Ott Defoe to Host Goodwill Tournament

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Cast your line and lure for the Goodwill Bass Tournament on June 8th! The tournament will be hosted by local Pro Angler and 2011 Bassmaster All-Star Champion Ott DeFoe at DouglasOtt DeFoe to Host Goodwill Charity Event Lake in Dandridge, Tennessee at the Shady Grove Ramp. The grand prize will be $1,200. Pay out for prizes will be one place for every six boats, based on a field of 40 boats.

The tournament will start at safe light and weigh-ins will begin at 3 p.m. Anglers may register any day from now until June 7th at 4:30 p.m. The registration fee is$100 per boat. Late registration is available on the morning of the tournament for $125per boat. Departure times are determined by order of registration.

Anglers interested in a chance to practice with Ott or to be his partner in the tournament should visit and look for these items to be auctioned soon! Ott will donate all proceeds to Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc.

Sponsors for this tournament include Ott DeFoe, B.A.I.T., Bass Pro Shops, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, Pro Fishing Management, Onyx, Swiftwick, WIVK and WVLT.

Proceeds raised from this tournament will support Goodwill’s mission of providing vocational training and employment opportunities to individuals with barriers to employment.

To register for the tournament or to review the rules and regulations, please call Goodwill at 865.588.8567 or visit our website at

About Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc.

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. operates twenty-eight retail locations and five employment training and rehabilitation centers throughout its 15-county service area in East Tennessee. The purpose of Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. is to provide vocational services and employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment. In 2012, Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. served over 4,680 individuals and facilitated over 4,360 positive program completions. For more information, call 865.588.8567 or visit