The Southern Kingfish Association is presenting its 2017 Pre-Game Bash for Cash Fishing Tournament in Biloxi, MS on Wednesday, October 25. The event is open to members of the SKA who have qualified for the National Championship scheduled for October 27th. Anglers must pre-register for the Bash by the 24th at the Golden Nugget, the cash payouts vary depending on category. The Open Class category will pay 1st place $8,000 and 4th place $1,000, the Small Boat Category gives the 1st place winner $5,000 and 3rd place $1,000 and the Single Engine category will pay 1st place $2,500 and 2nd place $500. This Tournament is brought to you by Mercury, Garmin, NBOA, Raymarine, Contender and others. Anglers must also register for the National Championship scheduled for the 27th online at fishska.com and the entry fee is $450. In order to qualify for the championship anglers must be a SKA member and have competed in at least two SKA sanctioned events. Prizes for the National Championship include Open Class 1st place $35,000, Small Boat 1st place $20,000 and Single Engine 1st place $7,500.