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Trashy Diver Contest


Darko Anić  from Zagreb, Croatia

Pile of trash collected in port of town Komiža on island of Vis in Croatia.

Prize: A complete TUSA Scuba Gear Set, including one of each:

  • (1) TUSA BCJ-8000C, RS-811S Regulator, SS-11 Octo, IQ-1201 Dive Roddenberry-TrashyDiver-2016-GrandPrizeComputer, SCA-270 Gauge Console,  M-1001 Freedom HD Mask, SP-0101 Snorkel, SF-22 Fins, BA-0201 Gear bag.
  • (1) Waterproof W50 5mm wetsuit (Male or Female)
  • (1) Waterproof G1 5mm gloves and B1 6mm boots

Value: $2,758.00

Abdullah Ibrahim from Dubai, UAE



Abdulla and members of the Dubai Voluntary Diving Team found an old metallic tea pot during a cleanup event at Fujairah – AL Bidya fishing port. In total, they recovered over 9 tons of trash!


Prize: Star Trek Starfleet TR-590 Mark IX Tricorder

The Starfleet TR-590 Tricorder IX was conceived for use in several Star Trek Star Trek Starfleet Tricorderproductions. It is a versatile and portable handheld scanning device. The Tricorder has proven to be invaluable to crew members whether on a starship or an away mission.

  • 1:1 Scale Replica
  • Authentic LED sequence and graphic overlays and sound effects
  • Exclusive display stand and wearable holster
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Batteries (included)

Value: $499.95

Caitlin Wessel from Dauphin Island, Alabama


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Before and after picture of more than 35 large trash bags full of marine liter removed from 75 feet of coastline in Bayou la Batre, AL on the Mississippi Sound.


Prize: 2 Walt Disney World® Park Passes courtesy of NAUI Worldwide

Good at one of the four Walt Disney World® parks in Orlando, Florida  (Parking and Park hopper pass not included).

Value: $220

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Prize: Intova HD2 Waterproof Action Camera

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HD2’s polycarbonate, rugged housing is built to withstand the harshest conditions both on land, up to 330 feet below water and everywhere in between.  Capture high-definition video and stunning photos in low-light, evening or night-time settings.  Mount the camera in hard to reach places and control the camera’s on/off and video and photo functions with the water-resistant remote.

  • Removable and rechargeable battery (included)
  • Built-in 2” TFT LCD screen
  • Built-in flash and video light

Value: $249


“Most Unique Piece of Trash” photo:

Two-Tank Dive for 2 People with Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures in the Florida Keys & a Vivid-Pix Restore or Scuba Picture-Fix Software Package

Captain Slates Scuba-Adventure-Logo (2)Take a trip with Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures to explore the pristine waters of the Florida Keys. Package includes a dive excursion for two adults (travel and hotel not included).

Value: $220

Edit your dive photos like a pro with Vivid-Pix suite of software:

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  • Vivid-Pix Restore Picture-Fix, Fast, easy photo software for digital, prints, slides, color and B&W images.

    Value: $79.99

  • Vivid-Pix SCUBA Picture-Fix, Fast, easy photo software for digital images – get color to dive for!

    Value: $49.99

“Most Amount of Trash” photo:

TUSA Mask, Fins and Snorkel Set (Black/Yellow)

Package includes: Roddenberry-TrashyDiver-2016-Monthly

  • M-211 Freedom One mask
  • SP-170 Snorkel
  • SF-22 Solla Fins

Value: $252

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2016 Trashy Diver Contest Guidelines


We would like to thank the 2016 Trashy Diver Contest Sponsors
for their support!

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Congratulations to all of our monthly prize winners!

April Most Amount of Trash Photo
Caitlin W. from Dauphin Island, AL

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Before and after picture of trash removed from 75′ of coastline in Bayou la Batre, AL on the Mississippi Sound.

April Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
John G. from Maui, HI

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Maui Ocean Center staff removed fishing gear from important local reef.

May Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
Gavin D. from Deerfield Beach, FL


Gavin was fishing in the canal and saw this plastic chair floating by. He cast his line, hooked it, and reeled it in.

May Most Amount of Trash Photo
Abdulla I. from UAE

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Dubai Voluntary Diving Team removed these nets from one of two wrecks found at 15 meters. The team will remove the other nets soon.

June Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
Brooke W. from Sarasota, FL


Makeshift fishing spear found on the beach.

June Most Amount of Trash Photo
Marko L. from Split, Croatia

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Trash collected during a Zadar port cleanup event in Croatia.

July Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
Abdullah I. and Dubai Voluntary Diving Team from UAE


Abdullah and members of the Dubai Voluntary Diving Team found an “old metallic tea pot,” during a cleanup event at Fujairah – AL Bidya fishing port. In total, they recovered over 9 TONS of trash.


July Most Amount of Trash Photo
Tom T. from Sarasota, FL


Trash collected and removed from a post 4th of July clean-up of the South end of Lido Beach in Sarasota, FL.

August Most Amount of Trash Photo
Corey T. from Knoxville, TN


In just 2 hours volunteers collected 142, 50 gallon bags of trash and 84 tires on the banks of the Tennessee River.


A volunteer with Living Lands & Water strong arming and removing a barrel from the Tennessee River.

September Most Amount of Trash Photo
Ronda R. from Sarasota, FL


Trash collected from a dive cleanup by the Suncoast Reef Rovers and Sarasota Bay Watch

September Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
Nathaniel K. from Baton Rouge, LA


“Vacuum Tube” found in Bayou Fountain during paddle trail maintenance after epic flooding in Baton Rouge.

September Most Unique Piece of Trash Photo
Susan F. from Akron, OH


Some unique, spooky trash collected during Deep Six Specialists’ Lake Anna cleanup event.

Roddenberry Adventures and NAUI Green Diver Initiative challenged outdoor enthusiasts, scuba divers, beach combers and water lovers alike to safely remove trash from any aquatic habitat, and photograph the results for the 5th annual Trashy Diver Contest!  Contest dates were April 1 – September 30, 2016.

The Trashy Diver Contest raises awareness about the issue of pollution in our 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.