2018 South African Koi Show

The SAKKS National Koi Show was held at Cresta Shopping Centre on the 19th and 20th May up in Gauteng.

Congratulations to the Chapter and all the volunteers who gave up their time to put on a tremendous show! With great weather,over 1000 people through the gate and well over 300 koi entered, it was an extremely successful event!

Well done to Dream Koi’s clients supporting the Show and for bringing their koi.

Besides many first and second places in many of the categories these are some of the main awards that they won:-

Reserve Grand Champion went to Sean Golgoczy with an 74cm Sakai Auction Sanke:-

Superior Grand Champion went to Thinus Marais with another 74cm Sakai Sanke:-

Junior Grand Champion was won by Steve Golgoczy with a 51cm Sakai Showa.This lovely Showa also won Best Potential Size 5 and the Kevin Harrison Award:-

Jumbo A Champion went to Sean with an 85cm Momotaro Kohaku:-

Jumbo B Champion went to Nicola Rae Van Aswegen with a 95cm Ogata Chagoi. This koi also won the Best in Special Variety award:-

Supreme Champion Size 9 went to Sean with a 77cm Sakai Sanke:-

Supreme Champion Size 8 also to Sean with a 69cm Sakai Sandan Kohaku:-

Supreme Champion Size 7 to Sean with a stunning 66cm Sakai Tancho Sanke

Supreme Champion Size 5 to Steve for a beautiful 51cm Sakai Maruten Sanke:-

Well done to these guys in particular for all the work they put into getting these koi into show condition!

2018 Southern Cape Show

The first Koi Show on the South African calendar has just happened down in George.With over 300 koi entered there was some good competition.

Drikus van Dyk has been a passionate koi keeper for a good few years now and has made the trip up to George from Cape Town and won numerous titles.

This year was no exception when he took both Supreme Grand Chanpion and Reserve Grand Champion with Dream Koi supplied Sakai Sankes. Interestingly the SGC was bought as tosai:-

Reserve Grand:-

Charl van der Merwe is a local entrant who has also been regularly successful with his koi.

He recently selected and purchased an 80cm Karashigoi from Dream Koi that won numerous accolades at the Show- Superior Grand Champion(3rd best koi on Show),Best Non Gosanke, Jumbo B and Best in Special Variety. Well done Charl!

The next Show is the 2018 South African National Koi Show up in Gauteng at Cresta on the 19/20th of May. We will be taking a stand there and bringing up koi to sell.Looking forward to it!