January 18, 2018

2017 Show


What:  The 2017 Koi and Goldfish Show

When:  September 29 – October 1

Where: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Show Schedule

Setup:  Friday   8:00AM – 6:00PM

Benching:  Friday 12:00PM – 6:00PM,  Saturday 8:00AM – 9:00AM  (overflow only)

Vendor Appreciation Reception:  Friday  7:00PM – 10:00PM

Show Hours:  Saturday 9:00AM – 5:00PM, Sunday 9:00AM – 2:00PM

Awards Banquet:  Saturday  6:00PM – 7:00PM (cocktails), 7:00PM – 10:30 (dinner & awards)

Judges’ Critique:  Sunday  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Auction:  Sunday  2:00PM

Tear Down:  Sunday  2:30 – Finished

Show Winners

2017 Atlanta Winners Report Koi

2017 Atlanta Winners Report Goldfish

2017 Atlanta Major Awards Koi

2017 Atlanta Best in Size Koi

2017 Atlanta Best in Variety Koi


Show Accommodations

The Atlanta Koi Club has negotiated a room rate of $92.00 per night with the Hampton Inn ATL-Lawrenceville-I-85-Sugarloaf. GA for this year’s Atlanta Koi and Goldfish Show.  The address and phone number of the hotel is 6010 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30043, 678-407-0018.  The hotel is 8 miles from the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds and provides free parking, wi-fi, and breakfast.  Rooms must be booked by September 8, 2017 to obtain the negotiated rate.  

Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=ATLDMHX&spec_plan=CHHAKC&arrival=20170929&departure=20171001&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Hotel: Hampton Inn ATL-Lawrenceville-I-85-Sugarloaf, GA

Group Name: Atlanta Koi Club

Arrival Date: 29-Sep-2017

Departure Date: 01-Oct-2017


Awards Banquet & Tickets

  • The Awards Banquet will be held at the show site: Saturday  6:00PM – 7:00PM (cocktails), 7:00PM – 10:30 (dinner & awards)
  • Prices: $70.00 per couple   $40.00 per individual
  • Remember: 1 free banquet ticket for each $100 in trophy sponsorships
  • Tickets may be purchased online at our Shop’s Show page.   You can do one transaction to purchase show registration (Exhibitor or Vendor). Trophiy Sponsorship and Banquet Tickets.  Payments are made via PayPal.


Show Judges

We are pleased to announced that the following individuals have accepted our invitations to judge this year.

Koi and Longfin:  Jason Guevara and Dale Gingerich with candidate Gerald Ellison

Goldfish:  Vicki Knill


Show Exhibitors

Exhibitors please follow the link to the Exhibitor Information & Registration page.


Show Vendors

Wet (koi and goldfish)

  • The Koi Store
  • Happy Koi of Greenville
  • Fish Corner
  • Razorback
  • Southwest Koi
  • Beni Hanna

Dry (food, artwork, plants, jewelry, tanks and show bowls)

  • Ultra Balance
  • Nijikawa
  • Sylvester Norris – artist
  • Meredith Cope – artist
  • Just Add Water
  • Embroidery
  • Atlanta Bonsai Society
  • Ricky Frank – Jewelry
  • Kodama Koi Farm
  • Poly Tank Co.
  • Randy’s Nursery


Vendors please follow the link to the Vendor Information & Registration page.


Show Sponsor


Show Donors



Show Pin

 Trophy Sponsors

You can do one transaction to purchase show registration (Exhibitor or Vendor). Trophiy Sponsorship and Banquet Tickets.  Please see our online Shop.  Payment is via PayPal.

2017 Koi Trophy Sponsorship

Koi 01: Grand Champion$200Michael & Toni Anderson
Koi 02: Reserve Champion A
$200Hal & Susan Brown
Koi 03: Reserve Champion B$175Happy Koi of Greenville
Koi 04: Best Jumbo$100Melanie Onushko
Koi 05: Adult Champion A$100Ultra Balance Koi Food
Koi 06: Adult Champion B$100Ron & Robin Scott
Koi 07: Young Champion A$100Wil McCormick
Koi 08: Young Champion B$100Diane Giangrande
Koi 09: Baby Champion A$100Ken Jett & Brendan Berg
Koi 10: Baby Champion B$100Ken Jett & Brendan Berg
Koi 11: Most Unique$50Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 12: Best in Size 1$50Joe & Peggy Hatfield
Koi 13: Best in Size 2$50Karoy & Cheryl Jacobs
Koi 14: Best in Size 3$50Karoy & Cheryl Jacobs
Koi 15: Best in Size 4$50Butch & Margaret Hansen
Koi 16: Best in Size 5$50Troy Hensley
Koi 17: Best in Size 6$50Joe & Peggy Hatfield
Koi 18: Best in Size 7$50Bob & Sue Chaffer
Koi 19: Best Kohaku$25Koi Koi Pondscapes
Koi 20: Best Sanke$25Troy Hensley
Koi 21: Best Showa$25Koi Koi Pondscapes
Koi 22: Best Utsuri$25Koi Koi Pondscapes
Koi 23: Best Bekko$25The Koi Store
Koi 24: Best Asagi/Shusui$25Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 25: Best Koromoi$25Alan Puch
Koi 26: Best Kawarigoi$25Alan Puch
Koi 27: Best Hikari Moyo$25Alan Puch
Koi 28: Best Hikari Utsuri$25Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 29: Best Hikari Muji$25The Koi Store
Koi 30: Best Tancho$25Ben Esser
Koi 31: Best Gin Rin A$25Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 32: Best Gin Rin B$25Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 33: Best Doitsu A$25Jeffrey & Josie Stevenson
Koi 34: Best Doitsu B$25Troy Hensley
Koi 35: Best Goshiki$25Alan Puch

2017 Longfin Koi Trophy Sponsorship

Longfin 01: Grand Champion$100Gary & JoAnn Elmore
Longfin 02: Reserve Champion
$75Brad & Diana Mohs
Longfin 03: Best in Size 1 Under 16"$50The Davids
Longfin 04: Best in Size 2 Over 16"$50The Davids

2017 Goldfish Trophy Sponsorship

Goldfish 01: Grand Champion$100Gary & JoAnn Elmore
Goldfish 02: Reserve Champion$100Martha Davison
Goldfish 03: Baby Champion$50
Goldfish 04: Most Unique$50
Goldfish 05: Best in Size Mature$50
Goldfish 06: Best in Size Young$50
Goldfish 07: Best Oranda Mature$25
Goldfish 08: Best Oranda Young$25
Goldfish 09: Best Ryukin Mature$25
Goldfish 10: Best Ryukin Young$25
Goldfish 11: Best Ranchu/Lionhead Mature$25
Goldfish 12: Best Ranchu/Lionhead Young$25
Goldfish 13: Best Eye Growth Mature$25
Goldfish 14: Best Eye Growth Young$25
Goldfish 15: Best Pond Variety Mature$25
Goldfish 16: Best Pond Variety Young$25
Goldfish 17: Best Special Variety Mature$25
Goldfish 18: Best Special Variety Young$25