2016 CAOAC Convention

Conference Centre Fanshawe College
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd, East London, ON N5Y 5W2

Updated May 16,2016

, May 20-21-22, 2016 - Victoria Day Weekend.

Suite Rates:

2 Bedroom Suite: (sleeps 4) $82.57

4 Bedroom Suite: (sleeps 8) $157.17

To book your accommodations please contact the Fanshawe Conference Centre at 519-452-4440 or email



$90 full Convention Ticket (includes speakers and dinner) after April 1, 2016

$50 Speakers Only

$45 Banquet Only

Pre-register and purchase your tickets online with our PayPal option available now here.


Convention Schedule


Friday, May 20th


4:00 PM

Convention and Show Registration

8:00 PM

Speaker – Ray Lucas

9:30 PM

Evening Entertainment


Hospitality Suite Open



Saturday, May 21st


7:30 – 10:00 AM

Show Registration

8:00 AM

Convention and Show Registration

9:00 – 10:00  AM

Speaker – Hernán López-Fernández

10:15-11:15 AM

Speaker – Karen Randall

11:00 AM

Show Room Closed

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Speaker – Mark Denaro

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch/Fish Show Judging

1:30 – 2:30 PM

Speaker – Leslie Dick

2:45 – 3:45 PM

Speaker – Ken McKeighen

4:00 – 5:30 PM

Fish room open for viewing

6:30 – 7:00 PM

Cocktails at Forwell Hall

7:00 – 8:30 PM


8:30 PM



Hospitality Suite Open



Sunday, May 22nd


7:30 AM

Auction Registration

9:00 AM

CAOAC Annual Meeting and election of Officers

10:30 AM

Auction begins in Forwell Hall

Click here for a printable file


CAOAC Show Details

Show Rules are here

Show Classes are listed here

Show tags are are found here


Sunday Auction

Open to the general public.

Registration starts at 7:30 AM.

Auction rules are here

Auction sellers form is here

Speakers For more details check the speakers bio page here

Mark Denaro

Hernán López-Fernández, Ph.D.,

Leslie Dick

Karen Randall

Ray Lucas

Ken McKeighen


More details to follow




Click here for a copy of the 2014 Annual Report if you were unable to attend.

Click here for a copy of the 2015 Annual Report if you were unable to attend.




Photos from the 2011 Convention can be seen here.

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