Announcing… The Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show will be held March 10-12, 2017 at a new location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 5780 Major Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819, located across from the Universal Studios theme park. Book your room now for the special show rate (a savings of $70 over the usual rate for the Spring Break time of year).
Our group name is the Central Florida Koi Show Society 2017 and group code is: CFS — hit GO! for the hotel link. The hotel phone is: 407-351-1000. The rate is for nights from 9-Mar-2017 to checkout on 12-Mar-2017. The $129 show rate will be honored from March 6th to March 15th unless the hotel sells out. Please make your reservation by February 23rd. The Orlando Show," as it is known in koi circles, is the largest judged koi show in the Eastern U.S., drawing entries from across the country. Plus, the judged goldfish show, now in its fifth year, has become the largest goldfish show in the country. In addition to the judged shows, there are over 35 vendors from across the nation with koi, goldfish, pond supplies, aquatic plants, garden art and more.
Seminar presentations on koi, goldfish and ponds are conducted all day Saturday beginning at 9:00am. For 2017, the show is proud to be hosting ZNA America and will conduct a koi judging seminar accredited by ZNA Japan. Show Hours: Fri. March 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. March 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., March 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free admission. (Seminar series on Saturday is $10 for the day.) For more information, including how to become a vendor at the show, visit menu Seminars.
CFKS is sponsored by four central Florida koi clubs including the Orlando Koi and Pond Club, the Rainbow River Koi Club, the Gainesville Koi Club, and the Florida East Coast Koi and Pond Club, and the ZNA Southern Koi Association. These member clubs incorporated the show as the Central Florida Koi Show Society, Inc. Click on club logos at the bottom of the page to visit club web sites.
Our Koi Show judges this year will be: Dick Thomas, ZNA Assistant Certified Judge (Head), Anja and Richard Albertsboer, ZNA Local Certified Judges, and Garry Chin, ZNA LCJ Candidate, AKJA Senior Judge, AKCA Judge, and Dale Gingerich, AKJA Certified Judge.
Our Goldfish Show judge is TBA.
All of the koi pictured on the banner are examples of many of the fine show koi on exhibition at the Central Florida Koi Show. We hope you will drop by over the weekend to enjoy the many fine specimens, and stay a while to participate in our seminars and shop the vendor fair area. All are free to the public except a small charge for the all day seminars on Saturday and a special separate fee for those attending the ZNA Judging Seminar on Friday.
When: March 10-12, 2017
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton at Universal 5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
The show rate represents a savings of $70 a night.
Show Registration - To sign-up and find information for the koi show, seminars and banquet see Registration. Most all information is available at the pages on our menu bar, however if you do not see an answer to a question here, please select link below for email contact.
Trophy Sponsors - Please visit our Trophy Sponsors' Page
Vendor Information - Mike McMahon
Show Donations - Don Hellard
Koi Show Registration - Sherri White
Goldfish Show Registration - Karen Hardcastle
Click Logo to Visit a Club Website Note: Several sites are being revised.