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South Jersey Guppy Group 

South Jersey Guppy Group 
is proud to host the
Frank Zillitto Memorial IFGA Sanctioned Guppy Show


July 14-15, 2018




Griggstown Volunteer Fire House

1037 Canal Road

Griggstown, NJ 08540           




Friday, July 13th

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm    

SJGG will be at the firehouse setting up.  If you are visiting from out of

     town and want to help, you are welcome to join us!

Saturday, July 14th

 9:00 am - 1:30 pm       Enter your fish 2:30 pm 

       Judging begins.    If you would like to be an observer, the sign-up

           sheet will be at the admin table.  Remember, you must watch sign at

least 5 classes for it to count toward judging requirements!  

                       SJGG will provide food & refreshments after judging is completed.               

Sunday, July 15th

9:00 am - 10:00 am     Auction fish on display

10:30 am                      Auction begins             

12:00 pm    Debenching begins with oversight of an SJGG member. 

Please make prior arrangements with show chair if you must leave earlier.


Michael Soda                 908-637-4895             

Cheri Tenaglia               215-586-1397     



Bob Larson                   570-409-4610       

Dave Polunas                732-329-9597     


     Send All Shipped Entries To:      

Russ Beasty   

158 Bryans Road

Hampton, N.J. 08827


  • Must be received by 4:30 pm on Friday, July 13th, 2018


  • Courtesy notification email to  prior to shipping is appreciated.  This is Russ’s phone # 908-246-5441 if needed.


  • Use the carrier’s “no signature required” option if available.


  • Collect shipments will not be accepted.


  • Sufficient return fare must be included if fish are to be returned or fish will be auctioned.


  • All entry fees must be paid at time of registration.


  • Shipped entries which are to be returned must include return postage fees and mailing label along with bags for returning fish.


  • Breather bags may be used for shipping to and from show.


  • If breather bags are used new unused breather bags MUST be supplied for return of entry, otherwise fish will be returned in standard bags as per IFGA rules. 


  • Minimum bag size: 3” x 10”


  • Check with your local post office for exact delivery time.







208 New Road

Monmouth Junction, N.J.

Call hotel only at 732-821-8800


Room rates are $70.00 per night plus tax.   Includes continental breakfast


The hotel has requested that we wait until after April 1st to start making reservations


Please make room reservation on or before June 24th, 2018

Mention SOUTH JERSEY GUPPY GROUP to receive this rate.




 1.   Fish will be judged visually in accordance with IFGA rules, uniform black

       background with fluorescent and incandescent lights. Window drapes in room will be closed.

 2.   Exhibitors to determine the class in which their entries will compete. Assistance will be available upon request to determine classification.

 3.   All entries improperly classified will be disqualified.

 4.   Tanks will be furnished. No gravel, plants or decorative items will be allowed.

 5.   Every precaution will be taken against loss or hazard of any kind. SJGG cannot assume responsibility for any loss.

 6.   All entries must be born and raised in the exhibitor’s tanks.

 7.   All DOA or DOB fish will not be returned due to contamination issues.

 8.   Entry forms to be submitted in duplicate. Indicate on form whether award cards or plaques are desired. Mark on form any fish to be auctioned.

 9.   No one other than those individuals appointed by show chair persons may move or rearrange tanks already positioned on show bench prior to judging.

       Any tanks being benched should be placed in next available position within the class.

10.  Sale of fish, other than through the SJGG Sunday auction, is strictly prohibited.

11.  Entry forms may be printed from the IFGA website: under Show Section.






     1st place winners will receive an award


     2nd, 3rd, 4th place winners receive award cards if requested on entry form


     All 1st,2nd,3rd,4th, place Best of Shows receive awards






Single entry

consist of one male or female in a 0.5-gallon tank. A female may be added to a male entry but will not be judged.

$ 2.00

Tank entry

consist of two matched males in a 1-gallon tank.

$ 3.00

Breeder entries

consist of 5 matched males or 3 matched females in 1.5-gallon tank.

$ 4.00

Junior class

is open to anyone 16 years of age or younger at start of show season.

No fee

Novice class

open to anyone who has never won an Annual Award or placed  in the top two for the Novice Annual Award.

Check fee for appropriate class (single, tank, breeder)





Auction fish will be on display from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.


Auctions begins at 10:30 am


The auction will be a standard verbal auction.


The SJGG will retain 50% of the sale of all auctioned fish or other items.


All fish to be auctioned must include a male and a female of the same strain.


Any single male or female will only be auctioned with all proceeds being retained by the SJGG as stated in the IFGA bylaws as of 2016.


Entries to be auctioned must be clearly noted on the entry show form.


Additional pairs and trios may be placed in the auction and should be clearly marked with breeder’s name and strain of fish.


Opening bids will start at $ 5.00


Any fish not receiving an opening bid will be retained by the SJGG.


Bidding cards can be purchased for $ 2.00 so as to place a bid.


Credit cards will be accepted.


Bidders may run a tab if they leave their driver’s license with the auction admin table.

IFGA Show Classes

 (Click here to View Classes)

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