An update from the Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS)

An update from the Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS)


About FAAS Publication Awards
The FAAS Publication Awards program recognizes the efforts and contributions made by aquarium societies and their members to promote interest in the Tropical Fish hobby by sharing information and encouraging communication by way of a hobby publication. Learn more about FAAS Publication Awards here.

Entries are Due on April 15, 2016

Enter your club’s top articles and your publication in the FAAS Publication Awards covering the 2015 publication year. This is your chance to recognize the writers and editors that work hard on your society’s newsletter.

Visit our How to Enter page for a comprehensive 15-page document which covers:

  • Rules
  • Submission Instructions
  • How to create entries
  • How to fill out the entry manifest
  • Category descriptions

Make sure you use the latest forms available on our How to Enter page, too.
We have updated the entry form for 2015 submissions, so make sure you use the latest one.

Electronic Award Certificates
To save mailing costs and to get them in your hands faster, like last year, all certificates will be sent electronically. You can print and distribute the certificates to your members.

Send Your Entries Electronically
We recommend sending in your entries electronically via a file sending service like Dropbox, Adobe Send or Hightail. This will save you the trouble of burning files to a CD and mailing them.

No problem! Email Rick Borstein, FAAS President. Include a phone number if you’d like a call back.


About FAAS
The Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS), formed in 1973, is a service organization of and for aquarium societies of North, Central and South America. FAAS is now primarily a virtual, web-based organization which hosts information to help [aquarium] societies run better. You can learn more about FAAS and even join for free at