Betta Breeders United At Aquatic Experience!

//Betta Breeders United At Aquatic Experience!

Welcome to the IBC’s official calendar. Here you will find information on our current events such as shows, seminars and other important dates. This is a constantly updated page so be sure to check back frequently to see what’s going on in your area.

Below you can narrow your results by date; search by keyword, Area, type of show and Chapter.  You can also toggle between Month view and List view.

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Aquatic Experience Reservation Form

  • Price: $3.00 Quantity:
  • Price: $4.00 Quantity:
    Price per pair.
  • Price: $4.00 Quantity:
    Price per pair.
  • Please let us know below if you are sending large wilds or giants so that we can plan the proper tank space.
  • Please note that all reservation payments are non-refundable. You may add more to your reserved space at a later date if there is room, please check with the show chair first.
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Rules Specific to Aquatic Experience

Aquatic Experience will be open from 10am – 6pm on Saturday October 12 and from 10am – 4pm on Sunday October 13th.  During these hours the show area will be open to the pubic for viewing and purchasing.
Please send entries to:
Pet Asylum
C/O Susie Graham
3700 Rt. 9
Howell, NJ 07731
Fish must be received by 10 am October 10, 2019
Discounted UPS Overnight Shipping is available
International Entrants:

Entrants can be sent through Julie Tran October 5 C/O Kasey Clark

$5 Fee paid to Betta Breeders United for shipping from Julie Tran to Chicago

All International Entrants will be jarred, fed, and hand delivered to the show.

IBC Exhibition Standards

Volunteer Schedule & Responsibilities

All volunteer commitments must be submitted by 9/26 in accordance with Aquatic Experience Policy.

Volunteers will receive free entry into the show floor ($15/day value)

Lodging is the responsibility of volunteers. Please reserve early. Hotel rooms will sell out quickly.

BBU has 2 suites on reserve (2 full size and one sofa bed per suite) from 10/10-10/14. Suites are available with pre-payment otherwise they will be canceled on 10/3.  The cost of each suite is $1170.80 (check in Thursday, check out Monday).

Thursday 10/10-

Show Setup 8AM- Completion

  • Unload show equipment
  • Set up
  • Jar and sort bettas

Friday 10/11

Judging 9AM-Completion

  • Finding, moving, sorting bettas for judges. Great way to learn about betta form and judging!

Saturday- 10am-6pm

  • Keep an eye on show floor
  • Answer questions
  • Help with show fish purchasing

Sunday 10am-4pm

  • Keep an eye on show floor
  • Answer questions
  • Help with show fish purchasing

Sunday 4pm- Completion

  • Break down show setup
  • Bag and box fish to be returned
  • Load equipment

Want to volunteer?  Fill out the form below: