Tournament Info


Lionfish World Championship!   May 16th – 19th, 2019

More info coming soon



March 1 – May 15, 2019 – Pre-Tournament 

Registered participants may compete in the Pre-Tournament for raffle tickets.  For each Lionfish donated during the pre-tournament, you will receive 2 raffle tickets for the prize drawings during the Lionfish World Championship prize giveaway.  There will also be a special drawings just for pre-tournament raffle ticket holders.

Pre-Tournament fish must be turned in and verified at specific drop off points. 

Click here for the rules and approved drop-off locations


May 16th, 2019  – Captain’s Safety Meeting –  

A Team/Boat Captain for each team must be present at the Safety Meeting. All tournament participants are encourage to attend and meet fellow lionfish hunters.  In order to be officially entered into the competition, all team member’s registration and liability release forms must be turned in by 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Click here to register.

May 17-18, 2018 –  Lionfish World Championship TournamentGulf of Mexico

Lionfish may only be taken during tournament hours and the fish must be presented to the scoring station. Tournament hours are sunrise until sunset Friday 5/17/19 and Saturday 5/18/19. Pre tournament raffle entry will be allowed starting 3/01/19. All fish must be present at scoring station by the dates and times to be announced.

All participants need to read and understand the Tournament Rules prior to registering.


May 19th –  Weigh-in and Awards

All fish must be present at the scoring station by 11:00am on Sunday 5/19/19.