BOWL SHOW
2018
Y.A.T.F.S.
Bowl Show
A few reminders about the bowl show:
Make sure your bowl has at least one flat side for
best judging.
Don’t forget to register with me (Bob) so we know
how to assign points.
Write down the variety on the registration.
Points are given as follows:  
1st place = 4 points
2nd place = 3 points
3rd place = 2 point
you get 1 point per category for entering
if you place you get only awarded points
It’s Show Time!!! – Six Successful Tips   by David Ayres

David Ayres, YATFS member since its inception, and former judge from coast to coast within the
what a seasoned judge looks for when evaluating your fish.
A)        Is this fish mature size? – according to size standards in reference books
B)        Is this fish in good color? – again, check pictures/description in book
C)        Is this fish healthy? – shows no signs of disease; eating well; active
D)        Is this fish in show condition? – no split fins; no missing scales; well fed
E)        Does this fish show well? – “Type A” personality

2)        DETERMINE THE CLASS YOUR FISH BELONGS IN
A)        Read the show schedule of classes ahead of time.
B)        Ask the show chairperson if you are not sure.

3)        KNOW THE SHOW RULES
A)        Read through the rules a couple of times to make sure you understand them.
B)        Take your copy of show rules with you.
C)        Double check as to tank requirements.

4)        BRING YOUR OWN WATER
A)        Fish often don’t react well to changes in water chemistry.
{They may even die in radically different  water than they are used to}
B)        Have your own water conditioner on hand.
C)        Bring a little more than needed in case you have to make an unexpected change.

5)        HAVE THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT TO EXHIBIT THE FISH
A)        Clean tank, background, and secure lid
B)        Airline, valves, and airstones
C)        Scissors and hole punch
D)        Small siphon tube and clean, dry towel
E)        Bucket and siphon for breaking down

6)        BE A GOOD SPORT, HAVE FUN, AND GOOD LUCK!
2018 point standings
Dan & Karen Guman     117 pts

Lisa Reel                       103 pts

Don Guman                     69 pts

Kim Rodburn                    55 pts

Sue Everett                       17 pts

Rob Williams                     11 pts

Joe Doyle                            8 pts

Dave Ayres                          6 pts

Devin Flick                           5 pts

Larry Ayers                          4 pts

Brian Strickland                    2 pts
OCTOBER BOWL SHOW

GloFish
1.  Lisa Reel

2.  Lisa Reel

3.  Lisa Reel




Orange/Black Fish

1.  Lisa Reel

2.  Lisa Reel

3.  Lisa Reel




Scariest Fish

1.  Lisa Reel




Decorated Aquarium

1.  Devin Flick




Best of Show - Lisa Reel
WELCOME TO THE 2019 BOWL SHOW.
WE NEED A TOTAL OF
30 CATEGORIES THERE WILL BE 2-3 PER MONTH.
SO WHAT WOULD U LIKE TO SEE FOR THE 2019 BOWL SHOW
2019 Y.A.T.F.S. Bowl Show Schedule