Texarkana hosts Bassmasters Regionals
The top 40 boaters and co-anglers from each Division of the Southwest region of the Bassmaster Weekend Series, will be in Texarkana, TX, for the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series Southwest Regional Championship October 8-13.
The top 50 from this Regional Championship will move on to the National Championship and a seat at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
This region consists of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas Southeast and Texas Central.
Host for the event is the City of Texarkana, Texas.
Anglers and co-anglers official practice days will begin at safelight Monday, October 8th and conclude Thursday, October 11th at 3:00pm.
Tournament days begin at safelight Friday, October 12th and Saturday, October 13th, 2012, with weigh-in at 3:00pm both days.
Location for blast-off and weigh-in will be at North Shore Park.
The residents of Texarkana and the surrounding areas are invited to come out and watch the excitement as anglers anxiously await their final placement and the opportunity to advance to the National Championship.
The top 50 boaters and co-anglers from this regional will advance to the Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship at Lake Sam Rayburn in Jasper, Texas in November.
There is no entry fee for the National Championship and the contingency awards are through fifty places on the boater and co-angler side.
There is also a possible $205,000 top boater award and $102,500 top award for the non-boater.
The boater champion advances to the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
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