I just wanted to inform you about an interesting event here in Germany. It’s an international Championship for Aquarium decorators,. It will be held live, so the competitioners will work while visitors watch. All Competitioners will get the same tank (100x50x50cm ~66 gal) and have to bring their own hardscape, plants and substrate.
You can get further informations on their website at http://www.planted-aquarium.de/
I think it's really an innovative idea to setup a live show. I know that for this reason not all good aquascapers will be able to participate. At all I still hope it'll be an interesting show