Bass tournament to launch Saturday morning

Published 6:00 am Friday, June 28, 2019

The first annual Back to School Bash Bass Tournament is set to take place Saturday, June 29 at the Fish Springs Marina in Hampton.

Fifteen-year-old Zeb Roberts said he organized the bass tournament in order to support the children who need the bash the most, while also furthering his passion for fishing as a sport form his time with Elizabethton High School’s fishing team.

Blast-off for the tournament will begin at 7 a.m. that morning, and the tournament will go until the weigh-in at 3 that afternoon.

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Those interested in signing up for the tournament can do so by printing out a form at

There is a $50 registration fee per boat, and the tournament will feature cash prizes of $500 for first place, $300 for second and $100 for third. There will also be door prizes from various local businesses.

Those who have any questions about the tournament can contact Roberts at 423-440-0736.