Upcoming Koi Shows

Upper Minwest Koi Club 2012 Koi Show & Product Expo
When: Aug 3 – 5, 2012
Where: Bachmans Garden Center, 6010 Lyndale Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55419 (map)

Public Hours:
Friday, August 3rd 4pm – 8pm
Saturday, August 4th 9am – 5pm
Sunday, August 5th 10am – 2pm

Admission: Free
See website for details: http://www.umkoiclub.org/htm/12Show/2012Show.html

Dallas Koi Kichi’s 10th Annual Koi Show
When: Aug 31 – Sep 2, 2012
Where: Bass Pro Shop, 2501 Bass Pro Drive, Grapevine, TX 76051 (map)
Show Judges: Jan Thompson-1996 Year entered AKCA Judging Program, Steve Drake-Year Certified as Judge; 1999

Friday, August 31st

Exhibitor Setup 10:00AM – 5:00P.M.
Receive Koi at 1:00P.M.
Benching from 1:00 – 5:00P.M.
Meet and Greet Dinner (Dutch treat) 7:00 PM – 9:00PM

Saturday, September 1st

Benching and Registration 7:00AM – 9:00AM
Judging 10:00AM –complete
Viewing Koi 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Vendor Booths 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Fish Auction 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Banquet and Awards 7:00PM – 10:30PM

Sunday, September 2nd

Viewing Koi 10:00AM – until the end of the Judges Tank-Side Talk
Judges Tank-Side Talk 10:00AM – until finished
Vendor Booths 9:00AM – until the end of the Judges Tank-Side Talk
Teardown: Starts after the Judges Tank-Side Talk
See details at website:
Annual ZNA Potomac Koi Show
When: Sep 7 – 9, 2012
Where: Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Park, Vienna, VA (map)

Friday 9/7/12
Noon – 5pm Fish check-in
Meet the Judge Reception at the Embassy Suites 6:30-9:00pm

Saturday 9/8/12
9:30 Welcome Remarks Michael Frady – President ZNA Potomac
6:30 – 9:00 Awards Reception – Visitor Center

Sunday 9/9/12
9:00 – 4:00 Show Open
10:00 – 11:00 Judge’s Discussions of Show at Tanks
For information contact: Jim North at jnorth@znapotomac.org or
Mike Frady at mfrady@znapotomac.org / 703-360-9142
See website for details: http://www.znapotomac.org/show.htm

2012 Atlanta Koi Show
When: Sep 15 – 16, 2012
Where: Gwinnett Convention Center, Duluth, GA (map)

Held in conjuntion with JapanFest.
Note: More details coming soon.

Sept. 22
Koi Club’s Young Koi Show at Nisei Koi Farm,
Carneys Pt, NJ www.makc.com
Judging sizes up to 24″

2012 Regional South Carolina Koi Show
When: Oct 5 – 7, 2012
Where: Simpsonville Activity & Senior Center,310 W. Curtis St. Simpsonville, SC. 29681 (map)
Description: The entire show will take place at Simpsonville Activity & Senior Center,310 W. Curtis St. Simpsonville, SC. 29681. We have made arrangements with the Holiday Inn Express (3821 Grandview Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29680) located just off I-385 and Fairview Road, within 5 minutes of the Simpsonville Activity & Senior Center. We have arranged for a special rate of $69.00 plus taxes per night for a room with two queen size beds or one king size bed at the. You need to book early for these special rates. This rate includes a free hot buffet breakfast.. Please mention the Regional South Carolina Koi and Goldfish Show or the South Carolina Koi & Water Garden Society to get these special rates.
Call Holiday Inn Express at 864-962-8500 .

See details at website: http://www.sckwgs.org/

First Coast Koi Club 2012 Show
When: Oct 13 – 14, 2012
Where: Flordia
Bakersfield Koi & Water Garden Society, 13th Annual Golden Empire Koi Show
When: Oct 19 – 21, 2012
Where: Kern County Fair, 1142 South “P” Street, Bakersfield, CA 93307 (map)
Description: Held in conjunction with the Fall Harvest Home and Garden Show at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

October 19th, 20th, and 21st 2012
The show is an open invitational. Any Koi hobbyist interested in showing at our event is cordially invited.
Space is limited so please register early. We are continuing to improve our show for both the koi hobbyist and the public.
To reserve a show tank or for more information please call Show Chairman, Ron Unruh at (661) 619-6353 Or email secretary@bkwgs.com
The Kern County Fairgrounds are located at 1142 P Street, Bakersfield, CA

Awards Banquet
October 20th 2012, 7:30pm
At the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 3927 Marriot Drive in Bakersfield. We cordially invite our friends, former members, current
members and koi enthusiasts, to join us for this special evening. Reconnect with old friends and enjoy a buffet dinner. You do not have to be a koi exhibitor to attend.
However, a ticket is required to enter the banquet facility. Each ticket purchased will be entered in a drawing for wonderful prizes!
Tickets are $30.00 each and must be purchased in advance, by contacting: secretary@bkwgs.com Or sending paymentto

PO Box 13314
Bakersfield, CA 93389
Checks should be made payable to BK&WGS
All tickets must be purchased no later than October 8th, 2012

NOTE: See website to download all show documents.