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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-2012, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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Please correct me if Im wrong, but ...

I remember reading a little while back about shows. Now do you have to actually show up at a show in order to enter or can you just ship the fish in and cross your fingers? If I remember correctly I read you can just ship them. The reason I ask is the closest place to me that shows is CT and my family would murder me if I dragged them on that 4 1/2 ONE way car ride! I dont plan on showing this fall, seeing how I JUST got my pair to spawn today ... so if I can crank out another gen. after this one I shouldddd be good to go for spring Ive been looking into (mildly) showing for years now but never sat down and learned everything I should know.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-19-2012, 10:29 PM
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You don't have to attend the shows. You can ship them there. Some of our breeders can give you more details.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-20-2012, 12:44 AM
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I have been shipping fish to shows for this show season that just started at the beginning of the month. They do a point-based championship over the year so pretty much everyone competing is mailing fish to most of the shows, and maybe attending one.
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Thank you both for the info ! :)
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-22-2012, 04:23 AM
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A place to start...

http://basementbettas.com/showing-yo...ng-a-show.html

My first two shows i hand carried mine in. Can do either but you need the preregistrations to show secretaries by Wednesday before the show either way.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-23-2012, 11:01 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you! And I wasnt going to even think about an attempt to show fish until next spring, I was just gunna tuck the info away for future reference
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