1st International Shrimp Competition at Aquatic Experience—Chicago
The World Pet Association will present the 1st International Shrimp Competition during its fourth annual Aquatic Experience—Chicago, Nov. 4-6, 2016, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center. The competition is sponsored by Dennerle, JBJ Transworld Aquatic, Shrimp King and the WPA. Contestants will compete for $1,000 in prize money and the top Shrimp King Award, and all competitors will receive free admission to the Aquatic Experience show floor, experiencing “everything aquatic under one roof,” from saltwater and freshwater fish to marine plants and mammals.
Registration for the 1st International Shrimp Competition is due by Sept. 30, 2016. For complete contest rules, regulations and registration form, visit usashrimpcontest.com.
The 1st International Shrimp Competition will give shrimp breeders the opportunity to share their hobby with the greater public and exhibit different freshwater dwarf shrimp species and color morphs across 10 categories. An international jury will judge all entries, and winners will be publicly honored on the Aquatic Experience show floor on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m., including the top Shrimp King Award of $500. Additionally, designated competing dwarf shrimp will be included in the raffle being held on the show floor Sunday afternoon for all show attendees.