Hartley’s Hawgs Anglers traditionally compete in three Tournaments annually in partnership with our Adult Host Club Columbus Bassmasters. Boat Captain arrangements are made thru the club for these tournaments. These three tournaments are as follows with the information for each tournament for the upcoming season.

>> SAF State Championship (HS Anglers Only). This tournament is a qualifier for the SAF High School National Championship and World Finals.

>> Ohio BASS Nation HS/JR State Championship (HS and JR Anglers). This tournament is a qualifier for the BASS HS and JR National Championship.

>> OBF HS/JR State Championship (HS and JR Anglers). This tournament is a qualifier to the TBF Junior World Championship (Jr Anglers Only). High School Anglers compete for scholarship money or future entries in upcoming OBF Events.

  • OBF HS State Championship
  • When: Sunday, July 17, 2022
  • Where: Lake Erie – Sandusky Bay
  • OBF JR State Championship (8th Grade and under)
  • When: Saturday, May 7, 2022
  • Where: O’Shaughnessy Reservoir (Alum Creek as backup lake)

Qualifying Anglers have the opportunity to compete at National Events. The Club assists with arranging Boat Captains for these events and other assistance. More information about the National Tournaments is below:

>> SAF High School National Championship and World Finals

>> BASS HS National Championship

  • When: August 11 – 13, 2022
  • Where: Lake Hartwell – Green Pond Landing, Anderson SC
  • For more Information: BASS HS

>> BASS JR National Championship

  • When: July 29 – 30, 2022
  • Where: Carroll County 1000 Acre Lake, Tennessee
  • For more Information: BASS Junior

>> TBF Junior World Championship


BASS and MLF (affiliated with SAF) and other Organizations offer Open Tournaments for High School Anglers providing additional opportunity to compete on lakes/reservoirs around the State/Country and qualify for National Tournaments. Club members will have the necessary memberships and have competed at these tournaments in the past. However, the arrangements for Registration, Boat Captains, Travel, etc. is up to each club member. Information about some of the nearest tournaments thru each organization is provided below along with links to learn more.

>> MLF/ HS Open

  • When: Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Where: Lake Erie, Sandusky Ohio
  • For more information and additional tournaments: MLF High School

>> BASS HS Open

  • When: Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Where: Saginaw Bay, Bay City Michigan
  • For more information and additional tournaments: BASS HS

>> Fishers of Men Ohio High School Ultimate Team Trail

  • Event 1: Saturday, June 18, 2022, Deer Creek Lake/Marina Ramp
  • Event 2: Saturday, July 30, 2022, Rocky Fork Lake/North Shore Ramp
  • Event 3: Saturday, August 27, 2022, Lake Erie/East Harbor
  • For more information: Fishers of Men