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Valdez Shrimp Derby

The 2021 Valdez Shrimp Derby will be held from April 15 to April 18 at noon. Shrimp must be brought in live to the weigh in station at the Totem Hotel. No ticket or purchase is necessary; this derby is free to enter. Prizes will be announced soon. 

Local fishing charters are available for those wishing to participate in the derby. 

How To Get There

Weigh ins for shrimp are held at the Totem Hotel, which is located at 144 Egan St. in downtown Valdez, just a short walk from the Valdez Small Boat Harbor

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The Alaska Department of Fish & Game's guide to Prince William Sound Shrimp is available online. 

For more details on the event, please contact valdezshrimpderby@gmail.com.  Contact the Valdez Visitors Center for travel planning assistance or information on local accommodations, charters, and other activities while you're discovering Valdez's Shrimp Derby.  

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