ARLINGTON, VA—May 30, 2002 -- The Sixth Annual St. Jude Mid-Atlantic Open Bass Team Tournament will be held on Friday, July 12, 2002 on the Potomac River in Northern Virginia.  The launch site will be Leesylvania State Park near Potomac Mills Mall.  Close to 200 teams are expected to compete in this tournament.  First place is $1500 cash plus prizes.  Second through 20th place will receive cash and prizes.  A $1000 big bass pot will also be available.

                        Registration will take place from 4:30 am - 6 am on tournament morning and boats will leave in flights starting at 6 am and will begin to return at 2:30 pm.  The awards ceremony will follow weigh-in that afternoon.  Registration is $200 with an optional $20 per team big bass pot.  Interested participants should call Dana DeLong at (703) 558-0525 with questions or for registration information.

                        We’d like to thank our many sponsors, including VA B.A.S.S. Region 1 and 9, Maui Jim, Frogg Toggs, Gremlin, Seal Skinz, Yamamoto, Berkley, Dak’s Grill, Vermont Pure Spring Water, Everfresh Juice.

                        St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is an internationally recognized biomedical research center dedicated to finding cures for the catastrophic diseases of children.  Its work is primarily supported through public contributions raised by ALSAC.  St. Jude patients are treated regardless of the ability to pay, with ALSAC covering the costs beyond those reimbursed by third-party insurers, and all costs when no insurance is available.  St. Jude’s ground-breaking research is shared freely with doctors and hospitals across the country and around the world.   

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