Bay Region > 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Nov. 12, 2016 Mission Bay (only)
Jan. 14th, 2017 San Diego Bay (only)
Feb. 11th, 2017 Long Beach (only)
March 11th, 2017 Newport Harbor (only)
Inshore / Islands Region (Mexico is off limits) > 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Mar. 25, 2017 Mission Bay > no coastal boundaries, Islands open
May 20, 2017 Mission Bay > no coastal boundaries, Islands open
June 3, 2017 Long Beach > no coastal boundaries, Islands open
July 15th, 2017 Long Beach > no coastal boundaries, Islands open
You will need a total of 5 events to qualify for the Championship through the FLEX REGION. This can be a mix of 3-2 or 4-1 from either or both active regions (Bay and Inshore / Islands)
To compete in the prestigious FLEX AOY Race we will use your best 3 from each Region for a total of 6 events
2017 SBS Championship
September 9 / 10 > Long Beach
2 day format > 5 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bay on day one with Inshore on day two (unless weather dictates differently)
Bay > No boundaries, All legal areas in Newport, Huntington, Alamitos, LA and Long Beach harbors are open to fish. Spotted Bay Bass only and will count as 2.25x their weight
Inshore > No coastal boundaries, Islands will be off limits, all 3 species, standard weight
Both days weight will be added to decide the 2017 SBS Championship winning team
Thank you to all the 2017 participating teams and great sponsors! Without all of your support the SBS would not be here today!