2022 National Team Championship (NTC)
Mobridge, SD. – Lake Oahe
August 4-6, 2022
Mobridge, SD to host 2022 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s National Team Championship August 4-6, 2022
Presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s
Ponca City, Okla.— August 23, 2021— Hundreds of championship-caliber walleye fishing teams will converge at the “Oasis on Oahe” in August of 2022 for the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s National Team Championship (NTC). The event will bring together qualified anglers from dozens of states to fish an event that in 2021 saw a payback of over 270% and nearly a quarter of a million dollars in cash and prizes, making the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s NTC, the world’s richest grassroots walleye tournament.
With 370,000 acres of water at Lake Oahe and ample fish over ten pounds as well as bison, pronghorn and mule deer dotting the vast shorelines, attending teams will be sure to take home memories not soon forgotten.
In 2008, the last time the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s NTC was on Oahe, Sioux Falls, S.D., natives Colin Beitelspacher & Shannon Grismer took the crown. The community of Mobridge is extremely excited to host once again, having hosted many large walleye events in recent years, everything is set to welcome everyone in the walleye world to daily weigh-ins at Wrigley Square in downtown Mobridge.
The entire field will fish the first two days, August 4 & 5. Each team will be allowed to bring their best five fish to the scale each day. After completion of the second day the field will be cut to only the Top 25 All-American teams for a third and final day, August 6.
Adding to the excitement, the event will be streamed live online at walleyefederation.com on The Walleye Federation’s Facebook page facebook.com/walleyefederation, and filmed for national television on “Americana Outdoors” on the Pursuit Channel. Exact dates and airtimes will be announced at walleyefederation.com.
The event is produced by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, and co-produced by The Walleye Federation, based in Ponca City, Oklahoma, who manages the qualifying process. The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s NTC is comprised of teams that qualify through local tournaments organized by walleye clubs across North America and sanctioned by The Walleye Federation (TWF), there is still time for Walleye clubs anywhere to get sanctioned and hold a qualifier to attend this 2022 event Dec 31, 2021, is the qualifying deadline. For details on how to earn a spot in the 2022 Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s NTC or to get your walleye club signed up. Visit walleyefederation.com, or call (580)765-9031
The Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s National Team Championship is a result of partnerships formed with Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s, The Walleye Federation, Ranger Boats, and Mercury Outboards and walleye tournaments, circuits, and clubs across the nation. Anglers that have secured invitations through these organizations have an opportunity to compete for added cash and prizes in a true national championship tournament.
The Bass Pro Shops / Cabela’s National Team Championship continues these companies are committed to the sport of tournament walleye fishing by creating a true national championship that will allow grass-roots anglers to shine under the spotlight of national media attention and fish for their share of nearly $250,000 dollars in cash and prizes.