Call for entries: Florida State Underwater Photo & Video Championship

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The Florida Skin Divers Association is calling for entries to the Florida State Underwater Photo & Video Championship, the results of which will be announced at the 2016 Guy Harvey Lionfish Safari. The contest offers over $8,000 in prizes and entry categories for images from Florida waters including: Macro, wide angle, compact camera, video and lionfish removal video. The deadline for entries is 26 August.

The Lionfish Safari is a cull of the invasive species, with scientific advisors on site to discuss effort to control them. Last year’s event resulted in 884 lionfish being removed. The event will be held at St. Pete Beach from 9 to 11 September.