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Trash Collection Tournament 

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CALLING ALL WATER WARRIORS:

DIVERS, BOATERS, ANGLERS AND BEACH LOVERS!

Grab your team to compete in our trash tournament!

Win prizes for collecting trash!

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Join us for our Trash Collection Tournament Fundraiser

FL Keys Ocean Sweep

September 21, 2024

Waterborne Teams:

Divers, Snorkelers, Kayakers, Anglers and Boaters

Shoreside Teams:

Park & Beach Cleanups

 

EVENT SUMMARY OF DATES/TIMES: 

Friday, September 20,  2024

Participant Meeting, 6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Location:

Tavernier Creek Marina

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Weigh-in, 12:30pm- 6pm

Raffle Drawing, 4:00pm 

Sunday, September 22, 2024

Awards Ceremony, 12:30pm

Free Lunch

Location:

Tavernier Creek Marina

 

Event Details:

Prepare for the Sweep!

Meet us at Tavernier Creek Marina for the Mandatory Participant/ Captains Meeting and Check-in for the tournament, Swag Buckets for all team members who attend! 

Donations to benefit scholarships for Camp Coral SCUBA Camp, one of Water Warrior Alliance's Youth Programs. 

Stay for a while and listen to music, enjoy the company and soak up the views of the marina.

While you're there check out the Marina Store, cold beverages and snacks available for purchase. 
   *This popular event still has vendor spaces and sponsorship opportunities available.

So, take advantage of a chance to get your brand in front of a conscientious and caring audience. There is also an opportunity for interested media to spend the day riding on a vessel to cover the full impact of this event.

 

Time for the Sweep!

Grab your team, get your pickers and take your vessels

Let's see who can find the most trash in our waters!

The tournament will begin at first light

Teams will have several hours to find trash and compete in the prize categories.

Weigh-in starts at 12:30pm and runs until 6:pm.

Waterborne Teams: Load in trash on the West Dock @ Tavernier Creek Marina

Shoreside Teams: Load in on the North Entrance of Tavaneer Marina

The Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday 9/22/24, winners will be announced, and trophies given during lunch.

The event will conclude with a Raffle Drawing
Proceeds from the raffle sales benefit Camp Coral SCUBA Camp scholarships.

This free event will be open to the public at all day Saturday September 21, 2024 at Tavernier Creek Marina

Invite your family and friends to join us at the Pass for Henna Tattoos, Cornhole,

Hook and Ring Toss, a bubble machine, Event Merchandise, Raffle Prizes and more!
 

 

The tournament is hosted by Water Warrior Alliance.

In addition, several other organizations and businesses are participating, including  free charters and SCUBA gear, F vessel supportFree lunch provided at Tavernier Marina, Stream2sea provides reef safe sunscreen, a roll off dumpster, Mother Kombucha provides sparkling water, Greenpolly provides trash bags, 

 

Become a sponsor, vendor, or get your team together

to compete for the Trashiest Team.

 

REGISTER FOR FREE TODAY:

PRIZE CATEGORIES:
SHORESIDE

Total Weight

Most Unique Item

Rope and Tackle

WATERBORNE 

Total Weight

Most Unique Item

Rope and Tackle

1st and 2nd Place Prize Opportunities 

YOUTH DIVISION

1st Prize Opportunities

 

Event Proceeds Provide Scholarships for Our Youth Program 

Camp Coral SCUBA Camp 

Our mission is to improve wildlife sustainability, reduce eco-toxicity, and rebuild the benthic layer by conducting research, building awareness and improving conservation. Water Warrior Alliance is a 501(c)(3)  non-profit organization and all gifts made to this cause may be tax deductible to the extent of the law.

 82-4736893, in St. Petersburg Florida.

Over the Years, the Ocean Sweep Trash Collection Tournaments helped recover tons of debris from the Tampa Bay area (photos below). Become a part of the solution to plastic pollution and join The Water Warrior Alliance in removing several tons of debris from St. Pete.

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