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Collegiate Director: Nick Petrou - (516) 306-2954

To all college anglers: just a reminder that Collegiate Cup Qualifier entries must be registered by the Wednesday prior to the tournament date. Any team that is not registered by 11:59 PM on Wednesday will not fish. No exceptions. It is important that you include your provided boaters name in the online registration. As always, feel free to email Nick at with any questions. See you on the water.

There is an annual fee of $60 per angler or $63 if paying by PayPal. This can be paid on the Tournament page. Tournaments are $75 per entry or $78 if paying by PayPal. No entry for Cup Championship qualifiers.

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Tournament Registration

  1. Fill out the registration form and email or mail it 1 week before the tournament
  2. Use PayPal for your entry fee

Pay Aug 25 Entry

Pay Sep 15 Entry

2018 Collegiate Tournament Schedule
Date Tournament Location Results
25 Aug 2018 Qualifier #1 - Black Lake  
15 Sep 2018 Qualifier #2 - Schoharie Crossing  
30 Sep 2018 Collegiate Cup Championship - Million Dollar Beach  

Collegiate Qualifier #1 - Black Lake - Tournament Details

Date August 25, 2018
Ramp Black Lake State Boat Launch

Collegiate Qualifier #2 - Mohawk River - Tournament Details

Date September 15, 2018
Ramp Schoharie Crossing Boat Ramp

Collegiate Cup - Lake George - Tournament Details

Date September 30, 2018
Ramp Million Dollar Beach

Ethan Hall & Ray Bentz From SUNY ESF Win Collegiate Cup Championship

Ethan Hall & Ray Bentz from SUNY ESF Winners

The collegiate team from SUNY ESF of Ethan Hall and Ray Bentz won with a weight of 14.65 pounds for 5 fish. They were able to repeat their win from the St Lawrence River in July that qualified them for the challenge. In second place were first time visitors to Lake Champlain, the team of Austin Ocwieja and Daniel Peltier from the University of Buffalo. They had 5 fish for 13.25 pounds. And in third place was former Collegiate Cup champion Jason Karol and his teammate, Austin Bartl, from RIT. They had five fish that weighed 13.00 pounds. The big fish of the tournament was weighed 5.60 pounds and was caught by the team of Evan McCarthy and Jon Hastings from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

2016 Collegiate Tournament Schedule
Date Tournament Location Results
24 Jul 2016 Qualifier #1 - Clayton St Lawrence River
18 Sep 2016 Qualifier #2 - Plattsburgh Lake Champlain *CANCELED*
8 Oct 2016 Collegiate Cup Championship - Ticonderoga Lake Champlain