WHAT: FLW has announced the 2012 National Guard FLW College Fishing Conference Championship schedule and site locations. On the final day of competition High School Fishing will hold their one-day championship tournaments in conjunction with the College Fishing Conference Championships.
WHEN: Western Conference Championship
Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2012
WHERE: Utah Lake
Marina: Utah Lake State Park, 4400 West Center St., Provo, Utah
Weigh-in & College Fishing Festival: Walmart, 1355 Sandhill Road, Orem, Utah
WHEN: Central Conference Championship
Sept. 6-8, 2012
WHERE: Carlyle Lake
Marina: Dam West, 801 Lake Road, Carlyle, Ill.
Weigh-in & College Fishing Festival: Walmart, 2591 12th St., Carlyle, Ill.
WHEN: Northern Conference Championship
WHERE: Philpott Lake
Marina: Twin Ridge, State Route 624, Martinsville, Va.
Weigh-in & College Fishing Festival: Walmart, 976 Commonwealth Boulevard, Martinsville, Va.
WHEN: Southeastern Conference Championship
WHERE: Lake Wylie
Marina: Ebenezer Park, 4490 Boatshore Road, Rock Hill, S.C.
Weigh-in & College Fishing Festival: Walmart, 4875 Old York Road, Rock Hill, S.C.
WHEN: Southern Conference Championship
WHERE: Lake Dardanelle
Marina: Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, Ark.
Weigh-in & College Fishing Festival: Walmart, 2409 E. Main St., Russellville, Ark.
NOTES: Four regular-season qualifying events are held in each conference – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Western. The top five teams from each qualifying tournament advance to one of five televised three-day National Guard FLW College Fishing Conference Championships, where the first-place team wins a Ranger 177TR bass boat with a 90-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard. The top five teams from each conference championship advance to the national championship.
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