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Fly Tying Competition

ARE YOU LORD OF THE FLIES?

Thread your bobbins with the best in this happy hour fly fishing competition

Registration for this event opens in February 2019.

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Join us in 2019 for the second year of Fly Tying at the GoPro Mountain Games. Top flies receive cash AND prizes!

Participants must be 21 or older to compete.

Times
Friday, JUNE 8

4:00pm – 6:00pm

IMPORTANT: Competitors must arrive at Vail Brewing Company at 3:45pm SHARP to set up their station for a 4:00pm competition start.

COMPETITION FORMAT & RULES:
  • Competitors will have three challenges testing classic tying skills, creativity and speed (not necessarily in that order). Expect to tie with mystery ingredients!
  • All competitors will compete in all 3 rounds. Judging after the final round will determine the winners.
  • After the formal fly-tying competition, Pig Farm will throw an all-inclusive Iron Fly for new and burgeoning fly tiers. One lucky winner from the Iron Fly will get a set of Costa Sunglasses.
  • Please arrive at Vail Brewing Company between 3:30 and 3:45 pm for a 4:00 pm sharp competition start!
  • Judges will be Blane Chocklett and Hilary Hutcheson.
  • This event is capped at 30 participants
EQUIPMENT
  • Competitors must bring their own vise and tying tools including scissors, bobbins and knot-tying tool.
  • All materials and hooks will be provided.
Rules

PRICE

Registration for this event opens in February 2019.

Join our newsletter to be the first to know all major Mountain Games announcements.


PAYOUT

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Price & Prizes

Vail Brewing Company in Solaris Plaza