photo by Eric Abrahamson


Weather permitting, all events will go on as scheduled. If a tournament is canceled because of severe weather, SBS will re-schedule the event at a later date. The tournament cancelation will occur no later than 48 hours before the event.

Pre tournament coffee and sweets and post tournament food and drinks will be provided at all the events.

A boat inspection for each boat must take place BEFORE a team can launch. If you are arriving from another launch facility by boat, you must address the assistant tournament directors to get your boat checked BEFORE the tournament begins!

Basic entry $150 for Masters $100 for Rookie/Family

Big Bass option $50 for Masters $25 for Rookie /Family and pays back 100% to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place

Top Spot option $50 for Masters $25 for Rookie/Family and pays the 1st Place team back 100%

*A one time $40.00 per person per season event fee is mandatory whether you fish one or all events 

Payback will be 80% for basic entry (70% at the events and 10% for the year-end prize) and 100% option payback.

  • SBS will be paying a 1 in 4 return into the field.

Points will be given as indicated:  100 points for 1st, 99 points for 2nd, etc. Any team that does not weigh fish (DNW) will be given 20 points for showing up. A DQ will not receive any points 

Anglers of the Year team will receive free basic entries the following year (there is no cash-out value)

You must fish all 5 events to qualify for the AOY TITLE 

*AOY entries hold no cash value

Final point totals that are a tie will be considered “one place” to decide which teams will move into the championship event.

The SBS will advance the top 15 Masters and 10 Rookie/Family teams into the Championship.

To qualify for the 2018 SBS Championship, you must fish a minimum of 4 events, we will take your 4 best finishes if you fish all 5 events for a total points placing

If you qualify for the Championship, you will pay NO Basic ENTRY! 

Tournament Entries

Submit entries (write check out to Saltwater Bass Series, cash only at tournament), proof of current boat insurance and the waiver below before or at the tournament.

Pre registration is not mandatory. You may show up and sign up

Waivers will also be provided at the events.

Important! The insurance and waiver information is needed before you fish your first event for the new season!

Saltwater Bass Series Waiver and Release

Send to:
Saltwater Bass Series
5933 East Pavo Street, Long Beach, Ca. 90808