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~~Welcome to Virginia East Legacy Series! Our division is committed to introducing youth, Our Next Generation, to competitive bass fishing in a family-oriented environment unlike any other. Come experience the excitement, the thrill, the inspiration and cherish the memories that last a life time. We offer many additional Bonuses, Prizes and Awards in addition to everything the national organization has to offer.
Our 2018 season was another exciting year, where the completion was tight down to the last event. We congratulate are Division Champions Kevin Beasley and Jacab Neff on their  championship finish.We averaged a boat field with 18 teams in spite of a building year. we are still building this upcoming year and have set a goal for a 30 boat field by end of year 2019..VA-East Legacy division continues to grow through the cooperation of our sponsors supporting our divisional incentive programs. More importantly through the anglers themselves in sharing experiences with others and, spreading the word about our professionally ran tournament trail made this division what it is today. We thank all the teams for their participation, their families and friends for providing them support and encouragement along the way. We look forward to continued growth in 2019. Come see what we are about and spent some quality time with our next generation.
To participate, a team must consist of one angler who has reached his/her 19th birthday before Jan 1 , 2019 and one angler who has not reached his/her birthday before Jan 1  2019. To register, complete the Legacy member application on line at  the National website. the membership shall go directly to the National office .There is a pay-pal button to pay .  Membership has changed this year .There are only two types of membership one Family membership wich allows you to fish whatever  Team or Legacy and individual Membership which allows to fish one trail. There is a small  paypal processing fee that will be added to the membership. The memberships are 40 for individual and 60 for family plus processing fee. Additional Legacy membership information can be found on the Legacy Home page on the National website  www.FOMNTT.com . We will be accepting memberships starting January 1, 2019 and would like to extend an invitation to join us this season where young anglers and their adult partners continue to compete in professional team trail tournaments. Some new announcements from the National office are entry fees ($80). Also the limit of bass at the Championship will be set at a three bass limit.

Tournament Plaques and Year End Awards are provided by our sponsors and money raised by our anglers at our raffle table. also from family's within our organization.
RETURNING for 2019:
 VA EAST LEGACY SERIES DIVISIONAL INCENTIVES These bonuses, prizes and awards are exclusive to the 2019 season of the VA East Division "Legacy Series". They have been set up to provide our participants additional recognition and prizes above and beyond the national program.They have also been set up to reward regular team participation, timely payment of tournament fees and to minimize tournament penalties.Please remember that if you become ineligible to receive any of them you still have the opportunity to receive all the benefits of the national Legacy program and you are not being penalized in any manner. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, products of similar value may be substituted for the advertised prizes and awards. In all cases, the winning teams or individuals are responsible for collecting trophies and any prizes. Pending seasonal sponsorship's additional awards and prizes may come available. Interpretation of these rules and restrictions will be left exclusively to the VA East Division Legacy Director and all decisions made will be final in all matters. Details will be forthcoming prior to the beginning of our season regarding divisional incentive rules.
Divisional Points Champions. Sponsored by donations. Will it be your team this year? Make sure you sharpen and hone your skills through the months ahead to ensure cabin fever does not get the best of you.
VA-East Legacy Youth Angler of the Year. Study hard, keep good grades, listen and behave your parents, participate in Friday night meetings  and keep your angling skills honed and you could be standing here this year.
˜Just Out of the Money"™ Consolation Prize. Sponsored by JB Custom Rods
˜One That Got Away"™ Consolation Prize. Sponsored by JB Custom Rods
˜Great Performance Award (GPA)"™ Consolation Prize. Sponsored by  Angler donations .
 Trophies and Big Bag Award. Sponsore by Angler donations and sponsers 
Junior Angler Big BASS Awards. Sponsored by Curtis and Rhonda Welton Category, 13 and younger.
OUR CURRENT 2018  DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONS ARE:  Kevin Beasley and Jacob Neff

 

When making your next purchases please consider our Divisional Sponsors which include:

Exclusive Sponsors RMC Green Top Sporting Goods JB Custom Rods

Gold Sponsors Capt. Gary’s Marine Care Products VA State Parks (DCR)GMCO Maps & Charts

Jenkins Jigs Deep Creek Lures CCBASSN Lake Anna Guide Service Grey Goat Lures 

 

NATIONAL SPONSORS:
Fishers of Men would like to thank all of our fine sponsors; BassCat Boats, Mercury, Stren, Pflueger, Strike King Lure Company, Farm to Feet, Marshall's Marine, Kings Home, Power-Pole, Raymarine, Duckett Fishing, ORCA Coolers, Buckeye Lures, T&H Maine, Gator Guards, Solar Bat, Kistler Rods, HydroWave, Enigma, Fishouflage, Jacobs Glass, Rayjus Sportswear and Rejuvenade


VA-East Legacy is looking for tournament committee volunteers for the 2019 season.  We are also looking for sponsors for our mission . Please share with your favorite vendors not listed above. If you are interested is supporting this ministry please contact me. Please direct all inquiries to: Curtis Welton - Virginia East Legacy Director, cell phone (804)405-5197 ˜til 9 PM or email cwelton@fomntt.com
Rhonda, Marshall and I Would like to again thank all of our sponsors and anglers. Special thanks to Ben Gibson and Richmond Marine Service, Jim Sutton,Keith Jenkins with Jenkins Jigs, Grey Goat Lures , Dubbys Tackle , Brian Oxidiene , Chris Craft Fish Tails , Sturgeon Creek Marina,Anna Point Marina,Rockahock campground, Hope Spring Marina, Seven Springs Marina ,  James Ruggerio and family, Steve Roberts and family, Shawn and Tammy Smith,  Marshall and  Dale Johnson  and all that helps pull this together.
To paraphrase a well known TV host, " We have a good one for you" ( Steve Harvey) we are excited about this year , we will be having four points tournaments and possibly a open tournament on the hot side Lake Anna. we are working the details out now. We look forward to seeing everyone this year, please spread the word to your friends! LETS  GROW THIS MINISTRY.
Serving with care, God Bless!  Curtis Welton

 

Director Information

Curtis Welton
19185 Taylors Creek Rd.
Montpelier, VA 23192
(804) 405-5197

Division Chaplain

Daniel Roberts danielroberts.roberts@gmail.com (334)-430-0439

Division Events

EventRampDateDetails
Lake Chesdin Point   Seven Springs   April 06, 2019  Results  
Lake Anna Point   Sturgeon Creek   May 11, 2019  Results  
James River Point   Hopewell   May 25, 2019  Details  
Chickahominy River Point EOY  Rockahock   June 08, 2019  Details  
Pamunki River Open  Williams Landing   September 14, 2019  Details  
Lake Anna Open  TBD   October 12, 2019  Details  

Division Standings

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