2014 Key Largo Lionfish Derby Information

Derby Schedule

Captain's Meeting: Friday September 12th at John Pennekamp State Park, Key Largo, FL                         5:30-6:30 pm: Late registration for those teams not yet registered                                                      6:30-7:30 pm: Captain's Meeting                                                                                                         

Derby: Saturday September 13th                                                                                                          Sunrise: Teams may begin collecting lionfish.                                                                                         5:00 pm: All lionfish must be turned into the scoring station                                                                    5:00-7:00 pm: Scoring, demonstrations, and lionfish tastings. Open to the public.                                  ~7:00 - 7:30 pm (or whenever scoring is complete): Raffle and awards ceremony.                                                                

***Captain's Meeting is mandatory for the team captains, and all team members are encouraged to attend. The team captain must be one of the four participants in the derby, but does not need to be the captain of the boat. Safe collecting and handling techniques and derby rules will be reviewed. 


Registraton Fee: $120.00 (includes 4 drink tickets, one derby t-shirt for each team member, and one pair of protective gloves for each team).

CLICK HERE for a hard copy of the registration form. Fill this out and either bring it to the Captain's Meeting, fax to REEF at (305) 852-0301, or email to REEFHQ@REEF.org.


   ***Each team member must fill out and submit a Liability Waiver and Understanding of Risk Form (located below). Be sure to bring forms to meeting, fax to REEF at (305)852-0301, or email to REEFHQ@REEF.org).*** 


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