The Regina Aquarium Society has a few awards programs for its members. These programs are designed to recognize skill and advancement in the hobby in a number of fields. The programs are as follows:
The Breeders Awards Programme (BAP)
To recognize skill in the breeding of aquarium fish.
The Horticultural Award Programme (HAP)
To recognize skill in the growth and propagation of aquatic plants.
The Aquatic Photography Award Programme (APP)
To recognize skill in aquatic photography.
In addition to these aggregate awards, the following annual awards are also given out.
Breeder of the Year and Runner Up
Horticulturalist of the Year and Runner Up
Photographer of the Year and Runner Up
Member of the Year Senior and Junior
To recognize an RAS member who, in the Editor’s, or an invited outside judges’s
opinion has written the best article for Fins and Friends that year. A runner up trophy
is also awarded.