2015 CAOAC Convention featuring the International Betta Congress District Sanctioned Show

Burlington Holiday Inn & Conference Centre
3063 S Service Rd, Burlington, ON L7N 3E9, Canada

Updated April 26, 2015

May 15th – 17th 2015 - Victoria Day Weekend.

Burlington Holiday Inn and Conference Centre, free parking

Hotel room rates only apply to attendees at convention.

More details to follow in regards to the hotel.

For information on the hotel and directions check their website here



$79 full Convention Ticket (includes speakers and dinner)

$39 Speakers Only

$45 Banquet Only

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


CAOAC Show Details

Show Classes Updated

Convention Show Rules

For registration of the show, you can speed up the process and save money by pre-registering and send the form to Barb Draper, Show Chair by midnight Friday, May 8th.

Registration form. (this is a PDF form that you can complete and print)

Registration Form (Word format)


IBC  Show Class Information

Please see the list of files available pertaining to the IBC Show:

Basic Information, contact info. etc.

Guidelines for showing

Show Class List

Entry form (Excel format)


Sunday Auction

Auction starts Sunday morning at 11:00, after the General Meeting. 

Auction Rules

Auction Sellers Form (PDF)

Auction Sellers Form (PDF that you can enter and print info)


Would you like to see your name as a sponsor displayed at the convention? Would you like to have a vendor table to promote your company or product? Click here for details of various levels of sponsorships available. Deadline May 8, 2015 for any sponsorships that require mention in the program. Check our PayPal page for options.


New this year!! Win a Free Ticket

With every pre-registered and paid for ticket by March 14 (must be received or paid online by this date) your name will go in for a draw to be reimbursed your full ticket price. Draw to be held at the CAOAC General Meeting Sunday March 15, 2015. (Tickets won through raffle draws are excluded from this draw).

The draw was held at the March 15 meeting and the winner was Barb Draper.

Chance to Win a Ken McKeighen painting

Another way to win!! Register and reserve your hotel room by March 14 and be entered into a draw to win an 8x10 painting from Ken McKeighen. Must be at the convention to win. To check out his artwork, go here and click on the picture of the plane to scroll through and see some of his work.

The draw was held after  the March 15 meeting, because the list of registered people was not available. The winner was the Montjoy family.


Speakers For more details check the speakers bio page here

Bob Fenner

Rachel O’Leary

Ray Lucas

Gerald Griffin

Jae Hovius - just added

Ken McKeighen Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances Ken will not be attending)


31 CAOAC Class Show

IBC Sanctioned Betta District 6 Show

Vendor Show Room

Saturday Banquet

CAOAC Annual General Meeting Sunday morning


Large auction of tropical fish & supplies





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



Photos from the 2011 Convention can be seen here.

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