One Week To Go: Port Renfrew is in the running for top spot in Western Canada as part of round one of the Ultimate Fishing Town Canada 2011 contest.
Currently, Port Renfrew is in a dead heat against the 2010 winner – Port Alberni. The final round of voting places the top three teams from each region of Canada, as well as eight wild card spots, in a 20-community competition for a $25,000 community donation.
When: Round one of voting ends May 3, 2011.Final round of voting: May 10-31, 2011
Winner announced: June 6, 2011.
Where: Vote online at www.wfnfishingtown.ca/town/portrenfrew-bc
Port Renfrew is part of the Western Canada voting region. The grand prize winner will receive a $25,000 community donation to be used for fishing-related causes.
Communities were nominated by residents who explained why their town was the Ultimate Fishing Town as well as how they would recommend the prize money be spent to benefit fishing activities in their community.
Voters can cast their online ballots up to four times daily until the contest closes.