Pond of the Year Contest!

K.O.I. is pleased to announce:

Pond of the Year!

Deadlines is December 31 - Get your entry in for 2024!

 

Pond of the Year

  • Entries due by December 31.   K.O.I. will select winners by the end of the year.  Winners will be announced in the K.O.I. News and on the web site .
  • Each club should submit a Pond of the Year based on their own criteria. 
  • K.O.I. judging Criteria:  If you were buying a house – what pond would you like to come with the house?
  • Entries must include 4-6 pictures, and a detailed description including location, size, design, filtration and inhabitants.  Pictures will be posted on K.O.I. web site. 
  • K.O.I. will divide all entries into categories, and award a prize for each category, depending on what entries are submitted.
  • Entries to be sent to SOCOKOI@Comcast.net.

 

Winners for 2023

International Pond of the Year!

Owner:  Alistair Marks, Edinburgh Scotland

Primarily DIY

6000 USA gallons (25,000 liters, 5500 imperial gallons)

Hydraulic pond cover on car lift

Read all about the pond, build, and Koi - CLICK HERE

 

USA West Pond of the Year

Owners: Andrea and Hector Rivas,  El Paso, Texas

4000 Gallons, Circular, DIY and even built the bridge and pergola!

Night Lighting with a view

Read all about the pond, build, and Koi - CLICK HERE

 

USA East Pond of the Year

Owner: Reyes-Velarde,  Florida East Coast

~3200 Gallons

2 Glass Windows, Koi Mosaics

Read all about the pond, build, and Koi - CLICK HERE

 

Prizes

Prizes will be plaques that feature the winning picture, category and year.  Sample of some Koi of the Year plaques below.  Pond of the year plaques will feature a picture of the winning pond, category and year.  We'll post pictures of the 2023 winning trophies SOON!

 

 


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