Big Bash Open Bass Tournaments

Big Bash Open Bass Tournament (BBOBT) General Information

Five open tournaments are held throughout the summer for fisherman to accumulate points towards a final closed BBOBT in October. The top 20 teams compete in the final closed tournament to determine Beaverdam Park's top fisherman of the season. The fee for each tournament is: $45 per boat for annual pass holders and $50 per boat for non-pass holders. Tournaments are held during the months of March, April, May, June and September. All tournaments are held at Beaverdam Park's Main Entrance.

Cash or Check are the only forms of payment collected in the Ranger Station at Beaverdam Park.

  • 2019 dates are: March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21 and Big Bash Classic October 19. The 2019 Open
  • Tournament Payouts are: 
    • 1st - $500
    • 2nd - $250
    • 3rd - $150 with a Big Fish prize of up to $500
    • Payouts are prorated based on participation. $1,000 First Place payout for the Big Bash Classic is guaranteed. Tournaments are sponsored by Park Partners, Inc and Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
  • View the 2019 Tournament Standings
  • View the 2019 Tournament Registration Form
  • View the annual launch permit application (PDF).
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April 20, 2019 Results

Congratulations to our First place winners Bubba West and Jerry Jenkins with 18 pounds 10 ounces and our Second Place winners Ricky Smith and Gary Smith with 16 pounds 11 ounces. Big Fish was a beauty at 5 pounds 9 ounces also caught by the West/Jenkins team.  Great fishing tournament guys.  Looking forward to seeing you all on May 18.

View other past results.