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- Friday, August 4, 2023 - This year’s Challenge boasts more than 840 participants registered (and counting) from across Florida, the U.S., and the world. T
- Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - The event, hosted by the FWC and the South Florida Water Management District, features an Ultimate Grand Prize of $10,000 sponsored by Inversa Leathers. There is also a prize of $7,500 for the Grand Prize Runner Up, sponsored by the Bergeron Everglades Foundation.
- Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - The 10-day competition, which runs Aug. 4–13, is open to both professional and novice participants.
- Thursday, April 13, 2023 - The FWC Division of Law Enforcement is determining the full details of this incident and more information will be released as soon as it is verified and appropriate. Assembling the information and records may take time but the FWC is committed to providing it.
FWC: Governor Ron DeSantis’ Framework for Freedom Budget promotes natural resource restoration initiatives and supports law enforcementThursday, February 2, 2023 - Included in the Governor’s budget are high-priority conservation items including eradication and control of pythons and other nonnative fish and wildlife species, enhanced protections for Florida’s manatees and sea turtles, statewide seagrass restoration support, and support for law enforcement.
- Thursday, October 20, 2022 - Nearly 1,000 participants from 32 states, Canada and Latvia came together to remove hundreds of Burmese pythons from south Florida as part of the 2022 Florida Python Challenge®.
- Friday, August 5, 2022 - Over 800 participants and counting, from 32 states and Canada, are beginning their search to find and remove invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades ecosystem.
- Thursday, June 16, 2022 - Members of the public are now able to take the required online training and register to compete to win thousands of dollars in prizes while removing invasive Burmese pythons from the wild.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and partners celebrate another successful Florida Python Challenge®Thursday, August 5, 2021 - The 2021 Florida Python Challenge® yielded unprecedented results this year with more than 600 participants removing 223 invasive Burmese pythons from south Florida.
- Friday, July 9, 2021 - People interested in competing can still register through the last day of the competition, July 18 at FLPythonChallenge.org.