Photo contest, spear-fishing tourney will aid Harry Chapin Food Bank
Spear Fest 2009, a spear-fishing tournament and photo contest sponsored by Fish- Tale Marina on Fort Myers Beach Sept. 11-13, will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida.
Individuals and teams of up to three members can compete. SCUBA and free divers are welcome. Registration by Friday, Aug. 28, is $195 per person. A captain's meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11; the competition will begin at daylight Saturday, Sept. 12, and will conclude by 8 p.m. A diving expo will be held at the marina from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Underwater photographers can enter the photo contest in four categories: macro, wide angle, diver interaction and fish portrait. Entry fee is $20 per photographers, plus $2 for each image.
The awards ceremony for all events will be held in conjunction with a banquet on Sunday, Sept. 13.
For information or registration details, call 872-6907 or visit www.DiversOnly.com.