2021 ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS BASSMASTER CLASSIC IN NORTH TEXAS

Anglers from all over the country converge on Lake Ray Roberts June 11-13 for the biggest tournament in the sport of professional bass fishing

Discover Denton, Visit Fort Worth, and Visit Pilot Point are excited to be your resource while in town for the Bassmaster Classic. While there will be plenty of fishing to keep you busy, we can't wait for you to experience all that North Texas has to offer.

Takeoffs

Events will take place in three different locations with takeoffs beginning daily at 7 am, June 11th-13th at Lake Ray Roberts in Pilot Point, Texas. Viewers can enjoy an up-close view of the Classic contender take off as well as booths and activations from Academy Sports + Outdoors and Toyota and demo rides with booths from Skeeter, Yamaha, Mercury, Nitro, and Triton.

Ray Roberts State Park, Isle Du Bois Unit
100 PW 4137 Pilot Point, Texas 76258
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Weigh-Ins

After you have caught your prize-winning fish, head on down to Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas for weigh-in. Doors open at 3 pm for credentialed B.A.S.S. Life and B.A.S.S. Nation members and 3:15 pm for the general public. Not only do you get to enjoy the spectacle of each weigh-in, but the arena will also feature fun promotions with giveaways from B.A.S.S. sponsors.

Dickies Arena
1911 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107
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Expo

Exhibitors of the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo will be on site at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. The Outdoors Expo has grown into the largest consumer fishing show in the country, with 200 exhibitors from around the world on-site selling a variety of merchandise for fishing, hunting, camping and more. Expo hours are as follows:

Friday, June 11, 2021 - Media/B.A.S.S. Life & Nation Members Preview - 11 am to Noon, General Public - Noon to 7 pm
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 10 am to 4 pm

Will Rogers Memorial Center
3401 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
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Stay

From convention and family-friendly hotels, to extended stays, charming bed-and-breakfast inns and even a ranch with buffalo, Denton’s choice of over 20 hotels and 2,500 hotel rooms offers just the right choice to make your stay comfortable and convenient. Click on the menu list to check out...

Things To Do

Denton is a great spot for family-friendly fun as well, featuring lakes and trails, museums, historic tours, and capturing Instagram-worthy photos at the city's most popular murals. Take a walk around our historic Courthouse-On-The-Square, go sight-seeing at the Little...