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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) are pleased to announce a $10,000 Ultimate Grand Prize exclusive to the 2022 Florida Python Challenge® thanks to South Florida Water Management District Board Member "Alligator" Ron Bergeron. The award will be presented to the participant who removes the most pythons as part of the competition.

Both Professional and Novice competitors have an opportunity to win. Prizes will be awarded by the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Prize winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Prize amounts for the Florida Python Challenge®:


 $10,000 Ultimate Grand Prize

Courtesy of Bergeron Everglades Foundation




Most Pythons Grand Prize 



Most Pythons Second Place Prize 



Longest Python Grand Prize 



Longest Python Second Place Prize




                                                             Military Prize Amounts

                                                    Courtesy of Edison National Bank

Most Pythons Military Prize



Longest Pythons Military Prize



Special thanks to the following sponsors for their contributions to the 2022 Florida Python Challenge®:

Bergeron Everglades Foundation

Edison National Bank

Cynthia Drollinger


NOTE: Any Florida Python Challenge® participant may only win one prize. If an individual is eligible for more than one prize, they will be awarded the prize of the highest value and the runner-up for that category will be awarded the remaining prize.

Help us remove invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades ecosystem for your chance to win prizes while helping native wildlife!