Attend the 2018 Bassmaster Classic

The GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods returns to Greenville and Lake Hartwell! Here’s more information on how you can attend the biggest event in fishing in 2018. 

Take Off 

Take off will begin each day at 7:30 a.m. ET at Green Pond Landing and Event Center in Anderson, S.C., a 3.1 million dollar facility completed just before the 2015 Classic. Before the beginning of the 2018 Classic, a new dock will be installed that will hold 50 boats. There will be parking available at the event site. 


Weigh-ins will occur at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in downtown Greenville. Doors open to the arena for B.A.S.S. Life and Nation members at 3 p.m and to the general public at 3:15 p.m. The weigh-ins are scheduled to begin around 4:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: The Bon Secours Wellness Arena has a strict bag policy. Please click the link to review what bags and items are permitted in the arena!

Expo: The fan-favorite Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods will again be held in the 250,000-square-foot TD Convention Center.  Visit the Expo page for more details. 

Fan Appreciation Day!
Thursday, March 15
TD Convention Center
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Meet the 2018 contenders
  • Check out their boats and trucks
  • Take photos and get autographs
  • All events are FREE!

Get Hooked on Fishing!
Presented by Toyota and Shakespeare
March 16-18
TD Convention Center
Open 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

  • Fun for the Family
  • Toyota Casting Kids
  • Kids Fishing Pond
  • Big Air Jumping Dogs
  • Fishing and Wildlife Exhibits from South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
  • Pictures and Autographs with Bassmaster Pros
  • Giveaways and More

Hotels: Click here for special hotel deals. 

B.A.S.S Life and Nation member credential pre-registration has closed. Please visit the credential desk at the Expo in Greenville to receive your credentials.

More information will be added to this page as the 2018 Classic draws closer.