Skip to main content

Florida Python Challenge® 2022 Prize Winners

Below is a complete list of award winners for the 2022 Florida Python Challenge®. Congratulations to our prize winners and thanks to all 977 participants!

2022 Florida Python Challenge® Awards News Release

Ultimate Grand Prize $10,000

Courtesy of Bergeron Everglades Foundation

Matthew Concepcion, 28 Burmese pythons removed

Most Pythons Grand Prize $2,500

Professional: Joaquin Vila, 15 Burmese pythons removed

Novice: Bruce Williams, 10 Burmese pythons removed

Most Pythons Second Place Prize $750

Professional: Donna Kalil, 6 Burmese pythons removed

Novice: Donald Straughan, 3 Burmese pythons removed

Most Pythons Military Prize $2,000

Courtesy of Edison National Bank

U.S. Army veteran Kenne Helm, 13 Burmese pythons removed

Longest Python Grand Prize $1,500 

Professional: Dustin Crum, Burmese python length: 11 feet, 0.24 inches

Novice: Jeffrey Lince, Burmese python length: 9 feet, 10.68 inches

Longest Python Second Place Prize $750

Professional: Lindsey Floyd, Burmese python length: 8 feet, 6.84 inches

Novice: Ronald Kiger, Burmese python length: 8 feet, 9.36 inches

Longest Python Military Prize $1,000

Courtesy of Edison National Bank

U.S. Army veteran “G” Gerdes, Burmese python length: 7 feet, 6.72 inches

.