South Jersey Bass Club Association
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(For upcoming public buddy bass tournaments, refer to the Open Buddy Tournaments section.)
(This page last updated:  5/16/2024)


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SJBCA member meetings are held on the third Wednesday of January, February, March, May, July, September, November and December.  A special Bass Bowl pre-tournament meeting is held on the Wednesday prior to the Bass Bowl in October.  No member meetings are scheduled in April, June or August.

Saturday, June 1, 2024
The Ike Foundation's Annual "Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament"
to be held at North East River, MD (Anchor Marina ramp).  More details can be found on the Ike Foundation website.

Sunday, June 16, 2024
SJBCA Open Buddy Tournament
(aka "The Steve Steinmetz Memorial") to be held at Union Lake in Millville from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Click here for details on this event.  Volunteers are needed to ensure the success of this event.

Friday, July 1, 2024
First day to register for SJ Youth Outdoor Day
(see August 19 event below).  200 slots are available for kids ages 7 to 17.  They usually fill up fast.  This event is free, but kids must be registered in advance.   www.sjyouthoutdoorday.org
 

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 (early start time) (No Zoom access will be available for this meeting.)
SJBCA Member Meeting to be held at Thundergust Picnic Area at Parvin State Park.  Free barbecue starts at 6:00 pm; business portion of meeting will follow.  Agenda items will include:  Presentation of 2024 scholarships, review of June open buddy tournament, final preparations for SJ Youth Outdoor Day, last date for clubs to submit club member rosters (to qualify Bass Bowl team members).  Featured speaker:  TBA.


Saturday, August 17, 2024 
South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day
to be held at the Salem County Sportsmen's Club on Rt 40 in Carney's Point (Salem County) from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm.  Click here to go to this event's web site.


Wednesday, September 18, 2024
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting (officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 PM.


Wednesday, September 18, 2024
SJBCA Member Meeting
to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 PM.  Agenda items will include:  Review SJ Youth Outdoor Day, prepare for Bass Bowl.  Feature speaker:  TBA.


Wednesday, October 9, 2024
SJBCA Bass Bowl Pre-Tournament Meeting
to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 PM.  Clubs must qualify in order to participate in this tournament.  Attendance at this meeting by at least one member of each Bass Bowl participant club is required.  Clubs must submit the names of their six Bass Bowl team members (paired by boat) and entry fee (and any ramp fee money).  Information, directions, tournament rules, waiver forms and boat starting numbers will be distributed.


Sunday, October 13, 2024
SJBCA Bass Bowl our annual bragging rights tournament, to be held at TBD.  Times are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Clubs must qualify in order to participate.  Volunteers are needed to ensure the success of this event.  [All SJBCA members earn a participation point for volunteering to work at this event.]


Wednesday, November 20, 2024

SJBCA Executive Board Meeting (officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, November 20, 2024 
SJBCA Member Meeting to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Agenda items will include:  Picks for dates & locations of open buddy tournaments and for club tournaments at WMA lakes.  Clubs must qualify in order to participate in the pick process.


Wednesday, December 18, 2024
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting
(officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, December 18, 2024  
SJBCA Member Meeting
to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Free food (deli spread & pasta dishes) and beverages will be served.  Agenda items will include:  Nominations for new officers (1st VP [2 years], Secretary [2 years], Treasurer, Tournament Director, Directors 1 & 2), final nominations for annual youth activity awards, initial submissions for annual fishing excellence awards, continue planning for fishermen's flea market. Featured speaker:  TBA.



Wednesday, January xx, 2025
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting
(officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, January xx, 2025

SJBCA Member Meeting to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Agenda items will include: Election of officers; final nominations for 2023 fishing excellence & youth activity awards, nominations for location of 2025 Bass Bowl.  Featured speaker:  TBA.  (NOTE: Nominations for fishing excellence awards must be submitted prior to the start of the meeting.  The secretary will be reviewing the nomination forms during the early portion of the meeting and announcing the results later in the meeting.)


Friday, January xx, 2025
The Ike Foundation Scholarship Dinner to be held at The Grove at Centerton, 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM. More details can be found on the Ike Foundation website.

Wednesday, February xx, 2025
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting
(officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, February xx, 2025

SJBCA Member Meeting to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Agenda items will include: 
Present awards to youth activity award winners, fishing excellence award winners and Bass Bowl winners, vote on 2025 Bass Bowl location; continue plans for fishermen's flea market.  Featured speaker:  TBA.


Saturday, March 1, 2025 
SJBCA Fishermen's Flea Market
to be held at the Millville Elk's Lodge on Broad Street (aka Mays Landing Road)].  8:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Click here for details elsewhere on this website.


Wednesday, March xx, 2025
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting
(officers only) to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, March xx, 2025
(No Zoom Access, unless severe weather conditions)
SJBCA Member Meeting
to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Agenda items will include:  Finalize planning for the fishermen's flea market, plan for the SJBCA June open buddy tournament. Featured speaker:  TBA.


Thursday, May X, 2025 (virtual only)
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife Public Fisheries Forum 
Starts at 7:00 PM.  Click here for more information on the NJ Fish & Wildlife website.


Wednesday, May x, 2025
SJBCA Executive Board Meeting
(officers only) [to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park].  Starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, May xx, 2025
  
SJBCA Member Meeting
to be held at 4th Ward Bass Anglers clubhouse near Parvin State Park.  Starts at 7:30 pm.  Agenda items will include:  Finalize plans for June buddy tournament, continue planning for SJ Youth Outdoor Day
and hold drawing for paid dues for next year (from among clubs who donated lures towards the flea mark tackle box raffle).  .  Featured speaker:  Jon Cuccinello of Harmony Fishing (and South Jersey Rod Benders).


Thursday, May xx, 2025 (virtual only)
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife Public Fisheries Forum 
Starts at 7:00 PM.  Click here for more information on the NJ Fish & Wildlife website.


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