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Old 04-21-2014, 05:56 PM   #1
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Default 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup - CASH Prizes!

The 2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup kicks off on May 1st and concludes on May 4th with an Award Ceremony and Lionfish Festival at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club.

At Least $4,000 in cash will be awarded to roundup participants. Other prizes will also be available.

Cash Prizes will be awarded for the highest number of fish checked in (first through fifth place), Biggest fish (first second and third place), and the Smallest lionfish measured. We will also have a Team Participation trophy.

In addition to CASH prizes, local dive shops and other vendors are contributing a number of nice merchandise prizes for teams, individual competitors, and raffle-ticket holders.

http://www.gulfcoastlionfish.com/lio...ents.html#GCLR

There will be lionfish education booths and delicious lionfish dishes prepared by Chef Chris at the festival.

Total CASH Prizes: $4,000
Most Lionfish (1st Place): $1,000
Most Lionfish (2nd Place): $750
Most Lionfish (3rd Place): $500
Most Lionfish (4th Place): $250
Most Lionfish (5th Place): $100

Biggest Lionfish (1st Place): $300
Biggest Lionfish (2nd Place): $200
Biggest Lionfish (3rd Place): $100

Smallest Lionfish: $200

Most Lionfish entered per day (Thursday): $200
Most Lionfish entered per day (Friday): $200
Most Lionfish entered per day (Saturday): $200
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Old 04-21-2014, 06:06 PM   #2
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Sounds like a job for WhackUmStackUm !
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Just mailed in my paperwork should be a good time
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where is the money coming from?
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where is the money coming from?
Sponsor contributions: http://www.gulfcoastlionfish.com/lionfish_sponsors.html
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Additional Prizes Provided by Gulf Coast Divers

Two Lionfish Sling Shooters - $39.95 Value Each
Two 2.5' polespears w/ 6mm threads - $22.00 Value Each
Six 2.5' polespears w/ paralyzer - $31.00 Value Each
One 19" Zookeeper LCU - $84.95 Value
One 23" Zookeeper LCU - $92.95 Value
One 28" Zookeeper LCU - $99.95 Value
Two Oceanic Scorpion knives - $49.95 Value Each
Three Oceanic Pocket Snorkels - $35.95 Value Each
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Nice, Not sure how I missed that....
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Just a note about a location change.

The Mandatory Captain's Meeting & Safety Briefing scheduled for Wednesday April 30th, at 6:00pm, will now take place here:

Perdido Key Visitor Center
15500 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, Florida 32507


The Weigh-In Location will remain at the:

Flora-Bama Yacht Club
17350 Perdido Key Drive
Perdido Key, Florida 32507

http://www.gulfcoastlionfish.com/lionfish_events.html
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Old 04-30-2014, 12:28 PM   #9
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2014 Gulf Coast Lionfish Roundup
Mandatory Captain's Meeting & Safety Briefing TONIGHT

Wednesday April 30th, at 6:00pm
Perdido Key Visitor Center
15500 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, Florida 32507

Be sure to bring your registration paperwork (downloadable from the website): http://www.gulfcoastlionfish.com/lionfish_events.html
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Old 04-30-2014, 01:37 PM   #10
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Spoke too soon, from the organizers:

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notice notice>>>>
due to the over night storm and flooding :
We have decided to postpone the captains meeting until tomorrow (thursday) evening @ 6pm at the perdido key chamber building.
And postpone the start of the gclc roundup until friday 4/2/14
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