Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series Powered By Dakota Lithium
OVERVIEW — KBF Members can pit their skill against other kayak bass anglers on the national level. KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are qualifying events for the 2023 KBF TRAIL Series Championship October Fall 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama.
Entry fee for KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments is $125. The KBF TRAIL Series Championship Entry Fee is $250.
2024 KBF TRAIL Series Tournament Payouts are represented by a chart on this page. After processing/admin fees and a $15.00 Championship holdback per angler, 100% of the Entry Fees will be paid out at each event.
2024 KBF Angler of the Year Points will be awarded according to performance to every KBF Member who registers to compete in both TRAIL Series Tournaments at each event location. First Place earns 900 AOY Points with a nine point decrement per place.
2024 KBF ROGUE GEAR Angler of the Year:
• Top three (3) scores from 2024 Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments (900 points max at each, totaling 1,800 points max, with 9-point decrement per place)
• 2024 KBF TRAIL Series Championship (900 points max, with 9-point decrement per step down in ranking)
KBF TRAIL Series Championship Qualification — KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are qualifying events for the 2023 Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series Championship. Qualifications will be awarded to each KBF Member who finishes in the top 25% in rank (one for every four registrants), with a minimum of 25 per event. No roll-downs are awarded if anglers finishing in the top 25% are previously qualified. In addition to each event qualification, anglers in the TOP 200 of overall AOY points also qualify for the KBF TRAIL Series Championship.
2023 KBF TENvitational Qualification — Realtree Fishing KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments are qualifying events for the 2023 Dee Zee KBF TENvitational. Qualifications will be awarded to KBF Members finishing in the top 10% in rank. No roll-downs are awarded if anglers finishing in the top 10% are previously qualified.
- Ties for AOY are broken by 2024 KBF TRAIL Series Championship final ranking.
2024 REALTREE FISHING KBF TRAIL SERIES
Scoring — KBF TRAIL Series The TEN
- Top four (4) KBF TRAIL Series Tournaments scores (maximum 600 each, total 2,400 from four events)
- Score from the KBF TRAIL Series Championship (maximum 900).
- KBF TRAIL Series the TEN Points awards for TRAIL tournaments are not final until the end of the Dispute Period during which protests submitted by competitors are reviewed and, in some cases, resolved with a change in both rank and AOY scores.
- Ties will be broken by competitors finish in the KBF TRAIL Series Championship.
2024 ROGUE GEAR AOY SERIES
- The Maximum AOY Points awarded for the highest ranking KBF Member in a KBF TRAIL Series tournament is 900 for the combined two day score.
- AOY Points Formula. Top three (3) TRAIL Series Scores at 900 Points with 9 point decrement and KBF Challenge Series Championship at 900 points with a 9 point decrement.
2024 ROGUE GEAR ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Rogue Gear Co. is the title sponsor for the 2024 KBF “Rookie of the Year” race, which identifies KBF’s newest kayak angling competition leader.
- Limited to 2024 KBF Premium and Lifetime Members who have NOT participated in KBF TRAIL Series Competition prior to the 2024 Season.