In addition to helping conserve Florida’s unique Everglades ecosystem, participants in the Burmese python removal competition will have the opportunity to win prizes for the most pythons removed and the longest python removed. Both individual and team categories have an opportunity to win. Funding for prizes is provided by 2016 Python Challenge™ sponsors and will be awarded at the closing public awards ceremony on February 27, 2016. We hope to see you there!

Prize amounts for the python removal competition:

Most Pythons Grand Prize Team $5,000 Individual $3,500
Most Pythons 2nd Place Team $1,500 Individual $750
Longest Python Grand Prize Team $3,000 Individual $1000
Longest Python 2nd Place Team $1,000 Individual $750