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Is Wild West Bass Youth Sereis a Non-Profit organization?
Yes, Wild West Bass Youth Series (WWBYS) is a registered non-profit organizaion. Interested in becoming a supporter of the future generation of anglers? Click here to find out more!
DO YOU HAVE TO BE A MEMBER?
Anglers must be a member to fish the Wild West Bass Youth Series (WWBYS) Championship. You don't have to be a member to fish WWBYS Opens.
WHAT IS THE MEMBERSHIP FOR?
WWBYS Membership helps cover operational costs and insurance. Each member will receive a subscription to BASS ANGLER magazine and a discounted entry for WWBYS Opens.
HOW MUCH IS THE MEMBERSHIP FEE?
Membership fee is $50 for Wild West Bass Youth Series (WWBYS).
HOW OLD ARE THE ANGLERS?
Juniors are 8yrs old through 8th Grade.
High Schoolers are 9th to 12th Grade.
DO I NEED A BOAT AND TEAMMATE?
To fish in the Opens and the Championship anglers must come as a two-person team and provide their own boats and captains.
HOW LONG ARE THE TOURNAMENTS?
The tournament times are set by the Tournament director. Typically, tournaments will begin at nautical safe light and end by 3:00PM.
DOES THE BOAT CAPTAIN NEED TO BE MEMBER OF WILD WEST BASS TRAIL?
No, however there are perks! If the boat captain is a member of Wild West Bass Trail they will receive a discount entry fee at their local Team events and there is a Contingency program just for the WWBYS Captains! Contact us for more information.
HOW DO I START A CLUB IN MY AREA?
Currently we only have two affiliated pilot clubs in Arizona. You can fish WWBYS Opens and earn your way to the Championship. At the Championship you will fish against the top youth teams on the West Coast! Stay informed by following our social media pages and keep your eye on our website for when to sign up for tournaments.