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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 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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  • 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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    May 17 - May 19
  2. Alpha Betta Chapter (ABC)

    Newnan, Georgia – USA

    May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Aquarama 2019

    May 29 @ 12:00 am - June 2 @ 12:00 am
  4. Independence Day Freedom Flare 2019

    June 7 - June 9
  5. IBC Convention 2019 – Oklahoma Betta Breeders Association

    Irving, Texas

    June 20 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm