Join the South Carolina Aquarium for their inaugural JuLionfish Derby + Festival, a month-long culling competition for divers followed by an all-inclusive, 21+ festival at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, SC! Proceeds benefit South Carolina Aquarium Reef Research, a program aimed at generating awareness and supporting fieldwork opportunities to sustain a balanced ocean. JuLionfish is a REEF-sanctioned event.

Details and Registration:

Price: $85 registration fee (includes official event t-shirt, invitation to the captain's meeting, eligibility for prizes and entry into the JuLionfish Festival)

Captain's Meeting Time and Location: Sunday, June 26, 5:30-7pm, South Carolina Aquarium boardroom

Fishing: Sunrise on Wednesday, July 1 to Sunset on Thursday, July 28. Anywhere off the South Carolina coast that is safely and legally accessible; avoid marine protected areas.

Scoring: July 29

Organizer Contact Info: Arnold Postell, Dive Safety Officer/Curator of Large Exhibits, South Carolina Aquarium

This event is a REEF Sanctioned Lionfish Derby. Click here for more information about REEF Sanctioned Lionfish Derbies.