Ranger Classic


Championship Events

Date Lake Launch Ramp Time Results
05/01/2020Chickamauga LakeDayton Boat Ramp6:00 am to 2:00 pmN/A
05/02/2020Chickamauga LakeDayton Boat Ramp6:00 am to 2:00 pmN/A

Top Ten Results

Place Team Weight
View All Standings

Bold indicates a division champion
Teams in Red are Next Generation Teams
Teams in Blue are Coed Teams

* indicates a big bass option.

No standings available.

Top Ten Big Bass Results

Place Team Weight

Bold indicates a division champion
Teams in Red are Next Generation Teams
Teams in Blue are Coed Teams

* indicates a big bass option.

05/01 to 05/01
No standings available.
05/02 to 05/02
No standings available.

Contact Championship Staff


Tim Mills



Rick Ingram
P.O. Box 1126
Bedford, IN 47421


John Newton
P.O. Box 1126
Bedford, IN 47421



Ranger Classic


Points to Remember!!!

  • Qualification:
    • All Teams that fished a Regional event for the 2019 season and finished in the top 30% are eligible to fish the Ranger Classic.
      • All teams that finished in the top 30% in a regional may choose between fishing in the Ranger Aluminum Cup or the Ranger Classic. A team is not allowed to fish in both Classic events.However, teams may fish in the Lucas Oil Tournament of Champions and a Classic Event if qualified to do so.
    • Licensed Guides currently guiding on Chickamauga Lake (2019-2020) are not eligible to participate in the Ranger Aluminum Cup.
    • Starting 2020 any team that wins this event more than 3 times in a 10 period will not be eligible to participate in the Ranger Aluminum Cup.

  • Dates:
    • The Lake will be closed to pre-fishing starting March 10th, 2020 through April 10th, 2020.
    • Official Practice will open starting April 11th, 2020 and remain open through the end of Championship Week on May 3rd, 2020.
      • During the Official Practice days, teams may not use a Guide or communicate with anyone that is not fishing the Ranger Aluminum Cup to gain an advantage over the rest of the field.
    • Registration & Pretournament Meeting: April 30th, 2020
    • Day 1: May 1st, 2020
    • Day 2: May 2nd, 2020
    • Rain Out Day: May 3rd, 2020
  • Registration & Pretournament Meeting:
    • Registration for this event will be located at the Dayton, TN Boat Dock starting at 5:00pm Thursday, April 30th, 2020 with the pretournament meeting to follow at 6:00pm. One member of the team must be present at the pre-tournament meeting or the team will be disqualified. You may use a proxy if you and your teammate are unable to attend. There will be a no fee for the use of a proxy during registration and the pre-tournament meeting.
  • Entering the Event:
    • The entry fee for this event is $150.00
    • All mailed-in entries must be postmarked by April 1st, 2020
    • USA BASSIN will accept a VISA or Master Card payment until April 14th, 2020 (There will be a 7% Service Fee for paying with a credit card)
    • We will not accept an entry into the event after April 14th, 2020 or at registration for this event
    • This event is limited to 300 teams
    • Boat numbers will be given out based on when we receive your entry
  • Refunds: 
    • If the Director is contacted before or on April 15th, 2020 USA BASSIN will only refund $110.00 of the Entry Fee.

    • After April 15th, 2020 there is No Refund of the Entry Fee.  

    • To receive your refund, please e-mail your mailing address along with the name of the event to: customerservice@usabassin.com

  • Weather Delays and Cancelations:
    • In the event of extreme weather conditions such as Tornados, Tornado Warnings, Lightning, or a Small Watercraft Wind Advisory the tournament director will put the tournament on hold until all warnings expire, or the storms have passed, then and only then will we proceed with the tournament.
    • Should the tournament be delayed due to weather and we decide to launch, the check in times will stand as posted.
    • If the storms or warnings have not passed or expired prior to 10:00am, the director and staff will make the decision to cancel that day of fishing.
    • Examples:
      • If day 1 of this tournament is canceled, then we will repeat day 1 takeoff schedule on day 2 and it will be a one day shoot out. 
      • If day 2 of this tournament is canceled, then the leaders of day 1 will be crowned the winners.
      • Should both scheduled days of this tournament (May 1st & May 2nd) be cancelled due to a weather-related circumstance, then Sunday, May 3rd will be used as a rain out day and we will use the day 1 takeoff schedule. We will only use (Sunday, May 3rd) as a rainout day if both scheduled days are canceled.
      • If all three days are canceled, then there will be a Lottery Draw for the Ranger Boat and $110 of the entry fee will be refunded.




Championship Winners

  • 2019 Jeremy Knepp / Bj Worland
  • 2018 Kenny Heckel / Kevin Meunier
  • 2017 Marty Sisk / Jeremy Estes
  • 2016 Andy Southard / Darren Napier
  • 2015 Drew Boggs / Daniel Johnson
  • 2014 Kenny Heckel / Kevin Muener
  • 2013 Ronnie Grant / Don Ingram
  • 2012 Kevin Meunier / Kenny Heckel
  • 2011 Luke Estel / Josh Jackson
  • 2010 Gary Beauchamp / David Long KY
  • 2009 Carlos Willoughby / Jeff Bratcher

Big Bass

  • 2019 7.18 lbs. Jeff Davidson / Dan Davidson
  • 2018 7.53 lbs. Kenny Heckel / Kevin Meunier
  • 2017 7.24 lbs. Kevin Meunier / Kenny Heckel
  • 2016 7.72 lbs. Kent Small / Michael Ingram
  • 2015 6.98 lbs. Terry Key / Jason Locke
  • 2014 6.87 lbs. Gary Beauchamp / David Long
  • 2013 7.71 lbs. Ronnie Grant / Don Ingram
  • 2012 7.89 lbs. Kevin Meunier / Kenny Heckel
  • 2011 7.46 lbs. Don Troy / Bob Sheehan
  • 2010 7.22 lbs. Matt Akers / Rickey Blair
  • 2009 6.30 lbs. Philip Miller / Dustin Miller

Championship Final Standings

Entries Recd

Last Updated: Sep. 18, 2019

Below is a list of all entries received.

If you have paid for an entry into the Ranger Classic and you don't see your name posted on this list please e-mail me at: customerservice@usabassin.co8

Boat No. Anglers Team ID
1 Andy Hall / John Kramer 0073020
2 Brady Bickers / Troy Bickers 0121320
3 Terry Key / Jason Locke 0173019
4 Dan Niswonger / Eric Niswonger 0147619
5 Scott Kreger / Kyle Kreger 0286019
6 Kyle Humerickhouse / Kyle Leposky 0146419
7 Phillip Kidd / Kerrick Kidd 0058019
8 Kyle Radake / Jonathan Blattel 0148919
9 Jerry Strain / Stuart Fraser 0241419
10 Jd Troy / Mark Louthan 0048319
11 Greg Smith / Matt Yagle 0099919
12 Bill Taylor / Logan Taylor 0437419
13 Brian Carroll / Richie Meuth 0498019
14 Mason Fleetwood / Tony Fleetwood 0382319

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