ENTRY INFO: No Household Pet entries It is the exhibitor's responsibility to confirm all online entries with Entry Clerk. Per CFA show rules, all entries must be paid within 10 days or at check-in (in cash), whichever comes first. Make checks payable to Western PA Cat Fanciers. Returned Checks $25 + any bank fees. No refunds once your entry has been received. No refunds once your entry has been received or for failure to bench. Benching requests will be honored wherever possible. Show rule 2.19E The MISCELLANEOUS (Non-Competitive) CLASS is for any registered cat or registered kitten of a breed not accepted for Provisional Breed competition. Miscellaneous Class entries are examined by judges; however, no awards will be made in this class. All Bengal championship, premiership and kitten entries can enter under a TRN, but all Bengals in the show hall must be registerable, (5 generation pedigree with no wild blood).
SCORING: 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. Show Hall: Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301, 304-345-1500.
CHECK-IN/SHOW HOURS: Check-in 7:30 - 8:30 am. Show hours are advertised as 9 am - 5 pm. Judging will begin promptly at 9 am.
SHOW HALL Charleston Civic Center; 200 Civic Dr. Charleston, WV 25301 Phone: 304-345-1500. The show hall is handicapped accessible, heated and air-conditioned as needed. No smoking in the show hall.
LOCAL HOTEL INFO: There is no show hotel. There are several pet friendly motels in the area:
HEALTH: 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.
GENERAL INFO: Single cage 22” x 22” x 22” (included with each entry). No more than two kittens or one cat may be benched in a single cage whether entered for exhibition or competition or benched for sale. Use of ANY size security cage with odd numbered entries requires the purchase of an extra 1/2 cage. Please bring cage curtains and grooming aids. Exhibitors must transport cats into and out of the show hall in an enclosed, secured carrier. Litter will be provided; bring your own litter box, dishes and cat food. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition. Kittens under 4 months old, or cats not entered in the show are not allowed in the show hall.
CFA rules will be strictly enforced. Current Show Rules ($7) and Show Standards (Single Breed Free/ Complete Set $9) may be obtained from: CFA, 260 East Main Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601.
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