2023 Ray Scott National Championship
Red River, Shreveport LA April 1-8, 2023
Schedule of Events:
Online Registration: Begins November 29, 2022, through 5 pm March 1, 2023..
Off Limits: from sunset on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – until safelight on Saturday, April 1, 2023.
Official Practice: Safelight Saturday, April 1, 2023 until 3:00 pm Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Marina & Launch Ramp: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112 – Tel: 318-747-9545
Onsite Check-in (mandatory): 3:00-5:00 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Angler Dinner: 5:30 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Mandatory Safety Briefing: 6:30 pm - Tuesday, April 4th at the Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111
Safelight (take off) – 3:00 pm (weigh-in)
Wednesday and Thursday, April 5 and 6 all anglers fish.
The top half of the field at the end of weigh-in Thursday, advance to Friday.
The top 25 at the end of weigh-in Friday, advance to Saturday, April 8. Friday weigh-in time 2 pm.
License Information: Louisiana fishing license is required.
Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission
629 Spring Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Host Hotel: Red River South Marina, 250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112 – Tel: 318-747-9545.
Other local lodging options are at www.shreveportbossiersports.com
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