See the Bassmaster Classic – up close and personal

Backstage passes up for grabs in Classic giveaway.

The 2012 Bassmaster Classic will pit the world’s top bass anglers against the Red River, on Feb. 24-26 with the angler coming out on top at the end of the three-day championship earning a cool $500,000 in cash.

And Louisiana Sportsman and B.A.S.S. has teamed up to give two lucky people backstage passes, along with lots of other swag, to the big show.“The winners of this drawing will be able to meet Elite Series pros like Kevin Van Dam, Greg Hackney and Mike Iaconelli,”’s Andy Crawford said. “It’s just a great opportunity to hang out with the pros we all see on TV and read about in Bassmaster magazine.”

The giveaway is open to those who are Louisiana Sportsman subscribers and registered users of

Two Bassmaster VIP Experience packages will be given away in a Feb. 17 drawing, with each prize pack including:

•Complimentary passes to the official Media Day luncheon, at which all the Classic competitors will be in attendance. Media Day will be held on Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
•VIP floor seating during weigh-ins.
•A backstage tour by BASS staff during the championship.
•Livewell seats all three days of the Classic weigh-ins.
•BASS merchandise to include hats, shirts, tackle bags, license plates and more.
•Complimentary Bassmaster magazine subscriptions.

Each Bassmaster VIP Experience package is good for two people.

Signing up for the drawing is easy: Just click here.

But remember, only those who are subscribers of Louisiana Sportsman magazine and registered users are eligible for this drawing.

The drawing will be held Friday (Feb. 17), so don’t wait! Register now!