Elite Series contingency prizes

Every year anglers can earn extra cash while competing on the Bassmaster Elite Series. 

Toyota Angler of the Year Leader

  • $1,000 awarded to the AOY Points leader at the end of each Elite event including Toyota Texas Fest.

Toyota Big Bass

  • Toyota Tundra awarded to heaviest bass weighed at Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest

Phoenix Boats Big Bass 

  • $1,500 awarded to the heaviest bass weighed for each Bassmaster Elite Series Event including The Toyota Angler of the Year Championship but not Toyota Texas Fest.

Dick Cepek Rolling Forward Award

  • $1,000 to the angler who makes the largest gain in Toyota AOY standings from tournament to tournament including AOY.

Livingston Lures Leader Award

  • $500 Day two leader of each Bassmaster Elite Series Event including the Toyota Angler off the Year Championship.

Power-Pole Captains Cash

  • $1,000 to highest finishing Captains Cash member using Power-Poles.

Other Contingencies:

Toyota Bonus Bucks

  • Toyota Bonus Bucks of $3,000 is presented to the highest placing eligible entrant. The second highest eligible entrant receives $2,000. 


Note – The Classic Bracket event is considered a specialty event with no contingencies.