The Carolinas Bass Challenge - “Road to the Bassmasters Classic”

The 2014  BASSMASTER Team Championship will be held Dec 10th - 13th, 2014 on DeGray Lake in Bismarck, Arkansas.  The entry fee for the event is $500 and the winner will advance to fish the 2015 BASSMASTER CLASSIC on Lake Hartwell!!  Congratulations to ALL the CBC Teams that qualified!

 

Championship Format

All teams will participate as a 2 man team on December 10th & 11th.  The top 3 teams will then be split into 6 individual competitors to compete in a “winner take all”  fish-off on Dec 12th and 13th.  The fish-off  winner will earn a berth in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell.

DeGray Lake will be off-limits from Dec 1st through Dec 7th. Dec 8th & 9th will be Official Practice days and mandatory registration will be Tuesday evening Dec 9th.

 

2014 Carolina Bass Challenge Qualifying Teams

We have been allotted 22 slots into the Bassmaster Team Championship.  The number of slots are awarded based on the number of members and participants that the CBC had for the 2014 Season - so THANK YOU to ALL the 2014 CBC participants for making this opportunity possible.  As previously posted, the qualifying slots will be awarded as follows:

Slot #1

    2014 CBC Points Champion (NC Division)

Tony Foster - Steve Sink

Slot #2

    2014 CBC Points Champion (SC Division)

Eric Grigg - Marc Grigg

Slot #3

    2014 CBC Classic Champion - Lake Norman (Nov 7th-8th, 2014)

TEAM TBD

Slot #4

    NC State Championship Winner - Kerr Lake (Sept 20th, 2014)

Chris Richey - George Bost

Slot #5

    SC State Championship Winner - Lake Thurmond (Sept 27th, 2014)    

TEAM TBD

Slot #6

    2nd Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Jason Threadgill - Todd Walters

Slot #7

    2nd Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Thomas Hardwick - Tommy William

Slot #8

    3rd Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Jason Wilson - Kelly Logan

Slot #9

    3rd Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Charlie Sansbury - Kevin Banks

Slot #10

    4th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Chuck Camp - Mark Swink

Slot #11

    4th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Ronnie McCoy - Jason McCoy

Slot #12

    5th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

David Williams - Gerald Williams

Slot #13

    5th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Hunter Hicks - Mike Stephens

Slot #14

    6th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Brian Triplett - Stacey Richard

Slot #15

    6th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Ronnie Mueller - Wayne Frierson

Slot #16

    7th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

John McBride - Shaun Hall

Slot #17

    7th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Roger Medlock - Todd Lawrence

Slot #18

    8th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Brian Travis - Ashley Brotherton

Slot #19

    8th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Kevin Fulmer - Mark Richardson

Slot #20

    9th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Gary Love - Ricky Todd

Slot #21

    9th Place Points Finisher (SC Division)

Kenneth McFarland - Darryl Watson

Slot #22

    10th Place Points Finisher (NC Division)

Shane Lineberger - Jerry Lineberger

 

NOTES and DEADLINE - Very Important!!

We will be allowed to replace teams from our Point Standings who can not make, or choose not to attend the Team Championship Tournament on DeGray Lake.  In addition, if the 2014 Classic Champion and/or State Championship winners are already qualified - we will add additional qualifying teams based on the final points standings starting with the 10th place points finisher in the SC Division, 11th place in NC Division, etc. etc..

We will contact all the qualified teams and find out if they plan to attend as well as have them forward their entry fee to the CBC so we can verify and confirm those attending.  Entry Fees for all above listed qualified teams MUST BE TURNED INTO US BY SEPTEMBER 30TH.   We DO NOT want ANY of our 22 SLOTS UNFILLED!!  If you cannot attend the Team Championship on DeGray Lake in Arkansas - please let us know as soon as possible so that we can award the qualifying spot  to the next team on the points list.  

FYI - To date, we have not received a sample payout for the Team Championship, but we will make it available as soon as one becomes available to us.

Bassmaster Team Championship Payout

The Bassmaster Team Championship Tournament will pay back 80% of the entry Fees (plus tons of vendor/sponsor prizes) w/ the winning team ALSO winning a Nitro Z7 with a Mercury 150 Optimax.  The Overall Champion will win a berth in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic AND a 2015 Skeeter FX20 with a Yamaha VF250 SHO!!

Click Here for a Sample Payout