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TBF Traveling Tournament Trail


The Bass Federation (TBF)
Student Angler Federation (SAF)
Triple Threat Tournament Series

Qualify for the Junior World Championship!










Tournament Trail Information: PLEASE READ!

  • This TBF club is a Traveling Tournament Trail; please review the schedule and dates before you sign up!

    • 2023-2024 TBF TEAMS ONLY Tournament Schedule (all 2024 dates are permit pending):

      • ROOSEVELT LAKE- SEPT 24TH, 2023

      • SAGUARO LAKE- NOV 5TH, 2023

      • ALAMO LAKE- FEB 11TH, 2024

      • MARTINEZ LAKE- MAR 17TH, 2024

      • TBF State Championship Lake TBD, April 2024

        • You will have to register for the TBF State Championship separately.

  • THE RULE OF 3: We are always required to have 3 people on a boat; this may be two anglers and a boat captain or one angler with an observer and a boat captain. There is no exception to this rule. Even if it is a parent as the boat captain and their child as the angler, an observer must be on the boat. Observers may be another parent within the club, the angler’s parent/guardian, grandparent, sibling, volunteer, etc. as long as there are 3 people on each boat. 
    Federal Safe Sports Act, there MUST be 3 people in each boat. NO exceptions.

  • Boater Safety:

    • Boat Captains need to be over the age of 21
      Captains are not allowed to be a guide unless they are a parent of one of the anglers.
      TBF Junior Anglers are NOT permitted to
       operate the main engine or drive the boat. Per TBF Rules

  • Life Vest must be on and secure whenever the combustion engine is on, with no exceptions! All Children 12 years of age and younger must wear a USCG- approved wearable life jacket while underway on any vessel, its the LAW!

  • At any other time, the combustion engine is on, the Boat Captain must be seated and in full control of the vessel.

  • Junior Teams (2nd grade- 8th grade)

    • ​Graduating 2023 8th graders must register as a high school member

  • High School Teams (9th grade-12th grade)

    • High School Eligibility:  Participation is open to all ninth, 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade high school students. Participation by one (1) seventh or eighth-grade student per team is permitted. One member of each team must have completed the 8th grade but not yet started the first semester in their freshman year of college. Additionally, in no case may a student angler compete that has graduated from high school more than 7 months. PER TBF RULES


    • The total Tournament Trail fee is $175 PER ANGLER, fee includes the tournament trail and TBF/SAF Membership.

      • Trail Fee Breakdown

        • TBF Membership is $25 per angler

        • Tournament Entry $30 per tournament/per angler​

        • ​$25 TBF Membership + $150 is the total of 4 Tournaments = $175 PER ANGLER​

        • Each angler will register and pay their own entry and membership fee

  • All rules and regulations can be found on the TBF website.

  • Specific off-limit areas will be announced at check-in or contact the tournament director for any questions

  • No lunch will be provided

  • No Stage – Individual Fish Release by Teams after weigh-in.

  • Tournament Information:

    • Morning Check-in is 5:30 am/6:30 am (depending on safelight)

    • Weigh-in is 1:30 pm for Junior Anglers

  • 5 fish limit, team weight

  • Boat numbers will be POSTED on Facebook and emailed to you by Saturday (the day before the tournament)

    • If, for some reason, you cannot attend due to a family emergency/sickness, we ask that you email or call to let us know that you will not be attending.

  • If you have any questions, please reach out to Seth Starks at 480-318-0533

  • JERSEY: We ask all anglers to wear a Phoenix Junior Bassmasters jersey however it is not required. This will help us better identify our club on the water and during check-in and weigh-in. 

    • To order a TBF jersey for $65 and/or a $75 hoody, click the "JERSEY STORE" button below! The RED jersey is for our junior anglers with the Phoenix Junior Bassmasters logo. You may order your own custom-designed jersey with your own sponsors. However, you ask that you have the PHXJRB logo and TBF logo on the jersey.  TIP: Order your jersey 4 to 6 weeks before the first tournament to allow production and shipping time. The Jersey Store link is coming soon! ​​

  • CLUB STORE: Represent PHXJRB! To order club merchandise, click the "CLUB STORE" button below!



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