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2020 KBF SuperTRAIL West Region – Clear Lake

August 22, 2020 @ 6:00 am - August 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm PDT


Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series West Region SuperTRAIL Tournament presented by Dee Zee at Clear Lake is sponsored by Columbia Sportswear.
CONTACTS — Report issues, questions, or early departures to:
Tournament Coordinator: James Snyder
Email: snyder.james.85@yahoo.com
Phone: (209) 642-0206

COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY  — Before registering for and competing in this event, one must have paid his 2020 KBF Competitor, 2020 KBF Pro, or KBF Lifetime Member Dues. KBF will make reasonable efforts to contact Non-members prior to competition to inform them that they are ineligible for prizes and awards unless they pay their KBF Member dues before start-of-competition or upon contact.

EVENT RULES — By registering for this event, you agree that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by the terms, conditions, and provisions of the KBF Competition Rules Standard and event-specific rules on this Event Page.

REQUIRED PERMITS — A valid State fishing license.

EVENT ID CARD — An official KBF Event ID Card with the proper Event ID Code must appear in each photo submitted for scoring. Codes are posted on the KBF Website Identifiers page and appear in the TourneyX Pro App dashboard at 6PM the evening before competition. No substitutes. Click to open a PDF file, printable, with 8 KBF Event Cards. [More Information] Note: A different 3-character Event ID Code will be used each day.

ELIGIBLE WATER — Clear Laie, plus tributaries as far as one may paddle/float from them, plus any canal, creek, channel or slough connecting them. [Map]

TOURNAMENT HQ — Post-competition check-in location is the Konocti Vista Casino Resort RV Park, 2755 Mission Rancheria Road, Lakeport, CA 95453. Note: If assembly restrictions are in place, registrants will be notified by email and by Event Page updates.

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times Pacific Time Zone)

  • Thursday, August 20
    Mandatory Video Captains Meeting live streamed on the KBF Business Facebook Page (recorded for later viewing) at 6PM PDT
  • Friday, August 21
    Event ID Code Released on TourneyX Pro App Dashboard and on the KBF Website Event ID Code page at 7PM
  • Saturday, August 22
    Prefishing Deadline and Registration Deadline: 12:00 AM
    Earliest Launch Time: 5:30 AM
    Competition Starts/Lines In: 6:00 AM
    Sunrise: 6:31 AM
    Competition Ends/Lines Out: 2:00 PM
    Photo Upload Deadline: 2:30 PM
    Report-in Deadline: 3:30 PM
    Report-in Location: Tournament HQ
  • Sunday, August 23
    Earliest Launch Time: 5:30 AM
    Competition Starts/Lines In: 6:00 AM
    Sunrise: 6:31 AM
    Competition Ends/Lines Out: 2:00 PM
    Photo Upload Deadline: 2:30 PM
    Report-in Deadline: 3:30 PM
    Report-in Location: Tournament HQ

• Format: CPR (Catch-Photo-Release) Tournament in which bass are photographed on an approved measuring board, with the Event ID Code on a visible KBF Identifier Card in the picture, and uploaded via the TourneyX Pro App
• Event ID Code: a 3-character alpha-numeric code is displayed on the KBF Event ID web page at 7 PM the evening before competition and in the TourneyX Pro App dashboard at the “Event ID Code release time above. Print that code legibly in ink on a KBF Identifier Card. [Printable 8-up PDF] [Info]
• Minimum bass length: 12.00″
• Maximum Number of Fish Remaining on Leader Board: 5 (no limit to the number you can submit; fish with lower scores are automatically replaced by those with larger scores.
• TourneyX:
– Create a TourneyX Account: [Register for Free Account]
– Download TourneyX Pro App: [Apple] [Android]
– TourneyX FAQ: [TourneyX Help]
– TourneyX Live Leaderboard: [Link]
• KBF Competition Rule Standard: [Rules]
• Waiver & Release Online Form: [Submit Online]
• Withdraw/Refund Request: [Link]
• Dispute Submission: [Link]
• Payout Model: See chart on this page

Columbia Sportswear
Realtree Fishing
Dee Zee, The Truck Accessories People
YakAttack US-made Kayak Gear & Accessories
Diatract Sense Surge Technology
FishUSA, America’s Tackle Shop
Dakota Lithium 
Go Further. Last Longer. Play Harder

• 100% Payout of Net Entry Fees (gross Entry Fees less TourneyX, Admin, and PayPal fees)
• 25% of Entry Fees Awarded in Big Bass Brawl
• Remaining funds awarded to top 10% in standings


KBF BONUS BUCKS – TRAIL — KBF and KBF Sponsors off cash bonuses to KBF BONUS BUCKS – TRAIL program participants finishing in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place at each KBF TRAIL Series tournament. See the chart on this page for ll sponsors and qualifying products or conditions. To be eligible, one must register in the KBF BONUS BUCKS – TRAIL program, finish in a top-three spot, and present photos, taken on competition day, to the tournament coordinator of your qualifying product. Those photos must then be emailed or texted to KBF staff for the tournament results post nad for sponsor promotion in social media. See KBF BONUS BUCKS web page for full details.

TRAIL Series Mystery Bass BONUS BUCKS — This special opportunity for KBF BONUS BUCKS–TRAIL participants starts at $50 and grows with each TRAIL Series Tournament until claimed, and then it starts over at $50. To win, one must be in the KBF BONUS BUCKS – TRAIL program and be the first to upload a photo of randomly-chosen score in a randomly-drawn hour, and that photo must still be on the NRS Leader Board at end of competition.

2020 KBF AOY Points — 2020 KBF Angler of the Year points are awarded to all eligible KBF Members who register for this event.
Active Participant AOY Points range from a maximum of 900 Points for First Place down to 180, dropping seven and a half (7.5) points with each step down in rank (e.g., 1st 900, 2nd 892.5, 3rd 885, 4th 875.5…)
To be considered an Active Participant, use the TourneX Pro App “Check Out” function on eligible water.
Registrants who fail to Check Our on the TourneyX Pro App are awarded 90 Registration Points.

• 2020 KBF TRAIL Series Championship — Top 25%, minimum 10
• 2021 Dee Zee KBF TENvitational — 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
• 2021 KBF National Championship — Top 25%, minimum 5

Qualifications do not roll down if awarded to a competitor who has already qualified.

PUBLISHING EVENT RESULTS — Following a 24-hour dispute window, during which scores and judgments may be challenged, results are finalized and posted on the KBF Rosters and Rankings page.

PRIZE PAYOUTS & FORM W-9 — Payments are processed after event results are finalized and all disputes have been resolved, but no sooner then three days after end-of-competition. Each Competitor awarded a cash prize must have an IRS FORM W-9 on file with KBF. [Details and instructions]

Columbia Sportswear Company
June 2020 KBF TRAIL Series Payout Chart


August 22, 2020 @ 6:00 am PDT
August 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm PDT
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