BUCKS. https://shopkbf.com/collections/kbf-big-bass-brawls/products/kbf-big-bass-brawl-june-2019-madison-chain-wi

2019 KBF Angler of the Year Points will be awarded according to performance to every KBF Member who registers to compete in TRAIL Series Tournaments. First Place earns 600 AOY Points, Second place 595, Third 590, and so on, dropping by 5 points with each step down in rank. 120 points is the minimum awarded to any Active Participant. If one registers but doesn’t compete, 60 Registration AOY Points are awarded.

2019 KBF Angler of the Year and Rookie of the Year ranking will be the sum of:

  • Top three scores from the 2019 KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments

  • Points from one Regional KBF TRAIL Series Championship

  • Double points from the 2019 KBF TRAIL Series National Championship

2020 KBF-NC Qualification—KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are qualifying events for the 2020 KBF National Championship. One qualification will be awarded to the top 10% in rank (rounded to the nearest 10), with a minimum of ten. No roll-downs if awarded to one who has previously qualified.
• 30-54 Registrants (rounds to 50): top 5 places qualify 
• 55-64 Registrants (rounds to 60): top 6 places qualify 
• 65-74 Registrants (rounds to 70): top 7 places qualify 
• 75-84 Registrants (rounds to 80): top 8 places qualify. etc.

KBF TRAIL Series Regional Final Qualification—KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are also qualifying events for the 2019 KBF TRAIL Series Regional Final. One qualification will be awarded to the top 10% in rank (one for every ten registrants), with a minimum of ten. No roll-downs if awarded to one who has previously qualified.

KBF BONUS BUCKS – TRAIL—KBF Members who enroll in KBF BONUS BUCKS are eligible to win over $2,000 in bonuses at each KBF TRAIL Series Tournament. That includes a $500 bonus from one of the regional sponsors: YakAttack (Southeast), Dakota Lithium (Northeast), Jackson Kayak (West), Bonafide (Central) or Nucanoe (Texas). All these are awarded to the first place finisher, assuming the sponsor eligibility standards have been met. KBF BONUS BUCKS of $300, $200, and $100 are awarded to KBFBB enrollees who finish in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, respectively. 

https://shopkbf.com/collections/kbf-programs/products/2018-kbf-bonus-bucks-trail

Sign up for the KBF Trail event on TourneyX here:

https://tourneyx.com/app/tourney/201906-kbf-trail-madison-chain-wi