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RHEA ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP BASS TOURNAMENT 2017 – MAKE-UP DAY
November 5, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Rhea Alliance will be hosted its 4th Annual Scholarship Bass Tournament on October 7th & 8th 2017 with $8500.00 in scholarships to be awarded in the 2 day tournament. Unfortunately, day 2 was canceled due to weather. Sunday, November 5, 2017 has been designated as the make-up day and will take place at Chickamauga Lake out of the Dayton Boat Dock ramp with a safe Light blast off and weigh-in at 2:00 pm.
The bass tournament was open to Rhea County residents who are in the 6th through 12th grade on the day of the tournament. The winner of the High School Division Angler and Co-Angler; (9-12th grade) will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the college or trade school of their choice and a $2500 scholarship to Bryan College. Madisonville Marine will be sponsoring $500 scholarships for the 2nd place winners.
Winners will also be awarded in the Middle School division (6th – 8th grade) for both angler and co-angler divisions. Each of the winners in the two middle school division will receive a $250 scholarship award.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for any business or individual desiring to invest into Rhea County’s youth by contacting County Commissioner Jim Reed at 423-365-6561 or Dennis Tumlin at 423-775-6171. All donations are welcome and appreciated.
The Rhea Alliance would like to thank their major partners that have made this scholarship tournament possible, which include, Volunteer Energy Co-Op, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas, Rhea Medical Center & Madisonville Marine.
The Rhea Alliance is a collaborative organization comprised of leadership representing Rhea County, Spring City, Dayton, Graysville and the Rhea Economic & Community Development office. The goal of the Rhea Alliance is to have a unified voice representing the public interests of all citizens across all of Rhea County. The Rhea Alliance is led by its Chairman, County Commissioner Jim Reed of Spring City.