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Yamaha Marine Announces Unprecedented Payout Amounts for Power Pay Contingency Program

Posted 10/29/2019

KENNESAW, Ga. - Oct. 29, 2019 — On the heels of launching Yamaha Power Pay, the first contingency program for Yamaha-powered anglers, Yamaha Marine announced today unprecedented cash bonus opportunities for anglers competing in B.A.S.S.® tournaments.
During the 2020 B.A.S.S. season, Power Pay registered anglers, not currently under a supported contract with Yamaha, have the opportunity to earn the following bonus amounts for the highest place finish in the following tournaments:
  • $50,000 for the 2020 Bassmaster® Classic
  • $20,000 for 2020 Angler of the Year
  • $10,000 for 2020 B.A.S.S. Nation®
  • $10,000 for the 2020 B.A.S.S. College Championship
  • $10,000 for the 2020 B.A.S.S. High School Championship
“The potential to get paid for running Yamaha power during the 2020 B.A.S.S. tournament season is tremendous,” said David Ittner, Tournaments, Sponsorships and Pro Staff Manager, Yamaha Marine. “Power Pay allows Yamaha to support more anglers than ever before on a grassroots level. For competing anglers nationwide running Yamaha outboards five years or newer, this program is a win-win.”
Yamaha Power Pay, gives anglers not currently under a supported contract with Yamaha or its subsidiaries the opportunity to receive compensation for running Yamaha outboards during fresh and saltwater sanctioned tournaments. Eligible anglers running eligible Yamaha outboards within the stated criteria can sign up for the program by visiting All applicants are required to accept and adhere to the Yamaha Angler Code of Ethics before completing the registration for the program. Once registered, the highest placing angler in specified Power Pay sanctioned tournaments that meets all eligibility requirements will be compensated by Yamaha accordingly.
“I’ve been fishing competitively for 28 years, and I’ve never seen a more supportive contingency program from the most reliable outboard company in the market,” said Yamaha Pro Angler Mark Menendez. “I wish Power Pay had been around when I got started. The extra momentum created by cash incentive opportunities can make a big difference for many anglers running Yamaha power.”
Some of the popular eligible Power Pay trails include the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Bassmaster Opens, B.A.S.S.® Nation, Bassmaster Elites, Bassmaster College Series, Bassmaster High School Series, A.B.A. Ram Open Series, Alabama Bass Trail, Bass Champs, MWC, The National Walleye Tour®, AIM® Walleye, Kingfish Cup, Flatsmasters and HT3 Redfish.
For more information and complete terms and conditions about Power Pay, visit Some restrictions apply. Void where prohibited by law. 
Yamaha Marine products are marketed throughout the United States and around the world. Yamaha Marine Engine Systems, based in Kennesaw, Ga., supports its 2,000 U.S. dealers and boat builders with marketing, training and parts for Yamaha’s full line of products and strives to be the industry leader in reliability, technology and customer service. Yamaha Marine is the only outboard brand to have earned NMMA®’s C.S.I. Customer Satisfaction Index award every year since its inception. Visit
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