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Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies Convention

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Federation of Texas Aquarium Societies Convention
FOTAS 2016

October 21-23

All FOTAS events will be taking place at:
Schertz Community Center North
3501 Morning Dr, Cibolo, TX. 78108

The big Sunday Auction will be held at our regular location:
Schertz Community Center Central
1400 Schertz Pkwy, Bldg. 3
Schertz TX. 78154

Schedule (subject to change)

Friday Oct 21

5:00 PM - Building is open
- Entrants can set up show tanks.

7:00 PM - Susan Robinson Presenting

8:30 PM – Club vs Club decorating contest

Saturday Oct 22

8:30 AM – FOTAS directors meeting and annual elections.

10:00 AM – Kyle Osterholt Presenting

Noon – Lunch break and Show and photo judging

1:30 PM – Dave Schumacher Presenting

3:00 PM – Dr. Michael Kidd Presenting

5:00 PM – Tear down of Fish show and set up for meal.

7:00 PM – Pizza - FOTAS Awards – Trivia Contest and Funny Money Auction
Banquet seating will be between 60-80 so is limited. Let me know if you are interested in Saturday evenings festivities and how many tickets you will want.
(Greg Steeves <gasteeves@gmail.com>)

Sunday Oct 23

Doors open at 9:00 AM

Auction Starts 11:00 AM

All events are free for all to attend with the exception of the Pizza - FOTAS Awards – Trivia Contest and Funny Money Auction. Cost is $20.00 per person and space is very limited.

Photo contest is free to enter. Entries must be emailed to HCCCfishphoto@gmail.com. Prizes will be awarded at the FOTAS banquet. See https://www.facebook.com/HillCountryCichlidClubEvents/ for details on categories.

Fish show is free to enter but you must supply your own aquarium and sponge filter (if needed). We will have air, dechlor and water on hand. Show will be assembled Friday afternoon and must be taken down at 5:00 PM Saturday. Entries must be emailed in advance (no later than October 14th) to gasteeves@gmail.com.

Information on Convention tee shirts will be available at https://www.facebook.com/HillCountryCichlidClubEvents/

This is a listing of hotels near convention events. FOTAS has no special deals with these establishments and it’s up to the attendee to make their own arrangements.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Selma
Address: 15408 I-35 N #2, Selma, TX 78154
Phone:(210) 651-3885

La Quinta Inn & Suites Schertz
Address: 17650 Four Oaks Ln, Schertz, TX 78154
Phone:(210) 655-2700

Hampton Inn & Suites Schertz
Address: 17702 IH 35 North, Schertz, TX 78154
Phone:(210) 566-6110

Best Western Plus Atrium Inn
Address: 17401 IH 35 N, Schertz, TX 78154
Phone:(210) 651-4100

Great Value Inn Live Oak
Address: 12810 N Ih 35, Live Oak, TX 78233
Phone:(210) 653-9000

Red Roof Inn New Braunfels
Address: 815 Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Phone:(830) 626-7000


Greg Steeves
C.A.R.E.S. Program Specialist - To the world you are but a single person, but to an entire species, you could be the whole world.
Mike Wickham
NWAAS Webmaster, Publicity Chair