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Lionfish Events

Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Tournament May 13th - 15th, 2016

The Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and Reef Rangers are hosting the second annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Tournament and Festival along with Guy Harvey Magazine, Coast Watch Alliance and many other sponsors!

You don't need to register to attend the FREE Lionfish Festival, but you do need to register if you would like to compete in the Lionfish Tournament. If you would like to compete, please download and complete the Registration Application and Liability Release linked below. You can also find a link to the Tournament Rules below.

     Plaza de Luna at Palafox Pier Pensacola (900 S Palafox Street)
          May 12th Safety Meeting at 6:00pm (The Oar House)
          May 13th & 14th Lionfish Shootout
          May 14th & 15th 10am - 5pm Lionfish Festival
          May 15th Weigh-in and Awards

The Oar House is sponsoring the Safety Meeting, and they will have the famous Lionfish Dip on the menu. The Oar House is located at 1000 S Pace Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32501. In order to be officially entered into the competition, please make sure all your registration forms get turned in by 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 12, 2016. The seas look great for the weekend, so let's go kill some Lionfish!

Click here for: Registration Application
Click here for: Liability Release
Click here for: Derby Rules & Prizes
Derby Registration

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