One of the world’s largest professional bass tournaments is coming back to Greenville.
B.A.S.S recently announced the decision to hold the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk at Lake Hartwell, a familiar location for the tournament. Since 2008 the tournament has been held in Greenville a total of four times.
Next year’s Bassmaster Classic will take place from March 4th through March 6th. In addition to Lake Hartwell, other tournament events will take place at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena and the Greenville Convention Center.
On the decision to hold the tournament in Greenville, Bruce Akin, CEO of B.A.S.S., said, “Everything about Lake Hartwell and the city of Greenville make them the perfect setting for the Super Bowl of Professional Bass Fishing…Lake Hartwell provides the perfect site for amazing competition, and the city of Greenville provides the hotels, restaurants and other facilities you need for an event the size of the Classic.”
The Bassmaster Classic is a large attraction for the city, providing one of the largest economic impacts for Greenville.