Matt Lee, qualifier from the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series, waits as employees get ready for the draw.
Chris Mitchell operates the camera as the video gets ready to roll.
Trip Weldon, tournament director, and Tyler Reed, social media editor, set the scene for the viewers.
Dannette Jackson gets ready to pull a name from the tumbler to go on the board.
Aaron Martens told viewers that he was ready to fish the Classic -- and win it this time. This Classic will be his 13th.
Randy Howell finished the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race in fifth place. So he's coming off a really good season, and he has 10 Classics already under his belt.
Matt Lee's Auburn jersey drew a big War Eagle from the B.A.S.S. employees.
Matt Herren was the first angler drawn from the tumbler, which means he'll launch right behind reigning Angler of the Year Brent Chapman and last year's Classic champ, Chris Lane.
Classic contenders Matt Lee, Randy Howell, Aaron Martens and Matt Herren look at the completed board and discuss Classic tactics.
Jim Sexton and Tyler Reed of the digital team send tweets about the boat draw from B.A.S.S.' Twitter account, @BASS_Nation.
Contenders talk about the time they spent on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees during their pre-fish time.
The contenders stand around the completed board.
Dannette Jackson is taking official record of the random draw. The list she creates will be the one used to line the anglers up for staging on Days 1 and 2 of the Classic.
Employees Faith McDonough, Dannette Jackson and Jim Sexton look over the completed lineup.
Anglers and staff members enjoy a barbecue lunch after the boat draw.
Don Logan, co-owner of B.A.S.S., chats with Matt Lee before lunch.
The lineup is complete! Brent Chapman and Chris Lane had already claimed the two top spots because of their status as Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year champion and Bassmaster Classic champion, respectively. But the other 51 were chosen by random draw. See the complete lineup here.