2016 REEF Winter Lionfish Derby

Derby Schedule

Captain's Meeting: Friday March 11th at Postcard Inn (84001 Overseas Highway)                

5:30-6:30 pm: Late registration for those teams not yet registered

6:30 pm: Captain's Meeting


Derby Day: Saturday March 12th at Postcard Inn

Sunrise: Teams may begin collecting lionfish                                                              

5:00 pm: All lionfish must be turned into the scoring station (dock at Postcard Inn)

5:00-6:00 pm: Scoring and public lionfish tastings

~6:00-6:30 pm: 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. ***  

Islamorada Dive Center will run a derby specific trip for divers who want to participate but don't have accesss to a boat.  Call them at 305-664-3483 to reserve a spot for your team!

REGISTER NOW!  And RSVP on the REEF Invasive Lionfish Program Facebook page!

Registration Fee: $20 per person. 4 person max per 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 emily@REEF.org.


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




Design by Joanne Kidd, development by Ben Weintraub