Python Removal Competition
The Florida Python Challenge® will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2023, and continue through 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2023. Competitors will be able to remove Burmese pythons from participating areas. Only Burmese pythons removed from these areas will be considered as valid entries in the competition.
"Professionals" are experienced people currently under contract with the host agencies to remove pythons from the Everglades. Anyone not fitting this description should register for the "Novice" category. Prizes are awarded for the most and longest pythons. Additional awards are provided for veterans and active members of our armed services!