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International Betta Congress: The Premier Betta Organization

With an average of 40 International Shows each year, the IBC has the most robust showing calendar in the betta world.

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FLARE! Magazine free sample issues

FLARE! magazine is a comprehensive resource for all things in the betta world.  Full of ideas and articles that are easy and educational, it will appeal to enthusiasts ranging from casual betta keepers to serious breeders.  Articles guide the reader on how to provide excellent care for your fish, offering tips and tricks for designing multiple betta systems, heating solutions, and nutrition.   Each issue also serves as the official means of relaying new member programs, incentives and administrative announcements.  With FLARE! as a tool, take your hobby to the next level.

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Find an official IBC Chapter near you!

  • Meet other betta enthusiasts near you
  • Share ideas, tips and “breeder secrets”
  • Learn more about your hobby through demonstrations and presentations
  • Trade breeding stock, equipment, betta foods and more
  • Organize local shows and find helpers

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Upcoming Events

  1. “We Love Betta Fish” Show

    Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

    April 27 - April 30
  2. CIPS Global Betta Championship Tianjin Qualifying Contest

    Tianjin, China

    April 28 - May 1
  3. Area 2 Convention hosted by Betta Helvetia

    Zürich, Switzerland

    April 29 - April 30
  4. Gainesville FL Bettas with First Coast Bettas – International

    Gainesville, FL, USA

    May 5 - May 7
  5. Betta Breeders Canada 1st International Show (Spring 2017)

    Burlington, Ontario, Canada

    May 19 - May 21