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
KickBack Bass(Overland Park)-913-940-7760
Outcast. (Franklin County)-913-214-7985
Topeka Jr. Hawg-785-466-6564
Creating your own club
Have two anglers purchase their bassmaster membership by following this link
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
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.
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).