ST. PETERSBURG UNDERWATER CLUB
A message from the St Pete Underwater Club
Welcome to our website! The St Pete Underwater Club was founded in 1952 by an avid group of divers who shared a great enthusiasm for the sport of spearfishing. The St Pete Underwater Club is one of the oldest and best-known dive clubs in the
For over fifty years, club members have competed in and won National events, promoted and organized tournaments, and actively campaigned for fair legislation for divers and fishermen alike. We strive to educate the public, teaching that spearfishing is one of the most environmentally sound fishing methods. We continue to work with fisheries managers, lending our first-hand knowledge of the
Our proudest endeavor is the St Pete Open, which is hosted and run by our all-volunteer membership. The St Pete Open is the world's largest spearfishing tournament. Many of the largest fish ever entered in a spearfishing event have been brought in to the St. Pete Open. At a typical SPO, we enjoy the company of roughly 300 participants, with spectators numbering in the thousands.
We'd like to invite you to come out and participate, observe, and enjoy the party every August as we host yet another historic event!
St Pete Underwater Club
Contact Information for SPUC officers
Brian Dinning - President
Charlie Barnes - VP
Ken Jones - Treasurer
Dean Palmer Webmaster/Graphics
St Pete Open 2015
Wed July 29th, 2015
Kickoff Party 7:30pm at "Mugs" in Icot Center, Ulmerton Rd.
Enter Early only 300 entries allowed for 2015!
Events Aug 14-16 Below...
Will be held at the
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Saturday Aug 15 :
Sunday Aug 16:
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