The Rhea Alliance will be hosting its fifth annual scholarship bass tournament on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 with $8,500 in scholarships to be awarded in the two-day tournament.
The bass tournament is open to Rhea County residents who are in the sixth- through twelfth-grade on the day of the tournament. The two-day event will begin on Saturday, Oct. 12, on Watts Bar Lake from the Rhea Springs Boat Ramp. Day 2 action will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, on Lake Chickamauga out of the Dayton Boat Dock ramp. Blast off will be at safe light and weigh-in at 2 p.m. each day.
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 from Rhea Alliance, and a $2,500 scholarship to Bryan College. The second place winning team will each receive $500 scholarships to the college or trade school of their choice from Rhea Alliance.