2023 KBN TEAM TRAIL
Qualifying for KBNTT Championship:
All contestants must be in good standing to B.A.S.S. and the KBN. The top 5 teams from each
Qualifying event will earn a spot along with the top 5 wildcard spots at the conclusion of the 4 th
qualifier. Teams will qualify AS A RESULT of 1 of 4 qualifiers (5 Teams per qualifier for a subtotal
of 20 teams or by the wildcard system 5 Teams for a total of 25 team championship field). The
wildcard system will take the top 5 teams, who did not qualify during one of the previous
season qualifiers, based on highest amount of accumulated points. To be eligible for selection
of the wildcard system a team must have caught at least one fish during the regular qualifying
season or must have fished all four qualifiers.
TIES: In case of a tie for the tie breakers will be used in order: 1) The team with the largest
number of legal fish weighed-in during the competition; 2) The team with the largest number of
legal LIVE fish weighed-in during the competition; 3) The team with the heaviest single day’s
catch during the competition; 4) The team with the second heaviest single day’s catch during
the competition. In the unlikely event that they remain tied after these four tie-breakers are
employed, then a flip of a coin will be used to determine the winner(s) and the money, if any,
will be equally split. Ties for lesser positions shall be resolved by means selected by the
The KBNTT will hold a 2-day championship by which 25 Teams will compete to become the
Team of the Year (TOY) to earn a spot to compete at the B.A.S.S. Nation Team Championship.
The TOY will be determined by final results at the conclusion of the championship respectively,
as TOY points reset for this championship event. KBNTT will receive one (1) berths to the Team
Trail Championship for 25 unique participating teams. Each angler must only be on the roster
one time. Any roster that is larger than 25 unique participating teams will receive one (1)
additional spot to the Team Trail Championship for each additional 25 unique teams.
KBNTT Point System: The point system is based on a 150 team tournament
1. 300 points to start
2. 1st thru 5th deduct 5 points per place
3. 6th thru 10th deduct 4 points per place
4. 11th thru 15th deduct 3 points per place
5. 16th thru 99th deduct 2 points per place
6. 100th thru balance of field, deduct 1 point per place.
NOTE: A Team not weighing a legal fish will be awarded 5 show-up points.
2023 Team Trail Rules and Regulations
Dale Hollow (Cedar Hill Marina) dates Nov. 18 and 19th