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To participate in the Costa Compete + Conserve Program, an angler must own at least one pair of Costa sunglasses. The participant must also wear their Costa(s) as their primary sunglasses at supported events to be eligible for contingency payouts.


Register online or complete the official Costa Compete + Conserve registration form and return it via email, fax or mail.’

See official program Rules.



Upon registration, participate in a contingency paying tournament, and post the highest placing finish out of those who have registered for Costa Compete + Conserve. Highest finishes must fall within the top 50% of the field, with a minimum field size of no less than 50 boats and / or anglers, and are only applicable to the boaters / pro side of competition. Co-anglers are not currently eligible for Compete + Conserve payouts.

See full list of current Compete + Conserve supported events.


Submit the official Contingency Claim Form within 10-days of your finish. Upon being verified as the Contingency Winner, make a social media post (Facebook and/or Instagram) speaking to the Program, including hashtag #CostaCompeteAndConserve, within 15-days of approval notification.

Upon verification and approval, your contingency payment will be sent out via U.S. mail. Winners should allow a minimum of 8-weeks for approval, processing and distribution.


Upon being notified as the winner for a supported tournament, you will also have the option to choose between 5 predetermined conservation organizations to receive allotted donation on behalf of the Costa Compete + Conserve Program. So, not only will you be winning Costa Contingency cash, you’ll also be making a difference with freshwater conservation efforts.

To learn more about Costa’s commitment to preserving and improving our watery world read our official Protect Report.

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