GENERAL INFORMATION: The BASS Anglers and Artists Tournament is a single-day event that will feature BASS pros Roland Martin, Gary Klein, Gerald Swindle, Randy Howell, Marty Stone, Jay Yelas, Zell Rowland, Brent Chapman, Dean Rojas, and Ish Monroe, who will be paired with Country artists including Rodney Atkins, Chad Brock, Chris Cagle, Billy Currington, Billy Dean, Doni Harris of Rushlow, Craig Morgan, Monty Powell, Tim Rushlow of Rushlow and Chely Wright, The competitors will form 10 angler/artist teams.
The tournament weigh-in at 1 p.m. will be Saturday's main event for the Sports Zone. The Sports Zone and the BASS Sponsor Expo are open and free to the public from Thursday, June 10 through Sunday, June 13 on the grounds of The Coliseum, at the foot of the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge in Downtown Nashville.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Wednesday, June 9 1 p.m. - Bassmaster CastingKids program sponsored by CITGO Pep Boys 5330 Charlotte Pike Nashville, TN
Thursday, June 10 - Sunday, June 13 1-6 p.m. - BASS Sponsor Expo 1-7 p.m. - Bassmaster CastingKids sponsored by CITGO Between Gates 8 & 9 The Coliseum grounds Interstate 24 Nashville, TN
Saturday, June 12 1 p.m. - BASS Anglers and Artists Tournament weigh-in BASS Sponsor Expo main stage 1-6 p.m. - BASS Sponsor Expo 1-7 p.m. - Bassmaster CastingKids sponsored by CITGO Between Gates 8 & 9 The Coliseum grounds Interstate 24 Nashville, TN
The BASS Sponsor Expo will feature an exhibit from Tennessee-based Triton Boats as well as the Mercury Outboards Racing Truck, the Skeeter Interactive Truck, CITGO's Lake CITGO Casting Challenge, a Pure Fishing merchandise trailer, Bass Pro Shops retail area, Purolator and Busch displays, and a Flowmaster-sponsored giveaway of a 50th anniversary Fender Stratocaster guitar. BASS will also offer children the opportunity to participate in the Bassmaster CastingKids scholarship program presented by CITGO.
For up-to-the-minute information about CMA Music Festival, including information on tickets, travel, schedules, artist appearances and more, visit www.CMAfest.com and sign up for e-news. 2004 CMA Music Festival/Fan Fair is organized and produced by the Country Music Association.
For more information about the BASS Sponsor Expo, Bassmaster CastingKids or the BASS Anglers and Artists Tournament, please contact BASS Communications at (334) 551-2375.