2018 Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee
May 19 - 20, 2018
Chickamauga Big Bass Classic Presented by Fish Dayton
Start fishing time is 6:15 am both Saturday and Sunday. You will receive a text to start fishing. If you do not, you may start fishing at 6:15 am.
The first 200 rods were gone on January 27th at 9:35 PM. All entries prior to 9:35 PM on Janunuary 27th will receive a free rod.
If you are unfamiliar with Lake Chickaumauga please come to the registration between 3-6 PM on Friday to learn the details of getting in and out of the weigh in site by boat this weekend.
You may enter yourself in the text system for this event by texting the word chick to the number 25827. We will enter your number in the system but some carriers block these type of messages, so by entering yourself this will prevent the chance of being blocked. Also if you have previously opted out of our system, you will have to put yourself back in the system by texting the above keyword. If you opt out we cannot put you back in the system.
Entry Fee: Per angler
One day $110 Two day $160
Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee
Weigh in Site:
Dayton Boat Dock 175 Lakeshore St, Dayton, TN 37321
Entry fees are per angler.
Friday May 18th, 3 - 6 pm Dayton Boat Dock 175 Lakeshore St, Dayton, TN 37321
If you have previously registered/paid online then you have an official entry into the tournament and are NOT required to attend the registration on Friday. Friday's registration is ONLY for anglers who have not already entered/paid for the tournament. *If you qualified to receive an early online entry rod (see below).
Sleep Inn and Suites, 4450 Rhea County Hwy., Dayton, TN 37321. Phone: (423) 693-0963
Due to the varying times of year that we host our tournaments, we will notify everyone of the start time on the Friday before the tournament. We will notify you via text message and/or email. Start time (first cast) for each tournament will be safe light and set by the tournament director. You may launch and be on the water but you may not begin fishing until we notify you of first cast. Please do not call our offices related to start time.
Weigh in Times:
8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 11am-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm.
$36,000.00 Guaranteed Overall Grand Prize:
2018 Nitro Z19 with a Mecury 150HP ProXS motor.
$42,350.00 Guaranteed Total Hourly Paybacks:
1st $1000 2nd $500 3rd $300 4th $250 5th $225 6th $200 7th $175 8th $150 9th $125 10th $100
$16,000.00 in Prizes: Lew's Mach Speed Stick Series 7'0" Casting Rod Model MHAPC (Retail Value $79.99) to the first 200 two day entrants.
Click on Lew's logo to see rod
Early entry promo rods may be picked up at Friday's registration sites or after 3pm each day of the tournament. Please do not call our offices related to early entry rods. There is a rod counter at the top of each event page. Rods are gone when counter shows zero. We will post the date the counter goes to zero on the site. *Your co-angler may pick up your rod for you if you're unable to be present.
The 2018 NITRO Z19 is rigged with a Mercury® 150HP outboard, Minn Kota® trolling motor, Humminbird® Helix 7 fishfinder, genuine NITRO ratchet cover and a custom, factory-matched tandem axle trailer with GALVASHIELD® corrosion protection.
THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will have the option to select an alternate boat, motor and trailer package from the Tahoe, Sun Tracker, or Tracker boat lines. The model and options selected must be of equal or lesser value than the guaranteed grand prize total of $36,000.00. If the grand prize winner selects a boat of lesser value they will forfeit the difference in total retail value including dealer prep and freight and not be entitled to additional compensation. If alternate boat is selected, please allow 8-10 weeks for build.
If a minor is fishing please submit the Parental Consent form: Consent Form