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Grab your camera and hit the water
because we want to see you be a “Trashy Diver!”

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Roddenberry Adventures in partnership with NAUI Green Diver Initiative, and sponsored by TUSA, Blue Steel Scuba, Intova, Tovatec, and Vivid-Pix present the 4th annual Trashy Diver Contest. We are challenging all outdoor enthusiasts, scuba divers, beach combers, and water lovers alike to collect trash from any aquatic environment, above or below the water, and photograph the results. You could win one of our great monthly prizes or amazing Grand Prizes, including a free scuba gear set!

The Trashy Diver Contest raises awareness about the issue of pollution in our local waterways. We encourage you to be a “Trashy Diver” and help us keep our beaches, shorelines, lakes, rivers, creeks, and oceans healthy and clean for future generations to use and enjoy.


2014 Winners so far…

November 2014 - Most Amount
November- Most Amount Trash
Bill Parker from Texas
Tire and shopping card removed
from Crystal Lake in Texas.
November 2014 - Most Unique
November – Most Unique Trash
Dan Spears from Florida
Headless doll found among
crinoids and sponge in Ambon, Maluku.


October 2014 - Most Amount
October – Most Amount Trash
Kim Legarto from the Philippines
Tires removed during a cleanup in
the Philippines.
October 2014 - Most Unique
October – Most Unique Trash
Dan Spears from Florida
Airplane being lifted with float bags.


September 2014 - Most Amount
September – Most Amount Trash
Cayrol Jean-Michel from Switzerland
Volunteers removed more than one
ton of waste during Net’Leman lake
cleanup event. Photo from cleanup in
September 2014 - Most Unique
September – Most Unique Trash
Len Mason from Canada
Stove collected by Eco Divers Thunder Bay.


August 2014 - Most Amount
August – Most Amount Trash
Shahaira Janga from Willemstad, Curacao
Beach cleanup at Boca Sami, St. Michiels Bay.
August 2014 - Most Unique
August – Most Unique Trash
Brooke Welch from Sarasota, Florida
Paper lantern with wire found while cleaning the beach.


July 2014 - Most Amount
July – Most Amount Trash
Philip Kaiser from British Columbia, Canada
Eight Divers remove 500 lbs of trash from two lakes in Whistler, British Columbia.
July 2014 - Most Unique
July – Most Unique Trash
Nathaniel Klumb from Louisiana
Nathaniel single-handedly removed a Tackling Sled from the bayou.


June 2014 - Most Amount June 2014 - Most Amount
June – Most Amount of Trash
Daryl McLaughlin from Florida
Divers remove gill cast nets in Pecks Lake Reef off Hobe Sound, FL.
June 2014 - Most Unique
June – Most Unique Trash
Chuck Campbell from North Carolina
Diver removes a newspaper stand.


2013 Winners


How can you win?

It’s easy! Just follow these steps:

  • Go to any aquatic environment (ocean, beach, lake, pond, river, etc.)
  • Collect and remove or recycle any trash that you see
  • Take a photo(s) of the trash you collect (with or without you in the shot)
  • Send your photo(s) to

Each photo you submit counts as a single entry into the Trashy Diver Contest and means you are automatically entered to win one of our awesome prizes. However, multiple photos of the same piece or pile of trash will only count as one entry.

 The contest begins on June 2, 2014 and ends on November 30, 2014.

Contest Prizes:

Two Monthly Prize Winners (June through November)

Winner for the Most Amount of Trash: TUSA Mask, Fins, and Snorkel Set
(Winner’s choice of women’s or men’s set)


Women’s Hot Pink Freedom One mask M-211, SP-0101 dry snorkel, and, SF-22 Solla fins
Men’s Fishtail Blue Freedom HD mask M-1001, SP-0101 dry snorkel, SF-22 Solla fins

 Winner for the Most Unique Piece of Trash: Vivid-Pix Software and Tovatec Torch

Vivid-Pix Picture-Fix Software Package

Tovatec IFL 660-R Torch


Grand Prize Winners: (Will be contacted after December 15, 2014)

Winner for the Most Unique Piece of Trash: The Original Series Star Trek Phaser II Prop


 Winner for the Most Amount of Trash: DiveQuest Dive at The Seas at Epcot® in Walt Disney World Orlando, Florida.


Grand Prize Winner: Complete TUSA Scuba Gear Set with Blue Steel Scuba Steel Tank and Intova Sport HD II Camera.

TUSA Scuba Gear set includes one of each: Mask, Snorkel, Fins, BC, Gauge Console, Regulator, Gear Bag plus Waterproof brand Boots, Gloves, and Wetsuit.

Blue Steel ScubaFaber 100 CF Steel Cylinder FX100DVB, HP 3442 PSI with DIN/Yoke valve and Tank Boot.

Intova Sport HD II Waterproof Video Camera.

All complete entries are eligible for the three grand prizes. The more entries you submit, the greater your chances of winning the randomly selected Grand Prize of a free scuba gear set with a steel tank and waterproof video sports camera.


Prize Sponsors:


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Click here for the Contest Rules and Guidelines

Click here to download the contest Submission and Model Release Forms and send in your submission to today!


NAUI Green Diver Initiative
Formed by the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) in association with the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF), the NAUI Green Diver Initiative is a community of individuals dedicated to Practicing Aquatic Conservation Together (P.A.C.T.)!

The NAUI Green Diver Initiative is intended to empower individuals who, through their initiative, discover how they can make a difference – no matter how seemingly insignificant. When shared with the community, the seemingly insignificant can add up to phenomenal impacts.

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