2014 Bassmaster BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake Chickamauga Lake - Dayton, TN, Jun 11 - 15, 2014

Attend BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake


Bassmaster BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake

Tournament fishery: Chickamauga Lake

Host city: Dayton, Tenn.

Dates: June 11-15, 2014

Lake Seminole Map

  • CELEBRATE SUMMER WITH BASSMASTER! Join us for the first ever BASSfest! All events are free.
  • See the BASSfest site map for information regarding the Bassmaster Elite Series stage, outdoor expo, parking, restrooms and more.
  • See the pros in action during the Elite Series tournament to be held June 11-15. Wed. and Thurs - Takeoff at 6:15 a.m., Weigh-in at 3:15 p.m. Friday - Weigh-in at 2:30 p.m., streamed live to Point Park in Dayton; College weigh-in to immediately follow in Point Park. Sat. and Sun. - Takeoff at 7 a.m., Weigh-in at 4 p.m.
  • CastingKids competition for ages 7-18 with prizes awarded. Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; starting at Noon on Sunday.
  • OUTDOOR EXPO: 60 national and local vendors, food and beverage vendors. Don't miss the giveaways!
  • Expo opens at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and at Noon Sunday
  • The B.A.S.S. High School Elite Experience will be held from 8 a.m. to weigh-in on Saturday and gives high schoolers an all-day, exclusive look into the world of bass fishing. Get more details on the experience and find out how to RSVP by clicking here.
  • Costa's new show GeoBASS: The World's Greatest Bass Fishing Adventure premieres its next episode on Saturday just prior to weigh-in at Point Park. GeoBASS chronicles the lifestyles, mishaps and camaraderie of the four expedition anglers of GeoFish fame — Thad Robison, Brian Jill, Jay Johnson and Chris Owens — in an around the world epic bass fishing journey. More information available at COSTADELMAR.COM/GEOBASS.
  • Bassmaster University presented by Nationwide Insurance (Nationwide.com) is more than 20 must-see seminars taught by Bassmaster Elite Series pros and staff. Learn their secrets and improve your skills! Topics include bait techniques, lure presentations, electronics and motors, flipping, pitching and more. New topics every half hour. Friday, June 13, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.. Please click here for Bassmaster University details including seminar topics, locations and times.
  • On the water demos featuring: Skeeter Performance Boats Demo Tour, Yamaha’s 2014 Discover VMAX SHO Demo Tour, Experience Mercury ProXS Demo Tour, Nitro Boats Demo Tour, 2014 Triton Demo Tour. Demos begin after take-off.
  • Toyota will have the Torque Pull Challenge, Dice roll game for fantastic prizes. You can also dress up in a Toyota angler's fishing jersey to get your picture taken on the Toyota Hooked Up! stage
  • Booyah is giving away a trip to the Bassmaster Classic and a chance to win a Toyota Tundra
  • Shimano will have a target course set up to test your skills with the new Curado reel
  • The Berkley Bass Tank will be there with free seminars about how to use different types of lures
  • Carhartt offers the chance to win Carhartt-branded prizes in a slot machine-type game
  • One lucky fan will win an Evan Williams Bourbon Cooler prize pack on Sunday
  • Minn Kota will be entering fans to win a great Minn Kota product
  • Buy official Bassmaster Elite Series merchandise at the B.A.S.S. booth (Sat. & Sun.)
  • Visit the Shell Rotella grill booth for free food samples
  • Visit the membership booth for opportunities to join B.A.S.S.
  • Hooked Up! from Toyota Hooked Up! Stage (Sat. & Sun.)


Point Park

Chickamauga Lake

175 Lakeshore Dr.

Dayton, TN 37321

Boats Take off

Wed./Thurs. - 6:15 a.m. ET

Sat./Sun. - 7 a.m. ET


Point Park

175 Lakeshore Dr.

Dayton, TN 37321

Weigh-In Begins

Wed./Thurs. - 3:15 p.m. ET

Fri. - 2:30 p.m. ET, streamed live; College weigh-in to follow

Sat./Sun. - 4 p.m. ET



Rhea County, City of Dayton and the Rhea Economic and Tourism Council



Phone 877-BASS USA or email us

NOTE: Activities & times are subject to change


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