Youth Scholarship Division presented by Realtree Fishing

The Youth Scholarship Division presented by Realtree Fishing pertains to any registered angler 6 through 17 years of age (as of May 28, 2022) who is a current CCA New Tide member in good standing at the time of entering the competition, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry. If a New Tide member turns 18 years of age during official competition dates, they are still only eligible for the Youth Scholarship Division, Tagged redfish division as a youth angler plus the Trash and Lionfish Division.

STAR participants, ages 6 thru 17, who enter a spotted trout, snook, non-tagged redfish, tarpon, sheepshead, snapper, grouper, dolphin, kingfish, ladyfish or jack crevalle in the Youth Scholarship Division will be eligible for the drawing of the different scholarships in the division.*

 

Youth may only win in one division (youth) in addition to the Trash and Lionfish Division.

Prizes

 

Youth Scholarship Division

Presented by Realtree Fishing

This year, Florida's largest, family-friendly fishing competition with 101 days of fishing will award $100,000 in youth scholarship!

May 28 to September 05, 2022!

$25,000

 
(Approximate Scholarship)

First Prize Drawing

Sponsored by



RealTree

$25,000

 
(Approximate Scholarship)

Second Prize Drawing

Sponsored by



$5,000

 
(Approximate Scholarship)

10 Drawings Each

Sponsored by



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Eligibility

Any registered angler 6 through 17 years of age (as of May 28, 2022) who is a current CCA New Tide member in good standing at the time of entering the competition, and uses rod, reel, hook, and line to catch their competition entry.

If a New Tide member turns 18 years of age during official competition dates, they are still only eligible for the New Tide Scholarship Division. Scholarship prizes not won in the STAR-tagged redfish division will be chosen by drawing from all verified entries in the Youth Scholarship Division.

Eligible species are

 

STAR Tagged redfish

Non-Tagged Redfish

Dolphin

Kingfish

Spotted Trout

Snook

Snapper

Grouper

Sheepshead

Ladyfish

Jack Crevalle



There will be five (5) Honorable mention youth anglers that will receive $250 gift cards from Academy Sports + Outdoors.

 

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Unlike traditional fishing tournaments, STAR encourages youth participation, focuses on conservation and offers $100,000 in scholarships!

 

 

 

 

Past Drawings of the CCA Florida 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Youth Scholarship Division
 
  • First Prize Drawing: Nina Burish – Saint Cloud, FL
    Approximately $25,000 Academy Sports + Outdoors Scholarship
  • Second Prize Drawing: Denton Potter – Palm City, FL
    Approximately $25,000 Realtree Fishing Scholarship
  • Third Prize Drawing: Mazzy Tateisha – Crystal Beach, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Beall’s Department Store Scholarship
  • Fourth Prize Drawing: Tyler Holmes –Crystal River, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Florida Cracker Invitational
  • Fifth Prize Drawing: Alexander Krenn – Merritt Island, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Southeast Environmental Scholarship
  • Sixth Prize Drawing: Spencer Schenk – Nokomis, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Talk of the Town Restaurant Group Scholarship
  • Seventh Prize Drawing: Tunk Crosby – Crystal River, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Plantation Inn Crystal River Scholarship
  • Eighth Prize Drawing: Luana Engel – Bradenton, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Tailin Toads Eggnog Open
  • Ninth Prize Drawing: Rylan Larkin – St. Petersburg, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Coastal Conservation Association
  • 10th Prize Drawing: Luke Thomas – Palm Coast
    Approximately $5,000 Flagler Sportfishing Club Scholarship
  • 11th Prize Drawing: Evan Foraker – Jacksonville, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Jacksonville Offshore Sportfishing Club & Florida Sportsman Live Radio Scholarship
  • 12th Prize Drawing: Tarren Johnson – Land O’Lakes, FL
    Approximately $5,000 Florida’s Sports Coast

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Past Drawings of CCA Florida Youth Scholarships

Angelina Rodriguez from Clearwater, FL - Approximately $25,000 Scholarship sponsored by Realtree Fishing in CCA Florida STAR 2019

Kyle Comeaux- Eustis, FL - Approximately $25,000 Scholarship sponsored by Realtree Fishing in CCA Florida STAR 2017

 

2019 Scholarships Award

Academy Sports + Outdoors Youth Scholarship Division

 
  • 1st Prize: Approximately $25,000 Academy Sports + Outdoors Scholarship – Valerie Wright– Windemere, FL
  • 2nd Prize : Approximately $25,000 Realtree Fishing Scholarship – Angelina Rodriguez – Clearwater, FL
  • 3rd Prize : Approximately $5,000 Beall’s Department Store Scholarship – Louis Leblanc-Simard – Ellenton, FL
  • 4th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Talk of the Town Restaurant Group Scholarship – Vincent Cianciolo – Cape Coral, FL
  • 5th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Southeastern Environmental Solutions – Marley Larkin – St. Petersburg, FL
  • 6th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Talk of the Town Restaurant Group Scholarship – Presley Armstrong – Valdosta, GA
  • 7th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship – Seth Pope – Port Charlotte, FL
  • 8th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Rob Wade Phillips Fund Scholarship – Shawn McCormick – Merritt Island, FL
  • 9th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Carolina Skiff Scholarship – Nathan Bailey – Merritt Island, FL
  • 10th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Carolina Skiff Scholarship– Logan Ehlers – Melbourne, FL
  • 11th Prize : Approximately $5,000 Tailin Toads Scholarship – Myles Stiller, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 12h Prize : Approximately $5,000 Florida Sports Coast Scholarship – Madison Hartley, Melbourne Bch, FL
 

2018 Scholarships Award

Academy Sports + Outdoors Youth Scholarship Division.

