Rules and Regulations 

A five dollar ($5.00) Entry Fee is required to hold a tank for all contestants.

Parental help is strictly limited to heavy lifting.

All water loading and electrical connections will be made by booth personnel only.

Parents may coax, encourage & suggest.  They may not tell the child what to do.

Parents may not move, touch or in any way manipulate tank decor.  When placing ’HEAVY OBJECTS’ in the tank, the Parent(s) must receive direction(s) from the child.

The contestant will provide:
▪  All Decorations
▪  Background
▪  Gravel
▪  Fish for Freshwater

▪  A ten (10) gallon aquarium for freshwater fish with light and full hood (Tank:  20”L x 10”W x 12”H)
▪  50 watt heater
▪  Ten gallon size power filter
▪  Thermometer
▪  Chemicals to condition water
▪  Fish food
▪  Net for fish

At the end of the show all contestants will receive the aquariums and accessories as AQUATIC EXPERIENCE’s “thank You” for participating.

To receive a free tank you must pre-register, set up before show and it must be properly decorated – NOT JUST GRAVEL AND A FISH.

AQUATIC EXPERIENCE & Booth Personnel reserve the right to disqualify any entrant for any reason.

AQUATIC EXPERIENCE and its representatives are not responsible or liable for the loss, theft, damage or condition
of the fish, decorations or equipment.

All tanks not claimed by 6:30pm Sunday night (11/6/2016) will be donated to local school classrooms.

Judges decisions are final.

Rules & Regulations are subject to change without notice.

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Aquatic Eperience Chicago | November 7-9, 2014 | Schaumburg Convention Center