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Trash Collection Tournament 




Grab your team to compete in our trash tournament!

Win prizes for collecting trash!

Join us for our Trash Collection Tournament Fundraiser

St. Pete Ocean Sweep

June 10, 2023

Waterborne Teams:

Divers, Snorkelers, Kayakers, Anglers and Boaters

Shoreside Teams:

Park & Beach Cleanups



Friday, June 9, 2023

Captains Meeting, 6:00pm - 7:00pm 


Madeira Beach Marina

503 150th Ave, Madeira Beach, FL 33708  

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Weigh-in, 12:30pm- 2:30pm

Free Lunch, 2:00pm

Awards Ceremony, 3:30pm

Raffle Drawing, 4:00pm 


Crabby's on the Pass

12754 Kingfish Dr, Treasure Island, FL 33706


Event Details:

Prepare for the Sweep!

Meet us at Maderia Beach Marina for the Mandatory Captains Meeting and Check-in for the tournament, Swag Buckets for all team members who attend! 

We will be grilling up hotdogs and hamburgers at 6pm for 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 8:00am.

Teams will have 4-6 hours to find trash and compete in the prize categories.

Weigh-in starts at 12:30pm and runs until 2:30pm.

Waterborne Teams: Load in trash on the West Dock @ Crabby's on the pass.

Shoreside Teams: Load in on the West Entrance of Crabby's on the Pass, towards Parasailing 

Lunch will be provided for our Teams & Volunteers at 2:00pm (wristbands provided at weigh-in)

Live Music will be provided by Dane Myers a local musician who puts the fun in spreading awareness about sustainability and why it matters. 

The Awards Ceremony will be held at 3:30pm, winners will be announced, and trophies given.

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 12:00pm at Crabby's on the Pass.

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 Gulfport Dive Center with free charters and SCUBA gear, Freedom Boat Club providing vessel support, Free lunch provided by Crabby's on the Pass, Sea us Rise will be providing live music and a videographer for the event, Stream2sea provides reef safe sunscreen, Mother Kombucha provides sparkling water, Greepolly provides trash bags, Old Salts and Skyway Misfits are providing support for our weigh-in, and Repair the Seas will be making the Captain's Trophies out of up-cycled plastic bottles.


Become a sponsor, vendor, or get your team together

to compete for the Trashiest Team in St. Pete.




Total Weight

Most Unique Item

Most Cigarette Butts


Total Weight

Most Unique Item

Most Anchors


1st and 2nd Place 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.