Next Event August 25-27, 2016

Welcome to the official website of the International Falls Bass Championship, Minnesota’s premier bass fishing tournament with a unique 2-2-2 format: 2 days of fishing with 2 person teams on 2 bodies of water, taking full advantage of the great fishing on both Rainy Lake and Rainy River. With more than $30,000 dollars in prize money and 3 days of events and entertainment for the whole family, you won’t want to miss out on the excitement!

Explore our website for information about angler registration, volunteer registration, entertainment and family events including talent contests and our Family Fun Zone, sponsors, prizes, and to view photos and leader boards from past tournaments.

For more information please contact the International Falls Chamber of Commerce/ Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-325-5766 or IFBC  PO BOX 906, International Falls, MN 56649

Teams – Tournament Rules Have Been Updated Please Review 7/21/16

Mark your calendars Volunteer Sign-Up at the Elks from 5p-8p on Tuesday, July 26th .

 2016 Schedule of Events

New to the tournament this year……. Meet Toadzilla!

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Bass from Ontario’s South Arm allowed in IFBC

Anglers competing in the International Falls Bass Championship this year will be able to fish Ontario’s south arm of Rainy Lake.

In its 12th year, the 60-team catch-and-release competition set for Aug. 25-27 features two days of fishing, with half of the two-person teams alternating between Rainy Lake and Rainy River. The team with the largest two-day weight takes home $10,000.

Gary Potter, president of the IFBC Board, said anglers will have to abide by the Ontario fishing rules and regulations.

“The expanded lake fishing boundaries will require a little more time and planning on the IFBC’s end, because all the fish caught in Ontario will be returned to Ontario, in the same area they were caught,” Potter said.

The change was made for several good reasons, according to Potter, but primarily to make the experience for anglers and spectators the best possible.  Read More


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