Where: New Avanti Palms Resort When: March 22-24, 2019

Official 2019 Show Results

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Announcing… The 2019 Central Florida Koi & Goldfish Show will be held again at the Avanti Palms location, the date in has moved back to March 22-24. 

You can make your hotel reservations now using our discounted room block reservation link. The show rate for 2019 is $109 per night for a Tower room with the resort fee waived (the Tower is where the show is at). Use the link below to make your reservation or call 866.994.3157 and use our group code of 820188. Be sure to book your room by Feb 25th as the show rate cannot be guaranteed after that date.


 Address: 6515 International Drive, Orlando, Florida

"The Orlando Show," as it is known in koi circles, is one of the largest judged koi shows in the Eastern U.S., drawing entries from across the country. The goldfish show, now in its seventh year, has become the largest goldfish show in the country. In addition to the judged shows, there are over 35 vendors from across the nation with koi, goldfish, pond supplies, aquatic plants, garden art and more. The Koi entered numbered 240 and Goldfish 105 !! 

Seminar presentations on koi, goldfish and ponds are conducted all day Saturday beginning at 9:00am. Show Hours: Fri. March 22 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. March 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Free admission. (Seminar series on Saturday is $10 for the day.) For more information, including how to become a vendor at the show, visit menu Seminars.

CFKS is sponsored by four central Florida koi clubs including the Orlando Koi and Pond Club, the Rainbow River Koi Club, the Gainesville Koi Club, and the Florida East Coast Koi and Pond Club, and the ZNA Southern Koi Association. These member clubs incorporated the show as the Central Florida Koi Show Society, Inc. Click on club logos at the bottom of the page to visit club web sites. 

Our 2019 Koi Show judges this year will be: Robert Wicker, Head Judge; Bryan Bateman, Senior AKJA Certified Judge; Gerald Ellison, Candidate Judge, and Lori Vertin, AKJA Student Judge. We are pleased to have Toën Feyen, ZNA AC, as our guest judge from Holland.

Our 2019 Goldfish Show judge is Bay Bateman

All of the koi pictured on the banner are examples of many of the fine show koi on exhibition at the Central Florida Koi Show. We hope you will drop by over the weekend to enjoy the many fine specimens, and stay a while to participate in our seminars and shop the vendor fair area. All are free to the public except a small charge for the all day seminars on Saturday. 

Show Registration
- To sign-up and find information for the koi show, seminars and banquet see Registration. Most all information is available at the pages on our menu bar, however if you do not see an answer to a question here, please select link below for email contact. 

Sign-Up for the saturday night Banquet click here!

Trophy Sponsors - Please visit our Trophy Sponsors' Page

Sponsor a TrophyRead more ...  Please contact Henry Culpepper if you would like to sponsor a CFKS 2019 Trophy.

Show Staff Listing Read more …                 Thanks to Martin Wilcox who designs our show pins and logos!

Please contact us if you need more information in the following areas:
Goldfish Show -  Luanne and Richard Porter 

Vendor Information - Mike McMahon  

Show Donations - Don Hellard or Henry Culpepper

Koi Show Registration - Sherri White with Patti Gingerich 

Goldfish Show Registration - Karen Hardcastle

Note: We need a volunteer intern to learn computer data entry for the show. Please contact Sherri if you are interested in learning this important show task. Familiarity with koi classifications would be helpful but not a 

Henry CulpepperShow Chairman with Joe White, Co-Chairman

2018 Show Results


 Click Logo to Visit  a Club Website Note: Several sites are being revised.


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