Show Hall Body Renew Fitness & Family Sports Center 221 Commonwealth Court, Winchester VA 22602 (540-869-0100). The building is heated and air-conditioned and handicap accessible. No smoking permitted in the show hall.
Benching/Show Hours Check-in is from 7:30-9 am Saturday morning. Judging begins at 9:30 am. Advertised show hours are 9:30 am to 5 pm.
Awards Ribbons and rosettes will be awarded in each ring in accordance with CFA rules. All entries in Championship (except Novice), Premiership (except Novice), registered Kittens, recorded Household Pets, and registered cats competing as Household Pets with an Household Pet color class prefix will be scored for CFA awards. Owners of novices can contact the entry clerk for a temporary registration number. Kittens may be entered without registration numbers, but will not be scored for CFA awards if a number is not provided at show time. Kittens without a registration number or TRN will not be included in the count.
Cages/Supplies Cages are approximately 22"x22"x22". New exhibitors should bring fabric and clips for the floor, sides, and tops of cages. Litter will be provided; bring your own litter pan. People food will be available.
Hotel Info The following hotels accept pets: Red Roof Winchester 991 Millwood Pike (at I-81 at Millwood Pike, Exit #313/313-A) Winchester, VA 22602 Phone: 540-667-5000. Use CFA discount code #526223. 4 1/2 miles from the show hall. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson - Winchester, VA141 Kernstown Commons Blvd. Winchester, VA 22602 Phone: 540 869-7657. Less than a mile from the show hall. Pet-Friendly Policies ($20 per pet, per night; conditions apply; call the hotel for details). TownePlace Suites Winchester 170 Getty Lane Winchester, VA 22602 Phone: 540-722-2722. Pets Welcome; maximum 2 pets per room. Contact hotel for details. 7 miles from the show hall.
General Information It is strongly advised that all cats or kittens entered or present in the show hall be inoculated before entry by a licensed veterinarian against feline panleukopenia (formerly known as feline distemper or feline infectious enteritis), feline rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus and rabies. It is also strongly recommended that cats and kittens be tested and found negative for FeLV before entry. All cats/kittens must have all claws clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. No kitten under 4 months old will be allowed in the show hall.
CFA show rules will be strictly enforced. A copy of the Show Rules may be downloaded at http://www.cfa.org/Portals/0/documents/forms/17-18show-rules.pdf.
Cat Fanciers of Washington reserves the right to substitute judges not listed on the flyer, if necessary. Cat Fanciers of Washington will not be responsible for loss or damage to personal property.
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