$5,000 First Place Guaranteed!

Event Details - Final Results

Division:East Texas
Dates: 3/24/2018 -
Lake: Lake Palestine
Launch Ramp: Villages Marina, Ramp Address: 18270 Singingwood Lane, Flint, TX 75762
Entry Fee Boater/Co-Angler: $200/$100

Register for this event
or Call (256) 232-0406 for more information or assistance

Host Hotel (Approved locations to stay)

This year the Villages Resort renting rooms out to the public!  They have set up to give tournament participants a 15% discount on the room rates.

The toll free number for reservations is (855)441-2619.  Be sure to mention this event when you call.

The on-line discount code is ILTJJ.  

These rooms will sleep 4 to 6 comfortable so the teams could double up and get an even better deal!!!

Use this link to book now.


Tournament Information:

This is an Open Qualifying Ram Open Series Event with $5,000 boater first place guaranteed! 


Event Host:

The Villages Marina

18270 Singing Wood Ln, Flint, TX 75762

Phone: (903) 561-1413


Registration Location:


You can still enter the event on Thursday, but only by calling the ABA main office @ 256-232-0406, ext 5 during office hours from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  This is considered a late registration and will include a $25 late fee. 

On site registrations will also be accepted from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM on Friday at The Villages Marina but will also include a $25 late fee. I encourage everyone to register as soon as you can.

On site check in is mandatory from 4:30 - 6:30 PM for ALL PARTICIPANTS.

Failure to check in or notify the tournament director of your intent for ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS prior to 6:30 PM the day before the event will result in the forfeiture of your entry fee.


Additional Information:

This is a Pro-Am format and pairings are not done as partners. 

Pairings are computer drawn and completely random on Friday prior to the safety briefing.

Big Bass is an option pot.  $10 for boaters and $5 for Co-Anglers, and must be paid by close of registration on Friday.

A liability release form will be signed by all participants at your first event for 2018.


Host Dealers:

Triton Dealer

Nichols Marine

5008 Judson Rd Longview, TX 75605

License Information:

Texas fishing license required.

Special Event Message:

Anglers holding a Freedom Pass and cannot attend tournament registration and/or briefing must have someone represent them, or must call the Tournament Director before 4:00pm local time the day of registration.  It is the angler’s responsibility to contact the Tournament Director, or have someone represent them at the tournament briefing and partner pairings.  Failure to call or have a representative will result in the angler’s name being withdrawn from competition and forfeiture of entry fee.  You must be present the morning of the event and launch your boat in order to receive credit for participating.

Tournament Manager: Chris Wayand (256)230-5627, TM Email: [email protected]