Sign up for email reminders for Meetings, Swaps, Auctions, and Other Events.

Subscribe

Sign up for email reminders for Meetings, Swaps, Auctions, and Other Events.

North American Discus Association Convention and Show 2016

2 years 4 months ago #36419 by 1fishgeek
So who is going to NADA, besides me?

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
2 years 5 months ago - 2 years 5 months ago #36402 by CozyKeith
There will be a great deal on 20 gallon high tanks with glass top, heater, and sponge filter available. $20 each or 6 for $100. Tanks will be presold during the show on a first come first serve basis and can be picked up Sunday starting around 10:00 until noon or so.
Last edit: 2 years 5 months ago by CozyKeith.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Mugwump

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
2 years 5 months ago #36398 by Mugwump
yes it is....looking forward to attending...

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
2 years 5 months ago #36397 by scubadiver
Pretty cool that this is in Chicagoland -

Are you looking to be involved or commited
A Pig and a Chicken are walking down the road. The Chicken says, "Pig, I was thinking we should open a restaurant!". Pig replies, "What would we call it?". The Chicken responds, "How about ham-n-eggs?" The Pig thinks for a moment and says, No thanks. I'd...

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
2 years 5 months ago #36396 by libasci

North American Discus Association Convention and Show 2016

July 7th – July 10th Lombard, Illinois

 

     The North American Discus Association is very pleased to announce our 2016 Discus Convention and Show July 7th – July 10th in Lombard, IL (Chicago Suburbs). This is the largest Discus only event held in North America. The Convention brings you a chance to hear world class speakers discuss topics related to caring for Discus and the Show features 100 + Show class discus presented for judging.

     The Convention/Show will be held at the Westin Lombard Hotel Yorktown Center and is 12 miles Southwest of O’Hare International airport. The 4-star Hotel offers a number of top hotel amenities, including a state-of-art fitness center, and two on-site gourmet restaurants. Known as one of the top Lombard, IL hotels, the rooms are well-appointed, and stylishly decorated and offer all the comforts of home. Adjacent to the hotel are 150 retail shops and an 18 screen IMAX AMC theater. The hotel offers a complimentary Hotel shuttle within a 5-mile radius. The Hotel is offering a special group rate of $115 a night for Show participants.

     The Speaker list for the Convention is exceptional:

Dick Au -NADA Senior Judge and author of “The Back to Nature Guide to Discus” and “Trophy Discus”

Al Sabetta – Owner of SimplyDiscus.com, one of the largest Discus forums in the world.

John Nicholson – NADA Senior Judge and founding member.

Josie Christopher – Founder and President of Chicago Discus.

Spencer Jack – Founder and President of the Canadian Cichlid Association, Co-founder of Aquarium Society of Winnipeg.

Ricardo Vasquez – SimplyDiscus.com Moderator and “Photo Guru”

Dan Lorbeske – Shedd Aquarium Senior Aquarist

Erica Hornbrook – Shedd Aquarium Amazon Collection Manager.

    During the weekend, 100 plus Show Discus will be on display and will be judged for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in individual classes. These discus come from around the world and will be some of the finest discus available. The Show also judges a very special class – Bred by Exhibitor. All entries in this class must be a discus that was bred by parents owned by the entrant. NADA provides judges for Discus Shows in North America and these judges will be on hand to judge the winners.

     During the 4 day weekend there will be Sponsors and Vendors set up in the Show Room with Merchandise displayed and for sale. Sponsors and Vendors will be on hand the entire weekend to talk with and answer questions. There will also be sale tanks set up with Discus available for purchase from sponsors and individual participants. A majority of the Show Discus are usually available for purchase during the Show.

     For more information on the Show and registration, please go to www.discusnada.org/2016NADAdiscusshow/

We look forward to seeing you there.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

More
Time to create page: 0.073 seconds