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National bass tournament generates tourism dollars

From July 28 to 30, Campbellsville was host to the Bassmaster College Series National College Championship Fishing Tournament. 178 Anglers competed in the event, which was covered extensively by ESPNU. The network will air original coverage on Saturday, August 13, from 9am-10amET, and then will show reruns on Saturday, August 20, from 8am-9amET and on Sunday, August 21, from 6am-7amET.

Alisha Nelson, TMP, Executive Director of the Taylor County Tourist Commission, put together a PDF of survey results from over 100 of the participants, showing more than $100,000 in local spending on restaurants and motels as a result of hosting the event. Download the Survey Results PDF.

This story was posted on 2016-08-10 06:12:03
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