News and Updates


The Central Texas High School Tournament Trail, is a non-profit organization located in the Heart of Central Texas, which provides an opportunity for both Middle School and High School students in grades 6th through 12th to excel both academically and professionally through competitive bass fishing. We also provide these students the opportunity to earn scholarship money for their continued education. This Trail was formed and operates solely to invest in the future of these young anglers and the sport of competitive bass fishing in Central Texas.

CTHSTT is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization 

Lake Belton was the site of this years 2024 Winter Classic. 20 teams qualified but only 18 teams hit the water looking for 5 good bites. Was a great day to be on the water but recent cold fronts and rain made fishing rough for these young anglers. When scales closed,

1st Place went to Arie Henry and Bradyn Teat of China Springs Bass Club, with 10.03lbs.
They were awarded, 1st Place Medals, $1200.00 in Scholarship Money and an Abu Garcia Reels and the highly sought after Traveling Trophy

2nd Place; went to Kessler Stokes and Hunter Bruggman of Texas Boat World, with 10.00lbs
They were awarded, 2nd Place Medals, $800.00 in Scholarship Money, and an Abu Garcia Reels

3rd Place; went to Kort Sloan and Keston Stokes of Texas Boat World, with 8.86lbs.
They were awarded, 3rd Place Medals, $600.00 in Scholarship Money, and an Abu Garcia Reels

4th Place; went to Garrett Phalen and Tyler Howe of Jarrell HS Fishing Team, with 6.51lbs.
They were awarded, 4th Place Medals, $400.00 in Scholarship Money and Berkley Lighting Rods

Big Bass Award went to Kessler Stokes of Texas Boat World with 3.36lbs.
He was awarded an Abu Garcia Rod.

02/20/2024 - Registration for stop #4 of our 2023-2024 season is now open. Our next Qualifying Event will be on Lake Waco the 3 of March. Our Official launch and weigh in site will be Speegleville Park. 

09/06/2023 - New for this season;

1) Random live-well checks will be conducted at the ramp at each tournament.

2) The Winter Classic will change from a two day event to a one day tournament, this season.

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Keep America Fishing / Pitch it

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The Student Anglers Federation

At a Glance...

  • Entry Fee: $60 per team, per tournament (including Championship)

  • Team format

  • Open to all Student Angler Federation (SAF) Members: 6th - 12th grade

  • 5 Qualifying Tournaments, CTHSTT Winter Classic + Championship

  • Prizes awarded for 1st - 4th place + Big Bass at each tournament, with additional prizes added for every 10 entries.

  • Gift Cards awarded to 3 randomly selected Boat Captains at each tournament

  • Teams will compete for scholarship money and prizes at each qualifying event and compete for over $10,000.00 in scholarship money and prizes at the Championship.

  • The top three teams with the most points at the end of each season have their entry fee for the Championship waived

Complete set of rules available under "Rules" link at the top of the page

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