All you need to know: The PHWFF Fly Tying Competition

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Public voting is now closed in the 8th Annual Project Healing Waters Fly Tying Competition.


Now in its 8th year, the Project Healing Waters Fly Tying Competition is focused on expanding the therapeutic experience for PHWFF disabled veterans participants by giving them the opportunity to showcase their fly tying skills and creativity in a fun contest.

The Public Voting Round of the 8th Annual PHWFF Fly Tying Competition opens on October 26 and runs until November 4, 2020. During this time period you can cast your vote and celebrate the tremendous fly tying talents of our PHWFF veteran participants.

Are you looking for more answers about casting your vote? Look no further! We’ve outlined all you need to know below. 

What is the PHWFF Fly Tying Competition? The Project Healing Waters Fly Tying Competition is an annual program focused on expanding the therapeutic experience for PHWFF disabled veterans participants by giving them the opportunity to showcase their fly tying skills and creativity in a fun contest.  The competition features two rounds of judging: a public round and a finals round. Only individuals who meet the definitions of a registered PHWFF participant were eligible to enter flies in the competition.

When can I vote? The Public Voting Round runs from October 26 – November 4, 2020.

Where do I vote? Voting is open to the public at https://www.judgify.me/public-voting/PHWFFflytying2020.

You can also access voting at www.projecthealingwaters.org and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram from October 26 – November 4, 2020. (Just click the icons below to get connected)

Who can vote? Anyone! Voting is open to the public at https://www.judgify.me/public-voting/PHWFFflytying2020 .

We encourage you to share your favorite flies with your friends and family online. Sharing the competition and rallying others to vote is a great way to celebrate the tremendous talents of PHWFF veteran participants and to raise awareness of PHWFF programs.

How do I vote? It’s easy! Just visit https://www.judgify.me/public-voting/PHWFFflytying2020, login to the Judging platform, and click “Vote” beneath your favorite Beginner Fly, Intermediate Fly, and Advanced Fly. You have one (1) vote per category but you can rally your friends, family and colleagues to vote by sharing your selections on social media or by email.

How many times can I vote? You can vote one (1) time per category. Select your favorite Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced fly and click “Vote” beneath the entry.

What criteria should I use when voting? Each entry has an abundance of information for you to enjoy. Just click on an entry to view photos, participant information, and details about the fly. You can use the following criteria to help guide your votes:

  • The Fly: Rate the flies on style, creativity, functionality, and appearance
  • The Story:  How well is the fly and the tying experience described?

How can I encourage others to vote? Just click the social share icons on the public voting page and let your networks know why it’s important to vote.

What happens after the public voting round? The top flies from each judging category will advance to the finals with an expert panel of judges who will determine 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category.

Why do I need to login to Judgify? This ensures a level-playing field during the public voting by limiting individuals to a single vote and serves to confirm that you are not a ‘Bot’ (an autonomous program on the internet or another network that can interact with systems or users).

All registered voter information is protected in-accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation and, in accordance with PHWFF policies, will not be sold or transferred to 3rd parties.

When are finalists announced? The finalists will be announced on November 5, 2020 at www.projecthealingwaters.org and on official Project Healing Waters social media accounts. (Click the icons below to get connected)

When are winners announced? The winners will be announced on November 9, 2020 at www.projecthealingwaters.org and on official Project Healing Waters social media accounts. (Click the icons below to get connected)


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