Lake Norman, North Carolina
September 25 - 27, 2020 | $135,000
Carolina Big Bass Classic - $135,000 Guaranteed Prizes & Payouts
We are no longer doing refunds for this event if you can't attend. We will move you to the 2021 event or any future event of your choice. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what event to move your entry.
Start fishing time will be 6:45 am for all three days. You will receive a text to start fishing. If for some reason you don't receive the text, you may begin fishing at 6:45 am.
3 DAY EVENT (FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY)
Entry Fee: Three Day $240 | Two Day $160 | One Day $110 (Entry fees are per angler)
Lake Norman, North Carolina
Weigh in Site:
Queens Landing, 1459 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117
Guaranteed Overall Grand Prize: $46,000
2020 NITRO Z19 rigged with a Mercury® 200 L Pro XS FourStroke outboard, Minn Kota® Ultrex® 24V, 80-lb, Bow Humminbird® HELIX™ 8 DI G3N, Console Humminbird® HELIX™ 8 SI G3N, genuine two tone NITRO ratchet cover, tandem-axle 2 brakes NITRO® trailer w/powder-coat finish & GALVASHIELD® Impact corrosion & chip protection.
Guaranteed Total Hourly Paybacks: $63,525
1st $1000 2nd $500 3rd $300 4th $250 5th $225 6th $200 7th $175 8th $150 9th $125 10th $100
Early Entry Prizes: $25,000
Lew's Big Bass Tour Custom 6'10" Medium Heavy Casting Rod (Retail Value $89.99) and a Strike King bait assortment (Retail Value $20.00 ) to the first 250 two or three day entrants.
Onsite Registration: Due to Covid-19 there will be no onsite registration.
Rod Pick Up Thursday September 14th 4 - 6 PM at Queens Landing, 1459 River Hwy, Mooresville, NC 28117. You may also pick up rods during the tournament days.
Online registration to fish all three days is open until 10 pm on Thursday September 24th. Online registration to fish Saturday and Sunday is open until 10 pm on Friday. Registration for Sunday is open until 6 pm Saturday.
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 Thursday. Thursday's registration is ONLY for anglers who have not already entered/paid for the tournament or anglers that wish to pick up their early entry rod. *If you qualified to receive an early online entry rod (see below).
You may enter yourself in the text system for this event by texting the word norman 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.
Due to the varying times of year that we host our tournaments, we will notify everyone of the start time the day prior to the start of the tournament. We will notify you via text message. 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. We will post start fishing time on this page the week of the event.
Weigh in Times: All days of event
8-9am, 9-10am, 10-11am, 11am-12pm, 12-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm.
Early Entry Prizes:
Early entry promo rods may be picked up at Thursday's registration site or at the conclusion of each day's weigh in. 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. *Another angler may pick up your rod for you if you're unable to be present.
Fairfield Inn by Marriott - Mooresville, Lake Norman, 120 Consumer Square Dr., Mooresville, NC 28117 - Click here for special rate
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If a minor is fishing please submit the Parental Consent form: Consent Form