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)

VENDOR PACKET - DOWNLOAD HERE

2018 UMKC  Sponsors


Every koi show depends on the volunteer efforts of the home club and sponsorship by generous companies and individuals. There are many ways to sponsor the show. Individuals and companies can be an official show sponsor, sponsor individual trophies, buy an advertisement in our program or provide raffle/auction items. The Upper Midwest Koi Club is grateful for all contributions and will list sponsors in our show brochure and on our website. Thank you so much for your support!



KOI SHOW SPONSORS


Platinum Level ($1000.00)

  • Ver-tech Labs


Gold Level ($500.00 - $999.00)


Silver Level ($300.00 - $499.00)


​Bronze Level ($100.00 - $299.99)



KOI SHOW TROPHIES

 trophy sponsorship is made through the vendor or exhibitor packet - if you are not a vendor or exhibitor and would like to sponsor a trophy - please contact Ron Sterbenz


Top Awards   $200.00 each

  • Grand Champion A (Kohaku, Sanke, Showa) - sponsored by Benjamin Brown
  • Grand Champion B (all other varieties) - sponsored by Dick and Susan Hadley
  • Reserve Grand Champion - sponsored by Pam and Rick Jokerst


​Major Awards   $75.00 each

  • Mature Champion A - sponsored by John Hall
  • Mature Champion B- sponsored by Michelle Gravenish
  • Young Champion A - sponsored by John Hall
  • Young Champion B - sponsored by Southwest Koi ad Goldfish
  • Baby Champion A - sponsored by Bickal Koi Farm
  • Baby Champion B - sponsored by Bickal Koi Farm
  • Jumbo Champion  - sponsored by Herb Struss


Best in Size Awards  $50.00 each

  • Size 1     under 8”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 2    8”-12”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 3   12”-16”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 4   16”-20”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 5   20”-24”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 6   24”-27”  - sponsored by Nijikawa USA
  • Size 7   27”+   - sponsored by Nijikawa USA


Best in Variety Awards  $25.00 each

  • Kohaku - sponsored by Michelle Gravenish
  • Showa - sponsored by John Hall
  • Sanke - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Utsurimono - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Doitsu - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Asagi/Shusui - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Bekko - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Kawarigoi - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Hikari Muji - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Hikari Moyo - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Goromo/Goshiki - sponsored by Michael Chang
  • Tancho - sponsored by Joe and Lynda Retterath
  • GinRin A - sponsored by Joe and Lynda Retterath
  • GinRin B - sponsored by Joe and Lynda Retterath
  • Long Fin - sponsored by Joe and Lynda Retterath


Other Awards $25.00 each

  • Novice - sponsored by Bickal Koi Farm
  • Best Male Koi - sponsored by Bickal Koi Farm
  • Tategoi - sponsored by Pam and Rick Jokerst
  • Most Unique - sponsored by Michelle Gravenish



KOI SHOW RAFFLE & AUCTION ITEMS

  • Linda Morita - 8 x amigurumi koi (10")
  • Linda Morita - hand knit lightweight shawl/scarf in a scale pattern (76" x 10")



​KOI SHOW BROCHURE ADVERTISEMENT

  • ​Tangletown Gardens
  • The Koi Store
  • ​St. Louis Water Garden Society

Saturday, August 4, 2018

UMKC Show Awards Banquet

     Happy Hour starts at 6:00 pm 

​     Dinner begins at 7:00 pm

POOR RICHARD'S COMMONHOUSE

8301 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN 55437

     COST is $35.00 per person.

     Tickets must be purchased by July 31, 2018. 




 HOTEL INFORMATION


Four Points by Sheraton
7745 Lyndale Ave. South
Richfield, MN 55423
612-861-1000


Please ask for block KOI SHOW 2018 for the rate of $104.00/night (includes breakfast). There is a 24 hour shuttle to the airport from this hotel.

2018 Koi Show Judges


Pam Spindola

from Southern California














​Luanne Porter

from Florida










EXHIBITOR PACKET - DOWNLOAD HERE

Schedule 


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

     3:00 pm to 6:00 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