Kentucky Outdoor Adventures is very excited to announce the Bluegrass Showdown Tournament Presented by Decked. This one day, team tournament will be held on Barren River Lake on October 19th at the Port Oliver Recreational Area. Our goal is to make this a premier tournament bringing together some of the best anglers in the state with some big names in the outdoor industry on the hottest fall fishing lake in Kentucky.
- Date: Sunday, October 19th
- Location: Barren River Lake, Port Oliver Ramp
- Launch: Safe Light
- Weigh-In: 3:00 PM CST
- Entry Fee:
- Pre-Register: $150
- Day Off: $175
- Team DAYS Big Bass Entry: $25
- Format: 2 Person Team / 5 Bass Limit
Launch Positions Are Determined by Registration Date / Time. You will received notification of your launch position once your registration and payment has been received.
Note: This is an open tournament for amateur anglers only. Anglers that were / are registered boaters for 2014 or 2015 Wal-Mart FLW, B.A.S.S. or P.A.A. events are not eligible to participate as boater or non-boater in this event. Kentucky Outdoor Adventures has full discretion in determining the eligibility of any team member participating in this tournament.
- First Place: $10,000
- Second Place: $3,000
- Third Place: $1,500
Places 4th through 20 will payout starting at $750 going down to $100 to 20th place.
Team Day’s Big Bass Pot: $3,125 (100% Payout)
*Payout and Big Bass Pot is based on field of 125 boats. Both payouts are subject to change accordingly with the number of registered boats participating. The tournament is restricted to 150 boats.
We have been able to pull together some great giveways due to our great sponsors we have lined up for the tournament. In fact we will be giving away over $10,000 worth of products during our raffle. All pre-registered entrants, boaters & non-boaters, receive one entry into the raffle for free. Additional tickets can be purchased for $15 each the day of the event.
Grand Prize: 1 Decked Truckbed Management System
Note: Raffle winners must be present in order to be eligible to receive items drawn.
- 1 $500 Coupon Towards the Purchase of Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors
- 1 $500 Coupon Toward the Purchase of a New Boat at Day’s Boat Sales & Service
- 1 Guided Trip with B.A.S.S. Elite Angler, Brandon Card
- 1 GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition
- 2 Columbia Outdoors Performance Fishing Gear (PFG) Apparel Packages
- 2 Lucas Oil Boaters Package
- 1 Case Lucas Oil Marine Oil
- 1 2015 / 16 Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Sportsman License (in state residents only)
- 1 Year Subscription to Mapper Maps Online Fishing Maps
- 2 Red Dirt Bait Company Lure Packages
- 2 Destroyer Bait Company Lure Packages
- 2 Boing Lures Topwater Lure Packages
- 3 Cabela’s Gift Cards
- 2 Kentucky Outdoor Adventures Guide Certificates (Hunting or Fishing)
- And Much More…
Following weigh-in, we will have a sponsor’s expo with booth’s to purchase items, some at discounted rates, get information and hands on demos of some of the newest gear on the market, get some SWAG for participating sponsors, and meet / network will owners / representatives of some of the biggest names in the industry, both locally and nationally. We will have food and beverages available for purchase during the expo and we also will be doing our raffle drawings during the expo so make sure to stick around. Please support our sponsors because this tournament would not be possible without them.
Note: If you have a company that would like to be represented as a tournament sponsor and would like to be a part of the expo, please CLICK HERE to contact us about sponsorship opportunities.
Decked manufactures and sells the most innovative truck bed organizer that will soon become a staple for anglers, hunters, and other outdoorsmen . What is Decked? It’s the truck bed reimagined. It is a complete bed management system that will chage the way you orginize your gear when hitting the lake, the woods, or the job site. Click on the logo above to get more information about the decked system.
The world’s foremost outfitter for outdoor apparel & accessories. Their world class Performance Fishing Gear apparel line-up will keep you comfortable all day long on the water. Check them out at Here.
The world’s leader in shallow water anchoring. Swift, Silent, and Secure, Power-Pole will keep you on in place and on fish in up to 10′ of water with their anchoring system. From the Blade to the Micro Anchor, Power-Pole has you covered for all your shallow water anchoring needs.
The leader in action cameras, the Hero 3+ line-up of cameras gives you so many advanced video and still photography features, it will be the only camera you’ll ever need. Add the multitude of mounting options, you can capture your fishing adventures anywhere.
Day’s Boat Sales is Kentucky’s #1 Ranger dealer with the state’s best selection of new and used boats and is also and authorized Stratos and South Bay dealer. Day’s Boat Sales has the experience and expertise to get you next boat set-up to be tournament ready. At Day’s, “We Fish, We Know”. For a full listing of inventory, click Here.
How’s the weather in your livewell? NewPro Products’ innovative V-T2 livewell ventilation system uses proprietary livewell venting to add clean air into your livewell, while expelling metabolic gases. End result, healthier fish for your holding fish in your livewell during a long tournament day. No expensive electronic vent systems, no dead fish at weigh-in, and best of all, it’s simple for install with just a few drilled holes and some screws. For more information on the NewPro Products V-T2 system, click Here.
Boing Boing Boom! Boing Lures is maker of hand-crafted, hand painted, premium top water lures. From the Original Boing Lure to the newest Boing G2, Boing’s top-water lures make an incredible sound and have a unique “walk-the-dog” style action that drives bass crazy. Check out Boing Lures Here.
Proudly made in America, Red Dirt Bait Company make premium spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, chatter baits, hybrid rigs, and swim jigs. Their baits have a very unique wire, which not only gives off a tremendous vibration, but they are more durable than standard stainless steel spinner baits or buzz baits. Our wire consists of approximately 70% titanium, and these elements combined with some of the best components on the market create some of the toughest baits on the market.
To pre-register for the tournament, click Here.