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COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS:

  • BOWL SHOWS
    NEW! Excel Bowl Show Form...
    Bowl Shows are held at each General Meeting and have two pre-determined classes and one open class. The December Bowl Show is the Championship show. All First Place winners from the previous 11 monthly shows are eligible.
    For more information on bowl shows, Click Here.

  • GROWTH CONTESTS
    CAS holds two growth contests in each of two categories every year:
    • The Plant Growth contests are started on a semi-annual basis in April and October.
    • The Fish Growth Contests are started on a semi-annual basis in May and November.

  • AQUARIST OF THE YEAR
    Members are encouraged to accrue points throughout the year. Points are accrued through a variety of different aspects associated with the club. The member with the highest number of points at the end of the year is awarded the Aquarist of the Year Award.

     

  • BAP - Breeders Awards Program - Gain Points and Awards for breeding fish.  BAP Form
  • AHAP - Aquarium Horticultural Awards Program - Gain Points and Awards for growing aquatic plants.  AHAP Form


Competitions

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Bowl Show  2013 Championship   Saturday, December 14, 2013
Bowl Show  November   Friday, November 01, 2013
Fish Growth  Angel Fish   5/3/2013 through 11/1/2013
Bowl Show  October   Friday, October 04, 2013
Bowl Show  September   Friday, September 06, 2013
Bowl Show  August (Includes July - Goldfish and Koi. )   Friday, August 02, 2013
Bowl Show  July (Classes moved to June and August)   Friday, July 05, 2013
Bowl Show  June (Includes July - Livebearers )   Friday, June 07, 2013
Bowl Show  May   Friday, May 03, 2013
Fish Growth  Barb   11/2/2012 through 5/3/2013
Bowl Show  April   Friday, April 05, 2013
Plant Growth  Java Moss   10/5/2012 through 4/5/2013
Bowl Show  March   Friday, March 01, 2013
Bowl Show  February   Friday, February 01, 2013
Bowl Show  2012 Championship (Held at January Meeting)   Friday, January 04, 2013
Bowl Show  January   Friday, January 04, 2013




Bowl Show
2013 Championship

Competition Date: 12/14/2013

Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

  • Championship class. All first place winners from all classes held during the year are eligible.


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Bowl Show
November

Competition Date: 11/1/2013

Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

  • Catfish. Shown as singles, smaller species better shown as pairs.  (Excludes Catfish that have their own class.)
  • Anabantoids, Gouramis, Paradise Fish, Climbing Perch, and Bettas other than male Betta Splendens. Shown in pairs, except for female Betta splendens. Use dividers if needed.
  • Open Class.


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Fish Growth
Angel Fish

Competition Duration: 5/3/2013 through 11/1/2013

Angel Fish




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    Bowl Show
    October

    Competition Date: 10/4/2013

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Oddballs. Any fish not listed elsewhere.  Shown as singles or pairs.
    • Dwarf Cichlids. Shown in pairs.
    • Open Class.


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    Bowl Show
    September

    Competition Date: 9/6/2013

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Native Fish. Shown in pairs, large species may be shown alone.
    • All other non-fish aquarium animals. Amphibians, Lizards, Turtles and any other form of aquatic or semi-aquatic life that is not a fish or an invertebrate.
    • Open Class.


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    Bowl Show
    August (Includes July - Goldfish and Koi. )

    Competition Date: 8/2/2013

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Marine Fish. Species that are exclusively marine.
    • Large Neotropical Cichlids. Shown in pairs. Except for the very large fish.
    • Open Class. (Includes July Open Class)


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    Bowl Show
    July (Classes moved to June and August)

    Competition Date: 7/5/2013

    Because of our July picnic, we will split the July Bowl Show Categories between June and August. Livebearers will be moved forward to June and Goldfish and Koi will be moved to August



    • Livebearers. Shown in pairs.
    • Goldfish and Koi. Shown in singles.
    • Open Class.


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    Bowl Show
    June (Includes July - Livebearers )

    Competition Date: 6/7/2013

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Characins and Tetras. Shown in twos, with a divider, if necessary.
    • Barbs. Shown in pairs or twos.
    • Open Class.


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    Bowl Show
    May

    Competition Date: 5/3/2013

    Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

    Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

    For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

    • Non-native killifish. All species not native to the US. Shown in pairs or twos with dividers if needed.
    • Angels. Shown in pairs.
    • Open Class.


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    Fish Growth
    Barb

    Competition Duration: 11/2/2012 through 5/3/2013

    Barb




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      Bowl Show
      April

      Competition Date: 4/5/2013

      Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

      Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

      For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

      • Invertebrates. Snails; Starfish; anemones; Crabs, Shrimp and other Crustaceans, etc.
      • Sharks and Loaches. Singles or pairs may be shown.
      • Open Class.


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      Plant Growth
      Java Moss

      Competition Duration: 10/5/2012 through 4/5/2013

      Java Moss




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        Bowl Show
        March

        Competition Date: 3/1/2013

        Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

        Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

        For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

        • Bettas. All varieties of male Betta splendens.
        • Brackish Water Fish. Shown as singles or pairs.
        • Open Class.


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        Bowl Show
        February

        Competition Date: 2/1/2013

        Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

        Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

        For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

        • Rainbows. Shown in pairs.
        • African cichlids. Shown in pairs with divider, if needed.
        • Open Class.


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        Bowl Show
        2012 Championship (Held at January Meeting)

        Competition Date: 1/4/2013

        Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

        For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

        • Championship class. All first place winners from all classes held during the year are eligible.


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        Bowl Show
        January

        Competition Date: 1/4/2013

        Each Bowl Show has two pre-determined classes and one open class.

        Remember:  Only Flat Sided Containers will be accepted.

        For More Information on Bowl Show Rules, Click Here

        • Minnows (non-native, Cyprinidae). Danios (zebras, pearl, spotted, etc.), Rasboras, and White Clouds. Shown in pairs.
        • Corydoras and related genera (Brochis & Aspidoras). Pairs or two fish per entry.
        • Open Class.


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