Sizes Categories: under 8”, 8 -10”, 10 - 12”,
12 - 15” 15 – 18”.
Kohaku (koh-ha-koo) - Two color
Red and white koi
Sanke (sahn - kay) - Three color white, red and black
Showa (show - ah) - Three color Black, red and white
Utsuri (Uhute - sur - ee) - Two color Black with white, red, or yellow
Bekko (Bek - Oh) - Two color black patches with white, red,
or yellow This year Bekko will be put in either utsuri or other class
Tancho (Tahn - cho) - Red circle on head with no other red
Kin gin rin -
A glittering or diamond scale
Hikarimoyo/muji (Hi- kar- ee- moyo) - Metallic koi,
(Examples include: Kujaku, Hariwake, Kikusui, Kin showa or Utsuri)
Hikarimuji (Hi- kar- ee- mujee) solid color like
Kawarimono (Kah - where - ee - mono) - All
fish not classified in another category. This class may include many Japanese
classifications. Example include: Kumonryu, Goromo, Goshiki, Chagoi, ect.
Long Fin -
All colors, all sizes. This is one prize given for the best one. Long fin have fins that are longer than an average koi.
NOTE: All keepers are responsible to make sure there koi are properly classified. Help will be available at the show.