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How to Participate

Hunter with a captured python

The Florida Python Challenge® is an effort to increase awareness about invasive species and the threats they pose to Florida’s ecology. The goal of the competition is to involve more people in Everglades conservation through invasive species removal. Those interested in actively removing Burmese pythons from the Everglades ecosystem can register for the Florida Python Challenge® Python Removal Competition.

Want to learn more about Burmese pythons in Florida? Take the Florida Python Challenge®Required Online Training, view the webpages below and watch our videos on safe capture techniques. These opportunities are all free. 

Burmese Python head above grass

Want to show support for invasive species management in the Everglades? Donate to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida to help support python removal in Florida!