2017-2018 Championship Qualifying
To qualify for the Championship event, team must fish five (5) of the seven (7) events not including any additional hosted events. Points will start at 200 for 1st place and decrease accordingly by place. Any and all teams not weighing fish will be tied for place points. Entries will not be accepted for “last place” points. All teams must fish either as a team or solo as outlined by the rules.
Twenty Five(25) team will qualify from the points after the 7th event and an additional five (5) will be drawn from those that have fished the minimum five (5) events. Teams that are in the drawing must be present at the time of the drawing to advance to the Championship. The Championship event is a two day tournament made up of the twenty (30) final teams. Any off limits for this event will be included at the pre-tournament meeting or social media announcements following the 7th qualifying event.
Angler Of The Year is earned with the highest cumulative points of the season over the seven events. All events are calculated for the point total.
Bassmaster Team Championship Trail
As a Participating Bassmaster Team Trail, teams have the opportunity each year to qualify teams into the Bassmaster Team Championship based upon the annual number of teams that participated in the Eligible Events taking place prior to the deadline of each year during the Term (as hereinafter defined). To be eligible, a Participating Team Trail must sign up a minimum of 25 teams (50 individuals) as B.A.S.S. Team members. Eligible Participating Team Trails may be invited to send at least one (1) team to the Bassmaster Team Championship. For every additional 25 teams (50 individuals) that Team Trail signs up as B.A.S.S. Team members, B.A.S.S., in its discretion, may offer Team Trail an opportunity to qualify one (1) or more additional team to the Bassmaster Team Championship.
To qualify for the Bassmaster Team Trail through Bass Junkyz, anglers must fish 5 of the 7 Bass Junkyz events and qualify for the Bass Junkyz Championship Tournament on May 4th & 5th at Lake Havasu. If the champions of the Bass Junkyz event are not registered to participate the Bassmaster Team Trail opportunity will fall to the next registered team at the Bass Junkyz Championship event.