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p_m_g
10-24-2011, 09:38 AM
Hello Everyone,
Here’s another North East Ohio Swap to add to your calendar.

For more information about LEAR and the Swap, visit www.learclub.com

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/PMGRC/RIMLESS%20REEF/LEER-LEFF-2012-1.jpg

p_m_g
11-26-2011, 11:30 PM
The event is a little less than (3) months away now, and we've already started to compile a very generous list of raffle donations.

Click the link below to view the current list of donations.
http://www.learclub.com/Raffle.cfm

p_m_g
01-12-2012, 09:03 AM
The swap is now (6) weeks away, and is shaping up to be a spectacular event!

Some excellent vendors have already made the commitment to participate, and more are to be listed soon. If you would like more information on participating as a vendor or “Early Bird Hobbyist”, please visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm) for more info. Spots are filling up fast.

If you haven’t checked out the recently updated raffle page, we’ve received some very generous donations so far. Everything from a full tank setup, a nice skimmer, fish food and much more. This is looking to possibly be one of the largest swap raffles around.
Visit; LearClub.com Raffle (http://www.learclub.com/Raffle.cfm) for more info, and item descriptions.

FragSwapper (http://www.fragswapper.com/) is now up and running for hobbyists and vendors to arrange presales.
Visit; http://www.fragswapper.com/fragswapper/default.asp (http://www.fragswapper.com/) to register (registration or the use of FragSwapper is not required to participate at the event)

We hope to see everyone make the trip. This will be an event you don’t want to miss.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/PMGRC/RIMLESS%20REEF/LEER-LEFF-2012-1.jpg

p_m_g
01-16-2012, 10:51 PM
Getting even bigger!!! About 3049 Sq. Ft. bigger to be exact.

Due to the rapid increase in requests to participate in this year’s event the club has made the decision to book the adjacent room more than doubling the size of the venue.

Lots of new vendors added over the weekend!

Just a reminder about hobbyist “Early Bird Specials”:
General admission participants will NOT be able to set-up a tank/system, or have electrical access. An "Early Bird Special" must be purchased in advance to set up a holding/display tank w/ water, and have electrical access.
The fee for an “Early Bird Special” is only $30 for a 4’ table section w/ electrical access, and early admittance at 10:00am.

Early Birds are in limited quantity and selling fast! Reserve your spot now before they are all gone.

Visit: www.LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com) to see the latest updates, and for more info on the event.

p_m_g
01-25-2012, 02:03 PM
We are officially (1) month away from the February 25th Lake Erie Frag Fest, and things are looking good.

Just in the last few days we’ve added (4) more top notch vendors to our already impressive list.

Current Vendor List:

Tidal Gardens
A Reef Creations
Reef Deep Aquatics
Akron Coral
Jason Fox Signature Corals
Knockout Aquatics
Eye Candy Coral
Reef Kingdom
Paradise Corals
Zoanthids Dot Com
Cherry Corals
Pacific East Aquaculture
Dirks Dry Goods
The Blue Glow


FragSwapper listings are already starting to add up with some excellent corals and dry goods at outstanding prices with more being added daily.
If you haven’t visited FragSwapper yet, you may want to sign up and register (not required to participate at the event) for the event so you don’t miss out on any great pre-sale deals.

For more information and raffle updates, visit: www.LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com)

Anthony Calfo
01-25-2012, 04:03 PM
I'm looking forward to it :-) Thanks kindly for taking the time to post and share.

p_m_g
01-26-2012, 04:14 PM
Thank you guys for putting together a group to drive over for our event.
We look forward to seeing you all.

hybridazn
01-26-2012, 05:01 PM
Feb. 25th can't come soon enough

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p_m_g
01-27-2012, 11:27 AM
Pre-sale listings are being posted daily over on FragSwapper.
Below are just a few images of some of the great corals up for request.
Visit FragSwapper.com (http://www.fragswapper.com/default.asp) to register, and take advantage of this great tool to list your items or reserve items before they are no longer available.

In addition to the listings on FragSwapper, There will be a massive selection of deals on livestock and dry goods available from the numerous vendors and hobbyists the day of the event.

Please visit – LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/) frequently as details about the event, raffle prizes, and vendors are updated almost daily.

http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/PMGRC/RIMLESS%20REEF/FragSwappercopy.jpg

b0xjelly
01-28-2012, 11:51 AM
See u there

p_m_g
02-02-2012, 12:32 PM
Registration for both Vendors and Early Bird Specials closes 2-15-2012.
Visit: LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm) for more info.

p_m_g
02-04-2012, 01:09 PM
(3) Weeks Until The Swap!

p_m_g
02-11-2012, 11:02 AM
(2) weeks to go!

