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Toyota Texas Bass Classic

Toyota Texas Bass Classic

The Toyota Texas Bass Classic takes place this week, October 1 – 3 on Lake Conroe. Spectator activities including concerts, fireworks, weigh-ins, exhibitor displays and activities all take place at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center in Conroe on Saturday and Sunday.

The Toyota Texas Bass Classic website (www.toyotatexasbassclassic.com) will be updated regularly with videos, stats, notes and pictures. Please check for updates.

Photo and/or video requests please contact Adam at 336-253-2539.

Friday, Oct. 1 Day One, Toyota Texas Bass Classic All Friday activities take place from Papa’s On the Lake *Media are encouraged to attend. Media boats will be available to transport media on the lake at request. Please call Adam at 336-253-2539 to setup.

7:00 – 8:30am: Take-Off from Papa’s on the Lake 14632 Highway 105 W (Free to Public Courtesy of Toyota)

5:00 – 6:30pm: Weigh-In at Papa’s on the Lake 14632 Highway 105 W (Free to Public Courtesy of Toyota)

Saturday, Oct. 2 Day Two, Toyota Texas Bass Classic Take-off takes place from Papa’s On the Lake, All Other Activities Take Place at Lone Star Convention Center

7:00 – 8:30am: Take-Off from Papa’s on the Lake 14632 Highway 105 W (Free to Public Courtesy of Toyota) *Media are encouraged to attend. Media boats will be available to transport media on the lake at request, call 336-253-2539 to setup.

10:00am: Lone Star Convention Center Gates Open

10:00am – 6:00pm: Texas Parks & Wildlife Outdoor Adventures Area & Sponsor Expos

1:30 – 2:30pm: Live concert with Tracy Lawrence

3:30 – 5:00pm: Weigh-In, field of anglers cut to Top-10

5:30 – 7:00pm: Live concert headlined by Blake Shelton Followed by Cavender’s Fireworks Extravaganza

Sunday, Oct. 3
Day Three, Toyota Texas Bass Classic

7:00 – 8:30am: Take-Off from Papa’s on the Lake 14632 Highway 105 W (Free to Public Courtesy of Toyota) *Media are encouraged to attend. Media boats will be available to transport media on the lake at request, call 336-253-2539 to setup.

10:00am: Lone Star Convention Center Gates Open

10:00am – 6:00pm: Texas Parks & Wildlife Outdoor Adventures Area & Sponsor Expos

1:30 – 2:30pm: Live concert with Jeff Allen

3:30 – 5:00pm: Weigh-In, followed by Awards Ceremony

5:30 – 7:00pm: Live concert headlined by Montgomery Gentry Followed by Fireworks Finale Extravaganza

Thursday’s Recap

U.S. Reel Pro-Am Results

The top professional anglers joined guests and sponsors of the 2010 Toyota Texas Bass Classic today for the U.S. Reel Pro-Am. The U.S. Reel Pro-Am offered 100 amateur anglers a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they spent a day fishing on Lake Conroe with the top bass anglers in the world. Teams were comprised of one professional angler and two amateurs competing for the U.S. Reel Pro-Am title. The winning team was determined based on the total weight of each team’s top five fish. [total results attached] [photos available on request]

1st Place Professional Angler: Kelly Jordon Total Weight: 18 pounds, 4 ounces

Amateurs: Jay Gulley & Chris Mahfouz *Winning Team receives $200 gift card to Academy Sports + Outdoors

2nd Place Professional Angler: Russ Lane Total Weight: 17 pounds, 12 ounces Amateurs: John Williams & Jerry Shapley *Runner-ups receive $100 gift card to Academy Sports + Outdoors

3rd Place Professional Angler: Brian Snowden Total Weight: 15 pounds, 15 ounces Amateurs: John Smith & Spencer Smith *Third Place receives $75 gift card to Academy Sports + Outdoors

BIGGEST FISH *Biggest Fish winners receive $150 Professional Angler: Russ Lane Weight: 9 pounds, 0 ounces Amateur: Chris Mahfouz Weight: 8 pounds, 12 ounces

Media Credential Reminder The Toyota Texas Bass Classic takes place THIS WEEK, October 1 – 3. This bass fishing world championship will take place over three days on Lake Conroe. Anglers will be available for interviews each day, including September 30.

The media center is located at the event venue within the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center. Follow signs to parking.

For full admittance to the media center, media boats and dining each media member will be required to complete a request form located at: http://toyotatexasbassclassic.com/press/apply-for-credentials.

Please know that the tournament staff and I are happy to assist in any way with interviews, photography, content ideas, etc. Do not hesitate to ask.

Media Center Staff Contacts General Phone #: 936-788-7650

Adam Harris Marketing & PR Manager adam.harris@octagon.com Cell – 336-253-2539

Kristin Fowler Marketing & PR Coordinator Kristin.fowler@octagon.com Cell – 919-630-4625



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