Hounsllow & Diistriict Aquariists Sociiety Entry forms should be sent to Show Secretary: Houns ow & D str ct Aquar sts Soc ety Dick Mills, 10 Rosken Grove, Farnham Royal, Slough, Berkshire SL2 3DZ A Message from our Chairman Tel : 01753 645675 email: email@example.com Dear friends and fellow aquarists, Duplicate Entry Forms should be collected on arrival at the Show. On behalf of the 2009 Show Committee and the members of HDAS, I would like to offer you a warm welcome to our 46th Open Show. HDAS will have their fish/equipment shop and food bar open throughout the Show. Our venue is the same as usual, Hounslow Youth Centre, Kingsley Road with free parking adjacent. Make sure you park by the Youth Centre, inside the double gates. The car park before the gates is Pay and Display, so if you do park outside, you will need to buy a ticket. Hounslow Bus Garage and Hounslow East station are within walking distance, as is Hounslow shopping area. Weather permitting, benching facilities will again be outside the Centre as well as in the main hall. We are pleased to have been given Classes D (Cichlids),J (Rasboras) and V (Twin-tailed Goldfish) as this year’s FBAS Championship Trophy Classes. There are also Tetra’s Best Pair and Best Breeder awards to be won, and NEW THIS YEAR, two Classes for Juniors and our two Special SHANGHAI Classes. We all look forward to seeing you at our Open Show either as an exhibitor H.D.A.S.meets at St. Stephen’s Church Hall, Parkside Road, Hounslow, or as a visitor. Old and new friends, experts or novices to the aquatic Middlesex. on alternate Wednesdays. hobby, all are welcome. Details from: Peter Quested, 32 Southfields, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 0BP Special thanks go to the FBAS Judges, our Advertisers, the Show Telephone 0208 224 5574 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Committee, our Club Members and the Refreshment Ladies, but Website http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/hounslowfish/ especially to you for your support. Meeting Nights for remainder of 2009: I look forward to seeing you all and hope you enjoy the day Sept 30, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Nov 25, Dec 9, Dec 16. Peter Anderson, Chairman 2009 NEW MEMBERS & VISITORS MOST WELCOME RULES HOUNSLOW & DIISTRIICT AQUARIISTS SOCIIETY HOUNSLOW & D STR CT AQUAR STS SOC ETY Entry fees: 20p per entry by post or E-mail. Closing date for post, fax or E-Mail Entries: Wednesday 16th SHOW COMMITTEE September 2008 th Phone entries 20p up to 9 p.m. on Friday 18 September. CHAIRMAN: Late entries up to 11.00 a.m. on the day of the Show, at the Show Peter Anderson, 4 Copthall Close, Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks. SL9 0DH th Manager's discretion, at a fee of 25p. Every 6 entry free. Telephone 01753 882873 (Excluding phone entries and entries on the day). Entries may be benched from 9.30 a.m. and must be fully benched by 12 SECRETARY: noon on the day of the Show Peter Quested, 32 Southfields, East Molesey, Surrey Telephone 0208 224 5574 Judging commences at 12.30 pm. Prize-giving between 16.30 & 17.30. The decision of the Show Committee shall be binding in all matters not covered SHOW MANAGER: by these Rules. While all reasonable care will be taken, the Show Committee Vic Higgs, 20 Forge Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex TW13 6UW does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage to exhibits. Telephone: 0208 894 0235 SUITABILITY OF WATER SHOW SECRETARY: It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to ensure that the water in which their Dick Mills, 10 Rosken Grove, Farnham Royal, Slough, Berks. SL2 3DZ. exhibits are shown is suitable for that exhibit. The Organisers' will not be Tel 01753 645675 Email : email@example.com responsible for any loss of, or adverse effect to any exhibit caused by the quality or composition of the local or introduced water supply, which may contain INVITED JUDGES chemicals or differ in quality to that which the exhibit is normally accustomed. No gravel may be used except in Class Ag and Ak Mr. Keith Cocker Mr. R. D. Esson Mr. Colin Pannell Entries in Class Ag and Ak may be brought ready set up. Mr. L. Pearce Mr G.Steptowe Mr. A. I. Stevens DEFRA listed species: It is the Exhibitors' responsibility to have available any