Vaughan PVA - Serving paralyzed veterans of Illinois

Land of Lincoln PVA Bass Tournament

Join Vaughan PVA for the annual Rend Lake Bass Fishing tournament. Located in the Franklin and Jefferson Counties of Illinois. Sign up for a fantastic weekend of fishing from October 6th through October 8th.  Check below to view the official bass tournament rules.

When: October 6th-8th

Where: Rend Lake, IL

Registration: Closed

Important Notes/FAQ

  • All Participants Must Be 18 or Older to Compete in PVA's Bass Tournament Series Events
  • No Paper Registrations to the PVA Bass Tournament Series Will be Accepted
  • All Participants are Encouraged to Bring Their Own Tackle, Necessary Gear for Inclement Weather
  • Anglers in the Team/Open Competition Who Wish to Fish From Their Boat Must Indicate This On Their Registration Form
  • Boats Must Be 16 Feet or Longer, Capable of Holding Two Anglers and are Equipped With an Opperational Live Well and Kill Switch Including During Offcial Pre-Fishing

Tournament Rules

  • Each Angler and Boat Partner Must Register In Person With Tournament Staff at the Time and Place Provided on the Schedule of Events (Partner Pairing)
  • Each Angler and Boat Partner Must be Present at Any Mandatory Participants Meetings Unless Otherwise Approved by the Tournament Director
  • Tournament Director Must Inform the Tournament Committee of Anyone Absent During the Mandatory Meetings (Could effect tournament standing)
  • Review the Full Bass Fishing Rules Below

Tournament Fees

Per Event Registered Must Be Paid In Full
Per Event Registered Must Be Paid In Full

Volunteers Needed

  • Able Body Boat Captain (ABBC)- Has a Boat and Will BE Driving A Veteran In a Boat. Avalible Both Days.
  • Able Body Boat Partner (ABBP)- Does Not Have a Boat and Will Ride With the Veteran Who Does Have a Boat. They Can Drive the Boat If the Veteran Allows Them to. Avalible Both Days.
  • An ABBC or ABBP Should not Be Disabled and Should be Able to Lift the Veteran in Emergencies. Also, They Should be Boat Safety Aware, and If They Own a Boat, They Should Have All of the Necessary Requirments to Drive a Boat in Your State


October 2023 Bass Fishing Rules


View Pictures from the 2022 Rend Lake Bass Tournament


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