11th Annual UMKC Koi Show

August 3-5, 2018

Bachman's, Lyndale Ave., Minneapolis, MN

2018 Show Chairs:  Ben Brown and Lori Vertin

(if you have questions about the 2018 show please email lorivertin@gmail.com)

Tentative Schedule (as of 3.27.2018)


July 28 - August 2, 2018  UMKC club members and volunteers prepare show site


August 3, 2018  

     9:00 am to 5:00 pm Vendor set up

     9:00 am to 2:00 pm UMKC members check in show koi

     9:00 am to 5:00 pm out of town exhibitors check in

     5:00 pm to 7:00 pm KOI SHOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

          sales of koi size 1-3 may be entered into the show

     Benching of complete vats will occur. Owners need to be

          present when your koi are being benched.


August 4, 2018

      9:00 am to 5:00 pm KOI SHOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

           10:00 am cutoff for purchased koi sizes 1-3 to be

           entered into the show

      11:00 am  Judging commences

      6:00 pm Awards Banquet at Poor Richard's Commonhouse,

           8301 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN


​August 5, 2018

      10:00 am to 2:00 pm KOI SHOW OPEN TO PUBLIC

       10:30 am to 12:00 noon  Judges Tank Walk

​       1:00 pm - out of town exhibitors can begin preparing koi for

            transport, UMKC members will assist with bagging and

            vehicle loading

​       2:00  end of show - vendors can break down and UMKC

            exhibitors can prepare koi for transport​ home

2018 Koi Show Judges


Pam Spindola

from Southern California














​Luanne Porter

from Florida