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The state is divided in to eight regions that comprise the California Bass Federation. Tournaments are held for each region to determine the winning anglers. These top anglers fish a state championship. The winners are part of a TBF SouthWestern division team which then competes with the other divisions (Eastern, Southern, Northern, and Mid-Atlantic, Central & NorthWestern) for the TBF National Championship where the 'Living the Dream' winner is announced.The Winners are then on the road to the Forrest Wood Cup, BFL All American and BassFan Weekend Warrior Championships.