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    Extravaganza is held at:
    Holiday Inn
    15471 Royalton Road, Strongsville, Ohio 44136
    Phone: 440-238-8800
    The hotel is conveniently located at I-71 and Route 82
    just 10 minutes south of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

    Room rate (registered attendees): $69.00 per night (up to four people per room).
    Book by calling the hotel directly at 1-440-238-8800 extension 283. .

    Swap Meet: Tables are available in the main show room area on Saturday afternoon, November 23rd. Table fees are $20 per table for registered attendees or $30 per table for non-registered attendees. Tables are first come first serve. Swap Meet tables can be reserved by emailing Ohiocichlidassoc@aol.com

    Vendor Tables
    are available in the main convention room which is open from Friday at 3 PM until midnight and Saturday from 9 AM until 4 PM (room closes for judging and awards party) then reopens after the Manufacturer Dry Goods auction and stays open until midnight. The room is open to the general public and is the best way to sell your livestock and drygoods. Each vendor will receive a business card ad (which you must provide electronically) in the show program as well as a trophy class sponsorship for the big cichlid and catfish show.
    Contact Marc DeWerth at madbigfoot@aol.com to reserve your space.

    Fish Show Class Sponsorship: We have 28 classes and each has a sponsor. We invite you to help support our 2014 show by sponsoring a class or several! Contact Marc DeWerth for details: madbigfoot@aol.com
    The Ohio Cichlid Association's Extravaganza is the largest
    celebration of cichlids and catfish on the planet. This three day event happens the weekend before Thanksgiving each year.

    Each year cichlid enthusiast of all ages and experience make the trip to Strongsville, Ohio (10 Miles Southwest of Cleveland), to enjoy a weekend of all things cichlid and catfish.

    Registered Attendees can expect to see world class speakers, manufacturer booths, vendor booths, a large fish show with 150+ entries, and fish being sold throughout the hotel.

    Saturday features a huge swap meet, informal awards dinner, and an auction featuring brand new goods donated by prominent manufacturers within the aquarium hobby.

    There will be Kid's Tank Decorating Event and silent auctions of fish and tanks, including two 75-gallon set-ups

    The family-friendly weekend culminates in an awesome fish auction on Sunday when 800-1,000 bags of cichlids and catfish are sold.
    New features for this Year:
    Registration and Show Room will open Thursday evening.

    Friday morning will feature a trip to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, with speakers beginning in the afternoon.

    Special 20th eXXtravaganza
    November 20-23, 2014
    Special Schedule to celebrate 20 years of Cichlids and Catfish
    Speakers for this Year:
    Ad Konings
    Felipe Cantera
    Barbie Fiorentino
    Melanie Stiassny
    Wayne Leibel