2017 PNKCA Convention Details

"Its not too late to register for the 2017 PNKCA Convention in Mount Vernon!

Join us for a fantastic slate of speakers and vendors on Saturday. There are also a few spots remaining for the Saturday evening banquet and the Sunday Pond Tour! Please use our online payment form to register."

The PNKCA 33rd Annual Convention for 2017 is hosted by the Washington Koi & Water Garden Society. It is being held at the Best Western Plus Skagit Valley Inn and Convention Center, located at 2300 Market Steet, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 on August 4 - 6, 2017.

Preparation for this event is well underway, and if you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact the Hosts at PNKCArep@washingtonkoi.org.
Check out this years PNKCA Super Raffle (image to the right, click on it to enlarge). Contact your PNKCA Reps to get your tickets.

Please check back for updates, including downloadable registration forms, and this year we will be launching an online form to register and pay online.


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Schedule of Events

Friday, August 4th 2017
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pan Intercorp, Kenmore WA
Open House and Fish Viewing
1:00 p.m. Judging Workshop let by Pat and Larry Christensen
3:00 p.m. Best Western Inn and Conference Center, Mount Vernon WA
Registration check in for Convention
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday evening Reception with No Host Bar and Appetizers
Saturday, August 5th, 2016
8:15 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Convention Registration
8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Greetings
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Speaker Presenter: Dr Aimee Reed, DVM, PhD, CAV, TBD
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break / Vendor Fair
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Seaker Presenter: Professor Richard Strange, Forestry Department, University of Tennessee Essentials of Koi Nutrition: Feeding for Healthy Fish,
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Break / Vendor Fair
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Speaker Presenter: Nita-Jo Rountree, Including Gorgeous Roses in Your Garden
12:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch Break (No Host) / Vendor Fair
PNKCA Rep Lunch Meeting
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Speaker Presenter: Spike Cover, Koi Organization International, TBD
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break / Vendor Fair
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Speaker Presenter: Proffessor Richard Strange, Forestry Department, University of Tennessee, Throw These Away!
4:00 p.m. - 4:150 p.m. Break / Vendor Fair
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Speaker Presenter: Ted Baughman, Looking Around the Corner: The Future of the Koi Hobby
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. No Host Bar / Social in Banquet Room
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Banquet Dinner served
8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dessert, Greeting and Awards
8:30 p.m. Raffle & Auction
Sunday, August 6th, 2017
Time TBD Pond Tour (includes bus transportation and lunch)