Kodama Koi Garden NJ
Growout Contest 2015
Judging & Award Ceremony

Get the results of our 3rd Annual Growout Contest at our Saddle River, NJ location! For those of you new to the growout, a particular variety of Koi is selected (this year it is the Doitsu Sanke and Doitsu Showa) to be the “growout koi”. At the beginning of the season, we offer a specially selected tank of Tosai of the selected variety where customers choose the Koi that they think will be the most beautiful and grow large. Participants will return at the end of the season on Saturday, September 19th at our Customer Appreciation Event with their Growout Koi to be judged against other contestants Koi! First, Second & Third-place winners will win a prize. Judging starts at 11:00AM.


  1. Variety: Doitsu Sanke, Doitsu Showa

  2. Judging: Sat. Sept. 19th @ 11:00AM EST (Participants must arrive with their entries by 10:00AM EST)

  3. Participants may stop by our store location to receive bags, rubber bands, and supplemental oxygen to package and transport their Growout Koi to the store.

  4. If you have questions regarding the Judging Ceremony, packing and/or transporting your Koi, please contact us via email or telephone at (201) 981-1180.

  5. NJ only

  6. Saturday Only (9/19/2015 @ 11:00AM EST – Contestants should arrive by 10:00AM)