200 South Denver
Tulsa, OK 74103
Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
Admission is free for this event. B.A.S.S., and the Tulsa Sports Commission have announced its selection of Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees and the Tulsa metro region as the site and host of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, Feb. 22-24, 2013. It is the 43rd edition of sport fishing's greatest championship and the first to be hosted by the state of Oklahoma.
Grand Lake marks the farthest west site for the Classic since the 1979 championship on Lake Texoma. It is the sixth time that B.A.S.S. has held a professional event on Grand Lake, which was the venue for three Invitational tournaments in the 1990s and Elite Series events in 2006 and 2007.
The BOK Center will hold daily weigh-ins and the Tulsa Convention Center will hold the Classic Outdoors Expo. Competition boats will launch from Grand Lake O' the Cherokees' Wolf Creek boat launch in Grove, Okla.
The Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo is the industry's largest vendor showcase. Head over to the Tulsa Convention Center Feb. 22-24 and check out all the goods: things to buy, anglers to see, seminars to hear and much more.Who:
Vendors like Toyota, Bass Pro Shops, Yamaha, Dick's Sporting Goods, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Shimano, Triton and so much more.What:
More than 150,000 square feet of boats, gadgets and the latest fishing gear.When:
Friday, Feb.22 // Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23 // 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 24 // 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.WEIGH-INS
Weigh-ins will be held at the BOK Center arena each day of competition, Feb. 22-24. Attend in person to see your favorite anglers' biggest catch. Doors open at 3 p.m. for this non-ticketed, open-seating event.Who:
The second-largest competitor set to ever fish a Bassmaster Classic.What:
53 anglers will ride in on their boats and step on stage to show the thousands in attendance their biggest catch, hoping to weigh-in ahead of everyone else and be named the 2013 Champion.When:
Feb. 22, 23 and 24
Doors open daily at 3 p.m.WEIGH-INS
Don't miss the Bass Bash Festival on Third Street between Frisco and Denver connecting the Tulsa Convention Center and the BOK Center. Live music, beverages, food trucks and more all under a heated tent. All ages are invited and there is no cost to hang out.
6:30 p.m. Jacob Tovar
7:30 p.m. Grazzhopper
8:30 p.m. Wink Burcham
9:30 p.m. Klondike5
10:30 p.m. John MorelandSaturday lineup:
6:30 p.m. Sparrow Thieves
7:30 p.m. Grasscrack
8:30 p.m. Fiddlebacks
9:30 p.m. The Electric Rag BandFood trucks:
Mr. Nice Guys
The Dog House
Lone Wolf Banh Mi
Rib Crib BBQ