AZ Betta Hobbyists at S.A.K.E. 2019

//AZ Betta Hobbyists at S.A.K.E. 2019

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Use the below form to request your slots. Participation is limited to 125 fish at this time.

You are a resident of District 1 if you are from the following states:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

SCHEDULE: (subject to changes)
9:00 a.m.     Set up begins (log in and sort mailed in fish shipments; set up Silent Auction and raffle tables; etc.)
9:30             Doors open for attendees
11:30            Betta Show opens in the Rose Room (behind the cafeteria)
11:30            Silent Auction begins in the Rose Room – the Silent Auction closes at 3:00 and items will be distributed starting at 5:00 (if you can’t stay until then, please do NOT bid on items in the Silent Auction)
11:45-12:15  First program: David Villapudua – “Planted Tank Base Essentials”
12:15-12:45  1st Raffle Drawing session
12:45-1:15    Second program: Samantha Levell – ”The A Betta Cs of animal behavior”
1:15-1:45     Break
1:45-2:15    Third Program: Bob Goemans – “LED Aquarium Lighting, Past, Present, and Future”
2:15-2:45     Regular Auction – first session (you can pay for your items during either the next break, when the Silent Auction items are distributed, or after the evening auction)
2:45-3:00     Break
3:00             Silent Auction ends and Betta Show closes
3:00-3:45      Fourth program: John Willmon – “Building Biotopes & Breeding Killifish in Planted Tanks”   
3:45             2nd (final) Raffle Drawing session
4:00-5:00     Fifth program: Dr. Ron Harlan – “Five Easy Pisces” (Care and Breeding of 5 of My Favorite Killies)
5:00             Silent Auction distribution begins
5:00             Dinner break starts
5:45-6:45     Sixth program: Ken Normandin – “Collecting In Colombia
6:45             Break
7:00             Regular Auction – second session – until completed

FYI: New Breeder classes will be shown in combination with the Self-Bred classes.  On your entry form you all be able to tell us where to allocate your points (NB or Regular).  If we get enough entries in a single class, we will split NB and Self-Bred.