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Important dates to remember

  • Entries open:  
    Friday 31 March 2017
  • Applications to enter close:  
    Friday 23 June 2017 at 5pm
  • Delivery of Aquaria: 
    Classes 35-37:  
    Saturday 5 August and Sunday 6 August between 9am and 5pm
    Classes 1-34:  Thursday 10 August between 9am and 5pm
    Lower Level, Royal International Convention Centre
  • Judging date
    Classes 35-37:  
    Wednesday 9 August from 2pm
    Classes 1-34:  Friday 11 August from 10am
  • Presentation of Awards:
    Saturday 12 August 2017 from 6.30pm
  • Downloads
    Pisciculture Schedule
    Pisciculture Entry Form
    Enter Online
    Submit your 2017 Ekka Vehicle Access Request Form


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Queensland's aquarium enthusiasts come together for the Royal Queensland Show’s Pisciculture Competition. A diverse variety of breeds are judged including the common goldfish to tropical species, as well as Australian freshwater natives, crustaceans, and amphibians.

This year we are excited to announce the introduction of 34 new classes for Betta Splendors. 

Before You Enter
Please ensure that you have read the Pisciculture Schedule before you submit your entries. To complete your application online, you must supply your credit card details. MasterCard or Visa. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express and Diners Cards.

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors who contributed towards the Pisciculture competition.

  • PETstock
  • Annerley Aquarium
  • Australia & New Guinea Fishes Association
  • Pet Cafe Albany Creek
  • Queensland Cichlid Group
  • Fishchick Aquatics 
  • Show Betta Malaysia 


For specific competition related enquiries please contact:

Pisciculture - Competition & Events Coordinator
Phone:  07 3253 3900

Entry Info

Entry Info

A Competition Schedule is the rule book for the Competition. The Schedule tells you everything you need to know about the Competition such as entry fees, closing dates, delivery details, conditions of entry, prizes and much more. Please be aware the Schedule is subject to change and we suggest Exhibitors regularly check the website for updates.