Lionfish Tournaments2021-04-13T17:41:02-04:00

Lionfish Tournaments

Get involved with lionfish removal by attending one of the following derbies or events.

Emerald Coast Open Lionfish TournamentEmerald Coast Open

The Emerald Coast Open (ECO) is the largest lionfish tournament in the world! In 2019, ECO had 189 participants and removed 19,167 lionfish throughout the tournament – 14,119 in 3 days! ECO gave away $48,000 in cash prizes, and over $10,000 in gear prizes.  We are looking forward to an exciting 2021 tournament!

Pre-Tournament
February 1 – May 13, 2021
Main Tournament
May 14-16, 2021
Lionfish Removal & Awareness Festival
May 15-16, 2021

2021 Lionfish Tournament & Event Calendar

April 23-25 – Key Largo, FL
Reef Earth Day Derby

May 21-Sept 4 Florida Statewide
FWC Reef Ranger Challenge

June 12 – Miami, FL
Salty Spines Lionfish Derby

July 17 – Miami, FL
Salty Spines Lionfish Derby

August 14 – Miami, FL
Salty Spines Lionfish Derby

July 15 – Lakeland, FL
Lionfish Invasion Presentation
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October 2021
Antigua Open Lionfish Tournament

September 9-12 – Islamorada, FL
Reef Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival

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