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Register now for

THE tournamENt

DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2019

FIRST PLACE TEAM

GUARANTEED $1,000.00

Pre-Tournament Dinner

May 17, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Booker T. Theater

Rocky Mount, NC

 

 

Youth and Adult Bass Fishing Tournament

May 18, 2019

6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Rocky Mount Reservoir at

Bend of the River Rd.

Rocky Mount, NC

Guest Speaker

Felton Wooten

Felton Wooten is an author, workshop presenter, licensed Nursing Home Administrator, a licensed Assisted Living Administrator and Member Manager of Pitt Farm, LLC.  His most recent published materials are “My Daddy the Other Parent “and How Not to Run a Business and Daddy Does Care.  He has co-authored an Abuse Prevention for the Caregiver Manual, developed a CD on Elder Abuse Prevention, DVD on Quality of Life a Guide for Elder Care Planning and published an article in the Values Realization Journal on “Making a Career Change”.

 

Mr. Wooten holds a BA degree in Public Administration from NC Central University. 

 

He was also selected Administrator of the year for NC in 1997.

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News Release

 

The 12th Annual Down East Youth and Adult Bass Fishing Open Tournament, a yearly charity event, will be taking place in the city of Rocky Mount, NC on May 18-19, 2019.  This event will support the Williford Family Resource Center and will be a day filled with fun and activities for both children and adults. First Place Guarantee is $1,000.00

Prize sign up to test your skill.   

 

The Brainchild of Rodney Birth, a former Rocky Mount Senior High School standout  initiated this effort as an opportunity to give back and contribute in a positive way to the community and the youth.   Rodney’s passion for fishing and children is evident. He has found a way to offer children a new opportunity to learn skills and to grow personally by taking a day away from the struggles of life to participate in one of the world’s oldest pastimes.  Recently Rodney has moved back to North Carolina to hone in on his bass fishing skills. He contributes regularly in RMEP/ Capital City Bass Club( Raleigh, NC weekly Tournaments, a local Bass Fishing Club.

 

Last year during the tournament, more than 35 children and adult boaters participated for cash prizes and awards. Mr. Birth and his Tournament Co- Founder, Mr. Geno McCree are expecting an even higher participation rate than in years before due to this year they're opening it up for others boater to bring their kids  . “We’re hoping to have more than 40 boats on the water that day,” Birth said. Over Twenty local sponsors including “FLW Outdoors” and a host of volunteers have donated their time and resources in support of this yearly event. A pre-tournament banquet is planned to welcome all participating boaters and youth on May 18, 2019, at the Booker T. Theater at 170 East Thomas St. Rocky Mount NC. Long Time Friend and Pastors Ray Green  of Pittman Grove Church will this year Guest Speaker.

 

We still have spaces left for boaters interested in participating however, registration will be taken the day of the tournament May 18th. Please join us in this exciting effort as the Tournament Founder, and Volunteers seek to change the lives of our youth, one fish at a time.

 

For more information on the Tournament, please call.

 

919-548-6300 (Rodney Birth – Tournament Founder)

919-730-7310   (Geno McCree – Tournament Co-Founder)

Highlights from 2018 Tournament

WIN OR LOSE, HELPING THE YOUTH LEARN THE ART OF BASS FISHING IS REWARDING

Pre-Tournament Dinner

May 17, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Booker T. Theater

Rocky Mount, NC

Youth and Adult Bass Fishing Tournament

May 18, 2019

6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Rocky Mount Reservoir at

Bend of the River Rd.

Rocky Mount, NC