Read the Joe Bass Team Trail FAQ’s here.
Yes, If expected highs are over 100+ degrees weigh in times will be shortened to 1PM, if highs are in the 90′s weigh in times will be shortened to 2PM. However, any announcements made by the Tournament Director at the tournament site take precedent over written rules. So check with your director.
One member must fish a minimum of 5 and the other member a minimum of 4.
Each Director can answer questions and take entries for their individual divisions. Bob is the Director of Operations and can answer questions and take entries for all divisions.
Yes, fish as many different divisions as you want. Points will be assigned to the division you are competing in or the Open division.
The fall make up tournament is scheduled 2 weeks (if possible) prior to our annual Team Invitational. The tournament is normally held on the Team Invitational lake. This tournament will be the scheduled make up event for all divisions and a last chance event for all divisions. No points will be applied to your regularly fished division irreguardless of which it was. Fall Make Up will not change a divisions standings once the division is closed.
Buy ins are offered as an additional way to meet the required tournaments for Invitational qualification. Example: if a team was only able to fish 4 events one more would be necessary for boater qualification. A buy in would be allowed to meet this qualification. Additional information about buy ins; Only 1 buy in per team, beginning with the 2013 season buy in teams entry will be paid out at the season ending make up event.
Joe Bass will only cancel a tournament if road or lake conditions require it. If it is required entries will be transfered or returned. If due to weather related conditions you do not feel comfortable driving, DON’T you’re entry will not be forfeited. Cancelled tournaments will be made up at the fall make up tournament.
The simple answer is as quick as possible. Sometimes however they may be delayed because all of the Joe Bass Tournament Directors have jobs. That’s right Bob, Rusty, Bud, Ed and Timmy all have to go to work most Monday mornings which may slow down the posting process. We do realize that everyone wants to see where they finished and the standings so we make every effort to get them up as fast as possible.