How To Join

There is 2 ways you can join. One is to join a local club in your area. Another is to create your own club at your school or in your community. It cost $30 a year to be a member. Membership is divided in 3. $10 goes to B.A.S.S. for a youth membership which includes a magazine subscription to B.A.S.S. Times. 10$ goes to B.A.S.S. Nation to help with the cost of the High School and Junior National Championship. Last but not least $10 goes to us, We are your local Kansas Bass Nation that puts on your events in and around the State. Once you are a member all you have to do is join our events. Teams consist of 2 anglers and a boat captain. The boat captain does not get to compete. High school events are $60 per team and $40 per team at Junior level. If you're interested in joining please email Travis Burch KansasYouthBass@gmail.com and we can get you onto the 1st step of registering with an existing or creating a new club.

Clubs around Kansas

Bobcat Bass(Basehor)-913-669-7188

KickBack Bass(Overland Park)-913-940-7760

Legacy Christian(Lenexa)-913-207-3515

Buhler-620-217-6730

Derby-

Blue Steam-316-253-0043

Circle-816-729-0465

Louisburg Rec.-913-449-7592

Outcast. (Franklin County)-913-214-7985

Knotheads(Hanover)-785-410-8945

MHK(Manhattan)-785-317-6958

Cowley County-620-221-0562

Blue Valley-785-706-1765

Topeka Jr. Hawg-785-466-6564

Capital City(Topeka)-785-466-6564

Creating your own club

Step #1

Have two anglers purchase their bassmaster membership by following this link

https://secure.palmcoastd.com/pcd/eSv?iMagId=57000&i6Ky=COLLEG&iOrderType=ORD&iMemberType=H&iPromo=I31BCS01

Step #2 

Have Parent/Guardian or School Faculty member willing to be president of the club fill out this form to create the club.

High School Club

https://www.bassmaster.com/news/high-school-registration

Junior Club

https://www.bassmaster.com/news/register-your-junior-club

College Club

https://www.bassmaster.com/college-registration

Step#3 Pay BASS Nation National Dues

After completing Step #2 you'll get a username and password to login to your roster system. Which can also be found here to pay national dues. 

https://ssl.palmcoastd.com/app/bass/nation/roster/?x=login

Any issues on this step email BN@bassmaster.com or call (205)-313-0900

 

Step #4 paypal $10 to KansasYouthBass@gmail.com with your bass id# and club you belong to in the information box. If no information box pops up please email KansasYouthBass@gmail.com who all your payments were made for(especially if rostering a lot of kids).

Step#5 If not a school club and want to be a community club have school sign release that they don't have or want a bass team. Form can be found here. http://www.bassmaster.com/sites/default/files/bassmaster2011/imce/official_denial_letter.pdf

Step #6 register for a tournament. https://www.kansasyouthbass.com/schedule Fill out the registration request form. After that's complete all parties involved will get a docusign to fill out and sign. You are only resposible for you section so form may be blank elsewhere until others have done their part. 

Step #7 Pay for your entry via paypal KansasYouthBass@gmail.com or click the link on the schedule tab of this site.

 

Step # 8 Get familiar with the rules. https://www.kansasyouthbass.com/rules

and start practicing on lakes leading up to events

Step #9 Compete in tournament. Weigh fish hopefully(first few tournaments its common to not catch many).

Step #10 register for next event and try to make state championship(How that qualification works is in the rules).