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Individual Member

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

 

 

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $20.00
Family Member

Family (Spouses and children under the age of 18 & all under one roof) - roommates, relatives, in-laws, adult siblings, etc will need to get individual memberships

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: 1 Year
Price: $25.00
Lifetime Member

Lifetime Member

A Lifetime Memebership entitles you to all the benefits of GCCA for your entire life. 

Single (Adult or Minor with sponsor).

Why you should join?

  • Monthly Meetings featuring expert speakers (10 per year)
  • Participation in our Breeders Award and CARES programs
  • Priority registration for Swap Meets (5 per year)
  • Ability to buy fish at our Rare Fish Auction (2 per year)
  • Participation in Bag Exchanges (during Covid)
  • Members-only events such as Holiday Party, Picnic, hobby tours and more
  • Our award-winning website which includes hundreds of articles, a cichlid classifieds allow you to find local fish for sale and special members-only sections
  • Show your support for the top cichlid club in the USA
Duration: Lifetime
Price: $500.00

EventsiCAL Export

GCCA Meeting: June
Event Date 06-09-2024 5:30 pm
Event End Date 06-09-2024 9:00 pm
Vendor registration for September Swap 9/3 @ 7pm
Event Date 09-22-2024 9:30 am
Event End Date 09-22-2024 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-03-2024 7:00 pm
Cut off date 09-19-2024 8:00 pm
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
One Table USD55.00
Two Tables USD110.00
Three Tables USD165.00
Four Tables USD220.00
Five Tables USD275.00
Six Tables USD330.00
Seven Tables USD385.00
Eight Tables USD440.00
Tropical Fish Swap Meet 9-22-2024

GCCA's Tropical Fish Swap has the largest selection of fish in the Midwest.

This is the farmers market for tropical fish keeping and is the largest source in the midwest to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

Buy directly from the breeder and find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.

Take a look at our classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing.

Arrive early for the best selection!

What will I find at the swap meet?

  • Cichlids - New World, Old World
  • Catfish and Plecos
  • Bettas
  • Shrimp
  • Guppies, Swordtails and other livebearers
  • Discus
  • Angelfish
  • Tetras, Rainbowfish and oddballs
  • Plants, equipment, food and more!

Sunday from 10AM to 1PM

Hilton Chicago Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 10 free with an Adult admission

Beat the crowds! Early Admission at 9:30AM is only $10!
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

Watch our Swap Meet Video

 

Event Date 09-22-2024 10:00 am
Event End Date 09-22-2024 1:00 pm
Cut off date 09-22-2024
Individual Price $5.00
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL
Tropical Fish Swap Meet 10-27-2024

GCCA's Tropical Fish Swap has the largest selection of fish in the Midwest.

This is the farmers market for tropical fish keeping and is the largest source in the midwest to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

Buy directly from the breeder and find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.

Take a look at our classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing.

Arrive early for the best selection!

What will I find at the swap meet?

  • Cichlids - New World, Old World
  • Catfish and Plecos
  • Bettas
  • Shrimp
  • Guppies, Swordtails and other livebearers
  • Discus
  • Angelfish
  • Tetras, Rainbowfish and oddballs
  • Plants, equipment, food and more!

Sunday from 10AM to 1PM

Hilton Chicago Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 10 free with an Adult admission

Beat the crowds! Early Admission at 9:30AM is only $10!
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

Watch our Swap Meet Video

 

Event Date 10-27-2024 10:00 am
Event End Date 10-27-2024 1:00 pm
Cut off date 10-27-2024
Individual Price $5.00
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL
Tropical Fish Swap Meet 12-8-2024

GCCA's Tropical Fish Swap has the largest selection of fish in the Midwest.

This is the farmers market for tropical fish keeping and is the largest source in the midwest to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

Buy directly from the breeder and find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.

Take a look at our classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing.

Arrive early for the best selection!

What will I find at the swap meet?

  • Cichlids - New World, Old World
  • Catfish and Plecos
  • Bettas
  • Shrimp
  • Guppies, Swordtails and other livebearers
  • Discus
  • Angelfish
  • Tetras, Rainbowfish and oddballs
  • Plants, equipment, food and more!

Sunday from 10AM to 1PM

Hilton Chicago Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 10 free with an Adult admission

Beat the crowds! Early Admission at 9:30AM is only $10!
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

Watch our Swap Meet Video

 

Event Date 12-08-2024 10:00 am
Event End Date 12-08-2024 1:00 pm
Cut off date 12-08-2024
Individual Price $5.00
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL
Tropical Fish Swap Meet 1-19-2025

GCCA's Tropical Fish Swap has the largest selection of fish in the Midwest.

This is the farmers market for tropical fish keeping and is the largest source in the midwest to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

Buy directly from the breeder and find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.

Take a look at our classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing.

Arrive early for the best selection!

What will I find at the swap meet?

  • Cichlids - New World, Old World
  • Catfish and Plecos
  • Bettas
  • Shrimp
  • Guppies, Swordtails and other livebearers
  • Discus
  • Angelfish
  • Tetras, Rainbowfish and oddballs
  • Plants, equipment, food and more!

Sunday from 10AM to 1PM

Hilton Chicago Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 10 free with an Adult admission

Beat the crowds! Early Admission at 9:30AM is only $10!
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

Watch our Swap Meet Video

 

Event Date 01-19-2025 10:00 am
Event End Date 01-19-2025 1:00 pm
Cut off date 01-19-2025
Individual Price $5.00
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL
Tropical Fish Swap Meet 2-23-2025

GCCA's Tropical Fish Swap has the largest selection of fish in the Midwest.

This is the farmers market for tropical fish keeping and is the largest source in the midwest to buy fish, plants, food, equipment and more!

Buy directly from the breeder and find fish that you can't find at any local fish store.

Take a look at our classifieds to see a preview into some of this the vendors are bringing.

Arrive early for the best selection!

What will I find at the swap meet?

  • Cichlids - New World, Old World
  • Catfish and Plecos
  • Bettas
  • Shrimp
  • Guppies, Swordtails and other livebearers
  • Discus
  • Angelfish
  • Tetras, Rainbowfish and oddballs
  • Plants, equipment, food and more!

Sunday from 10AM to 1PM

Hilton Chicago Northbrook
2855 Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook, IL 60062
Map and Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jhan4BvCgttD64ms8

Admission

$5.00 for everyone
Kids under 10 free with an Adult admission

Beat the crowds! Early Admission at 9:30AM is only $10!
All sales are exclusively between buyer and seller. Ask sellers about their refund policy.

Watch our Swap Meet Video

 

Event Date 02-23-2025 10:00 am
Event End Date 02-23-2025 1:00 pm
Cut off date 02-23-2025
Individual Price $5.00
Location Hilton Chicago Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave, Northbrook , IL