TBF

  Southshore Bassmasters

 The Bass Federation (TBF)

TBF & Mass Bass

Southshore Bassmasters is a proud member of The Bass Federation and The Mass Bass Federation.
Fish Your Way to the Top​​
SSBM Club Tournaments
Local tournaments with cash payouts.
Top (2) qualify for TBF Divisional Tournament (MA vs. VT).
(Top angler as boater, 2nd Place as non-boater)
Direct qualifiers for Divisional receive NO State Team money. Top (2) can fish MASS Bass State Championship to earn State Team money and/or boater spot. If Top (2) anglers double-qualify through State Championship, club can send (2) more anglers directly to Divisional.
Top (8) club anglers qualify for Mass Bass State Championship.
Top (4) qualify as Boaters. Remaining (4) qualify as Non-Boaters.
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Mass Bass Federation State Championship
Draw format individual competition.
No Entry Fee tournament with cash payouts.
Top (12) finishers become the Mass Bass State Team.
State Team fishes TBF Divisional (MA vs. VT).
Top (6) = Boaters. Remaining (6) = Non-Boaters.

TBF MA vs. VT Divisional Tournament
Mass State Team competes against Vermont State Team.
(3) practice days, 3-Day Tournament with cash payouts.
Top (2) from each state to TBF National Championship. 
Top finisher = Boater. Second place = Non-Boater.

TBF National Championship
(2) Mass anglers compete vs. top (2) from other states.
3-Day Tournament Format.
Anglers fish from new Ranger boats provided by TBF.
Full field competes for (2) days.
Top (2) Boaters, Non-Boaters of each division fish Day 3.
TOP (2) FROM EACH DIVISION AFTER 2-DAYS: 
Qualify for the BFL All American Tournament
TOP OVERALL BOATER & NON-BOATER:
Qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup Championship
TOP OVERALL BOATER:
Wins TBF Living The Dream package
(Paid entry into FLW Tour, Truck and Boat)
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