New vendors and raffle items have been added this week and posted on LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm).

Registration for both Vendors and Early Bird Specials ends this coming Wednesday, February 15th if not sold out before. Visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm) for more info on registering.

This is going to be one big event that you don't want to miss!

p_m_g
02-14-2012, 09:00 AM
Registration for Vendors And Early Bird Specials Ends Tomorrow, 2/15/2012.


General Admission Entry Fee (not required to pre-register) - $5 (Kids 12 and under FREE)

PLEASE NOTE: We will have plenty of FREE tables available on the day of the swap for general admission participants. However, these general admission participants will NOT be able to set-up a tank/system, or have electrical access. An "Early Bird Special" must be purchased in advance to set up a holding/display tank w/ water, and have electrical access.


Early Bird Specials Admission - $30 (Limited number available)

Please keep in mind that only "Early Bird Special" participants will be allowed to set up a holding/display tank w/ water, and have electrical access.

We will have a limited number of “Early Bird Specials” available for hobbyists (no commercial vendors) to reserve in advance. Pricing is $30 for a 4' table area. Set up will open at 10:00am for all those that preregister. Electrical will be provided. However, we are limiting all Early Bird Participants to T5's, VHO's, LED’s or PC's...no MH's please.

Those that wish to preregister as an “Early Bird Special ” hobbyist must send payment prior to the swap. Please Visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm) for more info.

PLEASE NOTE: We will have plenty of FREE tables available on the day of the swap for general admission participants. However, these general admission participants will NOT be able to set-up a tank/system, or have electrical access.

Please also remember that the tables supplied to "Early Bird Special" hobbyists are “normal folding tables” that will not support a large amount of weight. Please limit the size (weight) of the tanks to 15 gallons or less of water volume (tank size can be larger, but must only contain 15 gallons of water or less). All unsafe set-ups will be asked to be taken down as we want to try and avoid any accidents.

Vendor Admission - $50 for a 4' table space, $80 for an 8' table space, and $40 for each additional 4' over 8'. Vendors are also required to make a minimum donation to the raffle ($50 retail value minimum).

Doors will open at 8:00am for set-up to vendors.
For information on participating as a vendor, please visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm).

Visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/Index.cfm) for event info, participating vendors, and updated raffle prizes.

p_m_g
02-16-2012, 08:26 AM
Vendor and Early Bird registration is now closed.

Thanks to all that registered for our event.

The finalized list of participating vendors is as follows:

Tidal Gardens
A Reef Creation
Reef Deep Aquatics
Akron Coral
Jason Fox Signature Corals
Knockout Aquatics
Eye Candy Coral
Reef Kingdom
Paradise Corals
Zoanthids Dot Com
Pacific East Aquaculture
Live Wire Aquatics
Booyah's Reef
Dirks Dry Goods
The Blue Glow Aquaculture
Blue Fish Aquariums
Aquatica Superstore

p_m_g
02-19-2012, 04:48 PM
Below is a list of participants that registered for Early Bird Specials.
Please contact us if you believe you registered and do not see your name on the below list.

Matt Bennett
Mark Eisenhandler
Terry Keck
Todd Marsh (2 spots)
Brad Blankenship
Phil Smith
William Wetzel
Kevin Toomey
Scott Kindler

p_m_g
02-24-2012, 09:42 AM
Tomorrow’s the big day.

Doors open at 12:00p for general admission, and the raffle is set to start at 2:30p.

We are expecting an excellent turnout. Just like any other swap the first half hour or so will be a madhouse with people rushing through the door anxious to get set up and start selling. So please be patient and courteous to your fellow hobbyists until everyone gets settled in.

We will have a good amount of open tables available to the general admission hobbyist.

To make things a little easier to locate swappers there will be a “Swap Map” located centrally at the event. Hobbyists are encouraged to utilize this map by filling your name/username in the slot corresponding your location that you have chosen to “set-up shop”.

Below is an example of what the map may look like.
http://i469.photobucket.com/albums/rr53/PMGRC/RIMLESS%20REEF/2012LEARLAKEERIEFRAGFESTLAYOUTMAP.jpg

We look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow.

Visit LearClub.com (http://www.learclub.com/) for more info.

p_m_g
02-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Thanks to everyone that came out today to support LEAR at the event, and we hope everyone had great time, and a safe trip home.

hybridazn
02-26-2012, 12:41 AM
It was an excellent frag swap! Very well organized and the bigger space made it easier to navigate than other swaps I have been to. I look forward to the next one

TomNeely
02-26-2012, 02:27 AM
I had a blast! Great swap, thanks.