Cast Your Vote: The 13th Annual Rod Building Competition: Beginners

Now in its 13th year, the National Fly Rod Building Competition is focused on expanding the therapeutic experience for disabled veterans participating in PHWFF programs by giving them the experience of building their own fly rods to further their physical and mental rehabilitation through the sport of fly fishing.  The program also has a fun competition component which gives participants the chance to win prizes for their rod building abilities.

The Public Voting Round is now closed for Category 1: Beginners

The Fly Rod Building Competition featured three (3) separate public judging rounds for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Categories for the public to cast votes and celebrate the tremendous fly rod building talents of our PHWFF veteran participants during these time periods.

Category 1: Beginners

October 21 – November 1: Public judging is open for Category 1 Beginner Fly Rods

November 2: Finalists Announced for Category 1 : Click here to Meet the Finalists

November 8: Winners announced for Category 1 Beginner Rod Building

Category 2: Intermediate

November 8- November 19: Public Judging is open for Category 2 Intermediate Fly Rods

November 20: Finalists announced for Category 2

November 24: Winners announced for Category 2 Intermediate Rod Building

Category 1: Advanced

November 24-December 5: Public Judging is open for Category 3 Advanced Fly Rods

December 6: Finalists announced for Category 3

December 10: Winners announced for Category 3 Advanced Rod Building

During these time periods, individuals are encouraged to invite their friends, family and colleagues to vote by sharing their favorites with them on social media! Together we can celebrate the tremendous talents of PHWFF veteran participants and the great work being done by PHWFF volunteers across the Nation.

Click here to learn more about the 13th Annual Fly Rod Building Competition

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