The BCA Proudly Present
Our Spring Convention
Date: 20th October
Venue : The Oak Hotel, 8640 Stratford Rd, Hockley Heath, Solihull B94 5NW
Mark Breeze - Apistos from river to retail
Dr.Domino Joyce - Adventures in africa cichlid research,from dna to bower building and beyond.
Please support the BCA This event is for beginner to expert everyone welcome to this family friendly day with children’s competition taking place throughout the day so if your into fish and are worried about bringing the family then don't we welcome you all.
Disabled access is available and there is a vast menu of food and drinks from the bar at this new venue which seems to be our best one yet in terms of layout and services provided.
Overnight room are available for over night stays if you are traveling from afar and want to get there the day before see pictures for prices.
Tickets are available online with fast track entry please follow this link below to purchase yours today http://www.british-Cichlid.org.uk/Wordpress/product-category/event-tickets/
You can pay on the day but we are encouraging you to book your ticket in advance with the above link.
We will also be trailing a new format, no auction but Tropical fish and dry goods inc foods etc will be on sale from our usual sellers at unbelievable prices - see the fish and buy directly with the seller which can be done throughout the day while the talks are one so feel free to wounder about and talk to the other aquarists and sellers.
If you are a seller please contact Darren Evans - [email protected] to book your table
Table rental = £15.00 (Each vendor will receive 1 draw ticket for seller draw (3 none aquatic items).
Up to 2 people may share a table and both must be registered when booking.
Only fish and related aquarium items may be offered
All transactions are between buyers & sellers only
The BCA will not be responsible for any sales disputes.
Door entry – £5.00 for BCA members and £10.00 Non members (this will include 12 months membership to the BCA valued at £5 per person. You will receive a free goodie bag on entry with products from our supporters and also a tub of vitalis food - which will more than cover your entry fee !
All delegates and vendors will be given a raffle ticket for the Door prize.
Door prize – (3 Main prizes).
Main Raffle prize – (12 items min)
Doors Open at 9.00am for setting up and sales start at 11.00 first lecture begins 10:00 am
Note to sellers
Once you have booked your table, you are free to advertise your items on the BCA web site forum, on the BCA face book group page, and any other pages where you have permission.
The BCA will not be responsible for advertising any sales items.
All fish being offered for sale must be adequately packages
Please feel free to share this post on other groups
The BCA Committee
Alternatively you can join the British cichlid association on the day at the door for ONLY £5 For 1 YEAR.
Which entitles you to discounted entry to all Bca events for 1 year aswel as digital pdf copy's of ciclidae magazine which is only available at the British cichlid association
How The Day Plays Out ???
The days schedule will look something like this. but please be aware some parts may go on longer or shorter the times are just a guideline
9:00 to 10am - booking in of lots for sellers
10:00am first talk & second talk (if available)
12:00 Break for lunch - food available
13:00 third talk (if one is available)
16:00 to 16:30 end of day
Advertiser: peter clarke
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