 
  • 1st prize: Approximately $25,000 Academy Sports + Outdoors Scholarship – Corey Moore – Clearwater, FL
  • 2nd prize: Approximately $25,000 Realtree Fishing Scholarship – Ayden Bennett – Lake Worth, FL
  • 3rd prize: Approximately $5,000 Reel Legends Performance Clothing by Beall’s Scholarship – Lucas Engel – Bradenton, FL
  • 4th prize: Approximately $5,000 Talk of the Town Restaurant Group Scholarship – Alexander Krenn – Merritt Island, FL
  • 5th prize: Approximately $5,000 Southeastern Environmental Scholarship – Sebastian Schenk – Nokomis, FL
  • 6th prize: Approximately $5,000 Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship – Seth Pope – Port Charlotte, FL
  • 7th prize: Approximately $5,000 Coastal Conservation Association Scholarship – Mason Ehlers – Melbourne, FL
  • 8th Prize: Approximately $5,000 Rob Wade Phillips Fund Scholarship – Dylan Engel – Bradenton, FL
  • 9th Prize: Approximately $5,000 CCA Scholarship – Jackson Ehlers – Melbourne, FL
  • 10th Prize: Approximately $5,000 CCA Scholarship – Logan Ehlers – Melbourne, FL
  • 11th Prize: Approximately $5,000 Big Rock & Clenzoil Marine Lubricant Scholarship – Louis Leblanc-Simard, Ellenton, FL
  • 12th Prize: Approximately $5,000 Visit Pasco County Scholarship – Kira Parker, New Port Richie, FL

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2017 Scholarships Award

Academy Sports + Outdoors Youth Scholarship Division.

 
  • 1st Prize: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship – Parker Kleppinger- Bradenton, FL
  • 2nd Prize: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship – Kyle Comeaux- Eustis, FL
  • 3rd Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Hunter Rudisill – St. Petersburg, FL
  • 4th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Taylor Martin – Crystal River, FL
  • 5th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Mason Ehlers – Melbourne Beach, FL
  • 6th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Cheyenne Dietz – Hudson, FL
  • 7th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Wade Walton – Lithia, FL
  • 8th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Logan Ehlers – Melbourne Beach, FL
  • 9th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Kyle Johnson – Lithia, FL
  • 10th Prize: Aproximately $5,000 Scholarship – Joseph Canestrari – Melbourne Beach, FL
  • 11th Prize: Approximately $5,000 Scholarship – Kendal Kleppinger – Bradenton, FL
  • 12th Prize: Approximately $5,000 Scholarship – Kendrick Forlifer – Okeechobee, FL
 

2016 Scholarships Award

Academy Sports + Outdoors Youth Scholarship Division - presented by Bright House Networks.

 
  • 1st Prize Drawing: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship Jack Parker- New Smyrna Beach, FL
  • 2nd Prize Drawing: Approximately $25,000 Scholarship Shawn Blanton- Clearwater, FL
  • 3rd Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Michael Galang- Lutz, FL
  • 4th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Dylan Bonhoff- Fort Myers, FL
  • 5th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Jacoby Kelso- Cape Coral, FL
  • 6th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Jackson Ehlers- Melbourne Beach, FL
  • 7th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Willow Barron- Dunedin, FL
  • 8th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Emily Allen- Lakeland, FL
  • 9th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 McKenzie Klemkosky- Palmetto, FL
  • 10th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Camden Williams- Tallahassee, FL
  • 11th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Kevin Yulkowski- Homestead, FL
  • 12th Prize Drawing: Aproximately $5,000 Bela Schmidt- Gainesville, FL

Register for STAR

STAR is free for CCA Florida youth members (ages 6 to 17) and for those who need to become a member, youth membership is only $10.

 

 

Florida's largest family-friendly (all ages and experience levels) fishing competition with over 100 days of fishing!
May 28 to September 5, 2022!

 

Fish one day, some days or every day - win awesome prizes with a single catch!

17

Divisions

including tagged, non-tagged, inshore and offshore, Ladies and Youth with species like - Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Grouper, Kingfish, Mahi-Mahi and Lionfish.

$500,000

in Prizes 

Boats, motor and trailer packages, cash, marine electronics, Yamaha motors, tackle, scholarships, Gift certificates and much more

Over 100

Days of Fishing

family friendly angling competition - for anglers of all ages and experience levels - most winning places and are determined by a random drawing.

 

Register for STAR
 
$40 for current CCA Florida Members | $75 for 18+
(includes one-year CCA Florida membership)

 

FREE for current, youth CCA Florida Members | $10 for youth, ages 6 to 17
(includes New Tide Membership)

 

[Registration process involves creation of a profile at CCA National and registering for STAR]