licence, if requested by a DEFRA Officer for any listed species. The Show will be run in accordance with F.B.A.S. Rules Full List of known species published on the FBAS website as displayed in the Hall. Photography only with permission of the Show Manager. TROPHIES & AWARDS Exhibitors are reminded of F.B.A.S. Show Rule No. 14: 2009 FBAS Trophy Classes “D” “J” “V” Exhibits may not be removed before the end of the Show without prior permission of the Show Manager. st BEST FISH IN SHOW plus 1 & 2 Reserve nd BEST BREEDER Tetra Trophy BEST PAIR Tetra Trophy (DEBENCHING AT THE END OF PRIZE-GIVING. THANK YOU) SPA GLASS ‘SHANGHAI’ AWARDS Breeders Classes must be teams of four fish not more than fourteen months old 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 4th Place Cards on the day of the Show. Date of birth must be shown on the entry forms, and the Goodie Bag for every exhibitor fish must have been bred by the exhibitor. H. & D.A.S. thank Tetra, Rolf C Hagen & Spa Glass for their generous support Hounslow, are going to include an OPEN SHOW CLASSES extra 'Special Class' attraction at their OPEN SHOW CLASSES Open Show this year. Ag Mini Furnished. 10" x 8" x 6" Ak Individual Aquascape. 18" x 10" x 10" It's loosely-inspired on the Darts game B Barbs As current FBAS size sheet of 'Shanghai!' where you get three C Characins (other than Ca, Cb) darts in all three beds (Single, Double Ca Characins (Hemigrammus, Hyphessobrycon etc) and Triple score) of a single figure on Cb Characins (Pencilfish etc) the dartboard. D Cichlids (other than Da, Db, Dc) FBAS TROPHY CLASS Da Angels Hounslow are actually trying it out as Db Cichlids Dwarf Cichlids two Special Classes – one for Dc Cichlids Rift Valley Cichlids Egglayers and one for Livebearers. E Labyrinths (other than Ea). Ea-a Best Male Fighter. Ea-b Best Female Fighter N-Ea Best Fighter Pair F Egglaying Toothcarps (Killies) G Catfish H Aspidoras, Corydoras It could become a useful display feature to visitors to Open Shows (or even Ha Brochis Hayling Island), showing not only a wide variety of fishes but also their 'family J Rasboras FBAS TROPHY CLASS group' potential without all the technicalities that are involved in trying to win a K Danios Championship Class. L Loaches, Botias M AOS Egglayers It could also encourage the more 'quiet breeders' in the hobby to show off their Nb-m Pairs Egglayers ) BEST PAIR successes too. No-t Pairs Livebearers) TETRA TROPHY Oa Male Guppy An entry in this Class will consist of : Ob Female Guppy P Cultivated Livebearers a Single fish, a Pair and a Team of four breeders Q Swordtails R Platies S Poecilia & Limia (excluding O & P) all from a single species of fish, ie, any Barb, Characin, Danio, Rasbora, Guppy, T AOS Livebearers Platy etc. U Singletail Goldfish (Common) Ua Comets Fishes can be benched in three separate tanks or, a tank divided into three. Ub London / Bristol Shubunkins Where so desired, in order to keep livebearer sexes segregated, up to 5 separate V Twintail Goldfish FBAS TROPHY CLASS tanks (or a single tank divided into 5 compartments) may be used. W AOS Cold Water Fish, inc White Cloud Mountain Minnows Xb-m Egglayer Breeders ) Tank siizes mustt confform tto tthe FBAS miiniimum siizes or above – Tank s zes mus con orm o he FBAS m n mum s zes or above – Xo-t Livebearer Breeders ) BEST BREEDER Xu-w Breeders Coldwater ) TETRA TROPHY Z Aquatic Plants smallest tank must have minimum dimensions of 100mm x 100mm x 100mm. Y b-m, u-w Junior Egglayers ) Entrants must be These guidelines must also be followed when a divided tank is used. Y o-t Junior Livebearers ) under 16 years of age SH1 - SHANGHAI – Egglayers SH2 - SHANGHAI - Livebearers A suggested ‘divided tank’ arrangement would be: 18” x 6” x 6” divided into: (5” x 6 “ 6”), (5” x 6” x 6”) and (8” x 6” x 6”) As in FBAS Breeders’ teams Classes, Judges are likely to give preference to entries constituting a single male fish, a sexable pair, and youngsters comprising two males and two females. In the Livebearer Class, any cultivated Livebearers entered must be of the same obvious strain. We are delighted to announce that these Special Classes have been sponsored by Spa Glass Brian Chittenden has generously donated two ‘Shanghai Tanks’ to be awarded – one to the winner of each Class.
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