Palm Beach County Lionfish Derby Information

Derby Schedule

Captain's Meeting: Friday August 15th at Sailfish Marina, West Palm Beach, FL                                       5:30-6:30 pm: Late registration for those teams not yet registered                                                      6:30-7:30 pm: Captain's Meeting                                                                                                   

Derby: Saturday August 16th                                                                                                                Sunrise: Teams may begin collecting lionfish.                                                                                            5:00 pm: All lionfish must be turned into the scoring station                                                                    5:00-6:00 pm: Scoring, demonstrations, and lionfish tastings. Open to the public.                                  ~7:00: Awards dinner banquet                                                                                                       

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

 Registration fee: $150.00 (includes 4 banquet tickets, 4 drink tickets, one derby shirt for each team member, and one pair of puncture resistant gloves per team).




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