Registration Fee: $20 per person. 4 person max per team

CLICK HERE for a hard copy of the registration form to be filled out and turned in at the Captain's meeting or emailed to       


 ***Each team member must fill out and submit a Liability Waiver and Understanding of Risk Form (located above). Be sure to sign electronically, print to return at the Captain's Meeting or email to ***

RSVP on the REEF Invasive Lionfish Program Facebook page!

Registration Fee: $20 per person. 4 person max per team


Derby Schedule

Captain's Meeting: Friday February 10th at REEF HQ (98300 Overseas Highway, Key Largo)                 

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

6:30 pm: Captain's Meeting

***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. ***  

Derby Day: Saturday February 11th at Sharkey's Pub & Galley

Sunrise: Teams may begin collecting lionfish                                                               

5:00 pm: All lionfish must be turned into the scoring station (dock at Sharkey's Pub & Galley)

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

~6:00-6:30 pm: Awards ceremony    


If you don't have access to a boat, the following Dive Shops can bring Lionfish Derby participants out to collect lionfish:

Captain Slate's Scuba Adventures Dive Center - 305-451-3020

Islamorada Dive Center - 305-664-3483

Key Dives - 305-664-2211 

Ocean Divers - 305-451-1113

Give them a call today for pricing and details! 

If you are a dive shop interested in taking out Lionfish Derby teams, please call 305-852-0030 or email!