2019 NEBA: Trail Format
Northeast Bass Association of New Hampshire
Trail Format for: 2019
1) Trail Profile:
a. The NEBA of NH 2019 Trail will consist of 5 trail events 2 Opens and TOC per schedule on web site.
b. Only “full-time” (Minimum 4 Trail Events) Trail participants can Qualify for the 2019
Tournament of Champions to be held October 5th and 6th on Winni and Merrymeeting Lakes.
c. Qualification for the TOC will be based on the point total from a team’s 4 best Trail finishes.
d. The 2019 Trail Point Championship will be awarded to the team with the highest 4 Trail Event
point total. This team will be awarded free entry into all 5 Trail Events for the 2020 season.
e. All boaters must submit proof of liability insurance ($300,000 minimum ) prior to the start of
the 2019 trail or first tournament attended.
2) Trail Fees:
a. The NEBA of NH 2019 Trail fee will be $150.00 per event. ($125 towards payout of Trail
Event and $25.00 towards TOC payout)
b. Team Members must be paid members of NEBA to fish any Trail event.
c. Teams must sign up and pay for a minimum of two Trail events prior to fishing.
d. The initial Trail Roster will be set as of March 31, 2019 and posted on NEBA website. Registrations received after that date will still be accepted on a first come basis.
e. Teams qualifying for TOC must have same members for at least 4 events. If you fish an
event with different partner, those results do not count towards TOC. If your regular partner can
not make an event you may fish alone, but only individual limit may be weighed. This weight
can be applied to Total weight for TOC qualification.
a. All team members fishing the 2019 Trail are required to be members of NEBA of NH. All
NEBA of NH trail members will be given an option of joining a NEBA Club and becoming a
member of NH Bass Federation Nation. The benefits and fees for this will be provided in the
Trail Registration form.
b. Our Trail is limited to 30 paid teams. Preference for these 30 places will be given to teams
that fished our events in 2018 and based upon the number of events signed up for in 2019.
4) Tournament Payouts:
a. NEBA of NH will pay out 80% of the T fees to approximately 20% of the field. The remaining
20% of fees will go towards the TOC payout.
a. The TOC date is October 5th and 6th. The events will take place on Winni and Merrymeeting Lakes.
b. There will be NO ENTRY FEE to enter the TOC. One half total trail, of teams fishing at least 4
tournaments, or 15 boats maximum, will qualify for TOC ranked by their 4 best Trail
c. Payout to be determined from participation level in Trail and Opens
6) Scoring System:
a. The scoring system works as follows, ranking will take place based upon total weight of fish
each team brings to the scales. 150 points will be awarded, with each subsequent place being
given 2 points less (148, 146, 144, etc). To those points, limit points and lunker points will be
added. Each team will be awarded 5 points for a limit and 2 points for each lunker. Maximum
points could be 159 (150 for 1st, +5 for limit, +2 for lunker SM and +2 for lunker LM).