Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series 2011 Season Details

American Bass Anglers today announced the 2011
season details for the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series. The
series will feature 20 divisions in 2011 each offering 4 divisional
one-day Saturday events and a two-day divisional championship. Anglers
will qualify for one of 4 regional championships, and the top anglers
will advance to the National Championship. The series champion will be
invited to compete in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic®.

“This series offers the most exciting and the most challenging
tournament format for weekend anglers. The 2011 Series Champion earns
a slot in the prestigious 2012 Bassmaster Classic® to compete against
the world’s best bass pros and a place in history”, said ABA
President Morris Sheehan. “First place pays $3,000 for co-anglers
and $6,000 for boaters at one-day qualifying events with a full field
of 200 boats. ABA will continue to offer $2500 first-place for the
Co-angler and $5000 for Boaters based on a minimum field of only 100
boats,” continued Sheehan. “Triton, Mercury and MotorGuide owners
also can earn bonuses up to $5,000 at divisional events and up to
$105,000 in bonuses at the no-entry fee National Championship.”

Winning a divisional one-day event can pay up to $11,000 with a total
purse up to $50,000. Divisional Championships can pay out up to
$14,000 to the winner with a total purse of up to $72,500. The payouts
plus Triton, Mercury Marine and MotorGuide bonus money allows the
weekend anglers to cash in some major paydays for one-day, low-entry
fee tournaments.

Entry fees are $200 for Boaters and $100 for Co-anglers for one-day
divisional events. The entry fees for Divisional Championships are
$300 for boaters and $150 for Co-Anglers. 20% of the field will earn a
check at all divisional qualifying events.

The divisional two-day event will be a true divisional championship
in 2011 with anglers being required to meet minimum qualifications to
compete in the event. Each divisional point champions both boater and
co-angler can earn a secured slot for the 2011 National Championship
providing they meet requirements.The top 40 Boaters and Co-anglers
from each division by points advance to one of the four Regional

At the Regional Championships, the first-place boater will take home
a Triton/Mercury boat package. The top 50 Boaters and Co-anglers will
advance to the no entry fee, $680,000 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend
Series Championship. The winning boater of the National Championship
will win $100,00 with up to $105,000 in additional bonuses available.
The winning co-angler will win $50,000 with $52,500 in additional
bonuses available. The Boater Champion advances to the 2012 Bassmaster
Classic® and a shot at the world title.

Priority registration for the season begins Monday Oct. 25, 2010, at
8 a.m. CST. For more information, visit
or call toll free (888) 203-6222. ABA will offer for a limited time
(during early registration) a Freedom pass at no charge for members
signing up for all 5 divisional events within their respective

BASS and ABA lifetime members, as well as Federation Nation members
and Triton Boat Owners receive priority registration into the Toyota
Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series.

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