Fishing & Boating News

On-Site Activities Announced for Toyota Texas Bass Classic

by: Libby Peacock, Octagon

(May 11, 2015 - Quitman, TX)

The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC) is bringing world class entertainment to East Texas. Along with 35 of the world’s best anglers and 4 of country music’s biggest stars, a full lineup of family-friendly activities are taking place on the grounds of the Sabine River Authority in Quitman, TX.


Take-Off: Come out to the SRA to see the top 35 professional anglers in the world each morning. Get angler autographs, listen to angler interviews and cheer on your favorites as they take-off to do battle with Lake Fork’s giant bass (Take-Off parking and admission is free. Take-Off gates open at 6:00am).

 

JBL: As a new sponsor of the TTBC, fans are encouraged to enjoy the JBL Stage Pit. An upgraded ticket grants access to an exclusive pit area in front of the stage during the headline concerts.


GoPro: The GoPro experience is coming to the TTBC. Visit the GoPro rig to meet GoPro professionals Kevin VanDam, Gerald Swindle, Brandon Palaniuk and Brent Ehrler, check out all the newest GoPro cameras, mounts and accessories and enter to win killer GoPro gear in daily giveaways. GoPro cameras will be on the water every day capturing TTBC action like never before.


Brookshire’s Outdoor Adventure’s Area: Featuring family-friendly activities that highlight the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s youth fishing programs, fans can enjoy activities including archery, fish art, habitat puzzle and a host of outdoor themed educational and interactive exhibits.


Bass Pro Shops: Bass Pro Shops will be onsite offering complimentary TRACKER and NITRO boat demo rides for all spectators.


Kid’s Zone: The Kids Zone features inflatable fun on the slides and obstacle course.


Toyota Drive Center: Fans can test drive brand new Toyota vehicles on an off-road track. Enjoy exciting driving experiences in the latest Toyota makes and models including the 2015 Tundra, Tacoma, Sequoia and 4Runner at the off-road test track. The all-new 2016 Tacoma concept truck will also be on display.


Outdoor Expo: Come early and visit the massive outdoor expo area featuring the latest in outdoor gear and products from Bass Pro Shops, NITRO Boats, GEICO, HOLT CAT, JBL, LEER Truck Caps and many more. Tickets are available for $8 in advance and $15 at the gate. Upgraded ticketing options are also available for $30 and $75 per day. Anheuser-Busch products are proudly served in the Lunker Club hospitality tent and in concession stands throughout the grounds.  TTBC fans can purchase tickets online at ToyotaTexasBassClassic.com or by visiting their local Brookshire’s Store, Kim’s Convenient Stores, and participating Toyota Dealers.


Charity: Proceeds benefit the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. For more information click here to visit the Texas Parks & Wildlife page. www.tpwd.state.tx.us


Current sponsors: Toyota, Bass Pro Shops, NITRO Boats, Wood County Industrial Commission, Anheuser-Busch, LEER Truck Caps, The Coca-Cola Company, Tellepsen, GoPro, HOLT CAT, JBL, GEICO, Brookshire’s Grocery Company, Kim’s Convenience Store, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Allied Waste Systems, Peoples Telephone Cooperative, TLC Media, Tyler Morning Telegraph, 105.7 KYKX, The Ranch KKUS 104.1, KMOO 99.9 & Sabine River Authority.