Do you have questions about how weighfish.com works?

Look here for some answers to frequently asked questions.  If you are a tournament director and have specific questions about setting up your tournaments, also take a look at this page.  If you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

Tournament Directors

Take a look at this first.

Weighfish.com can be completely free to use as a tournament director.  There is a small monthly charge for large tournaments and extra features but there will always be a free option.

The easiest way to get the word out is to copy the direct link to your tournament or series from the address bar of your browser.  Paste it in an email, internet forum, or social network site and others will be able to click and go directly to it.  Don’t copy the link from your Dashboard because only you can see that.

There are three types of tournaments.

  • Individual: This type of tournament should be used when every person fishing is competing against everyone else.  This could be a tournament where there is only one angler per boat, or it could be a tournament where there are boaters and co-anglers but they are all fishing against each other.  Everyone weighs their fish against everyone else.
  • Team: This type of tournament should be used when there is more than one person that makes up a team that competes against other teams.  This is typically where all anglers in the boat have a combined weight that is scored against other teams.  A team tournament doesn’t have to have more than one angler on each team, anglers could fish by themselves too.
  • Boater / Co-angler: This type of tournament should be used when there are two separate sides to the scoring.  This is typically when all the Boaters (people that own the boat and fish out of the front) are fishing against each other and all the Co-anglers (people that fish out of the back of the boat) are fishing against each other.

You can create as many tournaments as you are hosting.  There is currently no limit.

When you sign up for the Tournament Director Plus membership, you can add as many Entries to Tournaments as you want.  If you only have a basic Tournament Director membership, you cannot add more than 30 Entries to a Tournament.  There is a monthly fee for the Plus membership.  As long as you are paid up with the Plus membership, you can add as many entries as you want.

You must have the Plus membership when you create the 30th or higher entries.  Those entries will never be erased if  you downgrade your membership in the future but you will not be able to change those Entries if there are more than 30.

A Series, or Tournament Series, is a logical grouping of tournaments.  An example of this would be a bass club, or a tournament director that hosts a weekly tournament throughout the fishing season.

A standalone tournament is one that is not part of any tournament series.  It “stands alone” by itself.  An example of this would be if a bass club hosted an open tournament to raise money.

If you don’t add any images to your tournament, there will be a random default image used with it.  When you do add images to your tournament, you will see your image used instead.

Tournament Competitors

Take a look at this first.

Contact the Tournament Director via the contact form on that tournament page.  They can modify it.  If you would rather, feel free to contact us here and we can look into it.

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