Show Hall Expo Gardens 1601 W. Northmoor Rd. Peoria, IL 61614 Phone: 309-691-6332. FREE PARKING – NON-SMOKING FACILITY. The show hall is heated and air-conditioned. Food will be available.
Hours Check-in on Saturday, September 8, will be from 8 – 9:30 am. Judging will begin promptly at 10 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sunday. Advertised show hours are 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday and 9 am - 3 pm on Sunday. All exhibitors must have permission from Show Management to leave the show early.
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 cats/kittens without registration numbers can contact the entry clerk for a Temporary Registration Number.
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 claws of all entries must be clipped prior to benching. Declawed cats are not eligible for competition.
Litter and water will be provided. Please bring your own litter pans, water dishes, and cat food. Cage size is 21”x21”x21” (single) and is included with you entry, 21”d x 44”w x 21”h (double). Exhibitors with a single entry using any size security cage are required to purchase an extra 1/2 cage.
This show is licensed by the Cat Fanciers’ Association, Inc. (CFA). All CFA Show Rules will be strictly enforced. Current Show Rules are available online at http://www.cfa.org/Portals/0/documents/forms/18-19show-rules.pdf or send your request with $7 to CFA 260 E. Main St. Alliance, OH 44601.
The American Gothic Cat Club will take reasonable care to safeguard the property of exhibitors. Neither the club, its members, or Exposition Gardens will be liable for any loss or damage.
Area Hotels Hotel web sites say "Pet Friendly" but check with hotel for pet policy/fees. Red Roof Inn Peoria 1822 West War Memorial Drive Peoria IL 61614 Phone: 309-685-3911. CFA discount code 526223. Super 8 by Wyndham Peoria 1816 W. War Memorial Dr. Phone: 309-688-8074. Quality Inn & Suites 4112 N. Brandywine Dr. Ph: 309-685-2556.
Household Pet & New Exhibitors Cindy Willoughby firstname.lastname@example.org is our Household Pet (HHP) and New Exhibitor contact person. If you have any questions about entering in HHP, or for the new exhibitors, what you need to bring to a show, please do not hesitate to ask Cindy, or contact either of the Show Managers. All entries must be at least 4 months old; all entries 8 months or older must be neutered or spayed. Entries may not be declawed. New Exhibitors, in general, you will need: a towel, or small rug, for the cage floor, material to cover the cage sides and top and clips to fasten the material to the cage. Cages are: 21”d x 44”w x 21”h (for a double cage). Please bring bed, food & water dishes and small litter box (litter is provided). For additional information, please visit www.cfanewbee.org
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