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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  November   Friday, November 14, 2014
Bowl Show  October   Friday, October 03, 2014
Bowl Show  September   Friday, September 05, 2014
Bowl Show  August (Includes July Classes)   Friday, August 01, 2014
Bowl Show  July (Classes moved to August)   Friday, August 01, 2014
Bowl Show  June   Friday, June 06, 2014
Bowl Show  May   Friday, May 02, 2014
Bowl Show  April   Friday, April 04, 2014
Bowl Show  March   Friday, March 07, 2014
Bowl Show  February   Friday, February 07, 2014
Bowl Show  January   Friday, January 03, 2014




Bowl Show
November

Competition Date: 11/14/2014

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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Bowl Show
October

Competition Date: 10/3/2014

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: 9/5/2014

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 Classes)

Competition Date: 8/1/2014

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 August)

Competition Date: 8/1/2014

Because of our July picnic, we will move the July Bowl Show Categories to August. 



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


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Bowl Show
June

Competition Date: 6/6/2014

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: 5/2/2014

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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Bowl Show
April

Competition Date: 4/4/2014

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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Bowl Show
March

Competition Date: 3/7/2014

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: 2/7/2014

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
January

Competition Date: 1/3/2014

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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